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Alaska mushers in lead on Iditarod's final stretch

...and one was withdrawn, leaving 53 teams on the trail.While the mushers rested in White Mountain, volunteers and city workers prepared Nome for the finish. The Iditarod banner was hung over the finish line, the famous burled arch.City crews...
Sarah Palin's official mayoral SUV listed on eBay

...She resigned as governor in 2009, about halfway through her first term.Palin's mayoral vehicle was used by other city workers after she left office. Like other old city vehicles that become surplus, any money earned from the sale of the Expedition...
Mayor vetoes repeal of Anchorage labor law avoid property tax increases, he said."I want you to be well-compensated. I truly do," Hall said to the city workers at the meeting. "But by the same token, there's a huge portion of the community that are struggling, and having...
Anchorage, unions seek quick decision from court on labor referendum

...said in a written statement that the earlier referendum date is preferable."The community wants to vote on this; city workers whose livelihoods depend on the outcome of this ordinance deserve to vote on this. It's time to put an end to the...
Coalition files papers on Anchorage union dues

...with the city, the Anchorage Daily News reported. City workers in unions currently have compulsory dues automatically...signatures to fight a recent action they see as an attack on city workers.Anchorage Ordinance 37 was passed by the municipal...
Mayoral and assembly candidate forum

...figure out how that is done.Nowlin: Besides cutting services that we already have now. For the past little while, city workers have been on a pay freeze. With inflation is actually reducing buying power. If we need to cut things we need to look...
Thousands gather at City Hall to view World Series

...Bars of all stripes, from the Castro to Chinatown were packed with fans and revelers rooting on the beloved Giants. City workers have even erected viewing stands across from City Hall in anticipation of a celebratory parade through the city.But...
Quake may be at fault for water valve failure

City workers are repairing a leaky water valve cluster that may have been compromised...line, which Kiefer said was fortunate. A property owner noticed it. City workers looked in nearby manhole covers and located the break; they were able...
Kodiak searches for new snow dump

...close by Anchorage or Juneau standards, it's much further from downtown than the snow-dumping pier.That means city workers will have to spend more time dumping snow and less time removing it from city streets. Downtown, where snow removal...
Rotting Davis Log Cabin faces demolition this week

...The second main reason is the building is too expensive to fix. ... We didn't want to make it unstable." City workers were removing plants in front of the cabin today and the state has set up an alternate fuel supply line to the Dimond...


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