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  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Spring Hill Elementary students honored for saving girl’s life

    by Joe Vigil on May 25, 11:03

    It’s certainly not something they learned in a classroom, but some elementary school students made all the right decisions when something awful happened at the Southwood Manor Mobile Home Park recently in South Anchorage. Ten-year-old Emily Harris was climbing a tree when she slipped and fell. The hood of her hooded sweatshirt became snagged a branch. […]

  • Military

    US general heading Alaska forces outlines potential threats

    by Associated Press on May 25, 10:27

    FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) – A U.S. military general has told Alaska business owners that he’s more worried about North Korea’s missile advancements than he is about the country’s current military capabilities. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported Wednesday that Air Force Lt. Gen. Ken Wilsbach made the comments at a Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce luncheon. He is […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Police involved in shooting in South Anchorage neighborhood

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on May 25, 7:10

    Anchorage police officers were reportedly involved in a shooting early Thursday morning while pursuing a suspect through a South Anchorage neighborhood. According to a Nixle alert from police, officers were called to the area of 1200 China Berry Circle around 4:30 a.m. to investigate a report of a prowler. When they arrived, officers discovered that someone had […]

  • Alaska News

    Juneau girl donates national competition money to hospital

    by Associated Press on May 25, 6:49

    JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) – Eleven-year-old Leora Murray had been asked by her teacher to define kindness, so she wrote a poem about it. But little did she know, that poem would go on to win her $250 in a national competition. And little did 70 patients at a nearby hospital know, Leora would be giving […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    South Anchorage homeowners fed up with trashed properties, squatters

    by Daniella Rivera on May 24, 22:17

    People who live near multiple trashed properties in South Anchorage say the municipality should be able to do something about the health hazards they’re living next to; but, after months — and in one case years — of reaching out for help, they’re still waiting on a solution. At The Learning Farm on Gander Street […]

  • Alaska News

    President Trump includes opening ANWR in budget proposal

    by Lauren Maxwell on May 24, 20:35

    While lawmakers are debating the best way to balance the state budget, President Trump says Alaska could play a big role in helping to fill the federal deficit; the president wants to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) to oil and gas development. Kara Moriarty, president of the Alaska Oil and Gas Association, said […]

  • Crime

    Teen avoids prison in deal, apologizes to victims

    by Dave Leval on May 24, 20:30

    He shot and killed his friend, 17-year-old Xeryus “Iggy” Tate, last August, but, Deandrew Walker-Webster II will not spend any more time in prison. The 18-yr-old reached a plea deal that gave him a three-year sentence late Thursday afternoon. However, Superior Court Judge Michael Wolverton suspended two years and credited Walker-Webster for time served. That’s the […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Lower permit cost opens door for more cottage foods at market

    by Bonney Bowman on May 24, 20:16

    You could see some new vendors at the farmers’ markets popping up around town after the Anchorage Assembly approved lowering the permit fee for cottage foods. Cottage foods are non-potentially hazardous items made in home kitchens that earn less than $25,000 a year. A permit to sell cottage foods at markets used to cost $310, but the […]

  • Alaska Politics

    After one week in special session, ‘not a whole lot’ of progress made

    by Liz Raines on May 24, 20:12

    One week after lawmakers gaveled into a special session in Juneau, they have yet to pass an operating budget for state services. Pink slips were issued to teachers Wednesday as lawmakers left the capitol building for the holiday weekend. The Alaska Senate and House held floor sessions with less than half of their members in […]

  • Crime

    FBI, Anchorage police searching for bank robbery suspect

    by KTVA Web Staff on May 24, 19:08

    Both federal and local authorities are on the lookout for a female who robbed an Anchorage bank early Wednesday evening. Just before 5 p.m., the FBI says a white female entered the Alaska USA Federal Credit Union in the 100 block of Dimond Boulevard and handed the bank teller a note, which authorities say implied […]

  • Crime

    RAW: Dashcam shows moments before APD confronts serial killer

    by KTVA Web Staff on May 24, 17:56

    The Anchorage Police Department (APD) has released raw dash cam footage of the early morning hours of November 12, 2016, when James Dale Ritchie was killed after he opened fire on police. Last summer, a series of killings prompted APD to warn residents to avoid parks and remote places such as the trail systems at […]

  • Education

    Bittersweet last day as ASD hands out 220 pink slips

    by Shannon Ballard on May 24, 17:31

    It was a bittersweet last day of school for the Anchorage School District; Wednesday morning, 220 educators received pink slips. The principal at Bayshore Elementary hand delivered four layoff notices to two first-year teachers and two second-year teachers, including Jennifer Derks. Derks broke the news to her fourth-grade class in tears. They spent the afternoon […]

  • Alaska News

    Trump’s proposed SNAP cuts could impact 85K Alaskans

    by Heather Hintze on May 24, 17:20

    President Donald Trump’s budget proposal could leave thousands of Alaskans wondering where their next meal will come from. About 85,000 people in Alaska rely on SNAP, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. The president’s budget proposes $193 billion in cuts to SNAP over the next 10 years, which means about a 25 percent reduction in the […]

  • Crime

    APD investigating Fairview stabbing

    by KTVA Web Staff on May 24, 16:49

    The Anchorage Police Department (APD) is investigating a stabbing that happened near 15th Avenue and Karluk Street just after 1 p.m. Wednesday. The man, who has not yet been identified, claimed he was stabbed by someone he knows. “[A man] was injured around his neck area. We are not exactly certain what had happened,” Anchorage Police Lt. […]

  • Alaska News

    No specific Alaska law restricts child access to guns

    by Becky Bohrer / AP on May 24, 15:51

    JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) – An analysis by The Associated Press and the USA TODAY Network shows that five children under the age of 12 died in Alaska between 2014 and 2016 after accidentally shooting themselves or being shot by another child. One of those cases, in which a 3-year-old boy in Anchorage died, resulted in […]

  • Alaska News

    Alaska city residents worry about herring population decline

    by Associated Press on May 24, 15:40

    KENAI, Alaska (AP) – The value of commercial landings in Alaska was unchanged from 2014 to 2015, according to a federal report, but some popular fisheries such as herring were down. The Peninsula Clarion says the report released this month by the National Marine Fisheries Service shows the value of all commercially fished species in the […]

  • News

    Alleged slap of reporter sent to prosecutors for review

    by Associated Press on May 24, 13:02

    JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) – Juneau police investigating a reporter’s allegation that he was slapped by a state senator have sent the case to the state Office of Special Prosecutions for further review. Lt. David Campbell said police investigated the incident at the state Capitol as harassment. While police have not identified anyone involved in the […]

  • Workforce Wednesday

    Workforce Wednesday: Keeping employees fit for work

    by Daybreak Staff on May 24, 11:07

    Sometimes landing the job is just the start of the process. Employees often need need to prove they are fit to work before starting the job. That’s where Beacon Occupational Health and Safety Services comes in. Mark Hylen, Beacon’s vice president, says the company provides medical safety and training services for employers and employees. He […]

  • Money

    Graco recalls car seats; webbing may not hold child in crash

    by Associated Press on May 24, 7:11

    DETROIT (AP) – Graco Children’s Products is recalling more than 25,000 car seats because the harness webbing can break in a crash and may not keep children restrained. The recall affects certain My Ride 65 convertible seats made on July 22, 2014 with a code of 2014/06 on a tag that’s on the webbing. Documents […]

  • Alaska News

    Alaska justices rule victim can sue state’s foster care

    by Associated Press on May 24, 6:52

    FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) – The Alaska Supreme Court has decided a woman who had been sexually abused by her foster brother in 2012 will be able to sue the state Office of Children’s Services. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports the supreme court published its opinion on the matter Friday. The woman had been turned away by […]