Anchorage Police Department says its fleet of 300 cars is now fully functioning with dash cameras. The Municipality first allotted money for the project in 2014, when the department only had about 17 cars using dash cameras.
Opponents are speaking out against a petition filed Tuesday evening aimed at amending Anchorage's 2015 anti-discrimination ordinance. The Protect Our Privacy Initiative looks to give religious groups and private businesses exemptions. Rev. Michael Burke with St. Mary's Episcopal Church in Anchorage believes the petition is unnecessary and will only reopen old wounds and divisiveness in the community.
A group of concerned citizens filed a petition Tuesday afternoon against Anchorage's anti-discrimination ordinance passed in 2015. The objective is to not repeal the measure, but instead add in protections for religious groups.
Alaska became the 49th state in the Union 58 years ago today. “Essentially January 3rd of 1959 was our birthday,” said member of the Alaska Constitutional Convention and former state senator Vic Fischer.
The Alaska Department of Fish and Game says despite relatively low snow totals across the state there’s a slight increase in the number of moose collisions. Winter is typically when most moose are hit by motorists especially during years when there is a lot of snow.
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