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  • Crime

    APD: Rocks, bikes, coffee thrown as dozens brawled in Mountain View

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 28, 15:20

    A group of more than 40 people were involved in a fight outside a Mountain View gas station Tuesday night, according to police. Anchorage police spokeswoman Anita Shell said the fight, which she described as a “melee,” was first reported at 8:11 p.m. Tuesday at the Holiday gas station on Mountain View Drive. “I’d like […]

  • Alaska News

    Alaska settles complaint over Medicaid payment system

    by Associated Press on Sep 28, 13:45

    The state has reached a settlement over its problem-plagued Medicaid payment system, agreeing to pay the vendor hired to implement the system $25.9 million it is owed, provided certain terms are met. State health department spokeswoman Sarana Schell says the department received thousands of hours of work it won’t have to pay for and says […]

  • DayBreak

    New state of the art cancer facility set to open in the Valley

    by Daybreak Staff on Sep 28, 13:33

    The Matanuska-Susitna area will soon have a new, high-tech facility to help people fight cancer. The Mat-Su Valley Cancer Center is set to open its doors this fall and is hosting a community event this Friday to celebrate. Medical director and radiation oncologist, Dr. Clare Bertucio, joined Daybreak to talk about the new state of […]

  • DayBreak

    Park Strip will be pink Saturday for breast cancer awareness walk

    by Daybreak Staff on Sep 28, 12:38

    The Park Strip will soon be a sea of pink as Anchorage comes together to help in the fight against breast cancer. Saturday the public is invited to come out and show their support and celebrate survivorship at the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk. Wednesday, Jennie Boe, a Making Strides Against Breast Cancer committee […]

  • Workforce Wednesday

    Workforce Wednesday: Business helps people find jobs in Alaska

    by Daybreak Staff on Sep 28, 12:10

    It’s the business of finding a job — local employment matchmakers do background checks and fit the skills of people looking for work to those in-demand jobs. Joy Bunde with Personnel Plus says her company connects people with prospective employers. They place people in all types positions including chefs, executives, even floral designers. There are […]

  • Alaska Aces

    William Wrenn returns to the Aces for another season

    by Dave Goldman on Sep 28, 11:15

    As the Aces embark on a new season, they’ll do it with local favorite and Anchorage native William Wrenn. The team announced Wednesday that the 25-year-old defenseman will re-sign with the Aces. The team captain had a stellar season last year for Glacier Blue playing in 57 games, scoring four goals with 37 assists. Wrenn […]

  • Recipe Box

    Recipe Box: Pumpkin muffins

    by Sierra Starks on Sep 28, 11:03

    To celebrate the fall season, KTVA 11′s Daybreak is adding a new flavor to its Recipe Box, inspired by the Pumpkin Spice Latte, one of autumn’s signature beverages. Anchorage mom and blogger Lesleigh Frank shares her version of pumpkin muffins and gives tips on how to get the kiddos involved in the kitchen. She says […]

  • Crime

    Officers involved in Palmer shooting that left K-9 dead identified

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 28, 9:19

    Alaska State Troopers have identified the officers involved in a weekend shooting that left a suspect injured and an trooper K-9 dead. A complaint filed Monday at the Palmer Courthouse states that at 5:20 a.m. Sunday, Palmer Police Department Officer Szipszky tried to pull over a green sedan, carrying four people, for having a tail […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Multiple agencies rescue Palmer climber impaled with ice ax

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 28, 8:24

    A Palmer woman fell while hiking Pioneer Peak on Tuesday, lodging an ice ax into her back and prompting a rescue by multiple agencies. In an online dispatch, Alaska State Troopers (AST) stated 23-year-old Shawnee Whitehorse was climbing with a partner at 9:44 p.m. Tuesday when she fell and, “had an ice axe (sic) lodged […]

  • Crime

    Burglar gets away with $170,000 of cash, goods

    by Associated Press on Sep 28, 7:17

    Juneau police are investigating after about $170,000 in cash, gold, jewelry and other goods was reported stolen on Douglas Island. KTOO-FM reports that police say in a news release officers responded Sunday to a report that a building off North Douglas Highway had been burglarized. The robbery affected a business and a private residence in the […]

  • News

    Warm Springs Bay: A secret gem locals would like to keep secret

    by Emily Carlson on Sep 27, 23:46

    In Warm Springs Bay, the clouds and ocean mark the time. Herring pounce on giant salmon, swallowing them in one gulp. Fishermen travel hundreds of miles out of their way to bathe in the public baths fueled by the nearby hot springs. At the Alaska Whale Research Center, biologists’ lives revolve around the ever-changing wind. […]

  • University of Alaska

    UAA hockey now gets to the ice after months of talk

    by Dave Goldman on Sep 27, 23:22

    Finally. The talk ends. In the case of the University of Alaska Anchorage Seawolves, the discussion of breaking a two-year playoff drought was replaced all off-season with the constant chatter of whether or not the program will be around next year. That possibility still lingers. Budget cuts are coming. But at media day on Tuesday the […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Salvation Army’s Eagle Crest transitional housing center to close its doors Friday

    by Daniella Rivera on Sep 27, 22:52

    As a landscaping crew mowed the lawn Tuesday, all seemed like business as usual outside Eagle Crest, but inside the walls of the 76-bed facility, residents said there’s panic and uncertainty. “We feel like we’re stuck between a rock and a hard place,” said resident Jason Gladney. Gladney and Rodney Sampson say the Salvation Army […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Cuddy Family Park pond shows comeback as fewer people feed the birds

    by Lauren Maxwell on Sep 27, 22:44

    A year ago it was one of the dirtiest waterways in Anchorage, but now the pond at Cuddy Family Park in midtown Anchorage may be as clean as it’s ever been. Thom Northon with the Anchorage Waterways Council has been measuring fecal coliform rates for two years at the park. Last August, a sample taken […]

  • US/World

    Former Israeli President Shimon Peres dead at 93

    by CBS News on Sep 27, 19:59

    Even to his own people, Shimon Peres was a puzzle. He spoke eloquent Hebrew, but with a foreign accent, lacked formal education yet brimmed with culture, was a mediocre politician, but became a statesman of spectacular vision. Numerous reports have stated that former Israeli President Shimon Peres has passed away at the age of 93. […]

  • Crime

    FBI releases new stats, revealing increase in crime in Alaska

    by Eric Ruble on Sep 27, 19:45

    The latest statistics from the Federal Bureau of Investigation show an upward trend in violent crime in Alaska. The information in the Uniform Crime Reporting Program (UCR) reveals Alaska is not alone in this development; violent crime is up nearly four percent nationwide. The most recent data is from 2015. That year, there were 59 […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    New counter tracks number of Coastal Trail cyclists

    by Heather Hintze on Sep 27, 19:24

    The Anchorage Department of Parks and Recreation has a new way to track the number of cyclists using the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail. Municipal crews installed a bike counter totem at Westchester Lagoon over the weekend. There are two sensors that count riders headed toward downtown or on their ride between Kincaid Park and the […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Support your park: Alaska State Parks gear goes on sale Friday

    by Heather Hintze on Sep 27, 19:13

    The next sweatshirt you buy could help support Alaska State Parks. Earlier this year, the Legislature passed Senate Bill 101, which allows the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to collect money from fees or merchandise. That means for the first time the state parks system can profit off park-themed merchandise. Staff printed off more than […]

  • Alaska Politics

    Nageak seeks court intervention in lost primary race

    by Associated Press on Sep 27, 19:06

    Lawyers for state Rep. Benjamin Nageak of Barrow allege a number of irregularities during the August primary cost their client the election by eight votes to Democratic challenger Dean Westlake. The trial in Nageak’s lawsuit started Tuesday. His lawyers want a judge to either order the state to properly tabulate votes and recount them or […]

  • US/World

    Alaska Airlines announces 2017 flights to Havana, Cuba

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 27, 16:42

    Alaska Airlines has joined the ranks of companies permitted to operate commercial flights to Cuba following an ease of restrictions between the U.S. and the communist island nation earlier this year. The first Alaska Airlines flight to Cuba is scheduled for Jan. 5, 2017, out of Los Angeles. The company announced Tuesday it plans to offer daily […]