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  • Local

    Mountain View gets boost from new restaurant

    by Shannon Ballard on Sep 20, 19:07

    The secret to a great hamburger has been pondered for generations. But Andy Kriner says the answer is simple — use the family recipe. Kriner’s family is in the food business. Saturday was the grand opening of Kriner’s Burgers and Pies, the restaurant he started with his son. “I’ve always wanted a hamburger restaurant since I […]

  • State

    Regents nix tuition hike for University of Alaska

    by Associated Press on Sep 20, 16:50

    The University of Alaska Board of Regents gave thumbs down to a proposal to boost tuition by 4 percent. UA President Pat Gamble proposed the increase for the 2015-16 academic year, saying the move would raise about $4 million as the system navigates tight budgets. The university faced a $26 million budget gap this year […]

  • State

    Parnell says 2 new Alaska ferries to be built

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 20, 15:45

    Gov. Sean Parnell has announced that two Alaska Class Ferries will be built in Ketchikan. Parnell made his announcement on Saturday, saying that the state and Vigor Industrial reached an agreement to build the ferries at the company’s Ketchikan shipyard. The governor’s office says the two ferries would be the first vessels in the state […]

  • Local

    Assembly, School Board talk resource officer program, student performance

    by Rhonda McBride on Sep 20, 15:33

    The Anchorage Assembly and the Anchorage School Board tackled a variety of issues in a joint meeting on Friday, including proposed cuts to the School Resources Officer (SRO) program. Police Chief Mark Mew told the group he wants to avoid cutting the program if at all possible, even though all other specialty units in the […]

  • State

    Parnell shows support for road to King Cove

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 20, 13:56

    Gov. Sean Parnell has a message for the U.S. Secretary of the Interior: Alaskans won’t give up. Parnell traveled to King Cove Friday to sign a legislative resolution asking Sally Jewell to repeal her decision regarding the Izembek land exchange. Many residents and their children turned out to see the governor sign the resolution at the King Cove School. […]

  • Football Final

    Football Final on KTVA: Sept. 19

    by KTVA Sports on Sep 20, 13:36

  • Campaign 2014

    Anchorage man to spend big bucks on local elections

    by Dave Leval on Sep 20, 13:30

    House Majority Leader Lance Pruitt is back on the campaign trail. On a Friday in September, less than two months before the general election, rain doesn’t stop Pruitt from making his rounds as he goes door to door in an East Anchorage neighborhood. Pruitt says campaigning gives him a chance to reconnect with voters. “I love […]

  • Crime

    Driver apprehended in fatal hit-and-run crash near Merrill Field

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 20, 11:19

    A man is in custody after a fatal hit-and-run collision early Saturday morning. According to the Anchorage Police Department, 54-year-old Guy Merculief man was struck and killed shortly after 2 a.m. in the area of 1500 E. Fifth Ave. APD responded to the vehicle-pedestrian collision and learned that Merculief had been walking across Fifth Avenue […]

  • Local

    Alaska PARK(ing) Day takes back the pavement

    by Rhonda McBride on Sep 19, 21:17

    Alaska PARK(ing) Day is an answer to that old Joni Mitchell folk song about paving paradise and putting up a parking lot. For one day, 12 Anchorage parking spaces were transformed into temporary green spaces. At city hall, festive white tents went up in the middle of the parking lot with benches and potted plants […]

  • National

    Roger Goodell breaks silence on domestic abuse: “I will get it right”

    by CBS/AP on Sep 19, 21:06

    Last Updated Sep 19, 2014 5:01 PM EDT NEW YORK – Commissioner Roger Goodell acknowledged the NFL has dropped the ball on the issue of domestic violence, apologized for mishandling the Ray Rice case and pledged Friday that “now, I will get it right.” “Unfortunately, over the past several weeks, we have seen all too much […]

  • State

    New law banning synthetic drugs goes into effect in Alaska

    by Shannon Ballard on Sep 19, 20:38

    The effects of synthetic drugs have proven so dangerous that lawmakers decided a statewide ban was needed. This week, Alaska’s new spice law took effect. It authorizes law enforcement to fine anyone who sells or possesses illicit synthetic drugs. The new state law was modeled after ordinances Anchorage and Wasilla passed earlier this year. The idea […]

  • Money

    Palmer farm growing a new generation of farmers

    by Lauren Maxwell on Sep 19, 19:47

    At Spring Creek Farm in Palmer they’re growing more than just beautiful vegetables. The farm – owned by Alaska Pacific University – is trying to grow a new generation of farmers. Getting more people interested in understanding how to grow their own food is particularly important for Alaskans, according to Farm Educator Joshua Faller. “I […]

  • Football Final

    Vote for Game of the Week: Sept. 26

    by KTVA Sports on Sep 19, 19:05

    This week’s KTVA Game of the Week will be either Palmer at Colony OR North Pole at Wasilla. How you can take part: Please vote in our online poll (below) to select where KTVA Sports will broadcast our 5, 6, and 10 p.m. sportscasts to feature Game of the Week on September 19. The KTVA Sports crew will […]

  • State

    Russian military aircraft intercepted near Alaska coast

    by Associated Press on Sep 19, 16:53

    Authorities say two F-22 fighter jets intercepted six Russian military airplanes that neared the western coast of Alaska. Lt. Col. Michael Jazdyk, a spokesman for the North American Aerospace Defense Command, or NORAD, says the jets intercepted the planes about 55 nautical miles from the Alaskan coast at about 7 p.m. Pacific time Wednesday. The Russian […]

  • State

    Governor names general to lead Alaska Guard response team

    by Hope Miller on Sep 19, 15:50

    Gov. Sean Parnell announced Friday that Brig. General Jon K. Mott will lead a special team tasked with restoring confidence in the Alaska National Guard’s leadership. Mott serves as an assistant adjunct general for the Connecticut National Guard and was recommended by the National Guard Bureau to head the Alaska team, according to a statement […]

  • Health

    States with the highest and lowest rates of gun deaths

    by Mary Elizabeth Dallas / Healthday on Sep 19, 15:41

    Hawaii has the lowest rate of gun deaths in the United States, while the District of Columbia has the highest, according to new research. Over the past decade, deaths from gun-related violence — including murders, suicides and unintentional shootings — varied widely across the United States, the study revealed. Hawaii’s rate was roughly three per […]

  • Crime

    ‘Craigslist killers’ sentenced to life in prison

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 19, 15:05

    A woman from Alaska has been sentenced to life in prison after she and her husband say they lured a stranger to his death through a Craigslist ad in Pennsylvania. Miranda Barbour and her husband Elytte Barbour pleaded guilty to second-degree murder last month. They were sentenced Thursday, according to The Daily Item. The newlyweds […]

  • DayBreak

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

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 19, 12:47

    Meet Charlie — a 6-year-old, neutered male Rottweiler mix who is looking for a forever home. This big, handsome fellow is calm, mellow, easy-going and very friendly. He likes leisurely walks and just sitting at your side for some quality buddy time. Charlie is well-socialized and has lived with young children. You can adopt Charlie from […]

  • DayBreak

    Photographers discuss latest work on Love is Love project

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 19, 12:42

    Two photographers are hoping their pictures can open hearts and minds. The Love is Love project began with a professional work headshot of a woman who had been previously turned down by another photographer to have her picture taken with her partner. After that, the rest, as they say, is history. Photographers Mitch Kitter and […]

  • Football Final

    Keeping it real … low

    by Dave Goldman on Sep 19, 12:22

    Colony travels to Wasilla as these two rivals headline our high school football coverage in week six. The host team is in search of its fourth win. And there’s no mistaking how they plan to get it. For game highlights, be sure to tune in for Football Final on Friday during KTVA’s Nightcast.