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  • DayBreak

    Alaska’s first lady on Daybreak

    by Daybreak Staff on Mar 02, 8:53

    Gov. Bill Walker’s wife Donna stopped by Daybreak Monday morning to talk about her new role as honorary chairwoman of the Alaska Children’s Trust. The organization, which formed in 1988, raises money help prevent child abuse and neglect. “It is a resource agency. The funds that they raise, they then do grants to other community, […]

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    Anchorage air traffic controller to be honored

    by Daybreak Staff on Feb 27, 12:15

    An Anchorage air traffic controller will be honored for potentially saving the life of a pilot in Juneau last summer. The National Air Traffic Controllers Association is awarding Parker Corts with the Archie League Medal of Safety on March 4. Corts works inside the NATC Anchorage Center, which uses radar screens to control air traffic […]

  • Mic Check in the Morning

    Mic Check in the Morning: Conway Seavey

    by Daybreak Staff on Feb 27, 8:58

    He comes from a well-known family of mushers, but his dream is to become a world-famous musician. Anchorage singer/songwriter Conway Seavey performed a “Mic Check in the Morning” on Daybreak Friday. He told James and Megan that he makes music inspired by his favorite artists like Ed Sheeran, Gavin DeGraw, Train and Maroon 5. Conway, […]

  • Adopt-a-Pet

    Meet Kodi, this week’s Daybreak Adopt-A-Pet

    by Daybreak Staff on Feb 27, 8:46

    Look into my eyes … And try to resist adopting me! Kodi is a fun, energetic, Alaskan husky mix. At 7 years young, this active girl loves to go on walks. She also likes exploring, riding in the car and going to the dog park. She’s lived happily with children from infants on up and […]

  • DayBreak

    Local realtor talks 2015 housing market trends for Southcentral

    by Daybreak Staff on Feb 26, 12:46

    Buying a home is one of the biggest purchases you will ever make, but finding a home to buy in Anchorage can be tough. There are efforts underway to address the current gridlock, in which the demand for housing has been outpacing production. According to one local realtor, there’s been a shift in what homebuyers are […]

  • Mic Check in the Morning

    Mad Myrna’s Presents: ‘Little Shop of Horrors’

    by Daybreak Staff on Feb 26, 8:46

    The dark and kooky story of a florist and his blood-thirsty plant will be played out on the Mad Myrna stage through March 21. Some of the cast members from “Little Shop of Horrors” stopped by Daybreak Thursday to give viewers a sneak peek. Performances are every Friday and Saturday night at Mad Myrna’s in […]

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    Decorated bus aims to put kids on the road to success

    by Daybreak Staff on Feb 25, 10:46

    The United Way of Anchorage hopes a new mobile billboard will help put kids on the road to success. The nonprofit recently wrapped a bus with special messages and images that aim to inspire children and adults. “When children see this bus, we hope they understand that this city cares about them, that they’re the center […]

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    Nurses demonstrate CPR for American Heart Month

    by Daybreak Staff on Feb 24, 13:09

    February is American Heart month and local practitioners are raising awareness about heart health. Heart disease affects about 610,000 people in the United States every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Heart disease is preventable and experts say knowing the warning signs can make all the difference. According to the American Heart […]

  • Travel Tuesday

    Travel Tuesday: Tips for healthy travels

    by Daybreak Staff on Feb 24, 8:50

    Do you know who sat in your seat last? The next time you board a plane you may want to bring some small-scale cleaning supplies. KTVA’s Travel Guru Scott McMurren offered some tips to healthy traveling on Daybreak Tuesday morning. He recommends you bring wet wipes to clean your armrests, headrest and tray table. “Be […]

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    Casting call for ‘Hunter Killer’ extras, Gerard Butler confirmed

    by Daybreak Staff on Feb 20, 14:36

    This weekend is your chance to become an extra in a major motion picture set to be filmed in Whittier. “Hunter Killer,” based on the book  “The Firing Point,” will be filmed in Whittier this spring. The movie is considered an espionage thriller involving submarines. Producers say Whittier will be transformed into a seaside Russian town. […]

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    Blogger Julia O’Malley explains kid-friendly DIY ice lanterns

    by Daybreak Staff on Feb 20, 11:04

    Writer and blogger of “An Alaska Life”, Julia O’Malley, has a do-it-yourself, kid-friendly project for when the temperatures drop and you need to entertain the little ones. “This project can only be done when it’s freezing or below,” O’Malley said. Visit O’Malley’s blog to see photos and the complete step-by-step process. Recently, O’Malley has been busy […]

  • Adopt-a-Pet

    Meet Delilah, this week’s Daybreak Adopt-A-Pet

    by Daybreak Staff on Feb 20, 8:41

    I think I might just be in love with you (or the next person who pets me). Signed, Delilah Say hello to Delilah and then sit down and get ready for some loving! Delilah was left in a vacated dwelling with a note stating her name and age. Fortunately, the person moving in brought her […]

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    APD negotiators: It’s all about trust

    by Daybreak Staff on Feb 19, 14:54

    Talking is a talent. It can also be lifesaving if you’re a negotiator with the Anchorage Police Department. Officer and negotiator Doug Fifer stopped by Daybreak Thursday morning to talk about the art of negotiating. His 11-member team has been needed multiple times just this month. “Typically four of us will go out on a […]

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    X Games medalists to perform freestyle show before Iron Dog

    by Daybreak Staff on Feb 19, 10:15

    X Games medalists and Alaskan riders are going big before the Iron Dog ceremonial start in downtown Anchorage this weekend. The Flying Iron Freestyle show will feature riders getting huge air before a crowd of enthusiasts. “I always wanted to do a freestyle show in downtown Anchorage,” said Cory Davis, X Games medalist and Iron […]

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    On the couch with vlogger Cory Williams, Feb. 18

    by Daybreak Staff on Feb 18, 16:30

    Vlogger Cory Williams, a.k.a. DudeLikeHELLA, was psyched about the t-shirt weather Anchorage has been experiencing. But he finds himself in a slick situation when he pulls out of his driveway and his car spins out of control. After his car slides down a hill, he gets stuck in the middle of the road. He admits […]

  • Travel Tuesday

    Travel Tuesday: Finding hotel rooms and rental cars on Priceline

    by Daybreak Staff on Feb 17, 11:54

      Daybreak Travel Guru Scott McMurren offered some valuable tips when bidding on hotel rooms and rental cars on travel bidding sites, like Priceline. “You’ve really got to know what you’re doing and this is part of the ‘gamefication’ of travel,” McMurren said. ”If you check the bidding sites and then go to Priceline, sometimes you can […]

  • DayBreak

    United Way’s Walk for Warmth adds 5K to annual event

    by Daybreak Staff on Feb 16, 14:51

    The United Way of Anchorage is helping Alaskans in need stay safe and warm this winter with the fifth annual Walk for Worth — a fundraiser for people who need help paying rent or utility bills. “Once the event is over we work with Lutheran Social Services to disburse funds out to the people who […]

  • DayBreak

    ‘From Hustling to Healing’ author reaches out to Anchorage youth

    by Daybreak Staff on Feb 16, 10:45

    In light of recent gun violence and drug-related crimes in Anchorage, one man is dedicating his time to reach out to Alaska’s youth as well as thousands of others across the country. His name is Donteh DeVoe. He’s an inspirational speaker and author of “From Hustling to Healing,” a renowned manual that’s helped people change […]

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    Violinist Rachel Barton Pine to perform in Anchorage

    by Daybreak Staff on Feb 13, 13:37

    A celebrated, unconventional violinist is set to headline the Sitka Music Festival’s Winter Classic Series in Anchorage this weekend. Director and renowned cellist Zuill Bailey stopped by Daybreak Friday morning to talk about this year’s event, which features Rachel Barton Pine, who will play all 24 of Paganini’s Caprices for Solo Violin. “She has the ability to […]

  • Adopt-a-Pet

    Meet Lizzie, this week’s Daybreak Adopt-A-Pet

    by Daybreak Staff on Feb 13, 10:29

    Lizzie is a 2-year old terrier/beagle mix whose bright and cheerful eyes will bring a smile to your face. This playful little girl is full of fun, loves to walk and sniff, sniff, sniff. She’s an intelligent and energetic dog who will need both physical and mental challenges to stay happy. Once she’s tired out, […]