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  • Alaska News

    ADN can pay carriers, but fate of the paper still unclear

    by Steffi Lee on Aug 17, 22:23

    The state’s largest newspaper can pay its carriers, but a bankruptcy judge has not made a decision on the proposed financing agreement by its potential buyers trying to save the paper. The Alaska Dispatch News and The Binkley Company outlined its reasons for the DIP Financing Agreement to Judge Gary Spraker Thursday, but Spraker only […]

  • Aviation

    NTSB concludes investigative hearing on deadly Togiak plane crash

    by Daniella Rivera on Aug 17, 22:17

    The investigative hearing held at the Captain Cook Hotel Thursday is the first of its kind in Alaska since 1989, following the Exxon-Valdez oil spill and the first field hearing the National Transportation Safety Board has held outside of Washington D.C. in 18 years. The hearing centered around Hageland Aviation Flight 3153. The Cessna 208 […]

  • Alaska News

    Completion of GCI’s TERRA Project brings reliable services to western Alaska

    by Liz Raines on Aug 17, 19:55

    It’s a project seven years in the making — GCI has now completed its Terrestrial for Every Rural Region of Alaska, or TERRA, Project, aimed at providing more reliable, higher speed internet and cell service in the western part of the state. On Thursday, the company held a community barbecue in Bethel to celebrate the […]

  • Reality Check w/ John Tracy

    President Trump bringing America together, not the way he intended

    by John Tracy on Aug 17, 19:38

    In this week’s Reality Check, John Tracy says the President’s views on the violence in Charlottesville are uniting Americans against the rise of white nationalism.

  • Crime

    Utah man indicted in death of wife on Alaska cruise

    by Associated Press on Aug 17, 17:21

    JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) – A Utah man accused of killing his wife on a cruise to Alaska has been indicted on a murder count. Kenneth Manzanares was indicted Wednesday by a federal grand jury in the death of Kristy Manzanares. The indictment was made public Thursday. Kristy Manzanares was found dead in a blood-splattered cabin […]

  • US/World

    Barcelona terror attack: Several dead in shootout with Spanish police in Cambrils

    by CBS News on Aug 17, 16:40

    CAMBRILS, Spain — Police in Spain say they have shot and killed several people south of Barcelona while carrying out an operation in response to a terrorist attack. The regional police for the Catalonia region said on Twitter early Friday that officers are in Cambrils, a seaside resort town 62 miles from Barcelona. According to […]

  • Crime

    Authorities investigating incident at Alaska prison

    by Associated Press on Aug 17, 16:25

    FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) – Authorities are investigating an incident at a prison in one of Alaska’s largest cities that a state corrections spokeswoman says resulted in minor damages to the facility. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports local police and the Alaska State Troopers set up a perimeter outside of the Fairbanks Correctional Center during the […]

  • Sci/Tech

    Nokia finally has a flagship Android phone and it’s beautiful

    by CBS News on Aug 17, 16:07

    At last, Nokia has a true flagship Android phone to get excited about. It’s called the Nokia 8 and unlike Nokia’s existing Androids — the 3, 5 and 6 — this one is a real powerhouse. At its core is a top-end Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor with 4GB of RAM. I’ve already run some benchmark […]

  • US/World

    Barcelona terror attack: At least 13 dead after van barrels into pedestrians

    by CBS News on Aug 17, 15:43

    BARCELONA, Spain — A van veered onto a sidewalk and barreled down a busy pedestrian zone Thursday in Barcelona’s picturesque Las Ramblas district, swerving from side to side as it mowed down tourists and residents and turned the popular European vacation promenade into a bloody killing zone. Thirteen people were killed and 100 were injured in […]

  • Alaska Politics

    Senator: Alaskans should vote on tax, oil-wealth proposals

    by Associated Press on Aug 17, 15:26

    JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) – A Republican state senator pursuing a run for governor says Alaskans should get a say on whether the state should impose an income tax or make changes to how the earnings from Alaska’s oil-wealth fund are handled. Sen. Mike Dunleavy of Wasilla says both issues should go to an advisory vote. […]

  • Alaska News

    Creditors’ claims could sink Alaska Dispatch News deal, buyers say

    by Chris Klint on Aug 17, 14:21

    The family slated to spearhead a purchase of the state’s largest newspaper defended its proposed financing of the deal in court filings Thursday, saying the paper only has weeks’ worth of pay remaining for employees and that the roughly $1 million purchase won’t occur if other creditors can recover their money from the paper first. […]

  • Crime

    Driver charged with hitting stopped Glenn Highway motorist

    by Chris Klint on Aug 17, 13:12

    A man trying to help a motorist stopped along the Glenn Highway in rush-hour traffic this week was struck by another vehicle and severely injured, with the driver Anchorage police say is at fault now facing assault charges. Krista Ruesch, 34, was charged with operating under the influence, second-degree assault and reckless endangerment in the […]

  • US/World

    Trump says he’s sad to see removal of ‘beautiful statues’

    by CBS News/Associated Press on Aug 17, 11:11

    WASHINGTON — President Trump on Thursday said he was sad to see U.S. history being “ripped apart” with the removal of Confederate monuments and statues, which he called “beautiful.” Sad to see the history and culture of our great country being ripped apart with the removal of our beautiful statues and monuments. You….. — Donald J. […]

  • DayBreak

    Help support the 2018 Fur Rendezvous at the Rondy Summer Roundup

    by Daybreak Staff on Aug 17, 10:56

    Fur Rendezvous is still months away, but fans can celebrate early with a fundraiser to help. The Rondy Summer Roundup will happen Friday evening, Aug. 18, at the Egan Center. It will feature dancing, live music, and refreshments. The Roundup has a country theme and encourages attendees to dress accordingly. Musician Ken Peltier will be headlining the […]

  • Mic Check in the Morning

    Mic Check in the Morning: Ken Peltier for Rondy Summer Roundup

    by Daybreak Staff on Aug 17, 10:54

    Ken Peltier will be headlining Fur Rendezvous’ Rondy Summer Roundup fundraiser on Friday, Aug. 18. At the fundraiser, there will be dancing, beer and a secret unveiling of next year’s collectible pin. In addition, the event will have door prizes, live and silent auctions as well as a country dance contest. The Rondy Summer Round […]

  • Crime

    New charges for man accused of strangling woman in Turnagain

    by Steffi Lee on Aug 17, 10:26

    A grand jury has indicted the man accused of strangling a woman unconscious, then masturbating on her in Anchorage on new charges of kidnapping and assault. Justin Schneider, 33, faces four felony charges and one misdemeanor. Anchorage police say on August 8, officers were called to the emergency room at the Alaska Native Medical Center […]

  • Crime

    Arctic Boulevard dog park dispute escalates to stabbing

    by Chris Klint on Aug 17, 9:38

    A late-night dispute between two men at a Midtown dog park last week ended with one of them stabbed, Anchorage police said, and the other taken into custody. Police spokeswoman Renee Oistad said Lionel McMorris, 56, was charged with first-degree assault in the Aug. 10 incident at the West 31st Avenue dog park, along Arctic […]

  • Alaska News

    NTSB meets in Alaska for plane crash investigative hearing

    by Associated Press on Aug 17, 9:29

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) – The National Transportation Safety Board will conduct an investigative hearing Thursday in Anchorage, Alaska, on a commercial airplane crash that killed two pilots and a passenger near a rural village. The NTSB says it’s the first investigative hearing held outside of Washington, D.C., in nearly 20 years. Board member Earl Weener […]

  • Crime

    Judges hear appeal of Fairbanks militia leader’s conviction

    by Associated Press on Aug 17, 9:27

    FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) – An advocate for gun rights and the anti-government sovereign citizen ideology in Fairbanks was convicted in 2012 on nine felonies, including conspiracy to commit the murder of federal officials. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports a panel of federal appeals court judges Wednesday discussed the possibility of throwing out a solicitation to […]

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Daniel Craig confirms he’s playing James Bond again

    by CBS News on Aug 17, 9:14

    It’s official: Daniel Craig is playing James Bond again. The actor confirmed on the “Late Show” that he will be returning as 007, but he said this will probably be his last time playing the special agent. The announcement did not come as too much of a surprise, as rumors have been swirling for a […]