Law regulates use of restraint in schools

ANCHORAGE - A law that went into effect last week establishes, for the first time, statewide standards for the use of physical restraint and seclusion on students in Alaska public schools. Before House Bill 210, which Gov. Read more

Removing the marks of a troubled past

ANCHORAGE - Last winter, Mikel Sawyer, 29, was living in a jail cell when he heard a close friend had been shot and killed in an encounter with Anchorage police. Read more

'Pipe bomb' found in carry-on at Anchorage airport

ANCHORAGE — Transportation Security Administration agents found what Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport police have... Read more

District backs smartphones' in classes

ANCHORAGE - At Romig Middle School, Kendall Johanson tunes her trumpet before band class using an app. Read more

Prisoner re-entry center targets recidivism

ANCHORAGE - Each year more than a thousand inmates who have served their sentences are released in Anchorage, often in the parking lot of the city jail. Many go straight to a homeless shelter. Read more

Longtime captain learned to walk on family boats

ANCHORAGE - Not many people see Anchorage from the water. Upper Cook Inlet, with its mammoth tides and treacherous currents, attracts barely any boaters. Read more

Black bear meal tasted good - but wasn't

ANCHORAGE - The black bear meat tasted delicious. Sean Sullivan didn't know it would give him trichinosis. "Like the best steak you've ever had," said the 32-year-old oil platform worker from Nikiski. Read more

Golden Wheel behind many Alaska carnival rides

ANCHORAGE - If you've ridden a Ferris wheel or put your child on a carousel in Alaska at any time since 1967, chances are a company called Golden Wheel Amusements was behind the carnival. Read more

Brain injury slows but doesn't stop UAA graduate

ANCHORAGE - Conor Daugharty was the last student to receive a diploma at the University of Alaska Anchorage's spring commencement ceremonies Sunday. He walked gingerly, with the help of two lifelong buddies he called his "wingmen. Read more

Woman who petted moose says it was a goal

ANCHORAGE - Petting a moose had been something of a goal for Chantelle Hernandez, she said, since she moved to Anchorage last September to join her husband, who's in the Air Force here. Read more

Anchorage man who died derailed by alcoholism

ANCHORAGE - For all of the years Suzanne Edwards' brother John Kort lived on the streets of Anchorage, she feared he'd freeze to death or be murdered. Read more

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