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Anchorage Assembly passes LGBT anti-discrimination laws

ANCHORAGE - Anchorage Assembly members have passed an ordinance making it illegal in the city to discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity...
Bethel drafts LGBT anti-discrimination laws

...council in November.Similar ordinances or planned proposals are under review in other parts of the state. The Anchorage Assembly is amending an ordinance that would outlaw discrimination against the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community...
Anchorage Assembly weighs LGBT anti-discrimination laws

ANCHORAGE - The Anchorage Assembly is considering a gay rights ordinance that would ban discrimination in the city on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity...
Anchorage to form task force for suspected spice overdoses

...suspected spice overdoses.KTVA-TV reported Anchorage Fire Department Chief Denis LeBlanc told members of the Anchorage assembly that some of the more than 200 patients taken to the hospital with symptoms were "frequent fliers" whose medical...
Anchorage mayor names new homeless coordinator

...officer specializing in statewide housing at the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority.Earlier this week, the Anchorage Assembly approved $200,000 for housing units for alcoholic, homeless or mentally ill residents.
Synthetic drug blamed for 30 hospitalizations

...Spice was once sold in gas stations and convenience stores and marketed as incense or potpourri. In 2010 the Anchorage Assembly outlawed the designer drug based on its composition, but manufactures quickly changed agreements.The Assembly...
Anchorage assembly member fined for unleashed dog attack

ANCHORAGE - An Anchorage Assembly member was fined Friday after his unleashed German shepherd killed an elderly dog.Tim Steele was fined $75 after his dog, 8-year-old...
Retired Anchorage builder, 83, dreams of building tennis complex

...Sheppard said he doesn't think council members have given him a chance. Sheppard said he plans to go to the Anchorage Assembly after incoming Mayor Ethan Berkowitz takes office.He said he believes there is a "good chance" he will find...
Front-runners to face off in Anchorage mayoral race

...station KTUU reported Halcro won't challenge the results of Tuesday's election.Taking fourth place is former Anchorage Assembly chairman Dan Coffey, who collected more than 14 percent of the vote.
Ketchikan to consider ban on commercial pot

...would be showing consent for marijuana use.Similar local proposals have been considered, but not adopted, by the Anchorage Assembly and the North Pole City Council.In Ketchikan, there has been little discussion among assembly members. Most...
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