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  • Local

    Campaign 2014: Byron Mallott

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 31, 13:30

    This week, KTVA is running a series of interviews with the main candidates for office. KTVA’s Rhonda McBride brings us interviews with the candidates for lieutenant governor, starting with Byron Mallott — who has worn a number of hats, from mayor of Juneau and Yakutat to director of the Permanent Fund Corporation. For Mallott, however, […]

  • Local

    Fatal crash closes Seward Highway near Girdwood

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 31, 11:37

    One person has died and another sustained serious injuries after a multiple-vehicle collision on the Seward Highway Friday, Alaska State Troopers say. The crash — which occurred just before 11 a.m. north of Girdwood near Mile 96 — closed traffic in both directions as first responders assisted the victims, said AST spokeswoman Megan Peters. Beth […]

  • DayBreak

    Frost project hides art throughout Anchorage parks

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 31, 11:10

    The dark woods can be a scary place, so some local artists are helping to brighten them up this season. You can see new art installations popping up throughout Anchorage, if you know where to look. Every few weeks throughout the winter a new piece will be hidden in a local park and Daybreak will […]

  • DayBreak

    Meet Baby Girl, this week’s Daybreak Adopt-A-Pet

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 31, 9:29

    Meet Baby Girl, a spayed, domestic short-hair kitty. She is social and affectionate and will greet you with a purr. She is full of love — even offering little kitty kisses — and loves to be pet, nudging you gently to ask for more. Baby Girl is a senior kitty who has lived with both […]

  • US/World

    ConocoPhillips unveils shrinking capital budget plans

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 30, 18:10

    While oil giant ConocoPhillips announced a reduced capital budget during a Thursday earnings call, a spokeswoman for the company said there are no plans to decrease spending in Alaska. “Capital reductions reflect the tapering off of major project spending as well as reductions in some of our less mature unconventional areas,” said Amy Burnett, a […]

  • Campaign 2014

    Campaign 2014: Forrest Dunbar

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 30, 16:14

    This week, KTVA is running a series of interviews with the main candidates for office. Today, the focus is on Forrest Dunbar. He grew up in rural Alaska, became a wildland firefighter and a fisherman, joined the Peace Corps and wound up with degrees from Harvard and Yale. Quite the resume for a 30-year-old guy, […]

  • State

    State launches notification program to locate missing at-risk adults

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 30, 13:03

    A new tool is available in Alaska to help locate missing vulnerable adults. The Silver Alert plan, a partnership between law enforcement, government and media, is designed to notify the public when a vulnerable adult goes missing and could be in serious danger, according to the Alaska Department of Public Safety. For an alert to […]

  • State

    Elderly man severely injured in Homer fire

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 30, 12:11

    An 88-year-old Homer man suffered serious injuries after a fire consumed his home Wednesday morning. Around 9:15 a.m., Alaska State Troopers, Kachemak Emergency Services, Anchor Point Fire and Homer Fire responded to the fire on Diamond Ridge, according to an online dispatch from AST. An investigation found that the man tried to start a fire […]

  • DayBreak

    Event offers free wedding gowns to military brides

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 30, 11:00

    Getting married? It’s no secret that wedding gowns can break the bank. But if you’re a soon-to-be military wife, it could come at no cost. Star Boushell with Anderson’s Bride and Brides Across America joined Daybreak on the couch with all the details on “Operation Wedding Gown.” Anderson’s Bride and Brides Across America are collaborating […]

  • Local

    AFD seeks help solving suspicious Anchorage fires

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 29, 17:23

    Investigators are seeking the public’s help solving two recent structure fires in the area of 80th Avenue and Old Seward Highway. The fires occurred within days of each other, both in unoccupied structures, according to a release from AFD. The first took place in a new building that was under contruction on the 600 block […]

  • Campaign 2014

    Campaign 2014: Don Young

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 29, 17:01

      This week, KTVA is running a series of interviews with the main candidates for office. Today, the focus is on U.S. Rep. Don Young. This interview was conducted just hours before the congressman went to Wasilla High School, where he was criticized for making inappropriate remarks about suicide. KTVA’s Rhonda McBride asks Young about his […]

  • Local

    Water main break causes flooding in midtown Anchorage

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 29, 15:38

    Story updated Thursday, Oct. 30 Residents returned to their homes in midtown Anchorage Wednesday afternoon to find that they were without water. At around 12:45 p.m., police and fire crews responded to a water main break that caused flooding in the university area. East 42nd Avenue between Folker Street and Wright Street was blocked off […]

  • State

    4 Alaska National Guard members sue over leaked records

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 29, 15:24

    Several Alaska National Guard members have filed a suit against the U.S. Army, arguing that investigative reports and other records that named them were improperly leaked to media outlets and state officials. The plaintiffs — Shannon Tallant, John Nieves, Jarrett Carson and Joseph Lawendowski — were part of the Guard’s recruiting team and have been […]

  • Crime

    Warrant issued for attempted murder suspect

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 29, 14:25

    Authorities are searching for a Fairbanks man indicted on an attempted murder count. A warrant was issued for 39-year-old Richard W. Lane after he forced himself into a home north of Fairbanks the night of Aug. 24 and assaulted a woman by strangling her four times, according to Alaska State Troopers. The woman escaped the […]

  • Local

    Woman killed in 3-vehicle crash in Eagle River identified

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 29, 13:02

    Last updated, Thursday, Oct. 30 One woman has died following a three-vehicle accident in Eagle River Wednesday afternoon, authorities say. The woman killed has been identified as 64-year-old Alane Louise Allen of Eagle River, police said in a statement Thursday morning. The crash, reported around 12:30 p.m., occurred near the intersection of Eagle River Road and […]

  • Local

    Mayor Sullivan vetoes ‘moose fence’ ordinance

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 29, 11:14

    Mayor Dan Sullivan has vetoed an ordinance recently passed by the Anchorage Assembly that would bar new, metal palisade fences in Anchorage to try to prevent moose from being impaled on the spikes. In a veto statement, Sullivan said although the ordinance was “well-intenioned, the cost\benefit analysis does not warrant this level of government intrusion.” […]

  • DayBreak

    On the couch with vlogger Cory Williams, Oct. 29

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 29, 9:01

    Video blogger Cory Williams joined KTVA 11′s Daybreak on the couch Wednesday to talk about his trip to the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center and a big decision he had to make. On a serious note, some people may think Williams is here in Alaska to score his own reality show. He’s even been approached to […]

  • Health

    Air quality advisory issued for Palmer

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 29, 8:56

    The Matanuska-Susitna Borough issued an air quality advisory for Palmer and nearby areas Wednesday at 8 a.m. The advisory is in effect until the wind dies down, the borough said in a press release. “Due to increasing winds and dry conditions the air quality in Palmer and surrounding areas may become unhealthy to hazardous,” the […]

  • Local

    1 critically wounded in Campbell Creek Park area stabbing

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 28, 21:56

    Updated Wednesday, Oct. 29 A man was hospitalized after police say he was stabbed in the neck during a fight in the area of Campbell Creek Park. Authorities responded to the incident at about 5:30 p.m Tuesday that started over a bottle of liquor, said Anchorage Police Department spokeswoman Dani Myren. An officer at the […]

  • State

    Article of clothing brings new life to search for missing Kenai family

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 28, 21:33

    Months after a family in Kenai mysteriously disappeared, a new find brings new life to the search. The missing persons case — a search for a mother, her two daughters, her boyfriend and their dog — began in May of this year. So far, searches have turned up fruitless. Now, the Kenai police chief says […]