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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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2 hrs ago | Fox News

Malaysia plane shoot-down response recalls Soviet evasiveness after 1983 Korean jet downing

Those searching for the truth about what happened in the shoot-down of the Malaysia airliner over Ukraine can take little comfort from the history of another passenger jet that was blasted out of the sky over the Soviet Union more than three decades ago: The Kremlin at the time dodged, weaved and obfuscated.

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7 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

ABL glance: Roundup through Friday, July 25

Thursday's games Pilots cruise past Chinooks The visiting Pilots racked up 14 hits and held the Chinooks to just four as Anchorage cruised to a 9-0 win.

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11 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

Riding herd on Kenai's wacky, wonderful fish-killing rodeo

Kenai Police patrol vehicle makes a pass on the beach after the 11 p.m. closure at the mouth of the Kenai River on Friday, July 11, 2014.

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14 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

Dipnet trial finds favor on Yukon, but not on Kuskokwim

On the Yukon River, an experimental commercial dipnet fishery was wildly successful this year, landing more than 250,000 chum salmon, providing $1 million in income for village residents and saving thousands of threatened king salmon, says the buyer of the fish.

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18 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

Port director: Idle Mat-Su ferry collecting sea life, needs TLC

The Matanuska-Susitna Borough's long-idle ferry is gathering a layer of marine life thick enough to slow the unique craft once heralded as a high-tech solution for travel between the Valley and Anchorage.

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22 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Eagle River author pens new book

Behind her the valley stretches wide and far, and out in the distance two eagles float across the sky.

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Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

Photos: 2014 Arctic Thunder Air Show

The USAF Thunderbirds flying F-16 Falcon's make a pass at the 2014 Arctic Thunder Air Show at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in Anchorage, AK on Saturday, July 26, 2014.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Anchorage forecasts budget deficit for 2015

The administration of Anchorage Mayor Dan Sullivan, forecasting a budget deficit in 2015, is asking department heads to cut budgets by 0.5 percent before the end of the year.

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Anchorage Daily News

RCA gave Enstar a pass, gave public no say in rate hike

OPINION: House candidate Laurie Hummel argues that the Regulatory Commission of Alaska added insult to injury in keeping public out of Enstar rate hike.

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The Miami Herald

Reindeer dogs from Anchorage's cranky hot dog vendor

To place a Death Notice, please call 305-376-8901 or email obit@miamiherald.com .

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Anchorage Daily News

Chris Thompson: Try something different for church this weekend

We're having a great Alaska summer in Anchorage and the vicinity. Anchorage and many other Alaska communities are hosting tens of thousands of tourists and returning snowbirds.

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APRN

Officials Consider Proposed Federal Takeover of Kuskokwim Salmon Fishery

After a summer of long Chinook salmon closures and a weak chum run on the Kuskokwim river, middle and upper river subsistence fishermen eagerly await word about whether the federal government will take control of the fishery.

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Seattle Times

Alaska’s Klondike tourist train to resume after derailment

The White Pass and Yukon Route Railroad travels near Skagway, Alaska. Riding the train is the most popular shore excursion for cruise ships that sail each summer to Alaska.

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TwinCities

Alaska quite a sight for motorcyclists on a 5-day road trip

Our quest was emblazoned on the T-shirts we were given before we left for Alaska: "8 men, 4 highways, 5 days, 865 miles."

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

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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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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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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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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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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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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