Anchorage News

Inspectors Seize Counterfeit iPhone Cables

Anchorage-based customs inspectors say they’ll destroy more than 12,000 counterfeit iPhone connector cables and adapters seized last month. The Anchorage Daily News reports that officials discovered the accessories while working at FedEx’s Anchorage sorting facility. Customs and Border Protection spokesman …

Alaska Residents ‘Adopt’ Fire Hydrants

You know what you’re missing? A fire hydrant to call your own. Now you can have one to take care of, at least. A group of volunteer techies and the Alaska city of Anchorage launched a new computer application this …

Wind Storm Knocks Out Power in Alaska’s Largest City

An unseasonably early wind storm pummeled Anchorage, Alaska’s largest city and surrounding region, toppling scores of trees and leaving thousands without power for hours. Some areas around Anchorage recorded hurricane-force winds, while winds in lower elevations were clocked in at …

Proposal Would Allow Some Fireworks in Alaska’s Biggest City

The Anchorage Assembly will again look at the issue of allowing New Year’s Eve fireworks in Alaska’s biggest city. The Anchorage Daily News says the latest proposal would allow fireworks in some neighborhood parks. The proposal would allow also allow …