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Anchorage, Alaska is located in Anchorage County. Zip codes in Anchorage, AK include 99521, 99520, and 99510. The median home price in Anchorage is $299,900 which is roughly $190/per square foot. More Anchorage information.

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Local news for Anchorage, AK continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

2 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

Anchorage man gets 10 years for shooting mom in stomach

A 31-year-old man who shot his mother in August 2012 in his Midtown apartment was sentenced Friday in Anchorage Superior Court to 10 years in jail.

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3 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

Anchorage's first pop-up restaurant bursts over permitting flap

Harvest Restaurant announced on its Facebook page that it would be closing up shop after a mere two months in business.

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4 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

Anchorage man sentenced to 61 years for sexual assault

David Standifer, 42, was sentenced Friday in Anchorage Superior Court to 61 years and two days in prison for raping a woman near Ship Creek in 2010.

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6 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

Anchorage physician indicted for Medicaid fraud topping $300,000

Dr. Shubhranjan Ghosh, 39, founder of Ghosh Psychiatric Services, appeared at a bail hearing in the Anchorage jail court on Wednesday, April 16, 2014.

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10 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

Coastal Trail closures planned for next week in Anchorage

From Tuesday, July 29, through Friday, Aug. 1, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., a 2.5-mile stretch of the Coastal Trail south of Point Woronzof will be closed to bike and foot traffic, the municipal parks department said in a release.

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14 hrs ago | KTOO-TV Juneau

Why Juneau should be next for Housing First

A considerable amount of city resources is spent on addressing the needs of chronic inebriates who are homeless.

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18 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Elections Morning Digest: A new Democratic poll has Scott Peters holding his swing seat

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22 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

Title 21 committee revived to review Anchorage land use policies

The Anchorage Assembly is reviving a committee tasked with reviewing Anchorage's land use and zoning code, also known as Title 21. The committee, chaired by Assembly member Jennifer Johnston, met briefly on Thursday.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Eagle River man shoots, kills brown bear that mauled him

An Eagle River man shot and killed a brown bear sow Thursday after the animal mauled him near his home, according to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.

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Anchorage Daily News

Parnell appoints Anchorage attorney to Superior Court bench

Corey, a member of the Anchorage firm Jermain Dunnagan and Owens, has practiced law in Alaska for 28 years.

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Anchorage Daily News

Overflow Anchorage crowd hears robust debate over oil taxes

Before a packed audience in Anchorage on Wednesday night, two sides sparring over the oil-production tax cut agreed on some issues, including that investment and jobs increased under the former tax system.

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Anchorage Daily News

Anchorage man pleads guilty to possession of child porn, sex abuse of minors

An Anchorage man charged with possession and production of child pornography pleaded guilty to two felony counts Wednesday in Superior Court as part of a plea deal.

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Anchorage Daily News

Jeff Lowenfels: The invasion has arrived

The invasives are not coming. They are here already and, unfortunately, they are everywhere.

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Alaska News Nightly: July 23, 2014

The Kuskokwim River Salmon Management Working Group wants the state to end to all commercial openings for the remainder of the summer.

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Alaska tourist train halts runs after derailment

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Alaska Star

Writing through a a Cold Spella

Eagle River author Deb Vanasse relaxes out on the deck of her Hiland Road house.

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Anchorage Daily News

Kuskokwim fish wars heat up again as silvers enter the river

Kuskokwim River villagers say they accepted early summer fishing restrictions that cost them a chance at treasured king salmon in order to boost the struggling run.

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Anchorage Daily News

After fatal car crash, Anchorage man charged with felony for providing alcohol to minors

A memorial dedication ceremony was held on Tuesday, June 24, 2014, near the site along the Glenn Highway where APD Officer Justin Wollam was killed while responding to a call of reports of a drunk and reckless driver on July 9, 2001.

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Anchorage Daily News

Black bear shot in Anchorage fell victim to its addiction to humans' easy food

Two black bear cubs play on the bike trail as their mother walks along the trail near Goose Lake in Anchorage on Thursday, July 17, 2014.

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Capital City Weekly

Doctor Fermento: Visiting beer fans have new option in Anchorage

Just about anyone can walk into a brewery and - if the staff isn't busy and they are asked nicely - a tour might be in order.

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