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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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47 min ago | Alaska Journal of Commerce

New transit approved for Bay; canyon research continues

The North Pacific Fishery Management Council took final action at its April meeting in Anchorage to change the rules for vessel transit through Bristol Bay.

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4 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

Mat-Su Assembly expands trash definition to cover planned monofill

WASILLA _ The Mat-Su Borough Assembly this week added shredded waste to the list of things that constitute trash to make sure an Anchorage company gets a permit before dumping ground-up construction and demolition debris near Palmer.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Schools, tax relief proposed for city's $13 million surplus

Mayor Dan Sullivan and the Anchorage Assembly are faced this month with a good problem to have: what to do with the $13 million city budget surplus that was announced Wednesday.

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Anchorage psychiatrist charged with fraud

Psychiatrist-Fraud Charges Anchorage psychiatrist charged with fraud ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A 39-year-old Anchorage psychiatrist is accused of billing Medicaid more than $300,000 for services never provided.

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Alaska Journal of Commerce

CIRI seeks customers for Fire Island phase two expansion

A massive wind tower and turbine dwarf construction workers on Fire Island in the final phases of construction in 2012 before power began flowing that fall.

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Anchorage Daily News

Umiaq hires three

In response to UMIAQ's new Municipal Services Division, Erika Green has been hired as a Senior Planner with twelve years of professional planning experience in local and state government land use planning, policy and community development.

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Anchorage Daily News

Visit Anchorage's "Seymour Awards" Recognize the Best in Alaska Tourism

Anchorage, Alaska April 14, 2014 Visit Anchorage recognized service to Anchorage visitors, the community and Alaska's tourism industry at the 27th annual Seymour Awards Banquet on April 11, 2014.

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Anchorage Daily News

Former UAA professor arrested on child porn charges

A former assistant professor at the University of Alaska Anchorage was arrested Wednesday on charges for distributing and possessing child pornography at both his office and residence, according to a release from the state department of law.

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Anchorage Daily News

House passes bill honoring 20 Native languages

The House passed the bill 38-0 on Wednesday, and now it moves to the Senate, where the State Affairs Committee was scheduled to hear it Thursday, KTOO reported .

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Capital City Weekly

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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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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Homer News

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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Anchorage Daily News

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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Anchorage Daily News

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 Daily News

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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Anchorage Daily News

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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Anchorage Daily News

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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