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  • Alaska Politics

    Legislature casts doubt on new proposal from Anchorage LIO owner

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Feb 05, 22:58

      JUNEAU — Last month, members of the Alaska Legislative Council said they would end their controversial lease on the Anchorage Legislative Information Office if it’s owner — 716 West Fourth Avenue, LLC — didn’t make offer a more “competitive” price. A new proposal from company owner Mark Pfeffer was made public Friday, but the […]

  • Alaska Politics

    ‘Idea Line’ lets Alaskans weigh in on government spending

    by Liz Raines on Feb 05, 22:24

      JUNEAU — Alaska lawmakers say they’re turning to the public for ideas on how to solve the state’s nearly $4 billion budget deficit. At a press conference Friday, members of the house majority presented the “idea line” – a 24-hour hotline where Alaskans can leave messages for lawmakers. The number to call is: 1-844-414-5949 […]

  • National

    CBS crews ready for the most advanced Super Bowl broadcast yet

    by Dave Goldman on Feb 05, 21:17

      SANTA CLARA, Calif. – To get some perspective on how far the Super Bowl has come, all you have to do is look back to the first game. Eleven cameras and two trucks were used at the first broadcast. That was the extent of CBS’ needs to show the Green Bay Packers defeat the Kansas […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Can I recycle that? Demystifying the rules for recycling in Anchorage

    by Lauren Maxwell on Feb 05, 20:41

      Anchorage recycling programs aren’t making a profit these days. That’s because the prices paid for recyclable materials have reached their lowest numbers in a decade. “There’s been a drop of about 46 percent in the price of metals,” explains Mary Fisher, Director of Alaskans for Litter Prevention and Recycling (ALPAR). ”For the price of paper […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    UPDATE: One person confirmed dead in Eagle River house fire

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Feb 05, 19:54

    Last Updated: Friday, Feb. 5, 2016 at 10:45 p.m. One person is dead following a house fire in Eagle River Friday evening, authorities confirm. The Anchorage Fire Department received the call at 6:47 p.m., according to AFD spokesperson John See. The caller stated that they thought a person was trapped inside the house. Crews responding […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Anchorage 911 dispatcher helps man save his wife’s life with CPR

    by Heather Hintze on Feb 05, 18:34

      ANCHORAGE — “She’s not breathing,” Keith Herte explained frantically over the telephone to 911 dispatcher Frances Robinson. “She’s not breathing, okay,” Robinson replied. It’s a call she remembers well: May 4, 2014 — A call from a man whose wife had gone into cardiac arrest at their home in Eagle River. For Robinson, it was the […]

  • Health

    Health official: Alaskans at low risk for Zika virus

    by Associated Press on Feb 05, 18:22

    An official with the state Division of Public Health says Alaskans are not likely to contract the Zika virus unless they have contact with people who have been traveling in affected areas. Infectious disease program manager Michael Cooper says Alaskans could theoretically be infected through sexual transmission or blood transfusions, but not by the mosquitoes […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    New details emerge about Anchorage man facing child porn charges

    by Shannon Ballard on Feb 05, 17:21

    ANCHORAGE — We are learning new details about the Anchorage Police Department’s investigation that lead to the arrest of Christopher Olson, the 31-year-old Anchorage man charged with 27 counts relating to child porn and sexual abuse of a minor. We now know Olson was his victim’s babysitter, according to court documents. Authorities discovered 14 videos on his […]

  • Mic Check in the Morning

    Mic Check in the Morning: SHEL

    by Daybreak Staff on Feb 05, 15:06

    Sarah, Hannah, Eva and Liza Holbrook make up the band SHEL. At a young age, the group decided on the name by making each letter stand for one of their names. The four sisters hail from Fort Collins, Colorado and for the past few years they toured the U.S. promoting their debut album. The sisters say working together […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    APD sweetens incentives for certified law enforcement willing to transfer

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Feb 05, 14:43

      ANCHORAGE — The Anchorage Police Department is hiring — and offering Alaska law enforcement officers incentives to transfer to the department from other agencies. APD Chief Chris Tolley made the announcement Friday in a YouTube video, specifically calling for law enforcement officers in the state who are certified with the Alaska Police Standards Council. “This […]

  • DayBreak

    ‘Art of Healing’ event raises awareness about gynecologic cancer

    by Daybreak Staff on Feb 05, 13:43

      Celebrating survivors, and raising awareness of, gynecologic cancers. Friday, the non profit “Let Every Woman Know” is kicking off the weekend by hosting it’s annual “Awareness and Arts of Healing” event. It includes a First Friday showcase with free guest lectures at Providence Health Center and a presentation to help women feel sexy again […]

  • Alaska News

    Troopers: No plans to intervene in Newtok leadership dispute

    by Associated Press on Feb 05, 12:26

    Alaska State Troopers say they don’t know who the rightful tribal leaders are in a western Alaska village, so they’ve taken no action weeks after a federal judge said the agency could use force to evict former leaders involved in a prolonged power struggle there. The Jan. 12 ruling was in response to a request […]

  • Alaska News

    AST looking for missing North Pole woman

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Feb 05, 12:22

    NORTH POLE — Alaska State Troopers are searching for a 31-year-old woman missing from North Pole. AST received a report of a missing person just before 3 a.m. Friday morning. A release identified the woman as Samantha Bergman, who went missing from her home around 5 p.m. Thursday. Troopers believe that Bergman is still in the […]

  • Fairbanks

    Man escapes from Fairbanks halfway house

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Feb 05, 11:51

    Troopers say a man escaped from a Fairbanks halfway house Thursday night — by simply walking away. According to a release, Northstar Center contacted the Alaska State Troopers to report that 24-year-old Byron Toovak had “walked away from the facility.” AST’s investigation found that Byron left the facility sometime between 8:45 and 11:15 Thursday night. […]

  • News

    AK Attorney General will pursue charges against Bill Allen

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Feb 05, 11:38

    Updated at 1 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 5 ANCHORAGE — U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan and Alaska Attorney General Craig Richards announced Friday morning the State is actively pursuing charges against Bill Allen for alleged sexual abuse of at least one young Alaska woman. At a press conference, they stated they believe Allen should be charged for violations […]

  • Education

    Hanley: No ‘sour grapes’ over resigning as education chief

    by Associated Press on Feb 05, 10:52

    Outgoing state education commissioner Mike Hanley says he had some professional disagreements with the state board of education. He says that’s not a “sour grapes statement.” Hanley says the board has chosen a different path that requires someone else as commissioner. He says he honors and respects that. Gov. Bill Walker has said that Hanley […]

  • Adopt-a-Pet

    Daybreak Adopt-A-Pets: Feb 5, 2016

    by Daybreak Staff on Feb 05, 10:45

    From the Anchorage Animal Care and Control Cats: Bosco: Neutered male, 7 years old Volunteers describe Bosco as delightfully sweet. This handsome boy likes to meow hello to you and then settle in to purr contentedly while you brush or pet him. He loves to nuzzle his head into your hand. Rico: Neutered male, unknown […]

  • Alaska News

    Report: Police acted properly in incident with autistic man

    by Associated Press on Feb 05, 8:44

    An independent investigation into a physical encounter between Kodiak police officers and an autistic man has determined that the three officers responded professionally. The Kodiak Daily Mirror reports the city hired Soldotna-based consultant Greg Russell to investigate the Sept. 16 incident involving the officers and Nick Pletnikoff. Russell’s report, acquired by the Kodiak newspaper on Monday, […]

  • Alaska News

    Delta Junction votes to keep pot industry out of city

    by Associated Press on Feb 05, 8:38

    The Delta Junction City Council has approved a ban on marijuana businesses in the city 100 miles southeast of Fairbanks. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports that Mayor Pete Hallgren said Wednesday that city officials aren’t looking to prohibit marijuana operations outside the city’s jurisdiction, although the ban extends 10 miles outside city limits per state regulations. […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Trooper injured when truck collides with patrol car near Palmer

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Feb 05, 8:33

    An Alaska State Trooper was injured while investigating a vehicle in a ditch Thursday night in Palmer when an oncoming truck spun out of control and struck the patrol vehicle. The trooper responded just after 9:30 p.m. to a report of a car in the ditch near mile 12.5 of the Old Glenn Highway. According […]