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  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Flash mob brings opera to students at Clark Middle School

    by Lauren Maxwell on Oct 20, 20:11

    Students at Clark Middle School got more than they bargained for at the school cafeteria on Thursday. Lunch came with a side of opera and dance, courtesy of a flash mob. Several members of the Anchorage Opera dressed as cafeteria helpers surprised students by bursting into song for a short performance from Rigoletto. Bruce Wood, […]

  • News

    Anchorage police want to teach you how to track local crime online

    by Shannon Ballard on Oct 20, 19:56

    The scanners may be turned off but the Anchorage Police Department (APD) says there is another way to figure out when crime is happening in your neighborhood. For the first time, the Anchorage Police Department is hosting a series of Community Crime Map training events. The technology has been around for years and officers say […]

  • Alaska News

    50 years later: AFN remembers milestones, talks unfinished business

    by Liz Raines on Oct 20, 19:15

    The Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) kicked off its annual convention in Fairbanks Thursday. This year, with a milestone. It’s been 50 years since Alaska Natives banded together to reclaim lost lands, a bond forged through long hours, and endless determination. “We took the heat, the criticism, the negative editorials,” remembered Emil Notti, one of […]

  • U.S. Politics

    ‘I am so done with it’: Voters feeling fatigued this election season

    by Bonney Bowman on Oct 20, 18:43

    With the final presidential debate wrapped up and the presidential election only 18 days away, the candidates have a short time left to win over voters. But do voters want to be won over? Or are they just over this election? Election fatigue is when people start feeling exhausted by non-stop coverage. The Pew Research […]

  • Reality Check w/ John Tracy

    Reality Check w/ John Tracy: It’s time Anchorage gets excited about Uber

    by John Tracy on Oct 20, 16:26

    On a recent trip outside Alaska, I decided to find out what all the fuss was about concerning the ride sharing company Uber. I’m not the most technically savvy guy, but even without the help of my teenager, I downloaded the app and reluctantly gave Uber my credit card number. When I arrived at the […]

  • Alaska News

    Alaska Native remains could return home from Pennsylvania

    by Associated Press on Oct 20, 14:46

    A small group of people are working with the U.S. Army to bring home the remains of 15 Alaska Natives who attended a boarding school in Pennsylvania more than a century ago. The Carlisle Industrial Indian School was founded in 1879 by Richard Henry Pratt. The Army officer created the military-style school on the belief […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Crews hope to reach full containment of Moose Creek Fire by weekend

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 20, 13:12

    Last updated at 2:40 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 20   The latest fire map from the Alaska Division of Forestry shows the Moose Creek Fire is 70 percent contained as of Thursday afternoon. “If (weather) stays the way it is right now we’re hoping for full containment by the end of shift Friday,” Phil Blydenburgh, Incident […]

  • DayBreak

    Weekend concert to benefit Alaska Music Project for Youth

    by Daybreak Staff on Oct 20, 12:58

    Just how easy is it to record a song? J.W. Frye and Matthew Brenna with Alaska Music Project for Youth (AMP) showed Daybreak how it’s done. The organization is also holding a benefit concert, with headliner Black Water Railroad Company, on Oct. 22 at Williwaw. Proceeds will help AMP hit its goal of 18 mobile […]

  • DayBreak

    Story time w/ Aunt Phil: The history of Alaska’s Seward Highway

    by Laurel Downing Bill on Oct 20, 12:53

    Sixty-five years ago on Oct. 19, 1951, the 125-mile long Seward Highway was completed and ready for traffic. It connected to the Sterling Highway, which had opened to Homer the previous year. The route from Resurrection Bay to Alaska’s interior has been in existence for thousands of years, of course. Russian explorers searched the area for […]

  • DayBreak

    Cup with the Chief: APD’s staffing goals and how to prevent winter crime

    by Daybreak Staff on Oct 20, 12:28

    The Anchorage Police Department is well on its way to hitting a goal of 400 officers by the end of the year. APD Chief Chris Tolley sat down with Daybreak to discuss how they are working toward that goal. He also said winter is nearly here, and that means the department will see a spike […]

  • Alaska News

    SLIDESHOW: Alaska Federation of Natives convention celebrates 50 years

    by Megan Edge on Oct 20, 12:17

    The Alaska Federation of Natives convention kicked off in Fairbanks on Thursday with speakers from all over the U.S. The first day of the three-day event was packed with emotional testimony from the Statewide Suicide Prevention Council, young leaders and elders. Special guests from the White House, as well as Alaska politicians, addressed the crowd. […]

  • 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

    Snow, rain could make for slippery morning commute in Anchorage, Mat-Su

    by Rachael Penton on Oct 20, 10:39

      ANCHORAGE — Last updated at 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 20 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 spread to the Matanuska Valley and Anchorage by the overnight hours. As temperatures fall, the rain […]

  • 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

    ANCHORAGE — 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]