Monthly Archives: August 2012

Alaska Waste: Roll Cart Guidelines

As we all know, within the past year Alaska Waste converted our Thursday trash pickup from the two-man manual trash can pickup method to the new driver-controlled, roll cart based mechanical lift system.  This results in the same service outcome with less labor and workplace injury potential.  … Continue reading

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The Speed Hump Process

Talking about installing speed humps on a neighborhood street can be similar to talking about politics.   It’s a sometimes touchy topic with strong opinions on both sides.  Typically, the advocates are homeowners living on a busier street with legitimate concerns about their children’s safety, but … Continue reading

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Johns Road Construction Update

Johns Road (from Klatt Road to High View Drive) is slated for reconstruction in 2013.  Per the state’s Total Project Snapshot Report (a copy of which is viewable by clicking here), the improvements are expected to include “pavement, curbs, pedestrian … Continue reading

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July 2012 Anchorage Real Estate Market Activity Update

The Alaska MLS compiles statistical information regarding local real estate sales activity on a monthly basis and makes it available to licensees by the 15th of the following month. Therefore, you should see market updates on this site around the middle … Continue reading

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Furrow Creek Drainage Improvements at Clippership Court and Mariner Drive

Over the last several years, many of us have heard about potential road or drainage improvement projects in and around our neighborhood.  These include Furrow Creek drainage improvements where the creek flows under Mariner Drive and Clippership Court, as well … Continue reading

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