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Anchorage drops homeless housing plan near airport

...80 million."Quite frankly, it's the sticker shock," he told more than 175 people gathered for a meeting of the Sand Lake Community Council, a neighborhood advisory group. "The scale of it is beyond what we considered to be affordable...
Power restored in Anchorage, Fairbanks

...News.Power was restored after about an hour, and crews were still trying to determine what caused the outage at the Sand Lake Substation.Heavy snow was being blamed for the outage in the Fairbanks area.Cassandra Cerny, spokeswoman for the...
Anchorage residents make run on mosquito products

...shelving) with mosquito products. It's all bare," said Tim Craig, owner of Anchorage True Value Hardware in the Sand Lake and Jewel Lake neighborhood.Different stores gave different estimates for when new supplies would arrive - anywhere...
Alaskans can help prevent Elodea infestations

...Elodea.Elodea has only been documented in 15 Alaska water bodies to date, but its foothold in floatplane lakes such as Sand Lake in Anchorage ? three miles from Lake Hood, the state's busiest floatplane base ? makes it only one step away from...
Anchorage fisherman missing after canoe tips

...on a suburban Anchorage lake is missing. Police said Cody King and another man were fishing early Wednesday morning on Sand Lake on Anchorage's west side. The canoe tipped at about 2 a.m. King's fishing companion swam to shore but King hasn't...
Fisherman's body recovered

...lake. Twenty-four-year-old Kody King was fishing with a friend early Wednesday morning when their canoe flipped on Sand Lake. The other man made it to shore. The lake is little more than a mile south of Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport...
Anchorage municipal election set for Tuesday

...projects. The ballot contains six bond issues, including two for the fire department. One would buy an ambulance for the Sand Lake area. Fire Chief Mark Hall says there are times when the department runs short of ambulances. Hall is also asking voters...
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Girl with diabetes to receive some canine help

...during the night when everyone's sleeping. It's a double threat for the family of third-grader Nicole Rieser of Sand Lake, because she is also autistic, and can't sense the changes as they happen even when she's awake. Autism is a brain-related...
Ice forecaster watches for dangers in Arctic

...forecaster for the National Weather Service in Alaska. From a carpeted cubicle in a climate- controlled building off Sand Lake Road, Page spies on the ebb and flow of the frozen ocean across an area larger than the continental United States - watching...
Stevens: Federal funds for Alaska projects in doubt

...projects, $35 million for rural hospitals and clinics, and $2 million for water and sewer projects in Anchorage's Sand Lake area. The bill also contains a policy rider that would grant Bering Sea crab processors exclusive rights to purchase...


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