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  • Iditarod

    Iditarod champion uses treadmill to keep team in shape

    by Dave Leval on Jul 29, 22:03

    Dallas Seavey often takes his mushing dogs for a walk but says he never leaves home. In fact, the dogs of the defending Iditarod champion don’t even leave their front yard, thanks to a treadmill Seavey installed two months ago inside a 50-foot refrigerated trailer. It’s Seavey’s way to keep his dogs active, especially during […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Anchorage in Transition: Denis LeBlanc explains plans to increase public safety

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Jul 29, 21:36

    With the election of Anchorage’s new mayor, Ethan Berkowitz, comes a new administration. All this week during the 6 p.m. Evening News, KTVA be interviewing newly appointed department heads about their plans for the future of Anchorage. Wednesday, we were joined by Denis LeBlanc, the new fire chief for the Municipality of Anchorage. LeBlanc says […]

  • Alaska

    One Percent for Arts program keeps Kodiak artist busy

    by Heather Hintze on Jul 29, 21:10

    Metal artist Mark Witteveen is undertaking a massive project: A mountainous map of Kodiak. “For each elevation of 500 feet it will have an additional layer on top,” he explained as he hammered out some seams holding two big sheets together. It’s a piece for Kodiak High School through the One Percent for Arts program, […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    As Anchorage sports season starts, neurologist urges concussion awareness

    by Liz Raines on Jul 29, 20:43

    Tad Martynowicz has been wrestling since he was in elementary school. Now a senior, he’s going to have to sit this season out. A concussion in December ended his wrestling career, for good. “The last thing I remember was going in for a single leg,” Martynowicz said, recalling ge couldn’t remember anything for about an […]

  • Alaska

    Recent quake reminds Alaskans to be prepared

    by Eric Ruble on Jul 29, 20:29

    Alaska residents are accustomed to earthquakes, but Tuesday’s shaking has even longtime residents talking. The 6.3 tremor was centered about 145 miles southwest of Anchorage and could be felt throughout Southcentral Alaska. “It’s the biggest one I had felt in a long time,” said JR Richardson, who moved to Anchorage 12 years ago. However, experts […]

  • Forecasts

    Evening News Weather, July 29

    by KTVA Weather on Jul 29, 19:52

    Kenai Peninsula/Prince William Sound Expect mostly cloudy skies for the Kenai and Prince William Sound. Some isolated showers are possible. Highs will be in the low to mid-60s.   Southeast Rain chances will be likely for the Panhandle with highs in the upper 50s to around 60 degrees.   Interior/North Slope For the Interior, a […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    AEDC releases 3-year outlook on Anchorage economy

    by Alexis Fernandez on Jul 29, 19:47

    The Anchorage Economic Development Corporation released its three-year economic outlook Wednesday to give residents a better idea of what’s ahead, especially as lower oil prices are at the forefront of many minds in Alaska. “We got a solid situation to build upon,” said Bill Popp, executive director of AEDC. Popp says most industries are healthy […]

  • Crime

    Police plead for more info on Alano Club shooting that left Anchorage teen dead

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Jul 29, 17:43

    One Anchorage detective says the level of teen violence in the area has reached an “outstanding” level. “I don’t recall, at a time period since I’ve been in the unit, the level of violence with juveniles being involved in our cases,” said David Cordie, who has spent seven years with the Anchorage Police Department. So far […]

  • US/World

    Plane debris found in Indian Ocean fuels MH370 speculation

    by CBS News on Jul 29, 17:28

    Last Updated Jul 29, 2015 6:52 PM EDT Plane debris found on the shore of the island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean has fueled speculation on social media that it could be part of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which mysteriously vanished more than a year ago with 239 people on board. AFP reported that the […]

  • Alaska

    4 communities receive 10,000 pounds of frozen fish

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Jul 29, 16:34

    Four rural communities received 10,000 pounds of halibut on Wednesday, thanks to the joint effort of Kawerak, Inc., the U.S. Coast Guard and Alaska airline companies. The fish were donated by the Sea Share Group, based in Bainbridge, Wash., to assist the communities of Diomede, Savoonga, Wales and Gambell, which “were economically impacted by the […]

  • DayBreak

    Medical tourism with Dr. Bruce Kiessling

    by Daybreak Staff on Jul 29, 15:55

    Primary Care Associates is a clinic many Alaskans are familiar with. They see around 60,000 patients per year, according to the man who helped start it all, Dr. Bruce Kiessling. Practicing for 42 years and counting, Kiessling is the founder and medical director of Primary Care Associates. He joined Daybreak Wednesday to talk about medical […]

  • Alaska

    Appeals court reinstates ‘Roadless Rule’ for Tongass

    by Associated Press on Jul 29, 15:42

    A divided federal appeals court has affirmed a lower-court decision that would reinstate prohibitions on road-building and timber harvests in roadless areas of the nation’s largest national forest. In a 6-5 decision, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals found that the U.S. Department of Agriculture did not give a reasoned explanation for reversing course […]

  • DayBreak

    On the couch with vlogger Cory Williams, July 29

    by Daybreak Staff on Jul 29, 15:38

    If one word could sum up viral vlogger Cory Williams latest adventure, it would be “batty.” Williams and his wife Kristin recently traveled outside of Alaska for a business trip in Houston, Texas. While exploring the Lone Star State, he saw the most bats of his life. Wednesday he joined Daybreak to share his experience. […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Concerns high after Anchorage sees 6th homeless death in recent weeks

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Jul 29, 13:51

    Anchorage saw another homeless death this week in what is becoming a growing concern for many in the community. Bean’s Cafe says one of their clients died early Tuesday morning, marking the sixth homeless death in about two weeks. Around 3 a.m. Tuesday, Anchorage police and medics responded to a woman in cardiac arrest near […]

  • Crime

    Anchorage physician sentenced to 3.5 years for Medicaid fraud

    by Lauren Maxwell on Jul 29, 13:04

    An Anchorage physician accused of Medicaid fraud was sentenced in Superior Court Wednesday. Dr. Shubhranjan Ghosh was sentenced to a total of seven years, with three and a half of those years suspended. He was also sentenced to 10 years probation. Ghosh, of Ghosh Psychiatric Services, specialized in treating children and adolescents with autism and mental health […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Moose’s Tooth named among TripAdvisor’s top pizza places

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Jul 29, 10:35

    ANCHORAGE – Moose’s Tooth’s popularity isn’t a secret to locals, and now the Anchorage restaurant is getting some national recognition. Moose’s Tooth ranked third in TripAdvisor’s top-10 U.S. pizza restaurants. The results were based on millions of TripAdvisor travelers’ reviews and opinions, with more weight given to reviews written in the past year, according to a […]

  • US/World

    Activists rappel off Oregon bridge to stop Shell icebreaker

    by Associated Press on Jul 29, 10:09

    More than a dozen activists rappelled off the St. Johns Bridge in an effort to stop a Shell Oil Arctic icebreaker from leaving Portland. Greenpeace USA executive director Annie Leonard says the protesters dangling off the bridge early Wednesday have enough water and food to last for days. The Royal Dutch Shell PLC icebreaker Fennica […]

  • Crime

    Wrangell doctor found guilty in child pornography case

    by Associated Press on Jul 29, 8:12

    A former Wrangell doctor has been found guilty of distributing and receiving child pornography. KTOO-FM reports (http://bit.ly/1glnEnj) that after an hour and a half of deliberations a U.S. District Court jury found Greg Salard guilty on the two charges Tuesday. A third, lesser charge for possession was set aside since it was dependent on a […]

  • Alaska

    University of Alaska names new president

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Jul 29, 8:05

    The University of Alaska has a new president. The UA Board of Regents appointed Dr. James Johnsen as the 14th president of the university system, according to an announcement made Tuesday. The vote was unanimous with all regents participating. Johnsen is a former UA executive and currently servers as the vice president of human resources at […]

  • US/World

    Cathay Pacific departs Aleutians after emergency landing

    by Associated Press on Jul 29, 7:29

    Updated 12:45 p.m. ANCHORAGE - A Cathay Pacific Boeing 777 bound from Hong Kong to Los Angeles has departed from a U.S. air base in the Aleutian Islands, hours after the plane made an emergency landing because of smoke. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor says Flight 884 landed early Wednesday morning at Eareckson Air Station […]