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Walker calls Obama's ANWR proposal "significant step in the wrong direction"


Walker, congressional delegation 'outraged' over Obama's ANWR proposal


Anchorage police investigate fatal shooting near University Area


Wasilla man with felony warrant tries to dodge trooper, injures officer


Army soldiers at JBER, Fort Wainwright at risk of being cut




  • Forecasts

    Daybreak weather, Jan. 26

    by Brett Shepard on Jan 26, 8:31

    Mostly sunny today in Southcentral and very cold. In the Southeast skies will be mostly cloudy with some patchy fog. In the Interior it will be bitterly cold with patchy ice fog. On the North Slope it will be very cold with windy conditions and flurries. Out West it will be very cold with some […]

  • Alaska

    Dog credited with alerting Fairbanks family of fire

    by Associated Press on Jan 26, 8:17

    A dog is credited with waking up family members after a fire broke out in their Fairbanks home. The Fairbanks Daily News Miner (http://is.gd/vEPKdp) reports the fire began in the chimney of the Executive Estates home Sunday morning while the family slept. Officials say the dog alerted family members, who smelled burning when they woke […]

  • Crime

    Wasilla man with felony warrant tries to dodge trooper, injures officer

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Jan 26, 7:09

    A Wasilla man with a felony warrant and a mobile methamphetamine lab was taken into custody after he tried to run from an Alaska State Trooper and fought with the officer, authorities say. Sunday around 9:20 p.m., AST conducted a traffic stop on a 1999 Subaru Legacy for moving violations. When a trooper tried to […]

  • Crime

    Anchorage police investigate fatal shooting near University Area

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Jan 25, 22:52

      Anchorage police are investigating a shooting after a male with a gunshot wound was pronounced dead at a hospital Sunday evening. Just after 8:30 p.m., the Anchorage Police Department received a report of a gunshot victim at a business near Lake Otis Parkway and Tudor Road, according to a statement from police. The exact […]

  • Alaska

    Walker calls Obama’s ANWR proposal “significant step in the wrong direction”

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Jan 25, 17:47

    In a press conference Gov. Bill Walker called on Sunday, the governor says he’s “angry, very angry” over an announcement from President Obama’s administration to propose new wilderness designations in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR). In a release from the White House, Obama said the Department of the Interior revised a plan to “better sustain […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Anchorage police search teams find value in winter training

    by Dave Leval on Jan 25, 11:25

    The state of Alaska has a lot to offer those who enjoy heading outdoors during winter. But it can also be dangerous should residents get lost. Various search crews gathered at the Beach Lake trails in Chugiak Saturday. They looked for three people who got “lost” while at the park. Except those people had never been […]

  • Alaska

    Walker, congressional delegation ‘outraged’ over Obama’s ANWR proposal

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Jan 25, 10:59

    A White House announcement Sunday has sparked Gov. Bill Walker and the state’s congressional delegation to claim that President Obama, along with Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, are “declaring war on Alaska’s future.” This follows a move on the Obama administration, proposing new wilderness protections in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. In a release from the White House, […]

  • Local

    South Anchorage football hires Chris Borst, former Dimond head coach

    by KTVA Sports on Jan 24, 15:21

    After spending five seasons as head football coach for Dimond High School, Chris Borst is moving across town to coach alongside John Lewis at South. Citing differences in coaching philosophies, Borst left Dimond at the end of the 2014 football season. Former Lynx strength coach Nick Winkler will take over head-coaching duties at Dimond. This is […]

  • National

    Palin for president? Former AK governor ‘seriously interested’ in 2016 bid

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Jan 24, 14:36

    Sarah Palin is “seriously interested” in running a 2016 campaign for the White House, according to a recent interview with the Washington Post. The former Alaska governor, the GOP’s 2008 nominee for vice president – and current star of the Sportsman Channel’s Amazing America with Sarah Palin — was asked by the Washington Post whether she was considering […]

  • US/World

    Anchorage man fatally struck by vehicle in Las Vegas area

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Jan 24, 13:31

    An Anchorage man was struck and killed by a vehicle Thursday evening in the Las Vegas area as he crossed a highway, according to the Nevada Department of Public Safety. According to other local news outlets in the area, the Clark County coroner’s office has identified the man as 57-year-old Aarnout Michael Berry, of Anchorage. At […]

  • Alaska

    Army soldiers at JBER, Fort Wainwright at risk of being cut

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Jan 24, 12:39

    U.S. Army officials are holding meetings with 30 communities across the country as decisions are being made about where to cut around 120,000 troops by 2017. Alaska’s Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson and Fort Wainwright are on the list of bases where reductions could be made. Municipality of Anchorage staff are told that it will be up to […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Anchorage police: 58-year-old male found safe

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Jan 24, 12:35

    UPDATE: Anchorage police say Marion Dale Quint has been located and is safe. Original story The Anchorage Police Department is asking for public help finding a missing 58-year-old man last seen Saturday morning. Marion Dale Quint left his assisted living home on foot around 9 a.m., according to a statement from APD. The assisted living home […]

  • State

    Gov. Walker: Not easy to be the messenger

    by Rhonda McBride on Jan 24, 12:04

    Gov. Bill Walker said, for the first time in a long time, he had a good night’s sleep after he delivered his State of the Budget address on Thursday. He said it felt good to get the job done. “It was a critical message to get out to Alaskans,” said Walker. The governor said the […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    New report reveals behavioral health crisis in Mat-Su

    by Kate McPherson on Jan 23, 23:18

    Not enough is being done to help Mat-Su Valley residents with mental health and substance abuse problems, according to a new report published by the Mat-Su Health Foundation. The report examined the care Mat-Su residents receive when they are experiencing a behavioral health crisis, brought on by mental health and substance abuse problems. A lack […]

  • Crime

    Two men indicted for burglarizing Sand Point post office

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Jan 23, 20:49

    Two men were indicted Friday for burglarizing the Sand Point post office in December. On or around Dec. 28, Sheldon Wilson Shuravloff, 21, and Keith Lee Wilson, Jr., 18, allegedly broke into building, damaging the office itself along with some equipment. The damage resulted in the post office closing for a week, preventing residents from […]

  • Crime

    Anchorage professor sentenced for sexually assaulting child

    by Dave Leval on Jan 23, 20:38

    A former University of Alaska Anchorage employee was sentenced Friday for sexually assaulting a 9-year-old girl. Steven Pyle, 49, was sentenced to 30 years in prison by Anchorage Superior Court Judge Philip R. Volland. He pleaded guilty to first-degree sexual abuse of a minor last year. Pyle was arrested after his wife told police he had […]

  • Crime

    Former crime lab employee pleads guilty for stealing drugs

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Jan 23, 20:00

    A former employee of the State of Alaska Crime Detection Laboratory has pleaded guilty to several charges stemming from an investigation into his theft of drugs from work. Stephen Palmer, 54, was arrested in March of last year, and faced 10 charges before agreeing to a plea deal, reducing the list of charges by half. Palmer […]

  • Alaska

    Ketchikan comeback: Ferry project boosts local economy

    by Bonney Bowman on Jan 23, 18:13

    Workers at the Ketchikan shipyard are building two new ferries and a chance for a prosperous future. The $120 million project is bringing new life to the community, which has struggled since the local mill closed and the fishing slowed. Construction only started recently at the shipyard, which is owned by Vigor Alaska. So far, […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    The Disneyland measles outbreak may have reached Alaska

    by Shannon Ballard on Jan 23, 17:48

    An Anchorage infant has tested positive for measles, health officials say, a potential first case in Alaska caused by the Disneyland outbreak affecting dozens. Friday, 1-year-old Rivki Webb tested positive for measles. Her parents say they hadn’t been to Disneyland but recently returned from a family trip to San Diego. When they got home Rivki’s […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    New app lets Anchorage residents order snowplowing service

    by Lauren Maxwell on Jan 23, 17:25

    Anchorage residents can now take advantage of a new app that allows them to get their driveways plowed simply by using their smartphones. Consumers can download the app, Plowz and Mowz, onto their smartphones, and order a plowing of their driveway by local plowmen. Just like the ride-sharing service Uber, they are required to register […]