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Neighbors weigh in on Anchorage school stadium

ANCHORAGE - The Anchorage School District is still eyeing construction of a state-funded football stadium at a local high school, months after its original proposal was rejected by the local planning and zoning commission.
Eklutna River Bridge moves forward

...preferred design choice."It's cost efficient," Huck said.R&M Consultants will submit the design to the Planning and Zoning Commission in March. If approved, actual design process will begin soon after."We're pushing to have the design...
Soldotna to go paperless

SOLDOTNA - The city of Soldotna is expediting the move to paperless politics.

When winter comes can fall be far behind? Who amongst us cannot appreciate a thing of beauty? A wild place where swaying sedge-green fields abound with vermilion-hued flowers; a wild place where countless creatures live out their ordained lives in circumscript wildness.There is such a place on Egan Drive and it is called the "Field of Fireweed." It's a place where Fireweed has survived and flourished. It is not only magnificent for one to behold every fall - but most importantly - hosts a myriad of hummingbirds, butterflies, bees and other varieties of creatures to be found.
Neighbors leery of high school stadium plans

...on school grounds.The district has investigated ways to dampen the impact at the request of the Anchorage Planning and Zoning Commission, which will consider approval of the stadium Feb. 10, the Anchorage Daily News reported (http://bit...
State Briefs

Pastor pleads innocent in fatal shootings; Anchorage Assembly to consider stricter signs; Skagway railroad sets passenger record; Group warns against tribes doing work in national parks, refuges
Inflatable golf dome towers over Anchorage neighbors

...variously described as houses, skyscrapers or mountains. They're definitely not trees, as Klein promised the Planning and Zoning Commission when he sought permission to build the range. He eventually got a conditional use permit that stipulates...
Tribal group seeks payback for land

John Morris remembers watching the city of Douglas burn down his home in the Douglas Indian Village in 1962. The fire trucks were there to keep the fire in, not put it out.
Alaska Digest

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My Turn: Gun range appeal was a public service

We who live in Juneau need to thank my friend Phil Smith for filing an objection, and publicly protesting against, the CBJ approval of the military weapons shooting range now being built here.


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