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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 $294,000 which is roughly $192/per square foot. More Anchorage information.

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Thawing toolik station is no small task for scientists

Despite a wind that makes today's minus 14 degrees Fahrenheit feel like minus 39, a worker at this research camp in blue-white hills north of the Brooks Range has proclaimed this the first day of summer.

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6 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

Senate OKs bill that adds barriers to challenging industrial projects

The Senate passed a bill Wednesday to raise the bar for Alaskans who want to stop industrial or construction projects in court, directing judges to consider lost employee wages and contractor payments when setting a bond in an injunction case.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Port a further drag on pinched Mat-Su budget

As Mat-Su Borough managers began what was already projected to be a difficult budget process this week, an auditor said an almost $8 million shortfall at the port threatens its bond rating.

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Appeal of setnet ban initiative to be heard Tuesday in Anchorage

Oral argument in the Alaska Fisheries Conservation Alliance appeal of Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell's decision to reject a proposed ballot initiative to ban setnetting will be held in Anchorage April 22. The alliance, or AFCA, wants to ask voters to ban setnets in urban parts of the state.

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Three join Yuit LLC

Yuit LLC, an Anchorage-based strategic communications and software development firm, has hired videographer Michael Stewart as a producer/director.

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Earthquake north of Talkeetna felt in Anchorage

Preliminary measurements from the Alaska Earthquake Information Center pegged the quake at magnitude 5.06 at a depth of 47 miles.

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Anchorage physician charged with Medicaid fraud of over $170,000

Authorities arrested an Anchorage physician Tuesday evening, alleging he billed Medicaid more than $170,000 for services he never provided.

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Homer Chihuahua survives owl abduction and hit by truck

Daylight was just beginning to break when Robin Crocker let her dogs out on April 4. It was a crisp, Friday morning outside their Greer Road home east of Homer.

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Warm US West, cold East: A 4,000-year pattern

Last winter's curvy jet stream pattern brought mild temperatures to western North America and harsh cold to the East.

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Anchorage Daily News

Palmer Golf Courses opens 18 holes on Wednesday

Palmer Golf Course on Wednesday will continue its tradition of being the first Anchorage-area course to open all 18 holes.

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Police warn of jury duty scam

Anchorage police say a phone scam where callers impersonate police officers has in recent days defrauded at least two victims, costing them hundreds of dollars.

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FBI seeks Anchorage bank robber

The FBI says this unidentified man robbed an Alaska USA branch inside the Aurora Village Carrs store Monday, April 14, 2014 Anchorage police and federal agents are looking for a man who robbed a credit union branch inside a Spenard supermarket Monday morning, according to the FBI.

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In April, hawks soar around Gunsight Mountain

Cecily Fritz and Wendy Carter at the 2013 Gunsight Mountain Hawkwatch, at Mile 118.8 on the Glenn Highway.Photo by Chris Maack Contrary to popular belief, we do have four seasons up here in Alaska: fishing season, berry-picking season, ski season ... and hawk-watching season, which is in full swing right now.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Flynn takes over as Anchorage Assembly chairman

The new Anchorage Assembly picked Patrick Flynn as its chairman Tuesday, solidifying a shift away from Mayor Dan Sullivan's conservative politics after the city election earlier this month.

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BBB warns of attacks on income

Anchorage, Alaska April 14, 2014 As the filing deadline quickly approaches, Better Business Bureau serving Alaska, Oregon and Western Washington is warning tax-paying consumers to file cautiously.

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Ready, set, go: Seasons near for Anchorage bikers, runners

The first footrace and bike race of the summer are fast approaching. The Arctic Bicycle Club will kick off its season Saturday, while early registration ends Friday for the Heart Run, one of the biggest footraces of the summer.

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Here are your Alaska connections on ECHL playoff rosters

Las Vegas Wranglers -- Former Aces W Shawn Skelly, former Aces W Adam Huxley, former UAF F Carlo Finucci and former Aces D Ben Parker.

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Pedestrian hit by car, critically injured in Fairview parking lot

A male pedestrian was critically injured when he was struck by a car in a Fairview parking lot Monday night, police said.

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Family seeks answers in Alaska inmate's death

The Alaska fugitive case against Davon Mosley of Bakersfield, Calif., was dropped March 27 after California authorities declined extradition even though a regional parole administrator said his office there recommended his return to that state.

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Divided Alaska House passes minimum wage bill

Supporters of HB384 sought to allay fears, saying they had no intent to revisit the issue for at least two years, should a bill pass.

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