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Dog walker finds body in Anchorage

ANCHORAGE - Anchorage police say a dog walker has reported finding a body just off a path in the Chester Creek area.The Anchorage Daily News reports that police spokeswoman Dani Myren says the caller who found the body late Thursday afternoon...
Anchorage stadium proposed for relocation

...the relocation of Mulcahy Stadium.The Anchorage Daily News said a parking shortfall has long been a problem at the Chester Creek Sports Complex, which includes Mulcahy Stadium.A project estimated to cost $18.5 million calls for tearing down...
Anchorage homes near Chester Creek see flooding

...problem usually seen in spring.The Anchorage Daily News reports a handful of residents are reporting flooding from Chester Creek.City hydrologist Jeff Urbanus says the cold snap caused water to freeze at the bottom of the creek and all the way...
Upcoming exhibits and events at the Anchorage Museum

...cycle of salmon and the impacts that landscaping and development can have on fish. Field time includes an outing to a Chester Creek fish passage restoration project. For teens in grades 10 to 12. 9 to 4 p.m. $270 member/$290 non-memberInformation...
2nd major wind storm hits Anchorage area

...specifications.With moderate rains in the area, the National Weather service issued a flood warning for Anchorage's Chester Creek.The storm turned out to be less dramatic than expected in the lower elevation Anchorage bowl, with the fiercest...
Alaska Digest

...dark winters don't faze it. The tree, however, has been invading greenbelts and parks. In some spots along Chester Creek greenbelt, the forest floor is carpeted by May Day seedlings instead of birch, willow, spruce, alder or cottonwood...
Wandering brown bear, residents of Anchorage surprise each other

...bear likely was the same one that frightened Sven Ole Jordan and Mike Mark Anthony when they encountered it along the Chester Creek greenbelt. Jordan said he was running when he heard a crashing in the trees. He thought it was a moose and stopped...
'Precipitation' in place at parking garage

...two pieces in the planning stages for Anchorage. For Chester Valley Elementary School he is making a big mural of Chester Creek woods and everything happening in the woods starts with letters of the alphabet. For Mountain View Public Library...
Alaska digest

...proposed by government officials, biologists and stream advocates. The proposal would help Knik Arm salmon swim up Chester Creek to Westchester Lagoon, and one of Anchorage's most popular recreation sites. The draft design would usher the creek...

...the Kenai Peninsula has been found growing wild in Anchorage for the first time. Purple loosestrife is growing along Chester Creek, plant scientists said. The plant, which resembles fireweed, has already choked creeks and wetlands across the...


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