But a new plan being crafted by the city’s Parks and Recreation Department envisions Marine Park as a town square or village green. The planning process kicked off yesterday (Wednesday) with a meeting at the park to gather public input. Casey Kelly was there and has this report.
- Large projects can often be contentious, and two of the most debated state projects in the past few years have been the Knik Arm Crossing and the Susitna-Watana Hydroelectric Project.
- Gov. Bill Walker announced an additional $10 million cut to the University of Alaska.
- The largest share of that cut is to the account the state uses to partially reimburse local governments for school bonds.
- Inmates will be moved to other corrections centers and halfway houses or possibly put on ankle monitoring, depending on the situation.