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  • Fairbanks

    Fairbanks police investigate shots fired off restaurant roof

    by Associated Press on Sep 29, 8:42

    A Fairbanks restaurant worker suspected of firing shots from the roof of the business has been charged with possessing a firearm as a felon. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports 28-year-old Damien Harris was arrested after police found 25 shell casings on the roof of the Food Factory. Harris was convicted of robbery in 2007 and […]

  • Alaska Politics

    Craig Richards lands new contract to advise state on fiscal issues

    by Associated Press on Sep 29, 8:34

    Former Alaska Attorney General Craig Richards has signed another contract with the state, this time to provide legal advice on “fiscal and other related matters.” The contract began Aug. 1 and ends Dec. 31. Costs are not to exceed $10,000. This contract is separate from one signed in July under which Richards is to provide […]

  • Alaska News

    Feds buy $4M of logged lands from Alaska Native corporation

    by Associated Press on Sep 29, 8:22

    A $4 million deal between the U.S. Forest Service and a southeast Alaska Native corporation will return 4,500 acres of heavily logged forest on Admiralty Island to wilderness. CoastAlaska News reports that the Forest Service purchased the land on the west side of the island near Cube Cove with money from its Land and Water […]

  • Alaska Politics

    Nageak wants out of lawsuit over lost primary race

    by Associated Press on Sep 29, 8:13

    A northern Alaska lawmaker who filed a lawsuit challenging his defeat in the primary election says he no longer wants to participate in the legal battle. The Juneau Empire reports Democratic Rep. Benjamin Nageak of Barrow said Wednesday there are other people who can speak on his behalf. He announced his decision to pull out […]

  • US/World

    New Jersey train crashes into station in Hoboken

    by CBS/AP on Sep 29, 7:33

    HOBOKEN, N.J. – A commuter train plowed into the bustling Hoboken rail station during the morning rush hour Thursday, injuring more than 100 people, some of them critically, in a tangle of broken concrete, twisted metal and dangling cables, authorities said. Democratic Assemblyman Raj Mukherji, who represents Hoboken, said a transit official told him at least […]

  • Local

    Alaska Aces vs. the NHL: Now a virtual reality

    by Dave Goldman on Sep 28, 22:25

    Gamers unite! You now have the power to create match-ups only dreamed of before. The Alaska Aces versus the Los Angeles Kings? Check. In reality, it’s EA Sports’ NHL 17, which has given its fans the option to mix and match. For the first time, the company added the East Coast Hockey League (ECHL), the Aces’ governing body, and its teams to its […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Neighbors in Anchorage react to Assemblyman Flynn kneeling during Pledge of Allegiance

    by Sierra Starks on Sep 28, 19:50

    Tuesday’s Anchorage Assembly meeting wasn’t a packed one in terms of attendance, but it was a meeting that left an impact on the people there. Assemblyman Patrick Flynn took a knee during the Pledge of Allegiance, something he wrote about on his blog a few days before in a post titled, “To kneel or not […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Food Bank of Alaska hosts Hunger Action Month events in Anchorage

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 28, 19:41

    One in seven Alaskans aren’t sure where their next meal is coming from, according to the Food Bank of Alaska (FBA). As part of Hunger Action Month in September, the nonprofit has organized a city-wide fundraising event with local restaurants to help feed hungry Alaskans. Dine Out Against Hunger is an all-day event featuring breakfast, lunch and […]

  • Outdoors

    Hatchery busy producing new generation of salmon

    by Lauren Maxwell on Sep 28, 19:13

    If you’ve caught a king or silver salmon in the Anchorage area, it’s very likely it started its life at the William Jack Hernandez Sport Fish Hatchery on Ship Creek. Every year, workers there harvest hundreds of thousands of eggs from returning salmon they fertilize by hand. On Wednesday afternoon, workers at the hatchery were collecting […]

  • Only in Alaska

    Aurora forecast strong across much of Alaska for the next few days

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 28, 17:56

    The northern lights are expected to be on display across much of Alaska Wednesday evening and through the rest of the week. The aurora will be visible from areas as far north as Barrow to as far south as Kodiak, according a forecast from the University of Alaska’s Geophysical Institute. The predicted forecast for Wednesday, […]

  • Sci/Tech

    The White House wants you to ditch your password and ‘lock down your login’

    by Brian Mastroianni / CBS News on Sep 28, 16:57

    We live in an age of massive cyberattacks – like the recently revealed hack on Yahoo that saw 500 million email accounts compromised back in 2014. News like this is worrying for consumers who want to keep their online information safe from hackers. This is where the White House and the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) come in. They’re teaming up with more than 35 companies, […]

  • Crime

    Man allegedly targeted 14-year-old online for sex, APD concerned there are other victims

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 28, 16:23

    Last updated at 10:32 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 28 An Anchorage man has been arrested for allegedly attempting to entice a 14-year-old for sex via an online personals website, and police say they’re concerned he may have other victims. Police announced Wednesday they have charged 56-year-old Martin Baumann with one count of online enticement of […]

  • Alaska News

    Alaska transportation agency fined over waste storage

    by Associated Press on Sep 28, 16:00

    The state transportation department has been fined $118,100 for its handling of hazardous waste at a maintenance facility in Juneau. The penalty was levied by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The federal agency alleged that the transportation department failed to properly identify and label hazardous waste and stored more than 4,000 pounds of hazardous waste […]

  • Crime

    APD: Rocks, bikes, coffee thrown as dozens brawled in Mountain View

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 28, 15:20

    A group of more than 40 people were involved in a fight outside a Mountain View gas station Tuesday night, according to police. Anchorage police spokeswoman Anita Shell said the fight, which she described as a “melee,” was first reported at 8:11 p.m. Tuesday at the Holiday gas station on Mountain View Drive. “I’d like […]

  • Alaska News

    Alaska settles complaint over Medicaid payment system

    by Associated Press on Sep 28, 13:45

    The state has reached a settlement over its problem-plagued Medicaid payment system, agreeing to pay the vendor hired to implement the system $25.9 million it is owed, provided certain terms are met. State health department spokeswoman Sarana Schell says the department received thousands of hours of work it won’t have to pay for and says […]

  • DayBreak

    New state of the art cancer facility set to open in the Valley

    by Daybreak Staff on Sep 28, 13:33

    The Matanuska-Susitna area will soon have a new, high-tech facility to help people fight cancer. The Mat-Su Valley Cancer Center is set to open its doors this fall and is hosting a community event this Friday to celebrate. Medical director and radiation oncologist, Dr. Clare Bertucio, joined Daybreak to talk about the new state of […]

  • DayBreak

    Park Strip will be pink Saturday for breast cancer awareness walk

    by Daybreak Staff on Sep 28, 12:38

    The Park Strip will soon be a sea of pink as Anchorage comes together to help in the fight against breast cancer. Saturday the public is invited to come out and show their support and celebrate survivorship at the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk. Wednesday, Jennie Boe, a Making Strides Against Breast Cancer committee […]

  • Workforce Wednesday

    Workforce Wednesday: Business helps people find jobs in Alaska

    by Daybreak Staff on Sep 28, 12:10

    It’s the business of finding a job — local employment matchmakers do background checks and fit the skills of people looking for work to those in-demand jobs. Joy Bunde with Personnel Plus says her company connects people with prospective employers. They place people in all types positions including chefs, executives, even floral designers. There are […]

  • Alaska Aces

    William Wrenn returns to the Aces for another season

    by Dave Goldman on Sep 28, 11:15

    As the Aces embark on a new season, they’ll do it with local favorite and Anchorage native William Wrenn. The team announced Wednesday that the 25-year-old defenseman will re-sign with the Aces. The team captain had a stellar season last year for Glacier Blue playing in 57 games, scoring four goals with 37 assists. Wrenn […]

  • Recipe Box

    Recipe Box: Pumpkin muffins

    by Sierra Starks on Sep 28, 11:03

    To celebrate the fall season, KTVA 11′s Daybreak is adding a new flavor to its Recipe Box, inspired by the Pumpkin Spice Latte, one of autumn’s signature beverages. Anchorage mom and blogger Lesleigh Frank shares her version of pumpkin muffins and gives tips on how to get the kiddos involved in the kitchen. She says […]