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  • Alaska News

    Norway-flagged tanker runs aground on Alaska’s Nunivak Island

    by Associated Press on Jun 24, 15:38

    A nearly 600-foot chemical tanker ran aground on an Alaska island in the Bering Sea. The Coast Guard says there were no signs of pollution or injury to the 24-member crew after it hit Nunivak Island on Friday morning. The ship is carrying 14.2 million gallons of various fuel products. Coast Guard Petty Officer Kelly […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Video of teen climbing onto roof of moving car sparks police investigation

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Jun 24, 15:31

    A woman who witnessed a person climbing onto the roof of a car while the driver was swerving recklessly posted a video to social media. Now, Wasilla police have launched an investigation into the incident. Alisha Blossom captured the footage and posted it to the Alaska’s Worst Drivers Facebook group. “While on my way home […]

  • Mic Check in the Morning

    Mic Check in the Morning: Saturday Cinders

    by Daybreak Staff on Jun 24, 15:10

    Blending Americana, folk and alternative music into a sound all their own, two years ago Rodolfo “Ro” Chavez and Rayne Rabe formed the band, Saturday Cinders. Earlier this year they released their first EP, “We Marry in the End,” which can be found on music outlets such as iTunes and Spotify. This winter they plan […]

  • DayBreak

    Beep Ball, baseball for the visually impaired, comes to Anchorage

    by Daybreak Staff on Jun 24, 15:04

    Alaska is hosting its first ever Beep Baseball challenge. Known also as Beep Ball, the sport is similar to baseball, however, the game is for the visually impaired so it’s played by ear. It’s all about rhythm, timing and trusting your senses. Fielders have to hear the crack of the bat and follow the ball […]

  • Medical Breakthroughs

    Fixing lazy eye: It’s not too late for adults

    by Ivanhoe Newswire on Jun 24, 13:10

    CHICAGO (Ivanhoe Newswire) — Doctors call it strabismus, but most of us know it as lazy eye or wandering eye. Special glasses, eye patches and exercises are used to train the eyes to stay straight. But very few patients realize there’s a surgery that can permanently fix misaligned eyes in adults. Sixty-two-year-old Joe Ennesser loves […]

  • University of Alaska

    In face of budget cuts, 39th Great Alaska Shootout will take place

    by Dave Goldman on Jun 24, 12:48

    An annual tradition will continue. The University of Alaska Anchorage announced the men’s and women’s fields this morning for the 39th GCI Great Alaska Shootout. With plummeting oil prices and subsequent budget problems, athletic director Keith Hackett has stated since February that everything “was on the table” to be cut including teams and/or the long-running […]

  • DayBreak

    Outdoor fashion finds to weather long summer days in Alaska

    by Sierra Starks on Jun 24, 10:51

    Summer in Alaska means it’s time to get outdoors — and look good doing it. With 19 hours of daylight, packing in as many activities as possible is high on Alaskans’ list this season, says Kari Skinner with Anchorage 5th Avenue Mall. Fashion finds for this time of year include outfits that can be worn all […]

  • Only in Alaska

    Anchorage man says his rescue dog saved him from a charging moose

    by Daniella Rivera on Jun 24, 10:21

    Like any long-time Alaskan, Terrence Kasper has had more than a few run-ins with moose in his neighborhood throughout the years. But, if it wasn’t for his dog’s loyalty and bravery, he believes he may not have made it out of the last encounter alive. Kasper is a marathon runner and Ella, part black lab, […]

  • National

    Teams take off from Victoria for non-powered race to Alaska

    by Associated Press on Jun 24, 10:06

    After a short hop from Port Townsend to Victoria, British Columbia, 55 teams are on their way to Ketchikan, Alaska as part of the second Race to Alaska. The Peninsula Daily News reports that 58 teams left Port Townsend on Thursday morning in the qualifying leg of the race. Teams that made it to Victoria […]

  • The Hungry Chum

    The Hungry Chum: How one man creates a world inside a Greek cafe

    by The Hungry Chum on Jun 24, 9:07

    Sometimes a place isn’t so much about geography or what’s inside. Its significance lies in the people who are there. On one of the first warm days this spring, Blue Eyes and I rode our bikes in search of adventure and something yummy. We ended up not too far from our Midtown abode. Painted a […]

  • Adopt-a-Pet

    Daybreak Adopt-a-Pet for June 24, 2016

    by Daybreak Staff on Jun 24, 9:00

      From Anchorage Animal Care and Control Dog: Chloe Introducing Chloe, a girl with an effervescent personality! Yes, you spot some gray hairs on Chloe’s muzzle but she believes that age is all in your mind. She is playful,energetic, and doesn’t waste time just lying around. Dog: Janie Are you looking for a dog who […]

  • Crime

    North Pole man pleads guilty to first-degree murder

    by Associated Press on Jun 24, 8:01

    A 42-year-old North Pole resident suspected of shooting an Anchorage man to death last year at a North Pole home has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports Matthew Burton Davis entered the plea Thursday in Fairbanks Superior Court in the death of 34-year-old John Adam Chilcote. Chilcote was staying with a […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    After push from mayor, ACDA will reconsider weekend parking fees

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Jun 24, 7:40

    Updated at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, June 24 Anchorage Mayor Ethan Berkowitz is urging the Anchorage Community Development Authority (ACDA) to rethink their decision to add weekend parking fees in downtown Anchorage. In a letter to ACDA operations committee chair Dick Stallon, Berkowitz said having hourly parking fees on Saturdays could cause “unintended, negative economic […]

  • US/World

    Stocks trampled by global uncertainty after Brexit vote

    by Kate Gibson / Money Watch on Jun 24, 7:02

    Last updated at 10:50 a.m. EDT on Friday, June 24 U.S. stocks caved as Wall Street joined global markets in a collective rush from risk assets in the wake of Britain’s vote to depart the European Union. “Europe is an important economic center. Europe matters quite a bit to the global economic picture,” Jim Russell, a […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Alaska SPCA offers free health care for pets in some Anchorage neighborhoods

    by Lauren Maxwell on Jun 23, 20:37

    ANCHORAGE –It isn’t often that you get something for free, but that’s the case with a program called Pets for Life that’s run by the Alaska SPCA. Pets for Life offers free health care for pets including spaying, neutering and vaccinations in some under served neighborhoods. If pet owners don’t have transportation to the clinic, […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    DOT clears boulder from Seward Highway, updates construction project status

    by Eric Ruble on Jun 23, 20:15

    For Alaskans who regularly drive on the Seward Highway, delays can be a frustrating part of the journey. Crashes and construction are the most common reasons for traffic back-ups, but sometimes, more unusual circumstances lead to closures. On Thursday, the highway was closed while a 60-ton boulder was cleared from the side of the road. […]

  • US/World

    Despair grips ‘remain’ side as UK votes to leave

    by CBS News on Jun 23, 19:56

    LONDON (AP) – The Latest on Britain’s referendum on whether to leave the European Union (all times local): 6:30 a.m. One of the leaders of the victorious ‘leave’ campaign has reassured the European Union that Britain will continue to be a good neighbor after its unprecedented vote to leave the bloc. Labour lawmaker Gisela Stuart, […]

  • News

    Mobile clinic providing free STD testing at Alaska PrideFest

    by Shannon Ballard on Jun 23, 19:25

    Each year Alaska continually ranks high, if not the worst, when it comes to sexually transmitted diseases. New numbers out by the state on Thursday are moving in the right direction. They show the chlamydia infection rate in Alaska has decreased by 2.7 percent since 2013. Gonorrhea cases are also down slightly. But according to […]

  • Fishing Report

    Alaska Fishing Report for June 23, 2016

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Jun 23, 19:24

    Anchorage The king fishing is still great on Ship Creek. Lake fishing is OK — the evenings are best. Bird Creek is closed until July 13. Seward Halibut fishing is great and they’re getting a lot of big fish. The Seward Halibut Tournament is on and goes to the end of the month. Rockfishing is […]

  • Alaska News

    Gov. Walker picks Natural Resources commissioner

    by Associated Press on Jun 23, 16:51

    Gov. Bill Walker has picked an attorney with oil and gas experience as his new commissioner of the Department of Natural Resources. Walker on Thursday announced the appointment of Andy Mack. He replaces Mark Myers, who retired in February. Marty Rutherford has been working as acting commissioner. She is retiring June 30 but was named […]