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 […]
You don’t become a guru without some help along the way. Even our very own travel expert Scott McMurren gets a little from his friends. He stopped by the KTVA 11 Daybreak Studios for Travel Tuesday to reveal his favorite sources and talk about Alaska Airlines’ PFD last stand sale. Alaska Airlines PFD Last Stand […]
October is known for falling leaves, dropping temperatures and usually the first sign of snow. It’s also National Energy Awareness Month. Sean Skaling, deputy director of programs and evaluation at the Alaska Energy Authority (AEA), joined Daybreak on the couch Monday with some tips to save on your energy bills this winter. “People can reduce […]
A handshake and a smile — it’s how Lisa Schalig-Winter greets her students every morning. Tucked away in East Anchorage, Chester Valley Elementary School is hidden in the same neighborhood Schalig-Winter and her family work and live. That’s part of what makes her so special. She’s connected to her school and community and works to […]
Friday in the KTVA 11 Studios, Jonathan J. Bower gave Daybreak a sneak peek into his new album, “Hope, Alaska” for Mic Check in the Morning. Bower will perform Friday, Oct. 24 at Studio 2200 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 26 at Anchorage Community Works at 3 p.m.
A group of students at an Anchorage high school is inspiring others through the sound of music. The East High School Ukulele Society for Better Living performed live for Daybreak’s Mic Check in the Morning.
Last week I went disc golfing out at Kincaid Park. This week I’m back to a more traditional style of golf and I’ve brought a friend along. Janessa Webb joined me for this Get Out and we challenged each other to a friendly game of golf. “Here we have 18 holes of blacklight mini golf. There’s […]
When you open your door to trick or treaters in a week or so, you might see some of the usual costumes like witches, ghosts and draculas. But there’s also some new trends this year like the Ebola protective kit, the Princess Elsa from the movie “Frozen” and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Kari Skinner, director […]
Daybreak invites video blogger Cory Williams back to the couch to talk about a prank gone wrong, relive the hype of his viral rock skipping video and more.
Located at the foothills of the Wrangell Mountains, 65 miles west of the Yukon Territory border is a place once known as a sinful getaway for the workers of nearby Kennecott. McCarthy, according to the 2010 census, has only 28 yearly residents. This remote location is the setting of a new reality show hitting airwaves on […]
Airfare 9-1-1 alert: feuding airlines means airfare drops for you! Get those carry-ons ready, Daybreak’s travel guru Scott McMurren is back on the couch with some deals you just can’t refuse. McMurren says if the first snowfall of the year has you thinking about getting away, there’s no better time than now. Anchorage to Houston […]
Based on the classic novel by Victor Hugo, “Les Misérables” is one of the most popular Broadway musicals of all time. The play has been produced in 42 countries and seen by more than 65 million people worldwide, according to the BBC. “Les Misérables” is currently at the Alaska Center for the Performing Arts. Cassandra Niess, […]
While there’s no need to call the nurse, it’s safe to say the math bug is spreading in Mitch Tarter’s seventh-grade classroom at Mirror Lake Middle School. “He loves the subject so much and he has such a passion for it; it rubs off on you,” said seventh-grader Rivers Ducharne. The former Alaska Pacific University […]
Alaska is no stranger to reality shows. The state seems to get endless attention for the types of characters you find or the subsistence lifestyle many in the Lower 48 aren’t accustomed to. The Discovery Channel’s “Yukon Men” is in its third season. It showcases some of Tanana’s people as they hunt, fish and even […]
Meet Bayleigh, a 6-year-old spayed female Doberman mix. She is sweet and gentle, playful and friendly. She enjoys playing fetch and outings of any kind, but most of all she loves being with people. She is well-mannered on a leash and always checks in with her handler. Bayleigh is a little shy at first, but warms […]
Get your cowbells ready, the boys in glacier blue are back! The Alaska Aces season officially kicks off Friday. Play-by-play announcer Mike Benton stopped by the KTVA 11 Daybreak studios with the Kelly Cup on hand for a sneak peek into the 2014-2015 hockey season. All summer the Kelly Cup has made its rounds throughout […]
KTVA 11′s Daybreak caught up with Cory Williams, better known to his fans as “Mr. Safety” and also known as DudeLikeHELLA on YouTube to talk about his experience and life as a video blogger, or vlogger, now living in Alaska. To many Alaskans, the sound of skipping rocks on a frozen lake isn’t new or impressive. […]
Do you like golf? Do you like throwing a frisbee? If you answered yes to either or both of these then you will enjoy this sport. “They say it’s the fastest growing sport you’ve never heard of, which I think is pretty accurate,” said Louie Orozco, treasurer of the Alaska Disc Golf Association. The sport […]
The Alaska Federation of Natives Convention is the largest annual gathering of Alaska Natives in our state. For some, it means traveling to a big city for the first time. In this month’s Cup with the Chief, Anchorage police Chief Mark Mew stopped by to share some crime-prevention tips for AFN attendees on how to […]
It seems as though the holiday season starts earlier and earlier each year. Christmas decor is already being spotted among the pumpkin-spiced everything, so it’s not too early to apply for a seasonal position. In Anchorage, retailers are gearing up to hire for the holidays. Kari Skinner, Director of Marketing for the 5th Avenue Mall, […]