Anchorage holds annual Solstice Ski Tour

January 2, 2019 by  

Anchorage’s Kincaid Park was recently the site of the Solstice Ski Tour, the third year the event has taken place.

The evening drew hundreds of [Read more]

Flowers will remain in Anchorage budget

December 4, 2018 by  

Following objections to the plan from residents, Anchorage officials have decided not to make cuts to the city’s flower and horticulture program, according to an article in the Anchorage Daily News.

John Weddleton, a [Read more]

Anchorage Zoo welcomes polar arrival

November 3, 2018 by  

A polar bear named Cranbeary recently arrived safely in Anchorage, where she will join other bears at the Alaska Zoo. Cranbeary came to Alaska from The Denver Zoo.

The 670lb female will join a [Read more]

Anchorage School Board debates school calendar

October 2, 2018 by  

The Anchorage School Board recently debated whether or not to approve changes to the 2019-2020 school calendar.

Proposals were made to [Read more]

Anchorage votes to ban plastic bags

September 2, 2018 by  

In a 6-5 vote, the Anchorage Assembly approved a measure banning disposable plastic shopping bags completely from local retailers. The new regulation is a stricter version of bans already in place in some [Read more]

Anchorage considers new city seal

August 7, 2018 by  

Anchorage Assemblyman Fred Dyson is not fond of the current official seal of the city, and would like to have a new design. His opinion was echoed by the mayor, Ethan Berkowitz, as well as Kristin DeSmith, a [Read more]

Anchorage startup lands deal with BP

July 10, 2018 by  

A young Anchorage company has landed a deal with oil giant BP whereby the company will build a local plant to manufacture antifreeze in Alaska.

Antifreeze is used by [Read more]

Anchorage looking for new fire chief

June 7, 2018 by  

After three years as Anchorage’s fire chief, Denis LeBlanc retired recently. Jodie Hettrick, who currently serves as the deputy chief of operations at the fire department, is taking over until the Mayor Berkowitz can make a [Read more]

Odd memorabilia item obtained by Anchorage store

May 12, 2018 by  

The last Blockbuster in Anchorage recently acquired an unusual memento of the movies: the leather jockstrap Russell Crowe wore in the 2005 film ‘Cinderella Man’.

Kevin Daymude, the [Read more]

Anchorage welcomes outdoor store

April 6, 2018 by  

Trax Outdoor Center, a shop that sells outdoor gear including paddleboards, Nordic ski equipment, Lululemon clothes, and some gently used goods, has opened a location in [Read more]

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