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  • State

    Judge says bearded seals not threatened

    by Kate McPherson on Jul 25, 22:55

    A judge has ordered the U.S. population of bearded seal be delisted as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. In late 2012, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) listed the bearded seal, found predominantly in Arctic waters, as threatened due to the probable decrease in sea ice later this century and the […]

  • State

    Season of hope on the Yukon: A hand up

    by Rhonda McBride on Jul 25, 21:30

    Community Development Quota groups are one of the legacies of the late Sen. Ted Stevens, set up to help coastal communities in Western Alaska develop an economy by giving them shares in the Bering Sea fisheries. They’ve become increasingly important as economic engines in rural Alaska. The Yukon Delta Fisheries Development Association is the CDQ […]

  • Local

    Veterans give lunches to homeless

    by Shannon Ballard on Jul 25, 21:21

    Homeless veterans in Anchorage may be a little more comfortable Friday after getting some help from those who were once in their shoes. KMH veterans is a local nonprofit that believes no one who has served our country should ever go without a meal, yet too many do. The group has a simple goal: Provide […]

  • Forecasts

    Evening news weather, July 25

    by KTVA Weather on Jul 25, 20:23

  • Local

    The voice of the air show

    by Bonney Bowman on Jul 25, 20:09

    There’s a saying in the air show industry: A good narrator can make a bad air show, better. But a bad narrator can ruin what would otherwise be a great show. Thankfully, the narrator for Arctic Thunder 2014 is one of the best. Twenty-seven years ago, Larry Strain found his calling. He was helping behind […]

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Quilters feature Anchorage’s history in fabric

    by Heather Hintze on Jul 25, 19:29

    For Katy Neher, there’s just something about looking at black and white pictures. “The Kimball building,” said Katy Neher. “Every time I see it — I live downtown now — and when I go by it’s neat to see something that’s been in the same spot my whole life.” Anchorage’s 100-year history is strewn out […]

  • State

    Supreme Court decision favors same-sex couples

    by Charlo Greene on Jul 25, 18:45

    A landmark decision was handed down Friday by the Alaska Supreme Court in favor of same-sex couples. The victory, however, is a bittersweet one, waged by one woman, Deborah Harris, fighting in the memory of her murdered life partner, according to her attorney Eric Croft. “Today, the Alaska Supreme Court ruled in favor of Debbie Harris […]

  • Local

    Coastal Trail closures slated for next week

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Jul 25, 17:25

    A section of the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail will be closed eight hours a day for repairs next week. From Tuesday to Friday, the trail will be closed from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Anchorage Water and Wastewater Utility facility on Hutson Drive and continue south to the Sisson Bridge — mile 6.6, […]

  • State

    BP reaches settlement on oil-related spills

    by Associated Press on Jul 25, 16:31

    BP Exploration Alaska has agreed to settle a complaint with the state and federal governments over four oil-related spills on Alaska’s North Slope from 2007 to 2011. The complaint and proposed settlement were filed in federal court Friday. The proposed settlement calls for a $450,000 penalty, $180,100 of which would go to the state with […]

  • US/World

    Israel, Hamas reportedly agree to 12-hour truce

    by CBS/AP on Jul 25, 16:16

    There may be a pause in the war in Gaza. Hamas, which controls the 32-mile-long Palestinian homeland, announced Friday it will cease fire for 12 hours Saturday. A senior U.S. official says Israel has also agreed to the pause, although that has not been confirmed directly from Israel. The ceasefire was negotiated by U.S. Secretary […]

  • Crime

    Anchorage psychiatrist indicted for Medicaid fraud

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Jul 25, 15:16

    A federal grand jury has indicted an Anchorage doctor on 18 felony counts of Medicaid billing fraud. Dr. Shubhranjan Ghosh, 39, of Anchorage is also charged with committing a scheme to defraud Medicaid, tampering with evidence in an investigation and 15 counts of misconduct involving a controlled substance. Ghosh is the founder of Ghosh Psychiatric […]

  • DayBreak

    Meet Molly, this week’s Daybreak Adopt-A-Pet

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Jul 25, 14:21

    Meet Molly, an adult, female Rottweiler mix. Very gentle, easygoing and mellow, Molly is attentive, eager to please and easy to walk and handle. She enjoys being with people, is a good fetch player, will sit nicely for treats and take them gently. She has some guarding around rawhide toys. Molly will make a pleasant […]

  • DayBreak

    Mic Check in the Morning: Small Kine

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Jul 25, 14:12

    The U.S. Air Force Band, Small Kine, is in town for the Arctic Thunder air show. The band members are set to perform Friday from 5-8 p.m. in Town Square Park, Saturday from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, July 27 in Talkeetna from 5-7 p.m. and July 29 at the Loussac Library from […]

  • Local

    Cancer survivor completes epic journey

    by Shannon Ballard on Jul 25, 13:49

    Sam Dresel looks at his life in moments, and pulling up to the “Welcome to Anchorage” sign Tuesday was a big one. He just completed the motorcycle ride of a lifetime, logging more than 2,300 miles from the Pacific to the Arctic Ocean and documenting the entire 10-day trip. “It’s been a big dream of […]

  • US/World

    Comments sought on possible Beaufort lease sale

    by Associated Press on Jul 25, 13:44

    A federal agency is testing the waters on a possible new lease sale in the Alaska Arctic. The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management plans to take comments on areas in the Beaufort Sea that have the most promising oil and gas potential. The agency says it also wants to learn more about environmentally sensitive […]

  • Local

    Glenn Highway rollover prompts Muldoon ramp closure

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Jul 25, 13:32

    Anchorage police and medics responded to a single-vehicle rollover crash on a Glenn Highway exit near Muldoon Road early Friday afternoon. Dani Myren, a spokeswoman for the Anchorage Police Department, said the call came in just before 1 p.m., when an SUV flipped into a wooded area on the southbound side of the highway at […]

  • DayBreak

    Hallo Bay bears give economic boost to neighboring community

    by James Gaddis on Jul 25, 10:44

    Making people “Bear Aware” isn’t the only benefit of Hallo Bay Bear Camp. It also provides an economic boost across the bay. Located inside Katmai National Park and Preserve, Hallo Bay’s base of operations is in Homer. The town’s Chamber of Commerce has 500 members, 12 of which are flightseeing and bear watching companies like […]

  • Local

    Rain halts Bucs play until Friday

    by Dave Goldman on Jul 25, 10:07

    Even the hearty Alaska spirit has a limit. The Bucs and Miners made it to the fourth inning of their game Thursday at Mulcahy Stadium: Mother Nature saw to it that’s as far as they would go. With the Miners on top 3-2 in a steady downpour and players sliding all over, the head coaches and umpires […]

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Anchorage Mini Maker Faire celebrates local do-it-yourselfers

    by Hope Miller on Jul 25, 7:56

    Imagine your childhood school science fair without the grades and with cooler gadgets, and you might have an idea for what’s in store at Saturday’s Anchorage Mini Maker Faire. Starting at noon, you can head down to the Loussac Library to mingle with local techies, tinkerers, crafters and everyone in between to see Alaskans show off […]

  • News

    Season of hope on the Yukon: A taste of success

    by Rhonda McBride on Jul 25, 7:40

    With so many species of salmon to eat, Alaskans have so much to choose from; among them sockeyes, silvers and kings. Chums are not a particularly popular fish. In fact, they’re often referred to as “dog salmon” because in many parts of the state, they were traditionally used to feed sled dog teams. But the […]