February 2, 2017 by Lisa
Early last Wednesday, January 25, volunteers tried a new method for counting the city’s number of homeless people—they strapped on skis.
Starting at approximately 4:00 am, two [Read more]
January 3, 2017 by Lisa
A new concept for living, called ‘cohousing’, has come into being in Anchorage as residents settle into Ravens’ Roost, the first cohousing community in the city.
The concept allows residents to [Read more]
December 3, 2016 by Lisa
Thanksgiving 2016 was a little brighter for Anchorage seniors, thanks to Salvation Army volunteers who got together to distribute food and bring greetings to older residents.
On the holiday, more than [Read more]
November 4, 2016 by Sarah
Anchorage has put an electronic system in place that will save city planners, project developers, and architects time and money. The so-called “e-plan” enables those concerned to review plans online, once they have been submitted and [Read more]
October 2, 2016 by Max
Several agencies are working with the city of Anchorage, looking at how sharing data could help those without homes in the area.
In the near future, a computer-generated list of [Read more]
September 2, 2016 by James
Susan Schmidt works for the Anchorage School District and her brother Jason Schmidt is a cop, and the two have come up with an idea for finding workers for jobs in the city.
The duo, along with [Read more]
August 2, 2016 by Sarah
July 1, 2016 by James
The parking rates in downtown Anchorage haven’t increased in eight years, but that was set to change July 1, 2016.
According to an [Read more]
June 2, 2016 by Lisa
Alaska recently approved funding that will enable Providence Alaska Medical Center in anchorage to expand its emergency department. According to the Alaska Journal, the expansion is expected to cost approximately $12.8 million, and will add thirteen rooms to the facility, two of which will be [Read more]
May 10, 2016 by James