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An update on wounded Fairbanks police Sgt. Brandt and the man accused of shooting him

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  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Decomposed body found near railroad tracks in south Anchorage

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 20, 11:26

    Police say a decomposed body was found Wednesday evening in south Anchorage. The Anchorage Police Department stated in a release Thursday morning that the report came in around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday. APD said the remains were found near the railroad tracks off Huffman Road near the intersection of Old Seward Highway. Police say that nothing […]

  • Weather News

    First measurable snowfall of the season coming to Anchorage, Mat-Su

    by Rachael Penton on Oct 20, 10:39

    ANCHORAGE — A cold front is on the way to Southcentral and will bring the first chance for measurable snowfall for the Anchorage area beginning late Thursday. Rain will develop Thursday afternoon across the Susitna Valley, before spreading to the Matanuska Valley and Anchorage by the evening hours. As temperatures fall, the rain will mix […]

  • News

    Live Blog – Alaska Federation of Natives convention

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 20, 10:13

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  • Alaska News

    Athabascan bead artist gets ready for AFN

    by Rhonda McBride on Oct 19, 22:41

    Donna Pulliam, an Athabascan bead artist, has worked hard all year to prepare for the Customary Arts Show at the Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) convention. When AFN gets underway in Fairbanks on Thursday, she’ll join more than 100 other artists who share the same passion for their traditional art and culture — and the thrill […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Anchorage, Whittier to sign contract for police coverage in Girdwood

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 19, 22:37

    The Whittier Police Department may start assigning officers to patrol Girdwood as soon as this weekend. Sam Daniel, a member of the Girdwood Board of Supervisors, said city managers for Whittier and Anchorage are expected to sign a contract with WPD on Thursday. It will take effect beginning Saturday, he said. The Anchorage Assembly approved the contract earlier this month, shortly after […]

  • U.S. Politics

    Alaska voters watching presidential debate were decided, but not excited

    by Daniella Rivera on Oct 19, 22:22

    Millions of people across the country watched the third and final presidential debate Wednesday night. In that audience were several dozen Alaskans who gathered at Bear Tooth Theater to watch live as candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump squared off for the last time in front of an audience that large before the Nov. 8 election. People lined up […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Forestry: Calmer winds help crews battling 2 Southcentral wildfires

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 19, 20:12

    Last updated at 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 19 The latest fire map from the Alaska Division of Forestry shows the Moose Creek Fire is 51 percent contained as of Wednesday night. “The increased containment came mainly on fire line paralleling the Glenn Highway between Miles 54 [and] 58, where the fire had encroached on […]

  • Alaska News

    In Nome, a new search effort for Joseph Balderas

    by Davis Hovey / KNOM on Oct 19, 20:08

    NOME — Tuesday morning’s briefing in the Nome City Fire Hall began the ground search phase of a new autumn search and rescue effort for missing person Joseph Balderas. City manager Tom Moran is acting as incident commander for this search effort, even though the search’s focus is a site more than 40 miles outside of […]

  • Military

    ‘Vigilant Shield’ tests US, Canada military partnership

    by Bonney Bowman on Oct 19, 19:50

    Roughly 700 military personnel from the U.S. and Canada are training together this week, preparing to defend our homes. Lt. Gen. Ken Wilsbach said the annual exercise, called Vigilant Shield, is all about procedure: detect an enemy plane, evaluate the threat and respond. Detection starts at the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD), the radar […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Years-long cleanup of Kincaid Park debris complete

    by Lauren Maxwell on Oct 19, 19:33

    Some heavy lifting at Kincaid Park is bringing a nearly decade-long cleanup project to an end. Joe Meehan, refuge manager for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, said the Anchorage Coastal Wildlife Refuge that sits below the bluff at Kincaid was at one time used as a city dump. “Anyone who wanted to get […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    4th Avenue Theatre will stay standing, at least for now

    by Shannon Ballard on Oct 19, 19:09

    Once considered among the most luxurious theatres west of the Mississippi River, the Fourth Avenue Theatre now sits empty and boarded up. It’s been this way since the late 2000s. People often question what will become of the downtown landmark. At the Anchorage Assembly meeting on Tuesday night, Municipal Attorney Bill Falsey gave an update. “There […]

  • Crime

    An update on wounded Fairbanks police Sgt. Brandt and the man accused of shooting him

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 19, 18:53

    Anthony George Jenkins-Alexie, the man accused of shooting Fairbanks police Sgt. Allen Brandt, was arraigned in court Wednesday. Charging documents released at the hearing reveal new details in the case, including an alleged confession penned by Jenkins-Alexie. Brandt survived the encounter with Jenkins-Alexie and was able to provide details to police about the shooting. In […]

  • Fairbanks

    Citing ‘very difficult time,’ Fairbanks mayor reinstates police chief

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 19, 15:52

    Fairbanks Mayor John Eberhart announced Wednesday morning he has reinstated police Chief Randall Aragon. Aragon was put on administrative leave on Sept. 21 following allegations that he had promoted his private security business in an official Fairbanks Police Department capacity. Former Chief Dan Hoffman pushed the city council for a probe into the accusations, which he […]

  • U.S. Politics

    Where to watch tonight’s final presidential debate

    by KTVA / AP on Oct 19, 15:16

      ANCHORAGE — Tonight’s final televised debate between presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will be broadcast live from the campus of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The debate begins at 5 p.m. AKST and will be moderated by Fox News anchor Chris Wallace. Donald Trump’s guest list for the third and final debate […]

  • Alaska Politics

    Division of Elections offers Trump campaign chance to be in online election pamphlet

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 19, 15:14

    Updated at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 19 The Alaska Division of Elections says it has offered the Donald Trump campaign the chance to put information about him and his running mate in its online election pamphlet, but that they have not received anything from the campaign. A spokesman for the division said while it was too […]

  • Alaska News

    Alaska Federation of Natives board endorses presidential candidate for the first time

    by KTVA / AP on Oct 19, 14:32

    Last updated at 3:20 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 19 The largest statewide Native organization in Alaska is breaking with decades of tradition and endorsing Hillary Clinton for president. The Alaska Federation of Natives says it’s the first time it has endorsed a presidential candidate in the organization’s half-century of existence. “We are at a critical […]

  • DayBreak

    ‘The Stars We Are’ singing competition to hold open auditions in Anchorage

    by Daybreak Staff on Oct 19, 13:54

    Calling all Alaskan singers — here’s your chance to be seen and heard on stage! The first-ever “Stars We Are” singing competition will hold open auditions on Saturday, Oct. 22 at Williwaw in Downtown Anchorage from 1 to 4 p.m. (All performers must be 18 or older to participate in the contest.) The contest will last […]

  • Recipe Box

    Recipe Box: Family Pizza Night

    by Sierra Starks on Oct 19, 13:23

    Pizza night is sometimes a go-to for busy parents, and for good reason! It’s quick, easy and there’s really no clean-up involved. But if it’s becoming more of a daily routine, it could be argued that quality is being compromised for convenience. In this week’s Recipe Box, Amanda Cash, Anchorage mom and owner of The […]

  • Workforce Wednesday

    Workforce Wednesday: Becoming an ultrasound technician

    by Daybreak Staff on Oct 19, 11:55

    Looking for a career in the health industry? Do you love working with technology? If you answered yes, then becoming an ultrasound technician might be your match. The University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) ultrasound program takes about two years to complete. According to the Ryan Parnell, Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program Director at UAA, the pay is “excellent.” […]

  • The Hungry Chum

    The Hungry Chum: Fresh new flavors meet old school soul at City Diner

    by The Hungry Chum on Oct 19, 10:28

    A three-part harmony, a good burger and a cold milkshake are part of what made America great. Not so common anymore, diners call us back to a time of bobby socks, a good jukebox and leather-topped stools where one could belly up for some grub. My grandfather used to tell me that as a bachelor, […]