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Planning and zoning debates northern access

Anchorage Zoning Commission votes to move ahead on new U-Med road project

The Anchorage Planning and Zoning Commission has decided to go against staff recommendations to delay construction of a road connecting Elmore to Bragaw Street to increase access to the U-Med District.

It's the battle of baristas as coffee business booms in Alaska

Looking for a bright spot in the state economy? Jobs in the coffee industry have grown 20 percent since 2011. Check out the skills of top Alaska baristas in this photo gallery and video from a tournament-style latte art competition in Ship Creek. 

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REPORT: Alaska's median income is $4,000 lower than in 1989

The median income in Alaska is $4,000 lower than it was in 1989, a study by the Department of Labor has found. Sixty percent of those earning low wages, meantime, are women. 

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Troopers investigate series of deaths in Hooper Bay

Alaska State Troopers say they are investigating a series of three deaths in Hooper Bay that began on Sept. 24.

Coastal trail repairs

Construction crews work to repair Anchorage Coastal Trail

Construction crews in Anchorage are working to protect the city’s popular Tony Knowles Coastal Trail from erosion.

Fairview human waste

Homeless advocates push for public restrooms in Anchorage

Municipal officials and non-profits in Anchorage are looking at ways to provide public bathroom facilities for the city's homeless population as outdoor human waste becomes an increasing problem in some neighborhoods.

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Troopers, AMRG working to recover body of deceased hunter

The Alaska Mountain Rescue Group and Alaska State Troopers are working to recover the body of a sheep hunter who fell to his death near Pioneer Peak Sunday evening.

Fairbanks Four go back to court

Post conviction hearing begins for Fairbanks Four

The men known as the Fairbanks Four returned to court Monday for a post-conviction hearing in a 1997 murder case. Attorneys filed for the hearing almost two years ago.

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