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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.

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.

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.

Wine shop in Jewel Lake hit by armed robber

Anchorage police responded to reports of a armed robbery at the Anchorage Wine House in the Jewel Lake neighborhood on Saturday afternoon.

Campaign underway to collect computers for foster children

A holiday campaign is underway to collect used laptop computers for children in foster care.

Shoebox Program Interview

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