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Mayor's budget proposal draws concern from Anchorage Assembly members

A City Hall conference room was crowded for a few hours Friday as Mayor Ethan Berkowitz and his administration explained for the first time the proposed capital and operating budgets to Assembly members.

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Jury indicts three marijuana business owners on drug charges

Three business owners were indicted by a grand jury Friday after being accused of illegally selling and distributing marijuana.

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Nurses Association hosts recruitment fair in response to nurse shortage

With half of the state's 10,000 nurses nearing retirement age in the next 10 years, the Alaska Nurses Associations says it is working to recruit new qualified personnel before shortages become more serious.

Former Alaska teacher's assistant sentenced to 15 years for child porn

A former teacher's assistant in the Anchorage School District faces a 15-year prison sentence and lifetime supervised release for distributing child pornography.

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Q&A: Outgoing Police Chief Mark Mew on retiring, legal marijuana & more

Monday will be the last day on the job for Anchorage Police Chief Mark Mew, who has led the state’s largest city police force since 2010. On Friday he talked about why he's retiring, what faces the city with legalization of marijuana and what comes next in this Q&A. 

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TROOPERS: Child "unaccounted for" after fire destroys village home

Alaska State Troopers and State Fire Marshals are investigating a fire that burned a home to the ground early Friday in the Western Alaska village of Tununak. Troopers say that a "young child is reported to be currently unaccounted for."

Wish for clear skies: Meteor showers might be visible in Alaska

This October has some excellent opportunities to check out the night sky.  Three different meteor showers are occurring.  None are quite as stellar as the Perseids in August but still a chance to check out some “shooting stars.” 

City moose killed by pickup near Campbell Park

More than 32 moose have been killed in Anchorage since July 15, mostly hit by cars, according to state estimates. Mau Johnson filmed this sad scene at about 10 a.m. today near Campbell Park. A state biologist to explains the behavior ...

Booming Alaska coffee industry bright spot in state economy

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