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  • Forecasts

    Evening weather: Sept. 21

    by KTVA Weather on Sep 21, 17:30

    Great weather is moving back in, and it will stick around for the next 7 days. Highs will be in the mid 50s with overnights dropping to lower 30s in some locations. Its looking like a picture-perfect way to head into fall for Anchorage and all areas of the Southcentral.

  • State

    Man who escaped from Fairbanks halfway house found

    by Associated Press on Sep 21, 13:18

    A 39-year old man who escaped from a Fairbanks halfway house has been captured after police found him hiding in an apartment closet. The Daily News-Miner (http://is.gd/JinVG7) says Fairbanks police arrested Jonathan T. Harris, of Delta Junction, on an escape charge after he walked away from North Star Center. Police were responding to a disturbance […]

  • Crime

    Man accused of shooting black bear in closed area

    by Associated Press on Sep 21, 13:01

    A 42-year-old Douglas man has been charged with a misdemeanor for allegedly shooting a black bear as it rummaged through trash in his yard. James Houck is set to be arraigned Oct. 2 in Juneau District Court for shooting in an area closed to hunting. The Juneau Empire says (http://is.gd/CddBor) police began investigating after a […]

  • Football Final

    Football Final on KTVA: Sept. 20

    by KTVA Sports on Sep 21, 12:40

  • Crime

    1 injured in Abbott Loop house party shooting

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 21, 11:25

    A 17-year-old girl was transported to the hospital after a shooting at a house party early Sunday morning in the Abbott Loop neighborhood of Anchorage. At approximately 12:18 a.m., the Anchorage Police Department responded to multiple calls of domestic disturbance. Callers reported hearing gunshots outside a residence near the 6800 block of O’Brien Street. Police’s […]

  • Football Final

    High School Football Scores: Week 6

    by KTVA Sports on Sep 20, 21:17

    Saturday, September 20 South 55 West 9 Chugiak 47 East 34 Bartlett 62 Eagle River 0 Kodiak 38 Barrow 6 Soldotna 51 Homer 6 Nikiski 45 Voznesenka 0 Eielson 52 Monroe Catholic 6   Friday, September 19 Service 14 Dimond 12 Wasilla 50 Colony 20 Lathrop 28 Palmer 26 North Pole 29 Thunder Mountain 12 […]

  • Local

    Mountain View gets boost from new restaurant

    by Shannon Ballard on Sep 20, 19:07

    The secret to a great hamburger has been pondered for generations. But Andy Kriner says the answer is simple — use the family recipe. Kriner’s family is in the food business. Saturday was the grand opening of Kriner’s Burgers and Pies, the restaurant he started with his son. “I’ve always wanted a hamburger restaurant since I […]

  • State

    Regents nix tuition hike for University of Alaska

    by Associated Press on Sep 20, 16:50

    The University of Alaska Board of Regents gave thumbs down to a proposal to boost tuition by 4 percent. UA President Pat Gamble proposed the increase for the 2015-16 academic year, saying the move would raise about $4 million as the system navigates tight budgets. The university faced a $26 million budget gap this year […]

  • State

    Parnell says 2 new Alaska ferries to be built

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 20, 15:45

    Gov. Sean Parnell has announced that two Alaska Class Ferries will be built in Ketchikan. Parnell made his announcement on Saturday, saying that the state and Vigor Industrial reached an agreement to build the ferries at the company’s Ketchikan shipyard. The governor’s office says the two ferries would be the first vessels in the state […]

  • Local

    Assembly, School Board talk resource officer program, student performance

    by Rhonda McBride on Sep 20, 15:33

    The Anchorage Assembly and the Anchorage School Board tackled a variety of issues in a joint meeting on Friday, including proposed cuts to the School Resources Officer (SRO) program. Police Chief Mark Mew told the group he wants to avoid cutting the program if at all possible, even though all other specialty units in the […]

  • State

    Parnell shows support for road to King Cove

    by Heather Hintze on Sep 20, 13:56

    Gov. Sean Parnell’s trip on Friday to King Cove didn’t go as planned. The strong, 40-mph winds made it too dangerous to fly, so the governor and his staff ended up waiting in nearby Cold Bay for several hours. A small window of good weather opened up, and eventually, he was able to make it […]

  • Football Final

    Football Final on KTVA: Sept. 19

    by KTVA Sports on Sep 20, 13:36

  • Campaign 2014

    Anchorage man to spend big bucks on local elections

    by Dave Leval on Sep 20, 13:30

    House Majority Leader Lance Pruitt is back on the campaign trail. On a Friday in September, less than two months before the general election, rain doesn’t stop Pruitt from making his rounds as he goes door to door in an East Anchorage neighborhood. Pruitt says campaigning gives him a chance to reconnect with voters. “I love […]

  • Crime

    Driver apprehended in fatal hit-and-run crash near Merrill Field

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 20, 11:19

    A man is in custody after a fatal hit-and-run collision early Saturday morning. According to the Anchorage Police Department, 54-year-old Guy Merculief man was struck and killed shortly after 2 a.m. in the area of 1500 E. Fifth Ave. APD responded to the vehicle-pedestrian collision and learned that Merculief had been walking across Fifth Avenue […]

  • Local

    Alaska PARK(ing) Day takes back the pavement

    by Rhonda McBride on Sep 19, 21:17

    Alaska PARK(ing) Day is an answer to that old Joni Mitchell folk song about paving paradise and putting up a parking lot. For one day, 12 Anchorage parking spaces were transformed into temporary green spaces. At city hall, festive white tents went up in the middle of the parking lot with benches and potted plants […]

  • National

    Roger Goodell breaks silence on domestic abuse: “I will get it right”

    by CBS/AP on Sep 19, 21:06

    Last Updated Sep 19, 2014 5:01 PM EDT NEW YORK – Commissioner Roger Goodell acknowledged the NFL has dropped the ball on the issue of domestic violence, apologized for mishandling the Ray Rice case and pledged Friday that “now, I will get it right.” “Unfortunately, over the past several weeks, we have seen all too much […]

  • State

    New law banning synthetic drugs goes into effect in Alaska

    by Shannon Ballard on Sep 19, 20:38

    The effects of synthetic drugs have proven so dangerous that lawmakers decided a statewide ban was needed. This week, Alaska’s new spice law took effect. It authorizes law enforcement to fine anyone who sells or possesses illicit synthetic drugs. The new state law was modeled after ordinances Anchorage and Wasilla passed earlier this year. The idea […]

  • Money

    Palmer farm growing a new generation of farmers

    by Lauren Maxwell on Sep 19, 19:47

    At Spring Creek Farm in Palmer they’re growing more than just beautiful vegetables. The farm – owned by Alaska Pacific University – is trying to grow a new generation of farmers. Getting more people interested in understanding how to grow their own food is particularly important for Alaskans, according to Farm Educator Joshua Faller. “I […]

  • Football Final

    Vote for Game of the Week: Sept. 26

    by KTVA Sports on Sep 19, 19:05

    This week’s KTVA Game of the Week will be either Palmer at Colony OR North Pole at Wasilla. How you can take part: Please vote in our online poll (below) to select where KTVA Sports will broadcast our 5, 6, and 10 p.m. sportscasts to feature Game of the Week on September 19. The KTVA Sports crew will […]

  • State

    Russian military aircraft intercepted near Alaska coast

    by Associated Press on Sep 19, 16:53

    Authorities say two F-22 fighter jets intercepted six Russian military airplanes that neared the western coast of Alaska. Lt. Col. Michael Jazdyk, a spokesman for the North American Aerospace Defense Command, or NORAD, says the jets intercepted the planes about 55 nautical miles from the Alaskan coast at about 7 p.m. Pacific time Wednesday. The Russian […]

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Bert Rudman
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