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...through neighborhoods.SHIP CREEKWalk a few blocks from the city's hustle and bustle and you'll find a salmon stream. Ship Creek runs along the edge of downtown Anchorage, attracting anglers who often stand shoulder-to-shoulder in, or on...
Family's memories uncovered after 50 years

ANCHORAGE - Last summer, workers demolishing an old Alaska Railroad warehouse near Ship Creek found something unusual inside a wall. It was an old-fashioned photo album: Black leather-bound cover with pages made of...
Eklutna River Bridge moves forward the public for discussion.According to project manager Lance DeBernardi, the preferred design is similar to the Ship Creek Bridge in Anchorage.The state granted $14 million for the project. Actual construction costs will run about $10...
The Boardroom offers new workspace in Anchorage

...being that they don't need an office -- they just need a big bullpen," she said.Anchorage Community Works, near Ship Creek, also offers a co-working space, though theirs is geared more toward artists, said Brooklyn Baggett, a co-founder...
My Turn: Fairbanks hatchery has solution to Yukon salmon woes

...subsistence, commercial and sport fisheries.The new Anchorage sportfish hatchery is releasing Chinook and coho salmon into Ship Creek, which is now the biggest sport fishery in the state. This has been a recreational and financial success for downtown...
Invasive sawfly identified in Sitka

...Seward, Kenai and in the Matanuska-Susitna area, according to the Cooperative Extension Service. Anchorage's Ship Creek has been particularly hard hit, said Bob Gorman, a CES agent in Sitka."It's pretty well cleared out of alder...
E-absentee voting in Alaska

...then return it. That can be done by mailing a hard copy to Division of Elections, Absentee Voting Office, 619 E. Ship Creek Ave., Suite 329, Anchorage AK 99501-1677; faxing a hard copy to the office at the telephone number on the application...
Explore Alaska without the pricey excursions go fishing, there's no need for a charter. Heck, you don't even have to leave town. A downtown bait shop at Ship Creek will rent you all the equipment you need to land a fish.There are also plenty of restaurants, cafes, coffee shops...
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New plan to resurrect Ship Creek power plant pitched

ANCHORAGE - A developer is trying to resurrect a long-defunct power plant in Anchorage's Ship Creek and hopes to have a deal within the next month.Knik Arm Power Plant owner Randy Hobbs has found an interested investor, DCO...
Mat-Su officials ponder expensive ferry's fate

...Sullivan. The municipality of Anchorage, which has gone back and forth over the idea, now supports a landing near Ship Creek and outside of the Port of Anchorage, if the regulatory hurdles can be cleared, said Lindsey Whitt, spokeswoman for...


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