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Strong Pacific storm expected to reach southeast Alaska by Friday


Building with Krispy Kreme breaks ground in East Anchorage




  • DayBreak

    Cup with the Chief: Introducing Anchorage’s new police chief

    by Daybreak Staff on Oct 08, 11:08

    After more than 32 years of public service, Anchorage Police Chief Mark Mew will take off his badge and try something different. Next week, former Drug Enforcement Administration Special Agent Chris Tolley will become Anchorage’s new police chief. According to Mew, the new chief will be sworn in at a ceremony Monday afternoon. Thursday Mew […]

  • Weather News

    Strong Pacific storm expected to reach southeast Alaska by Friday

    by Rachael Penton on Oct 08, 9:22

    A powerful storm is expected to reach the southern portion of the Alaska panhandle beginning Friday morning. Earlier in the week, the same storm, known as the category 2 hurricane “Oho,” was making it’s way across the Pacific Ocean. The storm is now an extratropical storm, meaning it’s no longer a hurricane, but is still powerful. Sustained […]

  • US/World

    US airman who helped thwart French train attack is stabbed

    by CNN / AP on Oct 08, 8:18

      SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone, hailed as a hero for helping to tackle a gunman on a French train in August, was stabbed and seriously wounded outside a bar early Thursday in what police said was an alcohol-related fight that had nothing to do with terrorism. Stone, 23, was stabbed […]

  • Alaska News

    Bethel residents support liquor store, advisory vote finds

    by Associated Press on Oct 08, 6:29

    Unofficial election results from a non-binding advisory vote in Bethel show that most residents would support a liquor store in the city. Early results from Tuesday’s municipal election show that about 56 percent of voters support a liquor license application for a liquor store. This spring, the Bethel Native Corporation applied for a package liquor […]

  • Local

    New season, new facilities, new attitude: UAA hockey is ready to go

    by Dave Goldman on Oct 07, 23:10

    Everything looks new, much of it is. Renovated or new facilities don’t guarantee wins. But they can cultivate a positive attitude. The University of Alaska Anchorage hockey team is feeling those good vibes. From the brand new Brush Christiansen Hockey Center on campus to the improved Sullivan Arena, the Seawolves feel they and their fans are […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Cuddy Park ducks cause big problems, hunt for solutions begins

    by Lauren Maxwell on Oct 07, 21:58

    For years, Cherie Northon with the Anchorage Waterways Council has been asking people not to feed the ducks at Cuddy Park in midtown Anchorage. Constant feeding, she said, is keeping too many of them around. But Northon said the message is more important now than ever since some of the highest levels of fecal coliform […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Walking with wolves: Alaska Zoo to host Wolf Day

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 07, 21:42

    The Alaska Zoo is giving visitors a chance to see grey wolves a little closer this weekend by hosting ”wolf day” on Saturday. The zoo has five resident wolves. Staff often take them out for enrichment walks behind their enclosure to give the animals a chance to get used to different sights and smells. Visitors will get […]

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Native wood carving makes a comeback at Anchorage Museum

    by Bonney Bowman on Oct 07, 20:11

    Traditional Native wood carving is coming back to the Anchorage Museum. Three master carvers — John Hudson (Tsimshian), Norman Jackson (Tlingit) and Donald Varnell (Haida) – are taking part in a week-long residency at the Smithsonian Arctic Studies Center. “Voices from Cedar” is part of an exhibit at the museum showing modern and traditional carvings next to […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Building with Krispy Kreme breaks ground in East Anchorage

    by Eric Ruble on Oct 07, 20:01

    Alaskans are one step closer to getting served hot Krispy Kreme donuts. Ground was officially broken Wednesday afternoon for the building that will house the chain donut shop. Other tenants include a BurgerFi restaurant and Body Renew fitness center. It’s all part of the Creekside development. “What was once a trailer park has now turned […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Anchorage shelter expands housing limit for homeless women

    by Alexis Fernandez on Oct 07, 19:32

    With the weather getting colder, many people in the homeless community are heading to shelters. But for some homeless women, it’s not that easy finding a safe place to sleep for more than 30 days. The Anchorage Gospel Rescue Mission is hoping to fill that void. For the past five months, the mission has been […]

  • Anchorage/MatSu Politics

    Mat-Su mayoral race close, absentee ballots still to be counted

    by Shannon Ballard on Oct 07, 16:55

    The race for Matanuska-Susitna Borough mayor isn’t over yet. Primary results show only 179 votes separate the top two candidates. Election officials say it’s too soon to say who will win — Assemblyman and dog musher Vern Halter or incumbent mayor and farmer Larry DeVilbiss. It appears Halter is on his way to victory but what […]

  • DayBreak

    Exploring Medical Myths: Breast Cancer Detection

    by Daybreak Staff on Oct 07, 16:42

    October is breast cancer awareness month. There’s a lot of information and misinformation out there when it comes to detection. Dr. Bruce Kiessling joined Daybreak Wednesday to break down the medical myths associated with breast cancer. One piece of advice he gives is to not panic if you feel a lump. “Most lumps are not […]

  • Sci/Tech

    Feds say first humpback whales of season spotted in Hawaii

    by Associated Press on Oct 07, 15:59

    Officials say humpback whales have been spotted in the waters off Hawaii and are warning ships and recreational boaters to steer clear of the endangered seasonal visitors. Researchers spotted the first whale about a week ago off the small island of Niihau, near Kauai, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said in a news release […]

  • DayBreak

    October Honor Flight 2015

    by Daybreak Staff on Oct 07, 15:54

    A group of Alaskan veterans are getting ready to head to Washington D.C. for the fifth honor flight in 2015. Honor Flight is a non-profit organization created to send the men and women who risked their lives to fight for the country they love to visit and reflect at the nation’s memorials. Fred Sampson, a 93-year-old […]

  • DayBreak

    On the couch with vlogger Cory Williams, Oct. 7

    by Daybreak Staff on Oct 07, 15:41

    Viral vlogger Cory Williams joined Daybreak Wednesday with his latest Alaskan adventure. From in-laws to friends from home, Williams has proven to be a seasoned tour guide for the 49th state in his recent LiveLikeHELLA series. He also gave viewers a look at his recent short film, “Everyone at Home: The People in Cory’s Head” […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Rabbit Creek Elementary evacuated due to gas line break

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 07, 14:09

    Updated: Wed., Oct. 7 at 5:25 p.m. ANCHORAGE — Anchorage’s Rabbit Creek Elementary was evacuated Wednesday afternoon just before 2 p.m. as a result of damage to a natural gas line. The damage done to the line was the result of a third-party crew working nearby, according to Lindsay Hobson with ENSTAR. “I heard a […]

  • Money

    McDonald’s changes McKinley Mac to Denali Mac

    by Associated Press on Oct 07, 13:54

      SOLDOTNA, Alaska (AP) — The name change of North America’s tallest mountain is rippling down to a fast-food chain. The extra-large sized McKinley Mac available at Alaska McDonald’s restaurants will now be marketed as the Denali Mac. The change comes after President Barack Obama in August renamed Mount McKinley to its traditional Athabascan name […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Mat-Su’s Silver Fox Inn sustains major damage in morning fire

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 07, 11:16

    A fire broke out Wednesday morning at the Silver Fox Inn, near Wasilla, causing significant damage. Emergency crews responded to the report of a fire at the hotel, bar and grill at about 7 a.m., after a renter in an apartment next door spotted the fire on the way to work. No one was inside the […]

  • Alaska News

    Budget cuts force 4 Alaska ferries out of service

    by Associated Press on Oct 07, 10:52

    State transportation officials plan to take four of Alaska’s 11 ferries out of service next summer because of budget cuts. The Juneau Empire reports the marine highway system unveiled its summer 2016 draft schedule on Tuesday. The state will idle the Taku, Fairweather and Chenega next summer, and the ferry Malaspina will only operate during […]

  • Alaska News

    Alaska DNR designates ‘protection of fish, wildlife habitat’ within Chuitna River watershed

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 07, 9:42

    The state Division of Mining, Land & Water has issued a decision on the Chuitna Citizens Coalition Inc.’s applications – granting the coalition instream flow reservations for Middle Creek/Stream 2003, a tributary of the Chuitna River. “These applications were requested to protect flows for the purpose of protection of fish and wildlife habitat, migration, and propagation,” […]