Hallo Bay guides have been taking small groups of people viewing in Katmai National Park for the past 27 years without harming the wildlife or bears. The main mission at Hallo Bay Bear Camp is to leave no trace, and that’s one of the reasons why the bear camp has been so successful in keeping […]
James Gaddis and Megan Mazurek of KTVA’s Daybreak recently took a trip to Hallo Bay Bear Camp in Katmai National Park & Preserve to watch brown bears in their natural habitat. All this week they will share their experiences and explain how Hallo Bay keeps the habitat, bears and people safe. On the second day […]
The 19th annual Alaska Men’s Run — a benefit fundraiser to help fight prostate and testicular cancer — is set to take place July 19 in Anchorage. Friday marks the deadline to register online, and you can click here for more information.
In May of 2014, the Anchorage Daily News was purchased from the McClatchy Company by the online-only Alaska Dispatch for $34 million. Recently, the ADN.com website was transitioned to the AlaskaDispatch.com format. The news organization’s publisher, Alice Rogoff, and editor, Tony Hopfinger, stopped by the set of DayBreak to discuss the changes and answer some looming […]
It may cost a few extra dollars, but there are ways to help humanize air travel to the Lower 48. 1. It’s during peak travel times like July that the Global Entry card comes in handy. It costs $95 and you have to get fingerprinted and interviewed, but it includes admission to the pre-check line […]
For Erica Chilla, the title of Mrs. Alaska is more than evening gowns and a well-rehearsed walk: It’s a platform that allows her to raise awareness for tuberous sclerosis, a condition her young son was diagnosed with shortly after he was born. Chilla will head to Vegas to compete for the national title later this […]
See The Shoot Dangs perform at Tap Root Public House Saturday, July 12 at 10 p.m.
Meet Maltby and Draper, longtime beagle pals that would like to find a new home together. Friendly, gentle, attentive and super sweet, these two girls walk great on leash and love being with people — especially on the couch. They are very well behaved, obedient and kennel trained. Both beagles ride fine in the car and […]
Alaska’s 33rd annual Scottish Highland Games kick off this weekend and are set to include the familiar sounds of Seven Nations.
Sen. Lisa Murkowski spoke with Daybreak Wednesday via satellite from Washington, D.C. She spoke about the recent issues facing the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, and specifically about Alaska’s VA Medical Center. “We want to make sure that we follow through on our commitment to provide the best care possible for those who have served,” […]
The Anchorage Hard Rock Cafe is opening its doors to the public Saturday, June 28. Inside, Alaskans will be able to check out music memorabilia from iconic artists like the Beatles and Madonna to local bands like Portugal. The Man. The restaurant chain will open to the public at 11 a.m., and the new location […]
They’re a local band that describe themselves as alternative folk; southern fried and Alaska chilled. And this weekend, the Super Saturated Sugar Strings are preparing to unveil their latest album with a Saturday release party at Tap Root Public House. The festivities kick off at the Spenard bar at 7 p.m., and you can learn […]
Taking a walk through Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park is like taking a trip back in time. From old, rusty water pipes to gun emplacements, remnants of World War II can still be seen from the trails that meander through the tall Sitka spruce trees. Inside a bunker once used to store ammunition you will […]
The Emerald Island’s longtime harbor master recently retired, adding another chapter to his family’s rich history there. Marty Owen is the grandson of Al Owen, the first Alaska state Senator from Kodiak. Marty, who grew up in Tacoma, spent many summers working on crabbing boats and tendered for salmon off the shores of Kodiak. After 24 […]
Titles like master gardener, mariner, photographer and chef are a few words to describe Marion Owen. She and her husband, Marty, own the Cliff House Bed and Breakfast in Kodiak. Owen moved to Kodiak in 1984 and never looked back. “Kodiak, for me, had the friendliest people,” she said. “It had such a strong sense […]
Meet Elsa, a young female adult, domestic, medium hair cat available for adoption at Anchorage Animal Care and Control Center. Elsa is petite and playful, with plenty of kitten about her still. She has gorgeous green eyes and silky, black fur with undertones of chocolate brown that is a pleasure to pet. Quick to purr, […]
Father’s Day is right around the corner, and KTVA 11′s Daybreak has a variety of gift ideas for dads of all types. Click the box above to watch the video.
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Katrina Goodman, granddaughter of Norma Goodman, joined the crew of Daybreak to discuss her mother’s legacy.