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  • Crime

    Halfway house walkaways decrease significantly but remain a problem

    by Daniella Rivera on May 25, 21:56

    Before Howard Watson, 32, got into a confrontation with Anchorage Police that sent him to the hospital with critical injuries Thursday, he was was already a wanted man. In a Nixle alert sent out Monday, APD said he left the Glenwood Center halfway house with permission to go to work. He showed up at his […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Memorial Day weekend events in Southcentral Alaska

    by KTVA Web Staff on May 25, 20:18

    Memorial Day Weekend – May 26, 2017 – May 29, 2017 4th Avenue Theatre’s 70th Anniversary Saturday, May 27 Street Fair on 4th Avenue between F and G Streets 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. – Entertainers on the 4th Avenue stage Anchorage Jazz Ensemble, The Blue Notes, Reading of 4th Avenue Theatre memories 3 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. […]

  • Alaska News

    Mothers of four young men killed by gun violence make plea in viral video

    by Shannon Ballard on May 25, 19:50

    The faces of four Alaska mothers are spreading rapidly across social media The women all have different stories to share, but they’ve come together because of what they have in common: each has recently lost a son to gun violence. Aleaka Tate’s says a video posted to her Facebook page was created to encourage a […]

  • Business/Economy

    RVs a growing business for Alaska, big bucks for Anchorage

    by Dave Leval on May 25, 19:37

    The Norbert Family of Eagle River will get out of town for the Memorial Day, and for the first time, they will do so in style. “We have always wanted to rent an RV, and my son’s birthday is this weekend, so, we were excited to go out and explore Alaska,” said Lisa Norbert. The […]

  • Aviation

    Delta offers seasonal flights to Capitol city; Juneauites hope to keep competition

    by Liz Raines on May 25, 19:29

    It’s been one week since Delta Airlines started offering daily flights between Juneau and Seattle– breaking the Alaska Airlines monopoly– at least for the summer. Over the years, the capital city’s small population and harsh weather conditions have made it hard for companies to compete in Juneau’s skies. For year-round service between big cities and […]

  • Crime

    Shots fired, suspect dead in Fairbanks pursuit

    by KTVA Web Staff on May 25, 17:15

    A man died Thursday afternoon after leading law enforcement on a pursuit that ended in shots fired in Fairbanks. Around 3:15, Alaska State Troopers in Fairbanks saw a known individual who has warrants and attempted to initiate a traffic stop on Old Richardson Highway but the suspect did not pull over, according to troopers. Fairbanks Police […]

  • News

    Oregon, California governors seek salmon disaster aid

    by Associated Press on May 25, 15:37

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Oregon Gov. Kate Brown and California Gov. Jerry Brown are seeking a federal disaster declaration to help salmon fishermen enduring a second bad year in a row. A record-low number of fall-run Chinook salmon returning to the Klamath River has led to fisheries restrictions, including the cancellation of the season along […]

  • Alaska News

    NTSB investigating helicopter accident on Herbert Glacier

    by Associated Press on May 25, 15:32

    JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) – The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating a helicopter crash on a southeast Alaska glacier that resulted in minor injuries. Clint Johnson, NTSB’s regional aviation chief in Anchorage, says investigators are working with Coastal Helicopters to determine what happened. Coastal Helicopters, which offers a Juneau Icefield excursion, has said its helicopter […]

  • US/World

    Britain resumes sharing bombing intel with US

    by Associated Press on May 25, 15:15

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) – The Latest on the investigation into the Manchester concert bombing (all times local): 10:55 p.m. British police say they have resumed sharing intelligence about the Manchester bombing with U.S. counterparts. Britain had halted the exchange of information after details of the Manchester investigation – including forensic crime-scene photos – appeared in […]

  • Mic Check in the Morning

    Mic Check in the Morning: Eric Hutchinson

    by Daybreak Staff on May 25, 13:39

    Singer/songwriter Eric Hutchinson will play in Anchorage Saturday, June 3 at the Williwaw in Downtown Anchorage. It’s part of his “Uncharted Territory Tour,” his quest to play in all 50 states. Hutchinson’s first album “Sounds Like This” was released in 2007 according to his website. Since then he’s released three more, and performed with OneRepublic […]

  • DayBreak

    ‘Friends of the 4th Avenue Theatre’ celebrate landmark’s 70th anniversary

    by Daybreak Staff on May 25, 13:12

    Anchorage’s 4th Avenue Theatre opened to the public 70 years ago. Cap Lathrop was the man who envisioned the grand theatre, which was completed in 1947. To mark the occasion, Friends of the 4th Avenue Theatre will be hosting three days of events. One of those events will be a visit from Lathrop, as performed by Ron […]

  • US/World

    Tribes bash proposed Trump budget cuts to Native Americans

    by Associated Press on May 25, 13:01

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Dozens of Native American tribes in six Western states are bashing President Donald Trump’s proposed budget cuts to American Indian programs. Tribal leaders in Oregon, Washington state and Idaho speaking on behalf of the group said Thursday the proposed budget guts spending on Native American education, health care and environmental initiatives. […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Spring Hill Elementary students honored for saving girl’s life

    by Joe Vigil on May 25, 11:03

    It’s certainly not something they learned in a classroom, but some elementary school students made all the right decisions when something awful happened at the Southwood Manor Mobile Home Park recently in South Anchorage. Ten-year-old Emily Harris was climbing a tree when she slipped and fell. The hood of her hooded sweatshirt became snagged a branch. […]

  • Military

    US general heading Alaska forces outlines potential threats

    by Associated Press on May 25, 10:27

    FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) – A U.S. military general has told Alaska business owners that he’s more worried about North Korea’s missile advancements than he is about the country’s current military capabilities. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported Wednesday that Air Force Lt. Gen. Ken Wilsbach made the comments at a Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce luncheon. He is […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    APD officer shoots man armed with hatchet

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on May 25, 7:10

    Anchorage Police officers were involved in a shooting early Thursday morning while pursuing a suspect through a South Anchorage neighborhood. Numerous Anchorage Police Department (APD) officers, along with a K-9 unit, were called to the area of 1200 China Berry Circle around 4:30 a.m. to investigate a report of a prowler, Acting Deputy Chief Ken McCoy said […]

  • Alaska News

    Juneau girl donates national competition money to hospital

    by Associated Press on May 25, 6:49

    JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) – Eleven-year-old Leora Murray had been asked by her teacher to define kindness, so she wrote a poem about it. But little did she know, that poem would go on to win her $250 in a national competition. And little did 70 patients at a nearby hospital know, Leora would be giving […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    South Anchorage homeowners fed up with trashed properties, squatters

    by Daniella Rivera on May 24, 22:17

    People who live near multiple trashed properties in South Anchorage say the municipality should be able to do something about the health hazards they’re living next to; but, after months — and in one case years — of reaching out for help, they’re still waiting on a solution. At The Learning Farm on Gander Street […]

  • Alaska News

    President Trump includes opening ANWR in budget proposal

    by Lauren Maxwell on May 24, 20:35

    While lawmakers are debating the best way to balance the state budget, President Trump says Alaska could play a big role in helping to fill the federal deficit; the president wants to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) to oil and gas development. Kara Moriarty, president of the Alaska Oil and Gas Association, said […]

  • Crime

    Teen avoids prison in deal, apologizes to victims

    by Dave Leval on May 24, 20:30

    He shot and killed his friend, 17-year-old Xeryus “Iggy” Tate, last August, but, Deandrew Walker-Webster II will not spend any more time in prison. The 18-year-old reached a plea deal that gave him a three-year sentence late Wednesday afternoon. However, Superior Court Judge Michael Wolverton suspended two years and credited Walker-Webster for time served. That’s the […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Lower permit cost opens door for more cottage foods at market

    by Bonney Bowman on May 24, 20:16

    You could see some new vendors at the farmers’ markets popping up around town after the Anchorage Assembly approved lowering the permit fee for cottage foods. Cottage foods are non-potentially hazardous items made in home kitchens that earn less than $25,000 a year. A permit to sell cottage foods at markets used to cost $310, but the […]