The city of Anchorage is asking for some big-ticket items from the Alaska Legislature in 2014 -- including $250 million for the beleaguered Port of Anchorage expansion -- but is also keeping expectations low.
Anchorage police reported finding the body of an as-yet-unidentified male while searching on an Anchorage trail for for 22-year-old JBER airman Tanner Volkers, who has been missing since Saturday. His truck was found Tuesday at a local trailhead.Laurel Andrews
Lawrence Lobdell, a teenager when he stomped a man to death in an Anchorage park for $7 and beer, was sentenced Friday to 30 years in prison. Debilitated by the effects of brain surgery undergone after his 2009 arrest, he will likely die behind bars.Jerzy Shedlock
Road conditions worsened in much of Southcentral Alaska all day Thursday. Icy conditions were expected to persist through the evening and into the Friday morning commute in Alaska's largest city. Sean Doogan
The Assembly ran out of time to smash a winner in the tennis debate on Tuesday night, but it passed a set of changes to rules for taxi cabs in the municipality, including a fare hike and requiring video cameras.Sean Doogan
Anchorage Minister Ronald Paul Rathbun, 57, was charged with two counts of child pornography last week, the result of a months-long investigation. Police are seeking additional victims.Suzanna Caldwell