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  • 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, […]

  • Forecasts

    Weekend weather forecast

    by KTVA Weather on Jan 24, 18:29

    Many areas across the Anchorage Bowl saw 3 to 5 inches of snow accumulation with this last snowfall. High pressure is already building in from the east, and it will produce lots of sunshine across the area as we head into Sunday. The trade-off will be pure cold weather with many locations barely getting out […]

  • 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 […]

  • News

    Police seek other victims of man arrested for sexual abuse of a minor

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Jan 23, 16:16

    A man has been arrested under charges of sexually abusing a minor in an Anchorage church in December, and the Anchorage Police Department is now asking any other potential victims to come forward. Simi Seu, 39, was arrested following an investigation into accusations that he inappropriately touched a 14-year-old girl while attending the First Samoan […]

  • Mic Check in the Morning

    Mic Check in the Morning: Olivia Davis

    by Daybreak Staff on Jan 23, 14:59

    She boasts a new wave mix of southern soul with a classic New York flow. Twenty-one-year-old Olivia Davis, also known as OvercomHER, took the Daybreak stage Friday for “Mic Check in the Morning.” Davis moved to Anchorage from Dallas, Texas when she was 16-years-old. “It’s grown on me and I love it here. I love […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Assembly members discuss millions of dollars worth of bond proposals

    by Hope Miller on Jan 23, 14:53

    Anchorage Assembly members gathered for a work session Friday to get specifics on bonds voters could see in the April election. The biggest item up for debate, up to about $17 million, would fund road and storm drainage improvements. In all, the proposals discussed Friday comprise up to $33.7 million and would go toward things […]

  • Crime

    Former JBER soldier sentenced for 2012 murder of wife

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Jan 23, 14:07

    A 26-year-old former Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson soldier was sentenced to 62 years in prison Friday for murdering his wife in 2012 in their Anchorage home. A jury found David Lopez guilty of first-degree murder back in June 2014 for shooting his wife Sara Lopez. On Dec. 12, 2012, Lopez’s wife brought their 2-year-old daughter to the […]