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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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3 hrs ago | 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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7 hrs ago | 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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11 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

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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11 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

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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Anchorage Daily News

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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Anchorage Daily News

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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Anchorage Daily News

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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Alaska Journal of Commerce

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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Anchorage Daily News

Wasilla approves ban on synthetic drugs like Spice

The city of Wasilla easily approved a ban on synthetic drugs like Spice and bath salts Monday night after failing to pass a similar measure in February.

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Developers eye East Anchorage mobile home park for upscale development

Children walk home from school through the Riviera Terrace Mobile Home Park off Boniface Parkway on Monday, April 14, 2014.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

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Ex-Wasilla rec director claims his meds conflict with jail time

A state judge in early April sentenced former Wasilla recreation director John Combs to serve three days in a halfway house in Anchorage on charges stemming from his driving under the influence arrest last year.

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Anchorage Daily News

Westboro Baptist Church says it will picket Alaska Native Heritage Center

Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, Kansas, recently announced plans to picket the Alaska Native Heritage Center on Sunday, June 1, a move that quickly triggered talk of a counterprotest.

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Anchorage Daily News

Clouds may obstruct Anchorage's view of total lunar eclipse tonight

Forecasters say clouds rolling into Anchorage late Monday may obscure residents' view of the first total eclipse of the moon for 2014.

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Man, sons rescued after wife calls for help

Alaska State Troopers say a 39-year-old Eagle River man and his two sons were rescued after they were reported overdue from a hike.

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Anchorage Daily News

Idaho winger William Rapuzzi of Anchorage ECHL Rookie of Year

Idaho Steelheads winger William Rapuzzi of Anchorage, voted onto the ECHL's All-Rookie Team last week, today was named the circuit's Rookie of the Year.

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Elections Morning Digest: Excellent pro-Begich ad shows Democrats how to run on Obamacare

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Center for American Progress

5 Steps to Improve Safety and Avoid More Government Waste in King Cove, Alaska

A two-decade-old debate over whether to build a $75 million, so-called Road to Nowhere through an Alaska wilderness area to connect the city of King Cove, population 938 , to Cold Bay, population 108 , has emerged as one of the most bitterly contested natural resource battles of 2014.

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