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Motel seized for taxes; tenants' future uncertain taxes.The Anchorage Daily News reports the municipality is taking over the Big Timber Motel across from Merrill Field.City officials inspected the structure this week and found infestations of bedbugs and shrews.The building was...
Aborted landing preceded fatal crash

...single-engine airplane that crashed Saturday at Anchorage's Merrill Field, killing him and his girlfriend.Robert Lilly, 31...Transportation Safety Board. Lilly was approaching Merrill Field for a landing on its main east-west runway when an...
Beware the lost and confused on Anchorage's Merrill Field

ANCHORAGE -- From the tower high above Merrill Field, it wasn't hard for the flight controllers to figure...But new neighborhoods and businesses grew, and now Merrill Field is surrounded by city. Schommer and Byington said some...
Plane lands in median of major Anchorage street

...Sea Aviation, a flight school based at the city's Merrill Field. The incident is being investigated by the National...issues" as it was heading south after departing from Merrill Field. Passenger Arthur Racicot, a Land and Sea Aviation...
Anchorage student becomes web star for pingpong trick shots

...with the city skyline in the background. Manning has shot tricks in front of the Buckner Building in Whittier, at Merrill Field when the FedEx plane landed and on a beach in Seward.He said the videos are "sort of like a time-capsule...
Sculpture reflects purpose of new state crime lab

...Anchorage Bowl. What he did glimpse of the Mat-Su or Kenai came mostly in the air when he took some flying lessons at Merrill Field, one of the busiest general aviation airports in the world."It allowed me to perceive the landscape from a perspective...
Sterling flight instructor wins national award

...lot faster. It's a nice cross-country airplane to fly to different places. It's 20 minutes from here to be at Merrill Field in Anchorage instead of three hours on the road."Eichholz said he would continue working with the FAA and the Alaska...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...and confused on Anchorage's Merrill Field FAA focuses on keeping wanderers...From the tower high above Merrill Field, it wasn't hard for the flight...and businesses grew, and now Merrill Field is surrounded by city. Schommer...
Three survive Merrill Field crash

...ANCHORAGE - Three people and a dog survived after their small plane crashed just after takeoff Saturday afternoon from Merrill Field in Anchorage. The Cessna 172 plunged past power lines into trees a stone's throw from a homeless camp. The pilot...
Alaska pilots volunteer to fly people in need

ANCHORAGE - Stuart Goering landed his four-seat airplane at Merrill Field on a busy Thursday morning. He'd flown to Soldotna, picked up his only passenger, Lorrie Judy, and returned with her to Anchorage...


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