Gov. Bill Walker says he’d “love for Alaska to be the first state without homelessness.” With a little inspiration from the state of Utah, some are hopeful that could become reality.
“We lay out the tarp to give us something dry to lay on and then we lay our bedding out on top of that and then the excess tarp we put over ourselves,” said Clyde Didrickson.
Sunday night about 70 community members gathered on the Park Strip in Anchorage to honor those who died while living outside on the streets this summer.
“We put in a lot of time, effort, money, blood, sweat, tears into this project and it’s very disappointing, very disappointing,” said St. Vincent de Paul’s Dan Austin.
Much of the conversation at Monday’s Juneau Assembly meeting centered on housing and how Juneau could grow as a city. The Assembly approved $72,000 for a grant incentive program which…
Clients of the Brother Francis Shelter in Anchorage are agitating for change. They are frustrated with the way they are being treated at the shelter and with some of the policies.