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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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, […]
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. […]
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, […]
Some of the state’s brightest women are gearing up to gather and discuss the toughest questions facing women and families in Alaska. The Alaska Women’s Summit kicks off this week. Rep. Charisse Millett of South Anchorage joined Daybreak on the couch Monday to discuss what the two-day event is all about. In 2013, a report […]
Meet Sneakers, a young adult female, domestic short-hair cat up for adoption at the Anchorage Animal Care and Control Center. Sneakers has an inquisitive and affectionate personality, as well as an adorably distinctive face. This quiet and petite gal was terribly shy when she arrived at the shelter, but the staff and volunteers spent extra […]
Friday on Daybreak, The Modern Savage came to rock out live for Mic Check in the Morning with a preview of their new album, “Subtle Advances.” The Anchorage-based group is made up of five members who have all been together for about three years. They describe their sound as a blend of pop and rock. […]
He was a WWII veteran who served 40 years in the U.S. Senate and Alaskan’s knew him affectionately as “Uncle Ted.” Ted Stevens played a key role in shaping Alaska, working on legislation like the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act and the Trans-Alaska Pipeline. However, as many know, he lost his reelection in 2008 due […]
The Arctic Valley Ski Area is looking for some much-needed “T-Bar Love.” Their go-to lift is starting to show its age. Rich Todd and Leslie Need with the Anchorage Ski Club came by the KTVA 11 Daybreak Studios Wednesday to talk about their 10th annual benefit auction. The T-bar is a surface ski lift. “It has […]
It’s a virus that’s sweeping the nation and the symptoms are similar to a common cold — fever, runny nose, sneezing and body aches. Enterovirus 68 was first identified in California in 1962, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The virus has already caused one confirmed death of a child in the […]