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Presbyterian church first to present statewide apology at AFN

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Report: California soldiers must repay enlistment bonuses




  • Alaska Politics

    Behind the Ballot: Don Young, Alaska’s longest-serving Congressman

    by Liz Raines on Oct 24, 20:17

    After 43 years as Alaska’s lone voice in the U.S. House of Representatives, Don Young says he’s ready for another round in Congress. “I’ve got a reputation — if I say it’s good for Alaska, I do my homework, I go to the floor, they will in fact vote with me,” Young said of his […]

  • Alaska Politics

    Alaska Republican Party claims Joe Miller violated election laws

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 24, 20:05

    The Alaska Republican Party chairman announced a complaint Monday against former party member Joe Miller, saying he violated election laws while running for U.S. Senate as a Libertarian. Chairman Tuckerman Babcock’s complaint to the Office of General Counsel lists a number of alleged violations, including Miller’s use of his news website Restoring Liberty as a campaign site. […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Volunteers donate more than a thousand pairs of winter boots to city’s needy

    by Lauren Maxwell on Oct 24, 19:50

    As temperatures drop, most of us begin digging out our winter clothing, but for some people, finding the gear to stay warm and dry isn’t easy. More than 300 people got a boost in that direction on Monday when they received new, warm winter boots. The boots were distributed at Bean’s Cafe, donated by the Las […]

  • Crime

    $50k of wine, coins stolen from garage in latest misfortune for Anchorage restaurateur

    by Eric Ruble on Oct 24, 19:35

    It has been a tough year for Van Hale. The well-known owner of Marx Bros. Café and Van’s Dive Bar lost his mother in May. On his way home from her memorial service, his home caught fire. He moved to a new house with his wife, where her car was broken into twice. His car […]

  • Crime

    Troopers: Tribal police officer arrested for evidence theft and assault

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 24, 18:59

    Alaska State Troopers say they arrested a tribal police officer (TPO) after he stole alcohol being held as evidence, drank it and then fought a man, putting him in the hospital. Troopers were first called to the village of Kongiganak around 5 p.m. on Thursday to investigate a fight, according to an online dispatch. One of […]

  • Marijuana News

    With testing underway, marijuana shops prepare to open in Alaska

    by Shannon Ballard on Oct 24, 16:23

    It’s been almost two years since Alaskans voted to legalize marijuana, but it wasn’t until Monday morning that the industry took a crucial step forward. The first cannabis testing facility is now up and running. CannTest, LLC is nestled in Ship Creek. For its three-man staff, breaking in their instruments feels like a milestone. By 10:30 a.m., […]

  • US/World

    Investigators say Jane Doe found in Wisconsin may have lived in Alaska

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 24, 15:51

    “In the early morning of July 21, 1999 a man walking his dog along a rural road in Racine County, Wisconsin was the first person to find a young female, dead, left alone, along the edge of a cornfield.” –National Center for Missing & Exploited Children This is the scene described in a plea from the National Center […]

  • Health

    Why doctors are saying infants should share parents’ room

    by Steven Reinberg / Healthday on Oct 24, 12:46

    Infants should sleep in the same room as their parents — but not in the same bed — to reduce the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), new guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics advise. The recommendations call for babies to share their parents’ bedroom for at least the first 6 months of […]

  • Arctic

    Appeals panel finds protections for ice seals reasonable

    by Becky Bohrer / AP on Oct 24, 10:45

    An appeals court panel has ruled that a federal agency acted reasonably in proposing to list a certain population of bearded seals as threatened by the sea ice loss. The decision by a three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco reverses a lower court ruling that found the decision […]

  • Sports

    Army vet wins battle to play college basketball

    by Dave Leval on Oct 24, 10:07

    Isaiah Brock has one less thing to worry about at Oakland University. “I was very excited for them overturning their decision, I was very excited,” Brock said in a phone interview while at the campus near Detroit. The freshman forward came to the school to pursue a dream, but almost became a nightmare after the […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Cub Scouts receive outpouring of donations from Alaskans following theft

    by Eric Ruble on Oct 24, 7:42

    Cub Scout Pack 369 was devastated when its trailer was stolen in early October. Inside was roughly $3,500 worth of camping supplies and popcorn that was hours away from being delivered to customers. The theft crushed the boys’ hopes for their camping trip next summer. However, since the trailer was stolen, Alaskans have come together […]

  • U.S. Politics

    2016 November election: When, where and how to cast your ballot

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 23, 18:54

    The 2016 November election is right around the corner. Early voting kicks off on Monday, Oct. 24 — just over two weeks before Election Day on Nov. 8. Who am I voting for? This is a big election year. Voters will have a number of candidates to choose from for their district’s state legislative representatives, […]

  • Crime

    Police seek surveillance footage of early morning shooting near Spenard

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 23, 18:36

    No one was injured in a Sunday morning shooting near Spenard, but Anchorage police say a parked vehicle was damaged by at least one bullet. In a statement about the incident, police said they are hoping residents in the area of Eureka Street and W 32nd Avenue will be able to provide surveillance footage or information […]

  • Alaska News

    Troopers: Kasilof man killed in late-night crash

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 23, 14:15

    A Kasilof man died in a single-vehicle wreck late Saturday night, Alaska State Troopers report. Someone reported the wreck on Kalifornsky Beach Road to troopers around 11:40 p.m. and did not know where the driver of the vehicle was, according to an online dispatch. When troopers arrived less than 20 minutes later, they found the […]

  • Military

    Report: California soldiers must repay enlistment bonuses

    by KTVA / AP on Oct 23, 11:58

    Nearly 10,000 California National Guard soldiers have been ordered to repay huge enlistment bonuses a decade after signing up to serve in Iraq and Afghanistan. The Los Angeles Times reports the Pentagon demanded the money back after audits revealed overpayments by the California Guard eager to fill ranks and hit enlistment targets. Faced with a […]

  • Sci/Tech

    New bumble bee, flower fly species discovered in Denali National Park

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 23, 10:48

    Two new species of pollinating bugs have been discovered in Denali National Park and Preserve, according to park officials. The new species were discovered during a 2012 pollinator survey in the park, a statement from park officials explained. “I think these two new discoveries really highlight the fact that there is still so much to learn […]

  • Alaska News

    Presbyterian church first to present statewide apology at AFN

    by Liz Raines on Oct 22, 19:50

    The Presbyterian church becomes the first religious organization to officially apologize at #2016AFN to @NativeFed for oppression, abuse. pic.twitter.com/xP3gPYPHWz — Liz Raines (@lrainesktva) October 22, 2016 FAIRBANKS – It was a historic moment for the Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) Saturday. For the first time, a religious organization came before an AFN convention to apologize […]

  • Alaska News

    Alaska veterans receive warm welcome home after Honor Flight

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 22, 19:05

    A group of Alaska veterans returned Saturday from Washington D.C., where they visited our nation’s war memorials thanks to Last Frontier Honor Flight. The crowd waiting for their arrival at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport applauded as the veterans disembarked to the sounds of bagpipes from the Alaska Celtic Pipes and Drums (ACPD). The 23 […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    SAVEarth project aims to provide homeless Alaskans with boots

    by Eric Ruble on Oct 22, 18:28

    While many Alaskans are celebrating the first snow of the season, it marks the beginning of a tough time of year for people living outdoors. A group from the Lower 48 is working to help Anchorage’s homeless in a big way. SAVEarth is assembling 1,100 pairs of boots with the help of volunteers. Each pair […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Whittier police begin patrolling Girdwood on short-term contract

    by Eric Ruble on Oct 22, 18:12

    After roughly three weeks without any law enforcement stationed in Girdwood, there are now Whittier Police Department (WPD) officers patrolling the town. It is the result of a short-term contract between the Girdwood Board of Supervisors, the Municipality of Anchorage and WPD that lasts through the end of the year. After the contract expires, there […]