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Video of Anchorage teen being assaulted prompts outrage, $100,000 lawsuit

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Juneau mayor found dead, police investigating


Board votes to change residency requirement for Alaska marijuana business licensees


Anchorage police investigate string of vehicle vandalisms

Alaska News

Bethel addresses hiring, housing woes with new homes for first responders




  • Sci/Tech

    Digital rights group alleges Google invades student privacy

    by Associated Press on Dec 01, 13:53

    Google is being accused of invading the privacy of students using laptop computers powered by the Internet company’s Chrome operating system. The Electronic Frontier Foundation, a digital rights group, depicts Google as a two-faced opportunist in a complaint filed Tuesday with the Federal Trade Commission. Google disputes the unflattering portrait and says it isn’t doing […]

  • Crime

    Anchorage police investigate string of vehicle vandalisms

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Dec 01, 13:26

    ANCHORAGE – Anchorage police are investigating more than a dozen vehicle vandalisms that started in the east part of town Monday afternoon and spread to midtown. In all, there was hundreds of dollars worth of damage to the vehicles, said Anchorage Police Department spokesperson Jennifer Castro in a statement. Residents reported that it appeared that […]

  • DayBreak

    On the couch with vlogger Cory Williams, Dec. 1

    by Daybreak Staff on Dec 01, 12:05

    Cory Williams, a.k.a. DudeLikeHELLA, joined Daybreak on the couch Tuesday morning to talk about some of his crazy family traditions. In Williams’ recent vlog, he shared his experience visiting his in-laws and their wacky tradition that’s been passed down over the years. “The opposum king or queen is, they’re sort of the ones in charge of […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Board votes to change residency requirement for Alaska marijuana business licensees

    by Lauren Maxwell on Dec 01, 11:58

    At a meeting Tuesday morning, the Alaska Marijuana Control Board voted to change the residency requirements for those looking to start up cannabis-related businesses in the state. The board will now require potential licensees to qualify for Alaska’s Permanent Fund Dividend in the year in which they seek a license, a change from a much less […]

  • Travel Tuesday

    Travel Tuesday: Gifting experiences during the holidays

    by Daybreak Staff on Dec 01, 10:34

    Erin Kirkland, Daybreak’s family-fun expert, stopped by the show Tuesday to propose a twist on traditional gift giving. Rather than wrapping things, offer up activities instead, she says. Why go this route? According to the U.S. Travel Association, today’s working families are taking less time off than ever. “So what’s happening is this is translating into […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Anchorage schools making near-perfect attendance a priority

    by Sierra Starks on Dec 01, 10:05

    Typical of the start of the school day, Kristen Ryder begins her class at Williwaw Elementary School with attendance. But it isn’t just a head count; there’s a little more math involved. Ryder’s first-graders gather around the white board at the front of the classroom. “So, we’re going to build a story problem that shows […]

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Reality TV star seeks permit for art retreat at Fox River

    by Associated Press on Dec 01, 8:56

    KENAI – Star of the Discovery channel reality show “Alaska: The Last Frontier” Atz Kilcher is looking to build up a site at Fox River where young people can gather to work on art projects. The Peninsula Clarion reports (http://bit.ly/1HBG8wi) Kilcher, who is a homesteader near Homer, applied to the Alaska Department of Natural Resources […]

  • US/World

    Texas agency finds owner of unique lighter bought in Alaska

    by Associated Press on Dec 01, 6:35

    The Bexar County Sheriff’s Office has identified the owner of a unique lighter used by a deputy more than 50 years ago but recently purchased in Alaska. Sheriff’s office spokesman James Keith says the owner of the lighter is former deputy Stanley Mitchell. Former San Antonio resident Doug Williams had purchased the lighter in an […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    More parking spaces planned for Campbell Park

    by Alexis Fernandez on Nov 30, 22:42

    A park in Midtown Anchorage is getting some upgrades to help make it safer and more inviting to the neighborhood. On Monday, crews demolished the old Fire Station 4 building to make room for up to 30 new parking spaces at the Campbell Park. The building was being used by the Anchorage Parks and Recreation […]

  • Local

    Alaska cousins finally meet through basketball

    by Dave Goldman on Nov 30, 22:18

    Basketball players can come from anywhere and everywhere, and on the Eagle River Christian High School team, they do. But where Wallace Ungwiluk is from is only a part of the curiosity. How he arrived in Anchorage is another. Wallace hails from Gambell, Alaska, which is “approximately 45 miles from Russia.” Wallace’s cousin, Khalil, plays for Eagle River Christian. One day, […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Upcycling creates wool sweater shortage at Anchorage thrift stores

    by Shannon Ballard on Nov 30, 20:00

    People who repurpose wool sweaters say there’s a shortage of the fabric in Anchorage, thanks to the “upcycling” trend. One artist said she gets sweaters shipped in from her sister in Canada, and another stocks up during the summer. “Upcycling” is ushering in a new wave of innovation. Entrepreneurs like Bonnie Getter have created entire businesses around […]

  • Alaska News

    Bethel addresses hiring, housing woes with new homes for first responders

    by Bonney Bowman on Nov 30, 19:43

    For communities in rural Alaska, hiring good employees isn’t always the biggest challenge. Sometimes, it’s finding those employees a place to live. “We have a huge lack of housing, especially a lack of quality housing,” said Bethel Community Services Foundation executive director, Michelle DeWitt. That lack can lead to problems, especially when it comes to […]

  • Alaska News

    Juneau mayor found dead, police investigating

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Nov 30, 18:27

    Updated at 9:15 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 30 Juneau’s Mayor Stephen “Greg” Fisk was found dead in his home Monday afternoon, according to Juneau police. His adult son reportedly called 911 at 3:34 p.m. to report he had found his father dead inside his residence on the 400 block of Kennedy Street in Juneau, a statement […]

  • Anchorage/MatSu Politics

    Group files for petition to repeal Anchorage equal rights ordinance

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Nov 30, 18:05

    A group led by a conservative morning talk show host is trying to repeal Anchorage’s equal rights ordinance. On Wednesday, KFQD host Bernadette Wilson filed for a petition with the municipal clerk’s office. The proposed petition would ask voters “Shall AO No. 2015-96 (S1) (as amended), an ordinance adding sexual orientation and gender identity to Title […]

  • Alaska News

    Alaska State Troopers create new unit to focus on violent crimes

    by Associated Press on Nov 30, 17:58

    Alaska State Troopers say a new unit has been created to focus on violent crimes in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta region. Troopers say a patrol sergeant and two patrol troopers from the Bethel post have been assigned to the new violent offenders unit. Officials say the unit officially will be established on Tuesday. The changes have […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Video of Anchorage teen being assaulted prompts outrage, $100,000 lawsuit

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Nov 30, 17:49

    Last Updated: Tues., Dec. 1, 2015 at 2 p.m. ANCHORAGE — The father of an Anchorage teenager who was filmed being beaten by a group of fellow teens has filed a lawsuit against the homeowner where the attack allegedly occurred, seeking more than $100,000, according to court documents. The video, which was recorded July 26, […]

  • Alaska News

    Former BPD officers accused of misconduct still have police certifications

    by Lakeidra Chavis/KYUK on Nov 30, 14:38

    This story originates from KYUK Public Media and was published with permission.  BETHEL — In a little over a year, the Bethel Police Department has had two high profile cases of police misconduct–one involving police brutality and the other an attempted rape. The department is still working to improve its hiring practices, and its unclear if either of […]

  • Lifestyle

    Toddler falls asleep while waiting to meet Santa, result is adorable

    by Associated Press on Nov 30, 13:32

    When Donnie Walters took son Zeke to have his picture taken with Santa Claus, the 6-month-old boy couldn’t stay awake while they waited in line. So Santa obliged Walters and posed asleep with the snoozing child resting on his belly. Walters posted the photos of the sleeping pair on Facebook. The photos taken Nov. 25 […]

  • Alaska News

    Testing finds no nuke-disaster radiation in Alaska seafood

    by Associated Press on Nov 30, 13:03

    Alaska health officials say tests have again confirmed that Alaska seafood has not been tainted by the Fukushima nuclear disaster four years ago. A 9.0 earthquake on March 11, 2011, generated a 130-foot wave that devastated 217 square miles in Japan. About 16,000 people were confirmed dead and nearly 2,600 were never found. Among the […]

  • US/World

    2 Alaska case studies in National Park Service’s climate change response report

    by Associated Press on Nov 30, 11:22

    The National Park Service has released a report detailing agency efforts to address problems caused by climate change. The report lists 24 case studies of threats to infrastructure, natural and cultural resources in U.S. national parks and monuments. Two of the case studies are in Alaska. The agency says coastal erosion, reduced sea ice and […]