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Mic Check in the Morning: Conway Seavey

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Mic Check in the Morning: UAA University Singers

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Anchorage sisters spreading holiday cheer with elf-grams

Adopt-a-Pet

Daybreak Adopt-a-Pet for Dec. 2, 2016

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More than 100 films set to screen at the Anchorage film festival

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  • Mic Check in the Morning

    Mic Check in the Morning: Conway Seavey

    by Daybreak Staff on Dec 02, 14:39

    Conway Seavey and his band have a busy December ahead of them. They’re performing at the KTVA New Year’s Eve Celebration, releasing a new single on Christmas day and providing the backing band for The Stars We Are competition at Williwaw. The winner of that competition will play alongside the Conway Seavey Band on Dec. […]

  • Mic Check in the Morning

    Mic Check in the Morning: UAA University Singers

    by Daybreak Staff on Dec 02, 13:19

    Getting ready for their winter concert, the University Singers from the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) stopped by Daybreak Friday Dec. 2 for a Mic Check in the Morning. The concert is Saturday, Dec. 3 at the UAA Recital Hall. Tickets can be purchased at UAAtix.com. The ensemble often collaborates with other music organizations, such […]

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    Anchorage sisters spreading holiday cheer with elf-grams

    by Sierra Starks on Dec 02, 12:47

    Two Anchorage sisters have dubbed themselves Santa’s little helpers this season. Morgan and Mia Grace Stratton have been delivering joy to the masses through elf-grams — song-and-dance routines — the two are serving up as a fundraiser. The idea was the brainchild of their mother, Jennifer Stratton, inspired by the movie “Elf” with Will Ferrell. […]

  • Adopt-a-Pet

    Daybreak Adopt-a-Pet for Dec. 2, 2016

    by Daybreak Staff on Dec 02, 12:00

    From Anchorage Animal Care and Control: Louie, Huey and Dewey: These young brothers are a little shy of people, but with gentle and patient handling, they’ll grow into fun little companions. Bun Bun and Bane: Two charming rabbits are looking for homes. Bun Bun has lived with a rabbit-friendly dog and cat before and enjoyed […]

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    More than 100 films set to screen at the Anchorage film festival

    by Daybreak Staff on Dec 01, 15:48

    More than 100 films from 25 countries “worth freezing for” are coming to Anchorage this weekend for the Anchorage International Film Festival (AIFF). Friday’s opening night will be the U.S. premiere of the Alaska-filmed “Sugar Mountain,” starring Cary Elwes, known from roles in “Saw” and “The Princess Bride,” as well as Jason Momoa from the show […]

  • DayBreak

    Story Time w/ Aunt Phil: The Miners’ Code

    by Laurel Downing Bill on Dec 01, 14:26

    Prior to the arrival of sheriffs and judges to much of Alaska, a practical application of frontier democracy called the “miners’ code” was the only law that ruled. Each camp decided matters of common concern by majority vote and meted out justice to fit the crime. When a situation came along that necessitated a meeting, […]

  • Mic Check in the Morning

    Mic Check in the Morning: Watsky

    by Daybreak Staff on Dec 01, 12:52

    Nationally acclaimed poet, lyricist and wordsmith Watsky will be performing in Anchorage Thursday night. His work went viral online in 2011 and since then he’s been featured in the New York Times and Billboard Magazine. When asked about his style, Watsky replied that he typically reflects on his life and what he’s interested in. “There’s […]

  • DayBreak

    Mocktails and Cheer: How to celebrate sober this year

    by Daybreak Staff on Nov 30, 14:16

    Alcohol addiction can be tricky to navigate — especially during the holiday season filled with parties. Add on the stress of gift-buying or that it can sometimes be a lonely time of year, and it can spell bad news for those dealing with alcohol abuse. Recover Alaska, an organization working to reducing excessive alcohol use and harm, has […]

  • Workforce Wednesday

    Workforce Wednesday: Cargo careers at FedEx

    by Daybreak Staff on Nov 30, 13:33

    Careers in corralling cargo is what FedEx is all about — especially at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport, which was the fourth-largest airport in terms of cargo in 2015, according to the Anchorage Economic Development Corporation. The freight and transportation industry is essential in Alaska because of how many goods come through either the port or […]

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    Reinventing and reimagining the modern circus with 360 Allstars

    by Daybreak Staff on Nov 29, 11:23

    Celebrate rotation in all its forms with 360 Allstars this weekend. The show is a reinvention of modern circus mixing street with elite, according to its director and producer, Gene Peterson. The event pairs some of the world’s top athletes and musicians for a contemporary family experience. The show will challenge circus stereotypes with a […]

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    Catch the aurora on the Alaska Railroad

    by Daybreak Staff on Nov 29, 11:15

    Are you looking to get away for the holidays? The Alaska Railroad is expanding its aurora train service to Fairbanks to catch the northern lights. According to Meghan Clemens, the railroad noticed it continually sells out of the winter aurora train, so its adding more departures. That includes a new midweek departure. The regular service […]

  • Recipe Box

    Recipe Box: Chicken and Waffles

    by Sierra Starks on Nov 29, 10:11

    Chicken and waffles is a soul food staple known for its combination of contrasting flavors: sweet waffle batter and sticky maple syrup combined with salty breaded chicken, fried (or baked) to perfection. But Derrick Green, co-owner of Waffles and Whatnot food truck, has reimagined the recipe by adding a double dose of savor. The waffle takes the flavor of […]

  • DayBreak

    Upcoming event to raise awareness for Bean’s Cafe, Children’s Lunchbox

    by Daybreak Staff on Nov 28, 13:33

    For the seventh year in a row, “The Pour” will raise money and awareness for Bean’s Cafe and the Children’s Lunchbox program. This year’s event will feature a dinner made by chef Patrick Hoogerhyde of the Bridge Seafood restaurant. Some of the items on the menu will include scallops, a wild game brochette. They can […]

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    Black Friday shoppers brave cold, early morning snowfall for doorbuster deals

    by Sierra Starks on Nov 25, 14:43

    Before the snow fell Friday morning, Alaskans bundled up and braved the cold to be one of the first in line at Cabela’s, one of Anchorage’s Black Friday hotspots. Luke Walker was the first shopper through the doors when they opened at 5 a.m. The 19-year-old flew down from the University of Alaska Fairbanks to defend […]

  • DayBreak

    DJ Spencer Lee and the GCI Great Alaska Shootout after-party

    by Daybreak Staff on Nov 25, 10:17

    Four-time winner of the Anchorage Press’ best DJ in Anchorage, DJ Spencer Lee, has been playing at the GCI Great Alaska Shootout for many years and will be playing Friday night at the after-party at Williwaw. Dubbed “Dranksgiving,” it’s a party where friends and family can meet up for cocktails. DJ Spencer Lee will start […]

  • DayBreak

    How to spot and prevent Type 2 Diabetes

    by Daybreak Staff on Nov 23, 13:08

    The month of November is more than a time for Thanksgiving; it’s also National Diabetes Awareness Month. Nine percent of Americans are currently living with diabetes, according to the American Diabetes Association. That number includes both children and adults — some are born with the disease, known as Type 1, and the more common Type 2, which […]

  • Workforce Wednesday

    Workforce Wednesday: Employers, businesses thankful for workers, customers

    by Daybreak Staff on Nov 23, 12:30

    In honor of Thanksgiving this week, Workforce Wednesday showcased employers and let them spread their messages of gratitude. Cari-Ann Carty with Alaska Process Industry Careers Consortium (APICC) was thankful for working with a fantastic and supportive team. From big to small, business owners expressed their thanks. “I am personally am extra thankful for our staff,” said Rachel […]

  • Mic Check in the Morning

    Mic Check in the Morning: Lucine Fyelon

    by Daybreak Staff on Nov 23, 12:11

    Los Angeles-based violinist, singer-songwriter and producer Lucine Fyelon has performed or recorded with many famous artists including Madonna and Miley Cyrus. Fyelon is visiting Alaska for the first time to perform for one night at Chilkoot Charlie’s. The artist said she has a strong internet fan base, about which Fyelon mentioned she must be doing something right […]

  • DayBreak

    Ask Alaska: When does the Christmas tree go up in your home?

    by Sierra Starks on Nov 23, 11:13

    It could be called the great holiday debate: When does the tree go up? At many spots around town, including Anchorage 5th Avenue Mall, the holiday decorations have been up for weeks, with trees stretching to the ceiling in some cases. KTVA 11’s Sierra Starks stopped by the mall to ask Alaskans exactly when they plan […]

  • DayBreak

    After all the buying this holiday, participate in Giving Tuesday

    by Daybreak Staff on Nov 22, 11:12

    After the dust settles on this year’s holiday shopping days, find a way to give back on Giving Tuesday. This global event can be as simple as buying the next person in line a coffee, or donating time or food items to those in need. Doing one of those can be shared on social media […]