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Final: Bronson – 24,491, Dunbar -22,975

The final election tally from the Anchorage Clerk’s Office was posted Friday, and Dave Bronson is still two percentage points ahead of Forrest Dunbar — 24,491 to 22,975 — for Anchorage mayor. The results...

Bronson fundraiser hits $32,000 as momentum builds with Robbins’ help

A fundraiser at Saint Coyote restaurant in Anchorage on Thursday, hosted by Mike Robbins, hauled in dozens of donations, for a total of $32,630 for the day, which was double the amount Bronson had...

Annexation survey results presented to Palmer City Council

PALMER — The Palmer City Council heard a presentation of scenarios for annexation that were commissioned as a study by Agnew Beck consultants in Anchorage to provide more information to the council and...

A Campaign For Alaska: UA launches $200 million philanthropic campaign

The University of Alaska is focused on taking charge of its destiny. On March 25, the university launched its “For Alaska” philanthropic campaign -- the largest public fundraising effort in the university’s history...

Houston Fire loses longtime firefighter to cancer

WASILLA — The Houston Fire Department recently announced the sudden death of John Johnson, a longtime firefighter and active community volunteer. Johnson died after a year-long battle with cancer Tuesday, April 13.“He defined...

Muni tells homeowner he must remove Bronson sign from his house. What does he do?

A municipal code enforcer sent a letter to Jay Simmons, telling him that his standard 4×8 Bronson for Mayor sign was too big and needed to come down from his house. The letter, dated...

Muni contractor called residents to see if they wanted vaccine: How did they get the phone numbers? Data-sharing

Update: Gov. Mike Dunleavy has asked for the Department of Law to conduct an investigation into how and what information has been shared by the State with the Municipality of Anchorage, and how it...

Wasilla begins budget process

WASILLA — The city of Wasilla began the presentation of their budget during two meetings this week, which will be followed up next week by another two scheduled meetings on the city’s biennial...

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