Sunday, August 17, 2014

Northrim Bank acquires Residential Mortgage

Northrim Bank acquires Residential Mortgage

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Northrim BanCorp will expand further into the residential mortgage market with its acquisition of Residential Mortgage LLC. Northrim currently owns 23.5 percent of the mortgage company, and was an original investor. Now ...

Alaskan taxpayers to vote on oil production tax referendum

Fifty-thousand people signed a petition to put the repeal on the ballot, said former Anchorage Assembly Chairwoman Jane Angvik, because the new law gives away billions in potential state revenue with no obligation for oil companies to invest in Alaska.

Pot, oil props debated

State Rep. Les Gara (D-Anchorage) and State Sen. Bill Wielechowski (D-Anchorage) debated in favor of a “yes” vote for Proposition 1 — the oil tax measure. Former Anchorage mayor Rick Mystrom and business management consultant Neil M ...

Voters to decide fate of Alaska oil production tax

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Amid a fog of conflicting claims, Alaskans head to the polls Tuesday to decide if the state's old system for taxing oil companies, passed in 2007 after some lawmakers were suspected of bribery, is better than the new system ...

Anchorage Beauty Examiner

Sophie Addison is a popular blogger and writer on beauty related tips and articles. She has written numerous articles on beauty products, eyelash enhancers,lip plumpers, makeup tips,wrinkle care and breaking beauty industry news.

Anchorage Assembly forms committee on substance abuse, homelessness

The Anchorage Assembly has formed a new committee aimed at tackling the deep-rooted community issues of alcohol, drug abuse and chronic homelessness in Alaska’s largest city. The committee, created at the direction of Assembly Chair Patrick Flynn, met ...

Anchorage fistfight escalates into beating; bystander shot

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - An Anchorage teenager was beaten and a bystander shot as two dozen people gathered Wednesday night to watch a fistfight. KTUU-TV ( reports police afterward arrested three people in a parking lot on Old Seward Highway.

Anchorage Recognized in "Outside" Magazine

Anchorage, AK - Anchorage has been recognized as one of the Best Towns in America. And it's being featured in the cover story of "Outside" magazine as a finalist in their 2014 Best Towns Competition. The article recognizes Anchorage for it's beautiful ...

QR codes find a warm reception in Anchorage

QR codes, sometimes mocked for their lack of popularity or knack for popping up in unexpected places, have found a happy home in Anchorage. Last week the city’s assembly voted unanimously to allow families of the deceased to place QR codes on its ...

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