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Downtown Soup Kitchen to open new women s shelter

Downtown Soup Kitchen, Brother Francis to open new women's shelter

The Downtown Soup Kitchen is preparing to open Tuesday a new cold weather shelter for women in conjunction with Brother Francis Shelter.

COP21: World leaders to discuss limiting global temperature rise

Starting Monday, world leaders, scientists and policymakers will meet at the 2015 Paris Climate Conference. Officially, it’s known at the Conference of the Parties 21 or COP21. Representatives from 195 countries are meeting for the next two weeks to try to negotiate an agreement that will help limit global temperature rises to two degrees Celsius by the end of the century.

DOT: Avalanche mitigation to cause weekend delays on Parks Hwy

Drivers on the Parks Highway may experience intermittent delays this weekend as officials perform avalanche mitigation at Panorama Mountain between mileposts 216 to 220, the Department of Transportation has said.

Budget Crisis

Worried about cuts, Alaska communities hurry to spend state grants

After hours of debate leading to approval of a city spending plan on Tuesday, the Anchorage Assembly quietly cast a separate vote approving the purchase of Waldron Lake from the Boys and Girls Club for $4 million.

Objects from Norwegian settlers found in Petersburg building

Artifacts left behind by Norwegian settlers are on display at one of Petersburg's oldest buildings.

Winter storm creates difficult driving conditions on Haines Hwy

A winter storm warning for Haines Borough and Lynn Canal has been extended until 6pm Sunday evening, the National Weather Service says.

Three people hospitalized after Parks Highway accident at mile 89

Alaska State Troopers have released new details on a major wreck that closed the Parks Highway for awhile Saturday morning.

Small Business Saturday

Anchorage shoppers support Small Business Saturday

Tucked away in South Anchorage sits a cluster of locally owned businesses waiting for customers. In the retail world, every dollar counts, especially during the holiday season.

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