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...of the city's extensive trail system, which boasts more than 120 miles (193 kilometers) of paved trails.The coastal trail is accessible from many points in downtown Anchorage, and takes walkers or joggers about a mile and a half (2.4...
Finding a home is next step for proposed school

...teachers took students on an end-of-the-year bike ride to the Planet Walk, a student riding on the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail commented that he'd never been so far away from home before.Begich teachers found that many of their students had...
Photo: Dressed for a winter workout

...for the 350-mile 2013 Iditarod Trail Invitational bike race Monday afternoon Jan. 28, 2013 on the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail near Pt. Woronzof in Anchorage, Alaska. Barkeley, who has practiced winter camping and studied arctic survival...
Panhandle wildlife gets new scrutiny on state coastal trail

Southeast Alaska's Inside Passage is now a precedent-setting wildlife viewing trail.
State briefs

...incursion into Kincaid Park. If built, the new runway will force the realignment of a section of the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail at Point Woronzof, Point Woronzof Road, the Anchorage sewage treatment plant and the Woronzof parking lot, airport...
Wheeler pushes for cooperation, new projects

...funded with cruise ship passenger fees, he said. During his time on the Assembly, Wheeler has advocated for a Juneau coastal trail and a federal fisheries research center at Lena Point. "We need to continue to work with the neighborhood to address...
Alaska digest through a swale near the lagoon's west end and climb an open-air fish ladder. People on the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail could watch. Fish now must swim underground through two dark culverts for hundreds of feet, then navigate sharp turns...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...already has funded improvements to Alaska land in Fairbanks, Harbor View Park in Ketchikan, Marine Park in Juneau, the Coastal Trail in Anchorage and others statewide. Some of the bill's opponents have expressed concern over a provision of the bill...
Lawmakers introduce legislation for Whittier private prison

...Bob Lynn, an Anchorage Republican. Bills giving the Legislature veto power over any attempt to extend Anchorage's coastal trail through a state wildlife refuge. They are sponsored by Anchorage Republicans Rep. Norm Rokeberg and Sen. Ben Stevens...
Around Town

...Advisory Group, 7 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School Library. Topics include the Airport EIS status and proposed Coastal Trail. Public is invited. Breast Cancer Support Group, 7 p.m., DIPAC conference room. Details: Tuula, 789-3826...


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