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ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Anchorage shelter seeks to exclude transgender people

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A faith-based women’s homeless shelter in Anchorage is suing to block the city from requiring it to accept transgender women, which it said would violate its religious beliefs. Lawyers for Alliance Defending Freedom filed a motion in federal court Thursday seeking an injunction to stop the city from applying its gender identity … Continue reading ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Anchorage shelter seeks to exclude transgender people

Alaska News: Anchorage, Antonio Travis Steward Sentenced to 10 Years in Federal Prison for Illegal Possession of Firearm

Anchorage, Alaska – U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder announced that Antonio Travis Steward, 41, of Anchorage, was sentenced yesterday by U.S. District Judge Sharon L. Gleason, to serve 10 years in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for illegally possessing a firearm as a convicted felon, on numerous occasions that involved criminal activity in … Continue reading Alaska News: Anchorage, Antonio Travis Steward Sentenced to 10 Years in Federal Prison for Illegal Possession of Firearm

Alaska News: Anchorage, Myles Gonangnan Sentenced For Role in Two Armed Coffee Stand Robberies, Shooting at Pursuing Police Officer

Anchorage, Alaska – U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder announced that an Anchorage man has been sentenced in federal court for his role in the Sept. 25, 2017, armed robbery of Caffé D’Arte and the attempted armed robbery of Heavenly Cup, which led to a vehicle chase during which defendant shot at one of the pursuing APD … Continue reading Alaska News: Anchorage, Myles Gonangnan Sentenced For Role in Two Armed Coffee Stand Robberies, Shooting at Pursuing Police Officer

ANCHORAGE, Alaska | As sea ice melts, some say walruses need better protection

ANCHORAGE, Alaska— Given a choice between giving birth on land or sea ice, Pacific walrus mothers most often choose ice. Likewise, they prefer sea ice for molting, mating, nursing and resting between dives for food. Trouble is, as the century progresses, there’s going to be far less ice around. How well walruses cope with less … Continue reading ANCHORAGE, Alaska | As sea ice melts, some say walruses need better protection

ANCHORAGE, Alaska | As sea ice melts, agency says harm to walruses not proven

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Given a choice between giving birth on land or sea ice, Pacific walrus mothers most often choose ice. Likewise, they prefer sea ice for molting, mating, nursing and resting between dives for food. Trouble is, as the century progresses, there’s going to be far less ice around. How well walruses cope with … Continue reading ANCHORAGE, Alaska | As sea ice melts, agency says harm to walruses not proven

ANCHORAGE, Alaska | 3 hackers get light sentences after working with the FBI

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Three young computer hackers whose “botnet” known as Mirai virtually paralyzed chunks of the internet two years ago have received light sentences after helping the FBI with cybercrime and cybersecurity. Paras Jha, 22, of Fanwood, New Jersey; Josiah White, 21, of Washington, Pennsylvania; and Dalton Norman, 22, of Metairie, Louisiana, were sentenced … Continue reading ANCHORAGE, Alaska | 3 hackers get light sentences after working with the FBI

ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Alaska volcano restless again

ANCHORAGE, Alaska— One of Alaska’s largest and most active volcanoes is restless again, prompting scientists to issue an aviation advisory. Alaska Volcano Observatory scientists increased the threat level of Mount Veniaminof (VEN’-ee-ah-mean-off) from yellow to orange Tuesday. That color designation indicates that sudden explosions could send ash above 20,000 feet (6,100 meters) and threaten international … Continue reading ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Alaska volcano restless again

ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Facebook adds Alaska’s Inupiaq as language option

ANCHORAGE, Alaska  — Britt’Nee Brower grew up in a largely Inupiat Eskimo town in Alaska’s far north, but English was the only language spoken at home. Today, she knows a smattering of Inupiaq from childhood language classes at school in the community of Utqiagvik. Brower even published an Inupiaq coloring book last year featuring the … Continue reading ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Facebook adds Alaska’s Inupiaq as language option