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Fireworks changes spark debate December Issue 4 2011

Fireworks changes spark debate

Recent tweaks to the municipal law that allows fireworks on New Year’s Eve require that people light ‘em off at least 200 feet from buildings around them.

Cops on the prowl December Issue 4 2011

Cops on the prowl

Every day, Anchorage Police officers play a real-life game of cat-and-mouse with some of the most dangerous drivers in Alaska.

Subsistence speech wows science class December Issue 3 2011

Subsistence speech wows science class

You’ve got to be pretty interesting to keep a classroom full of middle schoolers quiet for 45 minutes. Willy Topkok leaves ‘em speechless.

Second storm in two weeks batters area December Issue 3 2011

Second storm in two weeks batters area

Too bad it’s not fishing season.

Poodles carry Santa’s sleigh December Issue 3 2011

Poodles carry Santa’s sleigh

A few weeks ago, John Suter received a children’s book in the mail titled “Flying Poodles A Christmas Story.”

December Issue 3 2011

Municipality wants input on Eklutna Bridge

Municipal Manager George Vakalis wants public input before deciding whether or not to close the Eklutna River Bridge.

Lt. Col. Knight: JBER not going anywhere December Issue 3 2011

Lt. Col. Knight: JBER not going anywhere

Air Force Lt. Col. Dan Knight has worked all around the world...