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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...
State | AK legislature
Anchorage Assembly considers rules on public pot consumption

ANCHORAGE - The Anchorage Assembly is considering an ordinance that would ban all public consumption of marijuana in Alaska's largest city.The move follows another...
Governor, Juneau delegation greet newcomers

...25 years. He first lived and worked in the capital city as a public defender. Since then he's served on the Anchorage Assembly, where he won a seat in 2007."We are engaged in a common endeavor," Claman said to his colleagues. "That's...
Local | AK legislature
New Anchorage downtown lounge under liquor license scrutiny

ANCHORAGE - A pending liquor license transfer for a new downtown business is drawing scrutiny from the Anchorage Assembly, following recent shootings, fights and even an unsanctioned street dance party in other downtown areas.The...
Anchorage Assembly schedules hearing on marijuana sales ban

...use of marijuana last month are lining up against a measure to ban pot sales in the state's largest city.The Anchorage Assembly will take testimony Tuesday on a measure to ban marijuana sales within municipal boundaries. Supporters of legalization...
Concerns raised about marijuana law year. Authorities have nine months after the effective date to come up with rules for implementing the law.Anchorage Assembly member Amy Demboski believes Anchorage, the largest potential market in the state, could help develop pot regulations...
Assembly silent on pot shops

...damp" when it comes to alcohol.Before the marijuana ballot measure passed Nov. 4, the Haines, Ketchikan and Anchorage assemblies each voted to oppose legalizing the drug. The City and Borough of Juneau Assembly didn't vote on the issue...
My Turn: We can do better

...significant. Mark Begich graduated from high school, dabbled in real estate and property management, served on the Anchorage Assembly and was Mayor of Anchorage before he became our accidental Senator in 2009. He saddled Anchorage with $17 million...


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