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The Hungry Chum

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

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

Alaska Politics

Behind the Ballot: Ray Metcalfe for US Senate

Reality Check w/ John Tracy

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

Alaska News

Attorneys plan to seek mediation in Pebble Mine case




  • 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 […]

  • DayBreak

    UAA’s ‘And Then There Were None’ opens for Halloween

    by Daybreak Staff on Oct 27, 15:21

    Agatha Christie’s murder mystery “And Then There Were None” comes alive just in time for Halloween. UAA’s Theatre and Dance department will be putting on the play starting Oct. 28. The show will run for two weekends. The plot centers around 10 people who are stuck in an island mansion, and they soon realize that they […]

  • DayBreak

    Story Time w/Aunt Phil: The rise and fall of Knik

    by Laurel Downing Bill on Oct 27, 13:54

    When the U.S. Post Office opened its branch in Knik on Oct. 27, 1904, it signaled that Knik was a bonafide community. It only remained open for 13 years because of the federal government’s decision to bypass it when it laid out its plans for a railroad to connect Seward to Fairbanks in 1915. Thousands […]

  • Alaska News

    High school teacher attacked by grizzly while walking dogs near Seward airport

    by KTVA / AP on Oct 27, 13:17

    Last updated at 5:12 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 27 A man was attacked by a brown bear early Thursday morning while walking his dogs near the Seward airport. Ronn Hemstock was attacked before daylight, according to authorities. He has been a teacher at Seward High School for 20 years, Kenai Peninsula Borough School District spokesperson Pegge Erkeneff confirmed. She […]

  • DayBreak

    Trick-or-treating family fun at the Alaska Zoo

    by Daybreak Staff on Oct 27, 10:15

    Trick or treat with some cuddly and scary animals at the Alaska Zoo as part of their Zoo Boo event this Halloween. The zoo will have trick or treat stations and educational activities. Attendees are encouraged to dress up. The Zoo Boo event will two run times; at 4:30 p.m. and another, spookier version, at 6:30 p.m. […]

  • Alaska News

    Fewer Alaskans gave to nonprofits through Pick.Click.Give

    by Associated Press on Oct 27, 9:20

    The Alaska Community Foundation says fewer people have decided to give up portions of their annual oil wealth check to support nonprofit organizations this year. Alaska’s Energy Desk reports the foundation’s Pick.Click.Give. program allows Alaskans to donate some of the money they receive from the Alaska Permanent Fund each year to hundreds of nonprofits statewide. The […]

  • Military

    National Guard aims to recruit more Alaska Natives

    by Associated Press on Oct 27, 7:39

    The Army National Guard is turning its recruitment efforts to Alaska Natives as it seeks to find soldiers equipped with subsistence skills. KYUK-AM reports that the Guard is launching a three-year program that provides waivers for Alaska Natives looking to join, but who may face barriers to qualification. The pilot program relaxes requirements for the […]

  • Alaska News

    Is trick-or-treating a danger to pets? Tips to keep animals safe on Halloween

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 27, 7:07

    Halloween is a fun holiday for many families — dressing up, trick-or-treating, scary thrills. For some of our furry family members, however, the holiday can provide a number of opportunities for danger. “From decorations to holiday treats, many of the things that make Halloween fun for people can be scary and even deadly to pets,” […]

  • Local

    Still 2 months away, Copper Basin 300 is off to a good start

    by Dave Goldman on Oct 26, 22:47

    It’s beginning to look a lot like sled dog racing season. The recent winter weather has put a spring in the step of those who organize the Copper Basin 300 sled dog race. Up to eight inches of snow fell last week in the Glennallen area, the Valley and the Copper River Basin. It was followed by frigid temperatures, ensuring the […]

  • Crime

    ‘Somebody saw something’: Family of Government Hill homicide victim seeks answers

    by Daniella Rivera on Oct 26, 21:49

    As Anchorage police investigate the 28th homicide of the year, the family of 29-year-old victim Ian Alexander Bobich is making a desperate plea for help. Just before 11 p.m. on Monday, police dispatch received several calls from people in the area reporting gunshots near Elm Street and East Bluff Drive. When officers arrived, they found Bobich […]