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Nationwide pharmacy cyberattack affects Alaska patient prescriptions and insurance billing
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - A cyberattack that affected pharmacies nationwide has affected pharmacies in Alaska since the attack was first detected on Wednesday. UnitedHealth Group said that its subsidiary, Change Healthcare, experienced a breach in its information technology systems that process insurance for pharmacies nationwide. According to concerned patients and...
Anchorage Nightlife: Discover 3 Pubs That Raise the Bar
This article presents a tour of three exceptional pubs in Anchorage. Have you had the chance to visit any of them? If yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts and experiences. Please share your comments below!
Second victim identified in Gaslight Bar stabbing, police seek information
Anchorage police now say a second person was hurt in a stabbing at The Gaslight Bar. Johnny Rendon was arrested after stabbing a man inside the bar Sunday. Now, the Anchorage Police Department believes a woman who was nearby may have also been cut by the knife. Police do not...
Proposed Residential Development in Anchorage Seeks State Water Quality Certification
The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation has received a State Water Quality Certification application from Spinell Homes, Inc. This application is required under Section 401 of the Clean Water Act (CWA). It ensures that any activity that could discharge into US waters also has state certification. The application is for a Department of the Army Permit. It covers the discharge of dredged and fill materials into US waters, including wetlands.
Anchorage Resident Oliva Tiaua Arrested Following Stolen Vehicle Chase
On February 15, 2024, a black 2004 Honda Pilot was reported stolen in Anchorage. The vehicle had been left unlocked and running by a friend of the owner. On February 25th, a patrol officer noticed a Honda Pilot running a red light. The officer tried to stop the vehicle, but the driver did not comply and ended up in a snowbank. The two adult male occupants left the scene.
Musher who was disqualified, then reinstated, now withdraws from the Iditarod race across Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A musher who was disqualified from the world’s most famous sled dog race only to be reinstated days later has now officially withdrawn from this year’s Iditarod. Eddie Burke Jr. scratched from the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, officials said in a statement late Monday. Burke in a Facebook post said when he was disqualified that he leased members of his dog team to other mushers. He said it was too difficult to reassemble his team after being reinstated. Burke’s withdrawal leaves 38 mushers to start the 1,000-mile (1,609-kilometer) race across the Alaska wilderness. The ceremonial start is Saturday in Anchorage, followed by the competitive start 75 miles (120.70 kilometers) north on Sunday.
🚧 Avalanche Mitigation Update on Seward Hwy in Anchorage, AK
The time displayed is local to the original 511 traffic site in Alaska. The Alaska Department of Transportation has announced that an avalanche mitigation event is scheduled for February 21, 2024, affecting Seward Highway in both directions. The operation will impact traffic from mile marker 88 to mile marker 82. The mitigation process is active all day and is set to commence at 9:00 AM and conclude by 1:00 PM. Local commuters are advised to plan for possible delays, choose alternative routes if possible, and exercise caution when driving through the mentioned segments of the highway during these hours.
Man dies in Chugiak trailer fire
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - A man was killed Thursday night in a trailer fire that was later found to have no working smoke detectors, officials with the Chugiak Volunteer Fire & Rescue Department said. Department crews were dispatched to the blaze around 7:18 p.m. Thursday at the Inlet View Trailer...
Northern Exposure! Moose caught wandering on snowy Alaska doorbell cam
A doorbell camera captured a young moose wandering through snow-covered front yards in Anchorage, Alaska. Brian Brettschneider, who recorded the video, said the footage of the moose trudging through snow was captured on Saturday. Until Saturday, Anchorage had received “below normal” snowfall for February, but the daily record was broken that day when 5.5 inches of snow fell in the city, according to the National Weather Service.
Anchorage Assembly preps for legal fight with Bronson administration over future of Eklutna Dam
The Anchorage Assembly is now prepared to sue Mayor Dave Bronson’s administration over its support of a proposed plan to partially restore the Eklutna River. According to a resolution the Assembly passed on Friday, the Bronson administration overreached when it signed a confidential agreement related to the city water utility’s water rights without the public or Assembly involved.
Anchorage, Alaska, is accustomed to snow — but this year has been overwhelming
It's been a big snow year in Anchorage, Alaska. The city reached 100 inches of snow earlier than ever before and sent notices to thousands of people warning of potential roof collapses.
Cold air drifts into mainland Alaska
Alaska braces for a chilly evening with Anchorage facing slippery roads and new snowfall. Temperatures plummet with wind chills expected to reach -45°F in some areas. Winter advisories warn of significant snow accumulations across the state, while Southeast Alaska prepares for a storm front bringing more snow and gusty winds.
Anchorage Weekly: A Guide to Local Events from March 1st to 7th, 2024
The Iron Maidens event is set to feature live performance(s) with general admission tickets available for purchase. It includes an age restriction of 21+ only. Address: Matanuska Brewing Midtown, Anchorage 2830 C St, Anchorage, AK.
ASD budget passes without cuts to IGNITE gifted learning program
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - The Anchorage School Board passed its 2024-2025 budget on Tuesday in a special meeting inside the Anchorage Education Center. In a 6-1 vote, the school board passed an amended budget that rolled back several proposals that would have resulted in increased class sizes and little support for the IGNITE program, which offers gifted learners a higher-level curriculum.
Taking a look inside the Great Alaska Talent Competition | Hometown, Alaska
Fur Rondy is here again and there are plenty of events going on in the city of Anchorage. But only one of them features everything from dancing to magicians to yoyo experts. On this episode of Hometown, Alaska, we discuss the Great Alaska Talent competition and host our own in-studio talent show with past and current competitors.
Heavy snow for parts of Southcentral Alaska through Monday evening
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - Anchorage is a little over a foot away from reaching new heights in snowfall accumulation. At 119.1 inches of snowfall, Alaska’s largest city is still on pace to potentially break the single-season record for the most snow in the city, which currently belongs to the winter of 2011-2012.
Anchorage mayoral candidates address sales tax, muni workforce issues
Candidates running for Anchorage mayor shared their views on instituting a sales tax and how to improve delivery of basic city services at a debate Monday. The four candidates who have mounted the biggest campaigns are incumbent Dave Bronson, former Assembly Chair Suzanne LaFrance, former state Rep. Chris Tuck, and former economic development leader Bill Popp.
Anchorage Assembly rejects resolution calling for ceasefire in Israel-Hamas conflict
The Anchorage Assembly shot down a resolution Tuesday night calling on federal representatives to work towards an “immediate bilateral ceasefire in the Israel-Hamas conflict.”. The Assembly chambers were packed with people supporting the resolution, with dozens holding signs showing messages like “Stand with Palestine” and “Jews for a Ceasefire.”...