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Mic Check in the Morning: Tai Trujillo

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Meet Ahma, this week's Daybreak Adopt-A-Pet

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Five/Thirty Project: An Urban Conflux in Anchorage

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Alaska author introduces new book

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  • Mic Check in the Morning

    Mic Check in the Morning: Tai Trujillo

    by Daybreak Staff on May 29, 10:02

    When it comes to her music, Tai Trujillo is an artist with three goals: Make you laugh, make you think and make you feel like you’re not alone. A local singer songwriter whose influences include Stevie Wonder, Fiona Apple and Florence and the Machine, Trujillo performed live on Friday’s Daybreak for a Mic Check in […]

  • Adopt-a-Pet

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

    by Daybreak Staff on May 29, 8:16

    Ahma came to the Anchorage Animal Care and Control Center as a stray and brought her four kittens along. This sweet family went into foster care until the kittens were weaned. Two of the four kittens have found homes already and the other two will be available soon. But AACCC staff don’t want this mom […]

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    Five/Thirty Project: An Urban Conflux in Anchorage

    by Daybreak Staff on May 28, 13:19

    Five/Thirty Project: An Urban Conflux It’s a day full of events meant to bring the community of Anchorage together in unexpected ways, and it’s happening Saturday, May 30. Organizers Laura Oden and Ingvil Vatn Guttu joined Daybreak Thursday to talk about the event. “It’s a daytime event, outside, getting people out of their houses to […]

  • DayBreak

    Alaska author introduces new book

    by Daybreak Staff on May 28, 12:22

    Author of “Ellison and Amos,” Charlie Gibbons joined Daybreak Thursday to talk about what went into writing his newest book. It’s a book about a rock-and-roll legend who loses everything of meaning and embarks on a journey on the back of a motorcycle only to face his greatest fear: The fan. The drummer from Rush, […]

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    Russell Davis of ‘Bar Rescue’ tests the waters in Anchorage

    by Daybreak Staff on May 27, 12:48

    He’s a professional mixologist and bartender who has mixed his way to the top. Russell Davis can be seen on Spike TV’s show “Bar Rescue” helping people create cocktails worth drinking. Wednesday, Davis joined Daybreak to talk about what brings him to the 49th state. “So I’m actually here with my team, Unlimited Liabilities,” Davis […]

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    Mrs. Alaska uses crown to advocate for foster children

    by Daybreak Staff on May 25, 11:38

    May is Foster Care Awareness Month, and one former foster child — who is now Mrs. Alaska — is committed to advocating for today’s foster kids. In July, Annabelle Hernandez will compete for the national title in Las Vegas. Monday, she joined Daybreak alongside her photographer Hanna Thimsen of Relic Photographic to talk about how […]

  • Mic Check in the Morning

    Mic Check in the Morning: Red Cap and the Cyser Boys

    by Daybreak Staff on May 22, 11:47

    Bringing Celtic sounds to Anchorage, Red Cap and the Cyser Boys are made up of members of the Richardson family: brothers Chris, Mike and Ben and their dad, better known as Grandpa Richardson, who has played the fiddle for more than 30 years. The family affair started when the brothers moved to Alaska in their […]

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    A special sendoff for KTVA meteorologist Brett Shepard

    by Daybreak Staff on May 22, 9:27

    After more than 12 years at KTVA, meteorologist Brett Shepard will anchor his final show on Tuesday, May 26. To help send him off, Anchorage pet photographer David Jensen invited the Daybreak crew to his studio for a special photo shoot with their dogs. Watch the video above for an inside look into the photo shoot and […]

  • Adopt-a-Pet

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

    by Daybreak Staff on May 22, 7:35

    Max is a “super amazing dog,” according to his previous owners. The staff at Anchorage Animal Care and Control Center agree. Max’s family was unable to bring him along on their move, so they brought him to us hoping a new family will open their hearts to him. Spend a few minutes with him and […]

  • DayBreak

    Ask Alaska: David Letterman signs off

    by Daybreak Staff on May 21, 13:23

    David Letterman has signed off as host of CBS’s “Late Show.” He was ushered into retirement last night after a historic run of 33 years. Will you miss him? And, can he really be replaced?  KTVA 11′s James Gaddis and Megan Mazurek aimed to find out in this week’s “Ask Alaska.” Watch the video above […]

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    2015 Rasmuson Distinguished Artist: Garry Kaulitz

    by Daybreak Staff on May 21, 12:48

    Garry Kaulitz describes himself as a “practicing artist who specializes in the visions that dance in his head.” His work has been shown internationally and received numerous awards throughout his career. Now, he’s the recipient of another honor. Kaulitz has been named the Rasmuson Foundation’s Distinguished Artist. Kaulitz joined Daybreak Thursday to talk about his […]

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    Meet APD’s newest crime-fighting K9

    by Daybreak Staff on May 21, 12:06

    There’s a new crime-fighting K9 in town and his name is Midas. His handler, Officer Brandon Otts, along with Officer Chris Nelson, joined Daybreak Thursday to give some insight on what it takes to train new dogs and show off some of the tricks Midas has learned. The Anchorage Police Department currently has eight officers […]

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    On the couch with vlogger Cory Williams, May 20

    by Daybreak Staff on May 20, 10:41

    Last week viral vlogger Cory Williams shared his Alaskan experience by purchasing his first canoe. Since then he has taken it out on the waters to not only fish, but attempted to write his vows while taking in the picture perfect scenery. Wednesday, he joined Daybreak to talk about his experience. “I was like that’s […]

  • Travel Tuesday

    Travel Tuesday: Racing around Alaska

    by Daybreak Staff on May 19, 14:00

    It has been a warm spring and Alaskans are beginning to soak up the midnight sun. It’s the time of year where people explore the terrain by foot as dozens of races happen around the state during the summer months. Jon Bittner, deputy commissioner of the Alaska Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development, visited […]

  • Travel Tuesday

    Travel Tuesday: The Alaska Railroad

    by Daybreak Staff on May 19, 12:45

    The Alaska Railroad’s summer schedule is now in full effect with some new stops included. Tim Sullivan with the Alaska Railroad joined Daybreak with the details on what’s new this year. The Coastal Classic train is offering daily round-trip service from Anchorage to Girdwood to Seward. Sullivan says it’s one of the best trips visitors […]

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    Boater safety encouraged with Wear Your Life Jacket to Work Day

    by Daybreak Staff on May 15, 11:40

    As a way to raise awareness about boater safety, Friday is Wear Your Life Jacket to Work Day. Annie Grenier, an instructor for the Alaska Office of Boating Safety, joined Daybreak to explain the importance of a life jacket. “Five out of six of our recreational boating fatalities in Alaska are due to vessel capsize, […]

  • Mic Check in the Morning

    Mic Check in the Morning: Blackwater Railroad Company

    by Daybreak Staff on May 15, 10:23

    They believe in the power of music to communicate what it means to be human. Blackwater Railroad Company, a group made up of four guys and one girl from all over the country, currently calls Seward home. The group’s latest album, “Sound of Home,” drops Friday. The band joined Daybreak for a Mic Check in […]

  • Adopt-a-Pet

    Cats, cats, cats: Meet Daybreak’s Adopt-A-Pets

    by Daybreak Staff on May 15, 8:20

    We have green eyes, blue eyes and golden eyes. We have long hair, short hair and hair somewhere in-between. We have cats! We have an exceptionally friendly bunch of cats all looking for a family to call their own. So if you’re thinking about welcoming a cat into your home, come visit the Anchorage Animal […]

  • DayBreak

    Haines author looks to ‘Find the Good’

    by Daybreak Staff on May 14, 11:44

    Simple, honest and funny — all words used to describe “Find the Good,” a book by Alaskan author Heather Lende. An obituary writer from Haines, Lende shares life lessons found in everyday moments like walking her dog on the beach, spending time with her grandchildren and not stressing over a dirty house, because it happens […]

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    Bonhams appraisers plan Anchorage Museum appearance

    by Daybreak Staff on May 14, 11:17

    Have you ever wondered about the value of that old family heirloom or dusty antique in your house? This weekend, you have a chance to find out: Appraisers from one of the world’s oldest auction houses are coming to Anchorage. Seen on popular TV shows like “Antiques Roadshow” and “Appraise It” on HGTV, Bonhams appraiser […]