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  • Alaska

    Shungnak boy dies following shooting mishap

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Mar 06, 14:55

    A 7-year-old boy has died after he and other children were playing with a pistol they mistook for a toy and the firearm discharged, Alaska State Troopers say. Wednesday night, the Shungnak Village Public Safety Officer notified troopers in Kotzebue “of an incident involving a child,” according to an online dispatch posted Thursday afternoon. Troopers responded […]

  • Get Out

    Get Out: Fur Rondy carnival

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Mar 06, 14:48

    In search of a thrill and a challenge, Brett Shepard heads to the Fur Rondy carnival to check out the rides and see if he can win big at some of the games.

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Uber puts the brakes on its free service in Anchorage

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Mar 06, 12:21

    Ride-sharing service Uber says it is stopping its free service in the Municipality of Anchorage. The pause — effective Friday at noon — on services comes after Uber says it has tried to work with the city to come up with guidelines both parties could agree on, according to a blog post written by Uber’s […]

  • Arts & Entertainment

    New exhibit at Anchorage Museum aims to spark creativity

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Mar 06, 9:25

    Staff with the Anchorage Museum’s Spark!Lab use a hands-off approach to encourage hands-on learning for kids. It’s one of just a few labs outside the original at the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C.

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Child struck by vehicle in East Anchorage

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Mar 05, 22:53

    A child riding a bicycle was struck by a vehicle Thursday night near the intersection of East 20th Avenue and Aleutian Street. Anchorage police say a call regarding the incident was received just before 10 p.m. A vehicle traveling eastbound on Aleutian Street struck the child, who was not wearing a helmet, according to Anchorage Police […]

  • Alaska

    After years with SeaLife Center, beloved Steller sea lion dies

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Mar 05, 17:25

    A 21-year-old Steller sea lion that was a favorite among staff and visitors has died following complications with bone degeneration, the Alaska SeaLife Center announced. Sugar was humanely euthanized Wednesday, the Seward facility said in a press release. Because of her age, veterinarians had been monitoring her health. She had not previously displayed signs of […]

  • Alaska

    Troopers investigate reported child death in Shungnak

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Mar 05, 15:07

    Alaska State Troopers are responding to the village of Shungnak to confirm the death of a child. Wednesday around 10 p.m., the Shungnak Village Public Safety Officer notified Alaska State Troopers in Kotzebue “of an incident involving a child,” according to an online dispatch posted Thursday afternoon. A medevac was dispatched to transport the child to Anchorage […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Icy road conditions again force closure of 4 Valley schools

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Mar 05, 7:08

    For the second day in a row, classes have been cancelled at four schools in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District because of icy road conditions. The district said Thursday morning that Su-Valley Junior/Senior High School and Willow, Talkeetna and Trapper Creek elementary schools are closed again. Just as Wednesday, all other schools are still open. A basketball […]

  • Alaska

    Man dies after falling through ice at Hidden Lake

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Mar 04, 16:58

    An ice fishing trip to Hidden Lake ended badly for three men, one of whom died after apparently falling through the ice, according to Alaska State Troopers. At 7:19 a.m. Wednesday, authorities responded to a call for help from two men at Hidden Lake on the Kenai Peninsula. The men reported that a third man, […]

  • Crime

    Troopers: Seward Highway police chase suspect captured

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Mar 04, 15:22

    The man wanted after leading Alaska State Troopers on a chase Saturday that started in Soldotna and spanned multiple highways has been taken into custody. On Wednesday at 10:45 a.m., the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force located 32-year-old Andre Morris Tanner inside a parked car at Knik Goose Bay Road and Fairview Loop in Wasilla. Tanner […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Victim identified in Wednesday’s fatal Midtown collision

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Mar 04, 14:13

    Last Updated: Thur., March 5, 2015 at 1:40 p.m. Anchorage police are investigating a fatal collision involving a pedestrian at the intersection of New Seward Highway and Benson Boulevard that led to several lane closures in the area. Police have identified the victim as 51-year-old Russell G. Place. His next of kin have been notified of […]

  • Photo Gallery

    Slideshow: 2015 Fur Rendezvous

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Mar 04, 12:12

  • Photo Gallery

    Slideshow: 2015 Fur Rondy on Ice

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Mar 04, 12:04

     

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Mao Tosi discusses new group formed to address violence in Anchorage

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Mar 04, 7:38

    Concerned Anchorage residents recently created a group to address violence in the community. They call the group We Are Anchorage, and they want to let people know the city’s recent shootings are not what Anchorage is all about.

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Classes cancelled for four Mat-Su Valley schools

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Mar 04, 6:41

    Classes were cancelled at four schools in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District Wednesday because of icy road conditions, officials say. The closed schools include: Willow Elementary School, Talkeetna Elementary School, Trapper Creek Elementary School and the Su-Valley Junior/Senior High School. All other schools are still open. If students attend a non-traditional Mat-Su school, the district […]

  • Anchorage Mayoral Race

    Anchorage Mayor’s Race: Ethan Berkowitz

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Mar 03, 18:12

      KTVA News invited every registered candidate running in the upcoming Anchorage mayoral race to an on-camera interview at our studios. We also asked each candidate to submit a 300-word biography, along with a 500-word written commentary on the following topics:  Combating crime in Anchorage Plans for public safety Budget challenges Addressing homelessness in Anchorage […]

  • Anchorage Mayoral Race

    Anchorage Mayor’s Race: Paul Bauer

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Mar 03, 17:20

      KTVA News invited every registered candidate running in the upcoming Anchorage mayoral race to an on-camera interview at our studios. We also asked each candidate to submit a 300-word biography, along with a 500-word written commentary on the following topics:  Combating crime in Anchorage Plans for public safety Budget challenges Addressing homelessness in Anchorage […]

  • Anchorage Mayoral Race

    Anchorage Mayor’s Race: Tim Huit

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Mar 03, 17:17

      KTVA News invited every registered candidate running in the upcoming Anchorage mayoral race to an on-camera interview at our studios. We also asked each candidate to submit a 300-word biography, along with a 500-word written commentary on the following topics:  Combating crime in Anchorage Plans for public safety Budget challenges Addressing homelessness in Anchorage […]

  • Anchorage Mayoral Race

    Anchorage Mayor’s Race: Lance Ahern

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Mar 03, 17:14

      KTVA News invited every registered candidate running in the upcoming Anchorage mayoral race to an on-camera interview at our studios. We also asked each candidate to submit a 300-word biography, along with a 500-word written commentary on the following topics:  Combating crime in Anchorage Plans for public safety Budget challenges Addressing homelessness in Anchorage […]

  • Anchorage Mayoral Race

    Anchorage Mayor’s Race: Amy Demboski

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Mar 03, 17:12

      KTVA News invited every registered candidate running in the upcoming Anchorage mayoral race to an on-camera interview at our studios. We also asked each candidate to submit a 300-word biography, along with a 500-word written commentary on the following topics:  Combating crime in Anchorage Plans for public safety Budget challenges Addressing homelessness in Anchorage […]