Anchorage ordinance would speed up homeless camp removal during high fire danger
Sponsor Meg Zaletel said the ordinance is designed to protect homes near greenbelts as well as people who camp in areas where fire danger is high.
Assembly members to propose ordinances related to wildfires in Anchorage
One proposed ordinance would keep people out of green spaces that are high fire danger areas within the municipality.
Homeless campers forced to move offer solutions to relocation issues
This is the first summer crews are using a zone system for camp abatement. Notices must be posted giving campers 10 days to vacate an area.
Assembly asks lawmakers to remove local tax limits on school funding
Would you be willing to pay more in taxes if it provided more opportunities for children in your school district?
Proposed trapping ordinance cites safety for pets, trappers say there's a better way
A proposed ordinance has dog owners and fur trappers divided, as both sides worry about the balance of safety and land use rights around trails near Anchorage.
Proposed ban aims to curb cellphone use by drivers in school zones
It's already illegal to text and drive in Alaska, but soon Anchorage residents could be fined for just holding their phone while in the driver's seat in some areas.
Leaders hold edge as Friday election results emerge
As ballots continue to trickle in from Anchorage's second-ever vote-by-mail election, the initial returns unveiled Tuesday in contests for three Assembly and two School Board seats appear likely to hold.
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Show me the money: Outside PACs bankroll municipal campaigns
KTVA compiled data from the online campaign financial disclosure forms provided to the Alaska Public Offices Commission as of March 27.
Meet the candidate: Ron Alleva
Ron Alleva is a candidate for Assembly District 4-Seat F - Midtown Anchorage in the 2019 Municipal Elections.
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Anchorage Assembly votes to oppose governor's proposed budget
The Anchorage Assembly on Tuesday passed a resolution opposing Gov. Mike Dunleavy's proposed budget.