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  • Crime

    Anchorage police seeking potential victims in harassment case

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 24, 17:08

    ANCHORAGE — The Anchorage Police Department says there may be more victims of a man accused of inappropriately touching children at the Anchorage Lutheran School. Adam Wilkinson, 32, worked for the school as a Child Watch employee between 1999 and 2014, and recently entered a guilty plea on a single count of first-degree harassment, police […]

  • Alaska

    Nenana Ice Classic: Winning time is 2:25 p.m.

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 24, 16:59

    Nenana Ice Classic officials say the official winning time for the 2015 Nenana Ice Classic is 2:25 p.m. Alaska Standard Time on April 24. The jackpot for ticket holders with the winning time is $330,330. The payoff for 2015′s jackpot will be awarded June 1, according to NIC website. The tripod tipped over onto the […]

  • Alaska

    A Moving Target: Stopping booze at the river

    by Ben Matheson / KYUK on Apr 24, 14:56

    Citizens in Bethel are weighing a decision on a proposal for the for the first liquor store in decades. In the shadow of the debate is a powerful and elaborate bootlegging economy across the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta. The region’s three Western Alaska Alcohol and Narcotics Taskforce investigators can’t be everywhere at once. Some villages are trying to fill […]

  • Crime

    Jerry Active found guilty in 2013 homicide, sexual assault case

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 24, 13:27

    Jerry Active was found guilty on 12 counts Friday for killing two grandparents and then assaulting three generations of the same family at an Anchorage home in 2013. The jury found Active guilty of two counts of first-degree murder, two count of second-degree murder, two counts of first-degree sexual assault, one count of first-degree sexual […]

  • Mic Check in the Morning

    Mic Check in the Morning: Troubadour North

    by Daybreak Staff on Apr 24, 12:37

    Troubadour North recently won the preliminary round of Hard Rock Rising – a battle of the bands style competition at the Hard Rock Cafe in downtown Anchorage. The band now heads to the finals on May 6 to face the winner of next week’s preliminary round. At stake is $1,000 and a potential spot in […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    State budget cuts force UAA leadership to take furloughs; layoffs imminent

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 24, 12:11

    A sign of more reductions to come, University of Alaska Anchorage leadership will start taking furloughs to ease the sting of state budget cuts. UAA is dealing with a budget shortfall of about $19.5 million, a number that is subject to change as a state budget still has to be passed by the Legislature and […]

  • Alaska

    Federal agency, Alaska businesses partner on whale program

    by Associated Press on Apr 24, 11:24

    Southeast Alaska companies have agreed to participate in a program intended to help mitigate boats’ impacts on whales. The National Marine Fisheries Service announced Thursday in a press release that it was launching a voluntary program in Alaska called Whale SENSE. According to the release, the program is intended to help reduce disturbances when whales […]

  • DayBreak

    Mic Check in the Morning: Color Me Badd

    by Daybreak Staff on Apr 24, 10:21

    Color Me Badd is back in Alaska with a flashback to some of their hit ’90s music for a prom 3.0 event happening this weekend. “We will do a lot of old hits we had back in the ’90s,” said Mark Calderon, singer with Color Me Badd. “We got some new stuff that will be […]

  • Get Out

    Get Out: Dog Parks

    by Brett Shepard on Apr 24, 10:01

    You hear us talk about our dogs a lot on Daybreak. Obi, Isla and Einstein normally stay behind the scenes. But not this week. We took the trio outside for some fun in this week’s Get Out. University Lake is one of the most popular dog parks in Anchorage. A place you will often spot me, […]

  • Alaska

    Clock still ticks in Nenana Ice Classic

    by Associated Press on Apr 24, 9:16

    There’s still no resolution to Alaska’s favorite guessing game. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports (http://is.gd/vaDSdy) the clock on the tripod in the Nenana Ice Classic continues to tick early Friday morning, even though the tripod has fallen over. The game dates back to 1917, the first attempt for people to predict when winter ice would […]

  • Adopt-a-Pet

    Meet Betty & Wilma, Daybreak’s Adopt-A-Pets

    by Daybreak Staff on Apr 24, 9:04

    Betty and Wilma are a pair of cats hoping for a special adopter. Betty, 8 years old, and Wilma, 4 years old, have lived together for 4 years and their previous owner says they slept next to each other, groomed each other and played together. Wilma has developed sores on the side of her neck, […]

  • Forecasts

    Daybreak weather, April 24

    by Brett Shepard on Apr 24, 8:36

    Southcentral A beautiful day in the region. The downside is fire danger will be high in the Matanuska Valley with a red flag warning in effect there from noon until 10 p.m. There may be a few showers toward Homer and Seldovia as well. Southeast Mostly to partly cloudy skies and mild. Interior A beautiful […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Poetry carries West High student to D.C.

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 24, 8:31

    Maeva Ordaz will head to Washington, D.C., next week to represent Alaska in the Poetry Out Loud national finals. Watch the video above to hear from the West High School senior. Zacuanpapalotls BY BRENDA CÁRDENAS (in memory of José Antonio Burciaga, 1947-1996)                            We are chameleons. We become chameleon.  —José Antonio Burciaga  We are space […]

  • State

    A handful of lawmakers negotiate while others wait

    by Kate McPherson on Apr 24, 7:42

    Friday marks the 95th day of the legislative session in Juneau, and many are hoping a budget deal can be made. Each extra day also means more than $13,000 is being spent on legislators’ per diem, on top of their salaries. Rep. Mark Neuman says he’s not surprised negotiations have gone into overtime. “This has […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    The mayor of JBER: A day with Col. Brian Bruckbauer

    by Bonney Bowman on Apr 24, 7:01

    He’s the mayor of Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson: Col. Brian Bruckbauer is about 10 months into a two-year tenure as joint base commander. His daily decisions affect the lives of 40,000 people. At 8 a.m., Bruckbauer has already been at work for an hour in an office that’s a visual history of his Air Force career. It’s a history […]

  • Local

    Annie Rush returns, helps West beat West Valley 2-0

    by KTVA Sports on Apr 24, 0:16

    After missing two games following surgery on her meniscus, forward Annie Rush was back Thursday night as the West High School girls’ soccer team downed West Valley High School 2 to 0. “I was kind of nervous to come back because I played pretty well in my first two games and I was scared I […]

  • Alaska

    Cessna 185 makes emergency landing In Nome

    by Francesca Fenzi / KNOM on Apr 23, 21:55

    A privately-owned Cessna 185 airplane made an emergency landing at Nome’s City Field airport on Thursday afternoon. Update Thursday, 3:45 pm: The Nome Police Department received a distress call regarding a small aircraft “that possibly would not make the city landing strip” just before 1 o’clock on Thursday. The Nome Volunteer Ambulance and Fire Departments were dispatched along with law enforcement officers. Nome Fire […]

  • Alaska

    Village students experience Anchorage life through school exchange program

    by Heather Hintze on Apr 23, 19:55

    There are some new faces around the halls of Wendler Middle School this week. Five students from Buckland, a village of 450 people near Kotzebue, are in Anchorage shadowing kids in different classes. “Science, social studies, Spanish,” eighth grade student Raymond Brown listed off quietly. While he’s in Algebra his cousin Charlene Brown is working […]

  • Alaska

    A Moving Target: WAANT Pursues Bootleg Liquor

    by Ben Matheson / KYUK on Apr 23, 18:51

    Citizens in Bethel are weighing a decision on a proposal for the for the first liquor store in decades. In the shadow of the debate is a powerful and elaborate bootlegging economy across the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta. In the first of a three-part series on efforts to curb the flow of alcohol, KYUK’s Ben Matheson reports […]

  • Money

    Bethel teen’s shop offers fashion and socializing

    by Daysha Eaton / KYUK Radio on Apr 23, 16:34

    BETHEL  – A Bethel teen has started her own business, a women’s clothing consignment store. The 17-year-old senior at Bethel Regional High School opened ‘Arctic Belle Boutique’ in November, making her one of the community’s youngest entrepreneurs. Kate McWilliams describes a new item that just arrived in her store as she displays it on a […]