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Village of Gulkana looks to Gov. Walker to 'right a wrong,' get back burial grounds

The Hungry Chum

The Hungry Chum: Kava's is more than pancakes, it's aloha


Sutton man killed in Glenn Highway crash


Future of pet rescue in doubt after facility license denied




  • U.S. Politics

    Libertarian VP candidate Weld campaigning in Alaska

    by Associated Press on Oct 28, 14:43

    Libertarian vice presidential nominee Bill Weld is holding a campaign event in Alaska’s largest city Friday evening, hoping to rally support for his ticket. It’s part of a two-day visit to Anchorage by the former Massachusetts governor. Alaska, with just three electoral votes, isn’t battleground territory but it’s a place where Weld and running mate […]

  • U.S. Politics

    New Clinton-related emails discovered during Anthony Weiner investigation

    by Michael Biesecker and Eric Tucker / AP on Oct 28, 13:38

    A U.S. official says newly discovered emails that have prompted a new FBI review of the Hillary Clinton email investigation came from a separate sexting probe of former congressman Anthony Weiner. Federal authorities in New York and North Carolina are investigating online communications between Weiner and a 15-year-old girl. The official said Friday that the […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Future of pet rescue in doubt after facility license denied

    by Bonney Bowman on Oct 28, 11:41

    Updated at 12:06 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 28 A facility that houses animals for embattled pet rescue group, Alaskan Animal Rescue Friends (AARF), has been denied its commercial animal facility license by Anchorage Animal Care and Control. Coshok’s Canine Castle has been operating as a dog boarding and grooming business on the Old Seward Highway for […]

  • DayBreak

    Victoria’s Secret opens in Alaska, 70 jobs added with more to come

    by Sierra Starks on Oct 28, 11:12

    Starting today, shoppers will have more options when looking to buy lingerie in Anchorage. Victoria’s Secret opened its doors in Alaska at 8 a.m. Friday. There were easily 200 people lined up before staff gathered for the ribbon cutting, said Kari Skinner, director of marketing for the Anchorage 5th Avenue Mall. Staff were on-hand fitting customers for […]

  • DayBreak

    November tradition returns with the GCI Great Alaska Shootout

    by Daybreak Staff on Oct 28, 10:59

    An annual Thanksgiving tradition continues this year with the 2016 GCI Great Alaska Shootout. Friday, University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) athletic director Keith Hackett joined Paul Landes, senior vice president of consumer services at GCI, to discuss this year’s shootout. The women’s teams attending this year are: UAA, Missouri State, Portland and Southern California. The men’s […]

  • Alaska News

    Village of Gulkana looks to Gov. Walker to ‘right a wrong,’ get back burial grounds

    by Sierra Starks on Oct 28, 10:30

    Nestled in the woods just north of Glennallen lie the descendants of the Ewan family. If Roy S. Ewan had to guess how many were buried beneath the surface, his guess would be “about 100.” The deceased are family members of the Gulkana tribe, an Athabascan village that used to call the cemetery and its surrounding acres […]

  • Fairbanks

    FPD’s Sgt. Brandt back in hospital following eye surgery complications

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 28, 9:38

    The Fairbanks Police Department announced Friday that Sgt. Allen Brandt, who was shot multiple times in an altercation with a suspect Oct. 16, has been hospitalized with complications following the scheduled eye surgery Thursday in Anchorage. According to the department, Brandt is currently sedated and receiving treatment. “Out of respect to the Brandt family we are not […]

  • Adopt-a-Pet

    Daybreak Adopt-a-Pet for Oct. 28, 2016

    by Daybreak Staff on Oct 28, 9:00

    From Anchorage Animal Care and Control: Lulu: She is still waiting for her new home. In the meantime, she’s been keeping herself busy with treat puzzles and cuddling with volunteers. Edgar: Give him a chance and Edgar will reach out to steal your heart. This handsome boy is reserved and quietly affectionate – purring softly while you rub […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Sutton man killed in Glenn Highway crash

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 28, 8:33

    A man is dead and another is injured following a late-night collision on the Glenn Highway Thursday. According to an Alaska State Troopers online dispatch, troopers responded to a crash at 11:05 p.m. Thursday at mile marker 52 of the Glenn Highway. AST stated their investigation led them to believe two pickup trucks, one heading […]

  • Alaska News

    Kenai borough overturns mayor’s veto of invocation rules

    by Associated Press on Oct 28, 7:20

    The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly has voted to override the mayor’s veto of a new policy on invocations at assembly meetings. The Peninsula Clarion reports the assembly revised its policy earlier this month to only allow members of religious groups with an established borough presence to give the invocation at the start of each meeting. Borough […]

  • U.S. Politics

    Libertarian vice presidential candidate in Alaska to campaign for Gary Johnson

    by Daniella Rivera on Oct 27, 22:11

    With less than two weeks to election day, it’s crunch time for campaigns. Thursday, former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld, Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson’s running mate, became the first candidate on a 2016 presidential ticket to make a campaign stop in Alaska. During a town hall event he told voters they’re aiming for the White House and […]

  • The Hungry Chum

    The Hungry Chum: Kava’s is more than pancakes, it’s aloha

    by The Hungry Chum on Oct 27, 21:35

    The red vinyl covering the seat of the booth groaned as I reached for my yellow mug of diner coffee. Suddenly, my weekend morning (OK, early afternoon) was interrupted by a wave of recollection: driving in a white Jeep on a road that hugged the ocean, windows down and music up. Much to the dismay […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    APD asking for public’s help locating vulnerable adult

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 27, 21:02

    The Anchorage Police Department (APD) is asking for the public’s help locating a 33-year-old man with mental health conditions. According to a release from the department, Jason Bailey was last seen leaving a Mountain View assisted living home, on the 3700 block of Parsons Avenue, Wednesday. Police said he left the home at 12:30 p.m. […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Anchorage airport wants to charge city to use snow dump

    by Lauren Maxwell on Oct 27, 20:16

    Many Alaskans are crossing their fingers for more snow this winter but some city officials may feel differently. That’s because there could be one less place to put the snow if Anchorage gets a lot of it. Alan Czajkowski is the director of Maintenance and Operations for Anchorage. Czajkowski said for more than 25 years […]

  • Alaska Politics

    Behind the Ballot: Ray Metcalfe for US Senate

    by Liz Raines on Oct 27, 19:44

    He’s known by many as “Disco Ray,” a nickname he earned dancing at the Baranof Hotel in Juneau, while serving in the Alaska House in the early 1980s. Now, Ray Metcalfe calls himself the “anti-corruption candidate,” for U.S. Senate. “You can get change with this if you take it to the ballot box and vote,” […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    FBI teams up with local law enforcement for child abduction training

    by Heather Hintze on Oct 27, 18:29

    Agents from the FBI teamed up with police officers and troopers from around Alaska to conduct an intensive training to respond to a child abduction. Training scenario: At 7:50 a.m., a 9-year-old girl went missing near DeArmoun Road and Specking Road. Law enforcement officers turned a local church into a command post to begin the […]

  • Reality Check w/ John Tracy

    Reality Check w/ John Tracy: What’s in a name?

    by John Tracy on Oct 27, 16:57

    The residents of Utqiaġvik have about four more weeks of sunrises until the sun disappears for another winter. Utqiaġvik is the Inupiat name for Barrow and, as voters recently decided, will be the official name of Alaska’s northernmost village. The vote was close — passage came by just six votes. Many of those opposed to the […]

  • Mic Check in the Morning

    Mic Check in the Morning: The Hannah Yoter Band

    by Daybreak Staff on Oct 27, 16:11

    With a new album coming out Nov. 18 and a selection of shows this holiday season, The Hannah Yoter Band took some time out Thursday morning to bring their folky Americana sound to the Daybreak studio. Yoter said the album, “Something Good,” was recorded mostly live in a cabin in Hope, Alaska, where the singer hails from. The live […]

  • Alaska News

    Attorneys plan to seek mediation in Pebble Mine case

    by Associated Press on Oct 27, 16:03

    JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) – Attorneys plan to seek mediation in a lawsuit between the group behind the proposed Pebble Mine and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. In a court filing Thursday, attorneys for the Pebble Limited Partnership said the parties would seek mediation. A recent request by both sides to extend the discovery period in […]

  • University of Alaska

    University of Alaska plan looks to cut skiing, indoor track programs

    by Dave Goldman on Oct 27, 15:24

    The University of Alaska Anchorage will likely cut its men’s and women’s skiing and indoor track programs as early as next year. University President Jim Johnsen and UAA athletic director Keith Hackett made the announcement Thursday at a joint press conference at the Alaska Airlines Center. It’s part of the ongoing effort since the Strategic […]