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


Three dead following Parks Highway collision

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Police: Juneau mayor 'suffered injuries,' investigation continues


E. coli contamination leads to recall of dozens of food items in Alaska, U.S.

Alaska News

Friends, neighbors say no foul play suspected in Juneau mayor's death




  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Three dead following Parks Highway collision

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Dec 01, 21:45

    A collision at Mile 49.5 of the Parks Highway has claimed the lives of three people, according to fire officials. The two-vehicle crash was reported at 9:06 p.m., according to Alaska State Trooper spokeswoman Megan Peters. Eleven fire and medical units were dispatched to the scene, according to West Lakes Fire Department personnel. “After the […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Lighter stolen in Texas returned to owner in Anchorage 30 years later

    by Heather Hintze on Dec 01, 20:50

    Doug Williams may live in Alaska for now, but he’s proud to call Texas home. He lived in San Antonio for years. “Before the city annexed my neighborhood, the Bexar County Sheriff’s provided the service. I was a volunteer firefighter out there,” he explained. Around Thanksgiving, he found a 1950s-era Zippo lighter in an Anchorage […]

  • Alaska News

    Friends, neighbors say no foul play suspected in Juneau mayor’s death

    by Liz Raines on Dec 01, 19:46

    Friends and neighbors of Juneau Mayor Greg Fisk say he was popular in the community. He became mayor less than a month ago, winning the election with more than two thirds of the votes, which is why some close to him say they don’t suspect any foul play in his death. Fisk’s neighbors said you […]

  • Crime

    Kasaan suspect scratches, bites at VPSO during arrest

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Dec 01, 17:35

    A Kasaan Village Public Safety Officer was allegedly scratched and almost bit by a suspect during an arrest Tuesday morning. The unnamed VPSO served 49-year-old Hal Priser, of Kasaan, with a court-issued stalking order around 10:30 a.m., according to an online Alaska State Trooper dispatch. The order banned Priser from the Kasaan city office. Less […]

  • Alaska Politics

    Legislature outlines alternatives to LIO building lease in new report

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Dec 01, 17:11

    $43 million — that’s how much it would cost the state to buy the building the Alaska Legislature is occupying in downtown Anchorage, according to a new report. Alaska lawmakers are deciding whether to continue their lease at the Legislative Information Office or break it and move into the state-owned Atwood Building. If they stay, […]

  • Health

    E. coli contamination leads to recall of dozens of food items in Alaska, U.S.

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Dec 01, 16:42

    A Food and Drug Administration recall notice has some Alaska stores pulling products from their shelves to protect consumers from an E. coli outbreak. More than 70 items were listed in the recall notice following a multi-state E. coli outbreak originally linked to Costco chicken salad. At least one sample of the Celery and Onion Diced […]

  • Web Exclusives

    VIDEO: Walker, Mallott reflect on first year in office

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Dec 01, 16:21

    Video provided by the Office of the Governor On Dec. 1, Alaska’s new governor and lieutenant governor were sworn in to serve their first term. A year later, Gov. Bill Walker and Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott sat down to share their thoughts on their first year as the state’s leaders.

  • Money

    Mark Zuckerberg makes astounding announcement on Facebook

    by Amy Kraft / CBS News on Dec 01, 15:48

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan have a lot of great news to share today. On Zuckerberg’s Facebook page, the couple announced the arrival of their newborn baby girl, Max. “Priscilla and I are so happy to welcome our daughter Max into this world,” Zuckerberg wrote. In honor of their daughter’s birth, the couple pledged to donate 99 […]

  • 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 […]