City reassesses homeless services after alcohol tax fails

City reassesses homeless services after alcohol tax fails

Anchorage's homeless coordinator said the city could have doubled homeless services if a proposed 5% alcohol tax had passed in this year's election.

Lauren Maxwell
Voters likely to approve Anchorage school bond

Voters likely to approve Anchorage school bond

Preliminary results Wednesday showed the $59 million bond proposition was passing by nearly 8,000 votes.

Scott Gross
Anchorage's proposed alcohol tax is failing, for now

Anchorage's proposed alcohol tax is failing, for now

Preliminary election results show that Proposition 9 is failing by a couple thousand votes.

Lauren Maxwell
Prop 3 would upgrade Anchorage libraries, senior centers

Prop 3 would upgrade Anchorage libraries, senior centers

Proposition 3 is a $5.5 million bond proposal that includes money for Anchorage senior centers and libraries.

Lauren Maxwell
To tax or not to tax alcohol: A divided Anchorage

To tax or not to tax alcohol: A divided Anchorage

If Anchorage voters say yes to a five percent tax on alcohol sales, it will cost you more to buy a bottle of wine or a beer at your favorite watering hole.

Rhonda McBride
Fish habitat initiative headed for defeat

Fish habitat initiative headed for defeat

Results bring an end to an issue that became a high-profile campaign issue for gubernatorial candidates Republican Mike Dunleavy and Mark Begich.

Steve Quinn
Election analysis: A day of X-factors

Election analysis: A day of X-factors

Alaska is famous for races decided by a handful of votes. This election is filled with X-factors — so many variables that only voters can supply.

Rhonda McBride
Voters will get the final word on candidates, ballot measure

Voters will get the final word on candidates, ballot measure

Voters will bring closure to lots of Election Day questions, be it who will serve as new governor, will a Democratic-led caucus retain control of the House and will a salmon habitat ballot measure prevail.

Steve Quinn
Salmon initiative brings out foes, friends

Salmon initiative brings out foes, friends

Supporters and opponents of the Ballot Measure 1 initiative widely disagree on what this measure means for resource development.

Steve Quinn
Voters will finally get their say on divisive salmon initiative

Voters will finally get their say on divisive salmon initiative

A protracted battle over salmon habitat measure now rests in the hands of the electorate

Steve Quinn
Salmon initiative cleared – in part – to appear on ballot

Salmon initiative cleared – in part – to appear on ballot

An initiative intended to strengthen protections against development for Alaska salmon habitats, challenged by the state, can still go before voters this fall – with some provisions omitted, according to the Alaska Supreme Court.

Celebrate Alaska Wild Salmon Day

Celebrate Alaska Wild Salmon Day

Friday, August 10 is the official day to celebrate one of Alaska's greatest natural resources, salmon.

Megan Mazurek
Lawmakers scrutinize salmon habitat initiative

Lawmakers scrutinize salmon habitat initiative

A Senate panel on Friday heard concerns from Gov. Bill Walker’s administration over a ballot measure to update fish habitat laws.

Steve Quinn
Controversial salmon initiative goes to Alaska Supreme Court

Controversial salmon initiative goes to Alaska Supreme Court

Yes for Salmon would let voters decide if laws about salmon habitat and project permitting should be updated.

Heather Hintze
Pro-salmon initiative backers submits signatures

Pro-salmon initiative backers submits signatures

An initiative that would restrict interference with salmon habitats by projects like the proposed Pebble Mine near Bristol Bay is one step closer to being put before Alaskans this year.

KTVA Web Staff
Judge gives go-ahead on Stand for Salmon measure

Judge gives go-ahead on Stand for Salmon measure

A citizen-lead ballot initiative cleared a major legal hurdle Monday.

Liz Raines

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