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Anchorage police: 58-year-old male found safe

Anchorage/Mat-Su

New report reveals behavioral health crisis in Mat-Su

Anchorage/Mat-Su

The Disneyland measles outbreak may have reached Alaska

Anchorage/Mat-Su

New app lets Anchorage residents order snowplowing service

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Assembly members discuss millions of dollars worth of bond proposals

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    Anchorage police: 58-year-old male found safe

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Jan 24, 12:35

    UPDATE: Anchorage police say Marion Dale Quint has been located and is safe. Original story The Anchorage Police Department is asking for public help finding a missing 58-year-old man last seen Saturday morning. Marion Dale Quint left his assisted living home on foot around 9 a.m., according to a statement from APD. The assisted living home […]

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    New report reveals behavioral health crisis in Mat-Su

    by Kate McPherson on Jan 23, 23:18

    Not enough is being done to help Mat-Su Valley residents with mental health and substance abuse problems, according to a new report published by the Mat-Su Health Foundation. The report examined the care Mat-Su residents receive when they are experiencing a behavioral health crisis, brought on by mental health and substance abuse problems. A lack […]

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    The Disneyland measles outbreak may have reached Alaska

    by Shannon Ballard on Jan 23, 17:48

    An Anchorage infant has tested positive for measles, health officials say, a potential first case in Alaska caused by the Disneyland outbreak affecting dozens. Friday, 1-year-old Rivki Webb tested positive for measles. Her parents say they hadn’t been to Disneyland but recently returned from a family trip to San Diego. When they got home Rivki’s […]

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    New app lets Anchorage residents order snowplowing service

    by Lauren Maxwell on Jan 23, 17:25

    Anchorage residents can now take advantage of a new app that allows them to get their driveways plowed simply by using their smartphones. Consumers can download the app, Plowz and Mowz, onto their smartphones, and order a plowing of their driveway by local plowmen. Just like the ride-sharing service Uber, they are required to register […]

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    Assembly members discuss millions of dollars worth of bond proposals

    by Hope Miller on Jan 23, 14:53

    Anchorage Assembly members gathered for a work session Friday to get specifics on bonds voters could see in the April election. The biggest item up for debate, up to about $17 million, would fund road and storm drainage improvements. In all, the proposals discussed Friday comprise up to $33.7 million and would go toward things […]

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    AWWU reports multiple water main breaks in Anchorage

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Jan 23, 10:34

    LAST UPDATE: Fri. Jan. 23 at 4:30 p.m. Water was restored to all previously affected buildings on Gold Kings Ave. just after 3 p.m. Friday afternoon, according to a statement from Alaska Water and Wastewater Utility. AWWU posted the following update on their Twitter page: Water restored to all customers in Gold Kings Ave. area. […]

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    Young girl looks to future after losing legs in Christmas crash

    by Shannon Ballard on Jan 22, 19:57

    On Thursday afternoon, 11-year-old Angelica Haakenson worked to finish a mosaic she started while at Providence Alaska Medical Center. The art project is a very small challenge for her compared to the trial she is currently facing. “I can’t walk, or wear shoes, or socks,” Angelica says. Angelica admits it is difficult to talk about the […]

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    New year starts with multiple shootings in Anchorage

    by Lauren Maxwell on Jan 22, 19:00

    Some would call it a rough start to the new year — Anchorage has seen at least six shootings in the month of January. The latest happened early Thursday morning when the Anchorage Police Department says three men wearing ski masks kicked in the door of an apartment on the 200 block of Zappa Place near […]

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    Plans underway to build hotel at Ted Stevens Anchorage Airport

    by Dave Leval on Jan 21, 21:26

    Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport wants to leave the light on for those looking for a good night’s sleep. Airport management has confirmed that they have started the paperwork to get a hotel built on the property. Those here in Anchorage on business may benefit the most, says airport manager John Parrott. “We have a lot of […]

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    Anchorage Assembly considers rate for proposed alcohol tax

    by Lauren Maxwell on Jan 21, 20:49

    Members of the Anchorage Assembly’s Finance and Budget Committee got a first look on Wednesday at how much money a proposed tax on alcohol sales might bring in. Municipal treasurer Daniel Moore says he ran the numbers based on similar taxes that are already in place in Fairbanks and Juneau. Moore says Juneau has an […]

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    Anchorage police seek missing 76-year-old man

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Jan 21, 18:42

    The Anchorage Police Department is asking for public help finding a missing 76-year-old man last seen around 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday. In a written statement, APD said Leroy Ashenfelter is considered a vulnerable adult. He suffers from dementia and severe hearing loss, police say. Ashenfelter was last seen at an assisted living home on the 4200 block of […]

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    APD: Female passenger dies after driver rams into tree

    by Hope Miller on Jan 21, 10:50

    An early morning crash is under investigation after a 30-year-old passenger was found dead and the driver fled the scene, police say. At about 2:22 a.m. Wednesday, a citizen notified the Anchorage Police Department that a silver Oldsmobile Bravada had struck a tree in the Riviera Terrace Trailer Court, located near the intersection of 34th Avenue and […]

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    Palmer residents help choose a new business for town

    by Kate McPherson on Jan 20, 23:00

    Fred Meyer in Palmer is asking residents what type of business should move into their store on Cobb Street once they’ve relocated to a larger new building. “It leaves us with 66,000 square feet of empty building,” said Sandra Garley, director of community development for the City of Palmer, who is collecting ideas from locals […]

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    Walker: Government Hill Subway stays for now

    by Associated Press on Jan 20, 11:38

    Gov. Bill Walker has stopped the state transportation department from seizing the land occupied by a sandwich shop in Anchorage for a bridge project that may be put on hold. Walker last month halted all new, non-obligated spending on six major projects, including the Knik Arm crossing while he evaluated whether or how to proceed […]

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    Family escapes fire in 2-story commercial building in Wasilla

    by Hope Miller on Jan 20, 8:20

    A family was able to escape a large fire in a two-story commercial building in downtown Wasilla Tuesday morning, authorities say. Crews from around the Mat-Su Borough responded to the fire on Wasilla-Fishhook Road near Nelson Avenue shortly before 5 a.m. The building contains Crescent Electric Supply Company, another shop and a nonprofit. There is also […]

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    Palmer man says Mexican drug cartel behind brother’s arrest

    by Kate McPherson on Jan 20, 0:22

    A Palmer man is facing the daunting task of trying to free his brother from a jail in Durango, Mexico. Erick Cordero Giorgana says his brother, 53-year-old Capt. Victor Hugo Cordero, was serving as secretary of public safety of the Municipality of Gomez Palacio when he was arrested in January 2013. Cordero Giorgana had just […]

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    Secondhand sporting goods store moves into Spenard

    by Heather Hintze on Jan 19, 18:51

    The Hoarding Marmot opened a few days ago in Spenard and owner Dana Drummond already has a mountain of gear to go through. “Here’s a small, women’s North Face jacket,” Drummond said as he dug through a pile of merchandise. The Hoarding Marmot is a consignment store that takes used items and sells them for the […]

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    Wasilla man arrested after troopers discover backseat pot plants

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Jan 19, 10:23

    Troopers arrested a 57-year-old Wasilla man on various drug and weapons charges after a traffic stop revealed live marijuana plants in the backseat of his vehicle. Alaska State Troopers pulled over David O’Kelley on Lucille Street near Herning Avenue at about 10 p.m. Sunday for driving in the oncoming lane of traffic and making an illegal […]

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    Quick action from good Samaritan prevents fire from destroying duplex

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Jan 19, 10:05

    An Anchorage resident has a neighbor to thank for saving their home from going up in flames. Around 2 p.m. Sunday, a good Samaritan called the Anchorage Fire Department to report the duplex fire on the 8100 block of Northwind Avenue, located near the intersection of Muldoon Road and East 36th Avenue. When crews arrived […]

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    UPDATE: Friends remember APU student who died while climbing Mount Yukla

    by Hope Miller on Jan 19, 8:00

    Last Updated Tuesday, Jan. 20 A celebration-of-life service is being planned at Alaska Pacific University after one of the school’s students died in a fall Sunday while climbing Mount Yukla in the Chugach Mountains. Dasan Marshall of Portland, Oregon, was reportedly climbing with a friend when he fell roughly 1,000 feet from Mount Yukla, located about […]