New bill would prevent DOC from shipping inmates to out-of-state prisons

New legislation sponsored by Rep. Zack Fields (D-Anchorage) would remove the ability of the Department of Corrections commissioner to incarcerate prisoners in out-of-state facilities, unless the move is needed for medical reasons or to place a prisoner closer to family. Transfer for trial or extradition would still be allowed.

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Halloween Trick or Treat Fish Creek and Trail Grand Reopening this Thursday!

On behalf of the Anchorage Park Foundation, the Spenard Community Council, and other community leaders I am pleased to extend a special invitation to celebrate the reopening of the Fish Creek Trail with a ribbon cutting ceremony at Kiwanis Fish Creek Park, followed by a bicycle parade and trick or treat stations along all of fish creek trail.

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