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Anchorage commutes below national average

...possible improvements that could come in the future, she said.A passing lane is being added on a section of the Seward Highway, and other projects are in design, she said. The highway, which goes to the Kenai Peninsula and is known for safety...
Anchorage family clings to hope murder will be solved

...16-year-old girl was found in a ditch off the Seward Highway. An autopsy would later determine she had been beaten...morning, 10 miles south of Potter Marsh along the Seward Highway."They threw her out of the car alive," Connolly...
Car strikes, kills loose Iditarod dog on Anchorage street

...of the ceremonial run and got free.Anchorage animal control officers later reported the dog was killed on the Old Seward Highway at 36th Avenue.The dog was named Stuart for the children's book character Stuart Little.The competitive portion...
My Turn: Road makes no economic sense

...projects with arguably positive payoffs, like widening and separating opposing lanes on the Turnagain Arm section of the Seward Highway, a piece of road that kills, on average, 2.3 people a year.? Gregg Erickson is an economic consultant with...
My Turn: Saving lives is everyone's first priority

...left for projects that are designed to save lives.For example, in 2009 DOT proposed a $600 million project on the Seward Highway to decrease accidents and save lives along a section with cliffs above and drop-offs to water below. This dangerous...
Good reads

...Alaska earthquake, he writes of the saltwater killed trees, "their dead trunks still rising along sections of the Seward Highway like withered arms reaching from the grave". This is typical of his power to bring landscapes to life.The only complaint...
Pedestrian struck, killed by vehicle in Anchorage cross Gambell Street south of 15th Avenue.Gambell Street is a major east-side thoroughfare that becomes the Seward Highway.Police say the driver, 29-year-old Nita Akpik, remained at the scene and cooperated with investigators. She...
Anchorage hospital to acquire Medicare clinic

...primary care hub in South Anchorage could succeed.Alaska Medicare Clinic opened in 2011 in a leased building on Old Seward Highway near O'Malley Road. Now, more than three years later, Rhyneer underscored one lesson he says he learned since...
DOT to fight avalanches on the Road with blasting

...pre-1998 alignment for the Seward Highway between Anchorage and Seward had...spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said."The Seward Highway, one of the state's busiest...he said in an email. "The Seward Highway avalanche risk index is actually...
Numerous cars vandalized, burglarized in Anchorage were spray-painted over the weekend at the complex, located near Dowling Road's intersection with the New Seward Highway. Cars also had seats slashed and windshield wipers stolen.The string of burglary and vandalism has been occurring...


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