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  • Campaign 2014

    Walker, Mallott consider joining forces

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 01, 15:15

    Gov. Sean Parnell’s two challengers are considering combining their campaigns for the November election. Over the past three days, Democrat candidate Byron Mallott and independent Bill Walker have been discussing if a joint, unaffiliated ticket is “feasible and agreeable,” according to a statement from Walker’s campaign. Walker invited Mallott, Sen. Hollis French, Craig Fleener and […]

  • Only in Alaska

    ‘It’s like prehistoric lawn darts’

    by Heather Hintze on Sep 01, 14:20

    It’s a sport that bridges the present and the past — Denali Borough high school students learned firsthand how hard it was to hunt with a tool called an atlatl. “The technology is pretty simple,” explained Phoebe Gilbert, Denali National Park and Preserve archaeologist. “Have you guys ever seen those Chuckits where you throw a tennis […]

  • DayBreak

    Knights bring the Middle Ages to the state fair

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 01, 10:28

    At the state fairgrounds in Palmer, the Knights of Valour are entertaining audiences with real live competition. “I want to bring the real thing to the people and the real thing, of course, is the true essence of the warfare of the age with knight on horseback charging at another knight on horseback with a […]

  • Health

    Will traffic deaths rise as states legalize pot?

    by Associated Press on Sep 01, 10:05

    Safety advocates worry that more drivers high on pot will lead to a big increase in traffic deaths as states liberalize their marijuana laws. Researchers who have studied the issue are divided. Marijuana can slow decision-making, decrease peripheral vision and impede multitasking – all those are important driving skills. But unlike with alcohol, stoned drivers […]

  • DayBreak

    Alaska VegFest promotes healthy eating

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 01, 8:43

    In an effort to combat health issues like obesity, heart disease, diabetes and cancer, many people are switching to plant-based diets. Delisa Renideo with the Alaska Vegan Society joined Daybreak Monday to talk about what it means to be vegan and the Alaska VegFest 2014, an event that aims to help Alaskans live longer, healthier […]

  • State

    Fairbanks spent $7k defending mayor’s $37.50 fine

    by Associated Press on Sep 01, 7:53

    The city of Fairbanks has so far spent about $7,000 appealing a $37.50 elections fine leveled on the mayor. The Alaska Public Offices Commission ordered City Mayor John Eberhart to pay the $37.50 fine in May after concluding he broke a state election law in the October 2013 election by sending an email on his […]

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  • Local

    Fishing line trash a danger to birds

    by Lauren Maxwell on Sep 01, 7:00

    Anchorage lakes and streams seem to have an abundance of fish this year. Fisherman are reporting more salmon returning to places like Campbell Creek than they’ve seen in years. All those fish are attracting more fishermen to local banks, but it’s also causing some problems. A lot more trash is being left behind on the ground. […]

  • Local

    Plane crashes near Earthquake Park after engine failure

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Aug 31, 19:42

    A plane made an emergency landing Sunday evening near Lake Hood Drive, touching down safely with no injuries to anyone aboard. Authorities responded to the crash and found the plane upright in the middle of thick brush and trees. Four people were on board the aircraft. One of the passengers says the engine quit shortly […]

  • Arts & Entertainment

    State fair hosts duct tape competition

    by Lauren Maxwell on Aug 31, 19:24

    The Alaska State Fair offers fun in many flavors, including all kinds of contests and competitions. One of the wackier ones on Sunday was the Great Alaska Duct Tape Competition. Contestants of all ages had just 15 minutes to come up with an original creation from duct tape. Winner Marisa Garagues said she didn’t know what […]

  • Crime

    Man arrested for driving drunk with 7 children in car

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Aug 31, 19:13

    Alaska State Troopers say a Wasilla man was arrested after driving while intoxicated with seven young children in his vehicle on Saturday night. Troopers responded to a report of a reckless driver near the intersection of West Point Mackenzie Road and South Lu Young Lane at 8:43 p.m., according to AST dispatch. When troopers conducted a traffic stop on the 1999 […]

  • Local

    Guardsmen welcomed home after Guantanamo Bay deployment

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Aug 31, 17:50

    About 50 Alaska Army National Guardsmen are back home just in time for the holiday. The soldiers, with the 761st Military Police Battalion, were welcomed with shouts, balloons and smiling faces on Saturday night after a nine-month deployment to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Among the welcome wagon at the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport was a boy holding a […]

  • State

    Moderate earthquake hits region near Fairbanks

    by Associated Press on Aug 31, 16:00

    Updated Sunday, Aug. 31 Aftershocks continue to rattle interior Alaska after a 5.1-magnitude earthquake Saturday night. The Fairbanks News-Miner reports (http://bit.ly/1zZjnZh) that aftershocks of 4.08 and 4.19 were felt Sunday throughout the cities of North Pole and Fairbanks. There have been no reports of damage or injuries after the shaking. The 5.1 earthquake hit at […]

  • Football Final

    Football Final on KTVA: Aug. 30, 2014

    by KTVA Sports on Aug 31, 11:06

  • State

    US trained Alaskans as secret ‘stay-behind agents’

    by Associated Press on Aug 31, 10:36

    Early in the Cold War, there were fears Russia might invade and occupy Alaska – then a U.S. territory. So Washington recruited and trained fishermen, bush pilots, trappers and other private citizens across Alaska for a covert network to feed wartime intelligence to the military. That’s what newly declassified Air Force and FBI documents show. […]

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Food is a main attraction at the state fair

    by Dave Leval on Aug 30, 19:42

    It’s lunch time for Jake Songer and his family at the Alaska State Fair. The Songers have worked up quite an appetite coming from their home in the Kenai Peninsula. They have also found themselves amongst a lot of company in line at M.A.’s Gourmet Dogs. Employees at the hot dog stand show they can […]

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Fairview violin shop gets a music mural makeover

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Aug 30, 19:06

    Some may call it a symphony for the eyes. Petr’s Violin Shop and Guitar Center of Anchorage unveiled a new mural on Saturday. The artwork is supposed to celebrate the emotions music inspires, says the shop’s owner Petr Bucinsky. “When one person puts up a mural like this, it elevates the spirit,” he said. “And […]

  • State

    Temporary brown bear hunting closure opposed

    by Associated Press on Aug 30, 17:18

    A proposed temporary closure of brown bear hunting inside the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge is drawing opposition. Federal officials have proposed closing brown bear hunting this season to give the population a chance to recover. Citing state data, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says 168 brown bears, including 42 adult sows, have been killed […]

  • Stories

    Wettest summer on record in Fairbanks

    by Associated Press on Aug 30, 13:23

    The city of Fairbanks has smashed – or, perhaps more appropriately, soaked – its record for wettest summer. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports (http://is.gd/dYuHp6 ) a brief shower Friday pushed the summer precipitation total to 11.62 inches. That surpasses the record set in 1930. This year’s total was spurred by unprecedented rainfall in June and […]

  • Football Final

    Football Final on KTVA: Aug. 29, 2014

    by KTVA Sports on Aug 29, 23:31