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  • Alaska News

    City of Bethel will provide free water deliveries to the Winter House through March

    by Adrian Wagner/KYUK on Feb 19, 12:07

    The Bethel City Council agreed Tuesday to provide free water deliveries to Bethel Winter House, Bethel’s homeless shelter, for the remainder of their season, according to a story published by KYUK Public Media. Bethel Winter House director Eva Malvich had made the request at the last council meeting, saying the shelter had run out of water several times and […]

  • US/World

    Pothole mosaics: Street art that fills a need

    by CBS News on Feb 19, 12:05

    Potholes are the bane of many a driver’s existence this time of year, except for a Chicago man who’s turned them into a ROAD SHOW. Here’s Lee Cowan: The light at the end of our long winter tunnel is ahead. But so are the calling cards winter leaves behind: the black holes of the asphalt […]

  • US/World

    Commission: ‘Systemic racism’ at root of Flint water crisis

    by Associated Press on Feb 19, 11:11

    Michigan civil rights officials say “systemic racism” going back decades is at the core of problems that caused a lead-contaminated water crisis in the majority black city of Flint. The Michigan Civil Rights Commission issued a 130-page report Friday following three public hearings and other meetings to determine whether residents faced discrimination or racial bias. […]

  • Alaska Aces

    Fans hope Alaska Aces stay despite uncertain future

    by Dave Leval on Feb 18, 19:04

    Their colors look familiar, but this glacier blue is not the one fans often see at the Sullivan Arena. The Rams are one of the dozens of youth teams in the region. They are also ardent fans of the team whose colors they share, the Alaska Aces. “They’re the home team for Anchorage,” said young […]

  • Crime

    ‘Beautiful in every way’: Friend describes murder victim allegedly killed by estranged husband

    by Eric Ruble on Feb 18, 18:59

    Brandy Sullivan was a customer service agent with Alaska Airlines at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport for about eight years. Two years ago, Kim Crisafulli joined the company, and Sullivan trained her. “She was that lady that women envy,” Crisafulli said. “She’d come into work and she had so much class, no matter what was […]

  • Forecasts

    Alaska Weather Forecast – Feb. 18, 2017

    by KTVA Weather on Feb 18, 18:47

    Meteorologist Melissa Frey breaks down your weekend weather and explains what’s ahead the rest of the week. Follow the KTVA 11 Weather Team on Facebook and Twitter for the latest weather updates. Got a weather-related question or photo? Email weather@ktva.com.

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    2 people transported for treatment, 15 displaced following apartment fire

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Feb 18, 14:40

    Last updated at 6:33 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 18 Anchorage Deputy Fire Chief Jodie Hettrick says two people were transported to a hospital after they were rescued from a two-alarm fire in an apartment building Saturday afternoon. Fire officials were first notified of the fire at 1:01 p.m., according to Hettrick. She said more than 30 […]

  • Money

    Chrysler recalls some cars for loose bolts

    by Associated Press on Feb 18, 13:14

    Fiat Chrysler says it is recalling some Chrysler cars because driveshaft bolts can come loose on all-wheel drive models, increasing the risk of a crash. The automaker says affected cars include 2014-2017 Dodge Charger and Chrysler 300 vehicles equipped with all-wheel drive. Chrysler says it will notify owners, and dealers will replace all eight front […]

  • Iditarod

    Brent Sass drops out of Iditarod 2017 lineup

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Feb 18, 12:48

    The Iditarod Trail Committee announced late Friday night that a well-known name in the mushing community would not be hitting the trail for this year’s race. Without further explanation, the ITC made the announcement of 35-year-old Brent Sass’ voluntary withdrawal from the 2017 lineup on Facebook. Sass scratched from the 2017 Yukon Quest in Central on […]

  • US/World

    Executive order that incarcerated Japanese Americans is 75

    by Associated Press on Feb 18, 12:17

    Satsuki Ina was born behind barbed wire in a prison camp during World War II, the daughter of U.S. citizens forced from their home and locked up for years following Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor. Roughly 120,000 Japanese immigrants and Japanese-Americans were sent to camps across the West because the government claimed they might plot […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Fire victim’s husband remembers her as smart, caring woman at vigil

    by Eric Ruble on Feb 18, 12:08

    Teuaililo “Teu” Nua’s friends and family hung pictures and posters on a fence next to Royal Suite Lodge Friday evening. The 38-year-old died while trying to escape from the fire that killed one other person and sent 16 to the hospital. Friday night’s candlelight vigil was organized to honor Nua and others affected by the […]

  • Military

    Inside the Gates: Black History Month at JBER

    by Bonney Bowman on Feb 18, 11:30

    In honor of Black History Month, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson held an observance Thursday. U.S. Army chaplain Lt. Col. Dr. Khallid Shabazz attended from Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington state. As the guest speaker, he discussed the crisis of education in the black community and the importance of standing up for what you believe in, regardless […]

  • Alaska News

    Criminal justice commissioner resigns

    by Associated Press on Feb 18, 11:12

    A supporter of Alaska’s sweeping criminal justice legislation is no longer a member of a commission that has recommended changes to the law. The Juneau Empire reports Juneau Police Department Lt. Kris Sell declined to comment after she resigned from the Alaska Criminal Justice Commission. Commissioners provided input for a law that focused on punishments […]

  • Alaska Politics

    Economist: Proposed state income tax will raise millions, but take away jobs

    by Lauren Maxwell on Feb 17, 20:08

    Alaskans got a chance to weigh in on a statewide income tax proposal Friday. Members of the House Finance Committee held a public hearing in Juneau on House Bill 115. Alaskans The bill would do several things, including restructuring the Permanent Fund in an effort to balance the state budget. But most of the talk […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    After Royal Suite fire, AFD stresses importance of emergency preparedness

    by Heather Hintze on Feb 17, 18:37

    As flames tore through the Royal Suite Lodge apartment complex, family members of Tre and Teuaililo Nua say the parents’ first reaction was to get their girls to safety. As the fire quickly grew, Tre tossed the girls from the third floor unit onto a snow bank, then tried to lower his wife down to […]

  • Alaska Aces

    Alaska Aces ownership considering ceasing operations

    by Dave Goldman on Feb 17, 16:47

    The Alaska Aces, the state’s largest professional sports organization for nearly a decade and half, is considering ceasing operations after the current season, according to sources familiar with the situation. “Nothing has officially been decided yet,” Aces co-owner Jerry Mackie said in a phone interview Friday. “We’ve been struggling. Look at the fans in our stadium. It’s […]

  • Marijuana News

    Alaska State Troopers seize $600,000 in marijuana at grow near Tok

    by Associated Press on Feb 17, 14:49

    Alaska State Trooper investigators have seized marijuana with an estimated street value of more than $600,000 from an illegal grow operation near Tok. Acting on a tip, Fairbanks troopers in the Statewide Drug Enforcement Unit on Wednesday contacted the occupants of a home at Mile 1316 Alaska Highway. Troopers say a suspected grow operation was […]

  • Crime

    Troopers investigate Fairbanks shooting, robbery

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Feb 17, 14:44

    Early Friday morning, a 22-year-old man showed up at Fairbanks Memorial Hospital with a gunshot wound to his abdomen. Although his injury was serious, Alaska State Trooper spokesperson Megan Peters said, he was lucky — it was non-life threatening. The investigation is still in its early stages, but a trooper dispatch said they responded to […]

  • Mic Check in the Morning

    Mic Check in the Morning: Elvis Monroe

    by Daybreak Staff on Feb 17, 14:43

    Blending country rock and Americana into one sound, Elvis Monroe will play for a single night in Anchorage at Eddie’s Sports Bar. The band is based in Las Vegas, Nevada, and contains members of other well known groups. Their newest song, “Blue Collar Man” is the theme song to a new show called “Vegas Rat […]

  • Mic Check in the Morning

    Mic Check in the Morning: Love and Theft

    by Daybreak Staff on Feb 17, 14:22

    Country duo, and best friends, Love and Theft are bringing their unique sound to Anchorage for one show at Eddie’s Sports Bar. It’s a part of the Northern Lights Country Concert Series. In the video above, the band plays, “You Didn’t Want Me.” According to the band’s website, their first single,  2009’s “Runaway,” was a […]