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Group wants to stem Anchorage feral cat population

...cats also are special-needs animals because of their avoidance of human interaction.Her group is seeking to have a city law changed to allow spaying and neutering of feral cats.The Anchorage Animal Control Board has heard the group's idea...
Fairbanks assigns officer to downtown foot patrol after safety complaints

...going to expose yourself and frighten all the visitors off."Bringing back a downtown foot patrol officer is part of a city law enforcement strategy related to chronic inebriates, Eberhart said. Local and state governments increased funding for...
Sitka ban keeps kids from places that allow smoking

...hosted a Christmas party for children. The event was a non-smoking affair.But council members have now amended the city law so that bars and clubs can't designate themselves as non-smoking venues for special events and allow smoking on other...
Anchorage Assembly to explore fluoride debate

...Activist Daryl Lanzon said the city shouldn't decide the use of fluoride because it is a medical matter.In Anchorage, city law enacted in 1990 requires the municipal water and wastewater utility to add fluoride to drinking water.Lanzon said Flynn's...
City OKs state projects, new cell tower

...of the funding cycle - it was the state's last chance to get CBJ approval in the current funding cycle.According to city law, state Capital Improvement Projects must be reviewed by the Planning Commission.The commission also approved in its...
Why the bear problem hasn't been solved

Five months after passage of a city law meant to keep garbage out of reach of bears, violations are rampant, enforcement is rare and educating the public remains more...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

Dealing with a bear of a problem New city law has officer keeping a closer watch on people's garbage habits By JOANNA MARKELL THE JUNEAU EMPIRE Community Service Officer Mike...
Anchorage voters back a smoking ban in bars

...important issues at Anchorage voters Tuesday endorsed a new city law that outlaws smoking in bars and bingo halls, among other...restriction on smoking in bars and bingo halls expands a 2001 city law that already prohibited smoking in most public buildings...
Pulltab store tests city smoking ban

A pulltab store's designation of itself as a private club poses a challenge to Juneau's new smoking ban. A new city law that prohibits smoking in stores, offices, most restaurants and other public places in Juneau took effect Jan. 1...
7 men arrested in Anchorage prostitution sting

ANCHORAGE - Seven men were arrested by undercover officers in a prostitution sting in Anchorage. Under city law, the men arrested last week who were driving vehicles will have them seized for 30 days. The Anchorage Daily News reports the...
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