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    March for Science draws large crowd in downtown Anchorage

    by Eric Ruble on Apr 22, 17:33

    About 1,500 Alaskans gathered in downtown Anchorage Saturday morning to stand in solidarity with science. The March for Science is part of a national movement to increase the visibility of the scientific community and voice concerns about President Donald Trump’s policies regarding issues like climate change and healthcare. Bryan Box, a lead organizer for the Anchorage […]

  • U.S. Politics

    Trump says he’ll mark 100 days with Pennsylvania rally

    by Associated Press on Apr 22, 16:22

    President Donald Trump says he’ll mark his 100th day in office with a “BIG” rally in Pennsylvania. Trump hits 100 days on April 29 – next Saturday. He tweeted about the rally this Saturday, saying that next week “I will be holding a BIG rally in Pennsylvania. Look forward to it!” Next Saturday night I […]

  • Aviation

    VIDEO: American Airlines flight attendant grounded after altercation caught on camera

    by Associated Press on Apr 22, 16:01

    The Latest on the confrontation on an American Airlines flight (all times local): 6 p.m. A passenger on an American Airlines flight says a flight attendant who has since been grounded nearly hit a baby when he jerked a stroller away from a woman holding the child. Olivia Morgan, an executive with an education-related nonprofit, […]

  • Photo Gallery

    Photos: Alaskans march for science on Earth Day

    by KTVA Web Staff on Apr 22, 15:45

    Over 1,000 participants cheered and waved signs under clear, blue skies Saturday at the March for Science in Downtown Anchorage. The march was part of the larger worldwide event organized on Earth Day to recognize and bring awareness to scientific, fact-based decision making, which many feel has been under threat since the election of President Donald Trump. […]

  • Alaska News

    Ketchikan seafood processors to see water rate hikes

    by Associated Press on Apr 22, 13:14

    Officials in Ketchikan have approved an ordinance that more than doubles water rates for the southeast Alaska city’s seafood processors over the next three years. The Ketchikan Daily News reports the City Council approved the ordinance Thursday. Water rates will increase by 35 percent each year over the next three years for Ketchikan’s three fish processors […]

  • Fairbanks

    New fees instituted at Interior Alaska recreation sites

    by Associated Press on Apr 22, 13:00

    The state will start charging fees for the popular Chena River State Recreation Area and other recreational sites in Interior Alaska next month. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports that visitors to the 12 sites within the Chena recreation area will have to pay a $5 entrance fee starting in May. The daily fees will also go […]

  • Inside the Gates

    Inside the Gates: JROTC cadets train on JBER

    by Bonney Bowman on Apr 22, 12:41

    Many high school students join the Army Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) program as a way to decide if they want to later enlist in the military. But for some, it’s a way to build confidence before heading to college and the workplace. JROTC cadets from East High School spent the day on Joint Base […]

  • Alaska News

    Hillside residents make preparations as wildfire season begins in Southcentral Alaska

    by Eric Ruble on Apr 22, 12:22

    Wildfire season has begun in Southcentral Alaska. People who live on the south end of Anchorage’s Hillside neighborhood got a scare Thursday night when police shut down the Seward Highway so firefighters could work on a fire near mile 105. It took 10 firefighters to get the two-acre fire under control. Michelle Corburn, who lives […]

  • Crime

    APD: Teens trash Anchorage Carrs Safeway store, shoot employee

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 22, 10:52

    Last updated at 11:25 a.m. on Saturday, Apr. 22 Anchorage police officers responded to a shooting at the Carrs Safeway location on Northern Lights Blvd. and Minnesota Drive early Saturday morning after a group of teens trashed the inside of the store and shot an employee. “A group of unruly teenagers were [sic] fighting inside the […]

  • University of Alaska

    UAA volleyball restocks roster for 2017 campaign

    by John Thompson on Apr 21, 20:18

    Set to defend their Great Northwest Athletic Conference crown for a third consecutive year, the University of Alaska Anchorage volleyball team continues to round out their roster in the midst of spring workouts. Friday, the Seawolves’ head coach Chris Green announced three new recruits that will don the green and gold in 2017. Glendale Arizona […]

  • Alaska News

    Gambell teenager leads successful whale hunt, brings home 57-foot bowhead

    by Davis Hovey / KNOM on Apr 21, 19:59

    Families and community members on St. Lawrence Island will be eating bowhead whale this week after a local hunter caught Gambell’s second whale of the season Monday night, according to a report from KNOM Mission Radio. Chris Apassingok, a 16-year-old who would normally be spending his days in high school, was the “striker,” or hunter […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    UAA opens on-campus center to address sexual violence

    by Lauren Maxwell on Apr 21, 18:51

    One in ten, that’s the number of University of Alaska Anchorage students who responded that they had recently experienced sexual misconduct or assault on a campus climate survey last year. The incidents didn’t necessarily happen on campus, but a new resource located on university grounds could help. Friday, officials cut the ribbon on the Center […]

  • Energy

    With Snow River hydro project halted, Chugach looks to wind, solar resources

    by Heather Hintze on Apr 21, 18:02

    Chugach Electric Association halted a study on hydroelectricity on Snow River after public outcry that the dam could impact the fishery. Communications manager Julie Hasquet said the company will continue to look into other renewable forms of energy. She said there’s enough energy to meet Anchorage’s demand right now, but the bigger concern is for […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Former employee alleges neglect, abuse at Anchorage assisted living home

    by Sierra Starks on Apr 21, 17:46

    Elana Drager spends most of her time as a hair stylist, but a deeper passion was revealed almost 15 years ago when her grandfather needed help. “He was living in a care home, and I witnessed just some things where he was neglected and abused, essentially just not cared for properly,” said Drager. “And it […]

  • Alaska News

    Tug sinks in southeast Alaska; responders look for spill

    by Associated Press on Apr 21, 17:15

    Emergency responders have placed containment and absorbent booms near a tugboat that sank in southeast Alaska. The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation says the Powhatan, owned by Samson Tug and Barge, sank Wednesday night while docked at Staffigavan Bay about 7 miles (11 kilometers) north of Sitka. The tug after it sank shifted downslope 1,083 […]

  • Adopt-a-Pet

    Daybreak Adopt-A-Pet: April 21, 2017

    by Daybreak Staff on Apr 21, 14:00

    From Anchorage Animal Care and Control: Gary: All Gary the dog thinks about is playing fetch…all day, everyday. Spruce: Spruce the cat doesn’t like to toot his own horn but he’s hoping you’ll read the sign the kennel supervisor put by his kennel because it says “Sweetest Cat in the World.” Who wouldn’t want to […]

  • Mic Check in the Morning

    Mic Check in the Morning: Janie Lidey

    by Daybreak Staff on Apr 21, 13:07

    Janie Lidey is an Emmy-winning songwriter, speaker and author of the book “Leap of Faith: 8 Daily Habits to Power Up Your Leap.” Lidey’s book also comes with an album simply titled, “Leap of Faith.” Each of her original songs go at the end of each chapter, and relate to its message. According to Lidey’s […]

  • Mic Check in the Morning

    Mic Check in the Morning: Beautifuljoy

    by Daybreak Staff on Apr 21, 13:04

    Singer-songwriter Olivia “Beautifuljoy” Carmody released her EP, “Honestly, ” at the age of 14. Now 16, Carmody has released a new single titled “Swan.” She is currently working on her next EP, due out sometime in 2017. Beautifuljoy’s EP “Honestly” can be purchased at CDBaby.com. Her single, “Swan” is available on iTunes and Spotify as well.

  • DayBreak

    March For Science on Earth Day

    by Daybreak Staff on Apr 21, 13:03

    This Earth Day, Alaskans can join Americans all over the country in the March For Science. It’s a movement to encourage people to look to science when forming opinions and decisions on policy and public interest. Bryan Box, a forest ecologist and presenter during the march, said the movement also advocates the furthering of science education […]

  • Marijuana News

    Charges dropped for all but 2 arrested in DC pot giveaway

    by Associated Press on Apr 21, 12:10

    WASHINGTON (AP) – Federal prosecutors have dropped charges against six of the eight people arrested during a marijuana giveaway near the U.S. Capitol. The U.S. attorney’s office said Friday that it would pursue misdemeanor charges only against two men who had more than 2 ounces of pot on them. Possession of up to 2 ounces […]