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  • DayBreak

    Healthy Sexuality Week at UAA

    by Daybreak Staff on Feb 11, 13:48

    Healthy sexuality is defined by the World Health Organization as “a state of physical, emotional, mental and social well-being in relation to sexuality.” As Valentine’s Day draws near, the University of Alaska Anchorage is raising awareness in a week’s worth of events. Thursday, Kate Fitzgerald, a health promotions specialist with UAA joined Daybreak to talk […]

  • Mic Check in the Morning

    Mic Check in the Morning: The Midnight Sons A Capella Chorus

    by Daybreak Staff on Feb 11, 13:40

    Nothing says I love you, like a song. A singing telegram on Valentine’s Day may be what you need to win over your sweetheart. Thursday, Midnight Sons A Capella Chorus joined Daybreak for a Valentine’s Day edition of Mic Check in the Morning. They gave viewers a taste of what can be expected if you […]

  • Workforce Wednesday

    Workforce Wednesday: Careers in Logistics

    by Daybreak Staff on Feb 10, 14:17

    In Alaska, logistics is more than just working for FedEx or UPS. It means everything from food to fuel, cars and clothes coming through the Port of Anchorage. More than 85 percent of all Alaskans receive goods through the port. In short, logistics is the art and science of time, space and location. Jana Lage, […]

  • DayBreak

    UAA Planetarium’s Stars of the Alaskan Sky: Valentine’s Day edition

    by Daybreak Staff on Feb 10, 14:06

    It’s star gazing without the chill factor of Alaska in February and could be the perfect date idea for Valentine’s Day weekend. This Friday, Stars of the Alaskan Sky: Valentine’s Day edition will kick off at the planetarium on the University of Alaska Anchorage campus. Omega Smith, UAA Planetarium Manager, joined Daybreak on Wednesday to talk about […]

  • Travel Tuesday

    Travel Tuesday: Go West Summit

    by Daybreak Staff on Feb 09, 17:07

    With the state grappling with a massive deficit, low oil prices and the loss of jobs in the oil industry, tourism has never been more important. That’s why a special travel-related event later this month couldn’t come at a better time. Tuesday, Julie Saupe, the President and CEO of Visit Anchorage joined Daybreak to talk […]

  • Mic Check in the Morning

    Mic Check in the Morning: SHEL

    by Daybreak Staff on Feb 05, 15:06

    Sarah, Hannah, Eva and Liza Holbrook make up the band SHEL. At a young age, the group decided on the name by making each letter stand for one of their names. The four sisters hail from Fort Collins, Colorado and for the past few years they toured the U.S. promoting their debut album. The sisters say working together […]

  • DayBreak

    ‘Art of Healing’ event raises awareness about gynecologic cancer

    by Daybreak Staff on Feb 05, 13:43

      Celebrating survivors, and raising awareness of, gynecologic cancers. Friday, the non profit “Let Every Woman Know” is kicking off the weekend by hosting it’s annual “Awareness and Arts of Healing” event. It includes a First Friday showcase with free guest lectures at Providence Health Center and a presentation to help women feel sexy again […]

  • Adopt-a-Pet

    Daybreak Adopt-A-Pets: Feb 5, 2016

    by Daybreak Staff on Feb 05, 10:45

    From the Anchorage Animal Care and Control Cats: Bosco: Neutered male, 7 years old Volunteers describe Bosco as delightfully sweet. This handsome boy likes to meow hello to you and then settle in to purr contentedly while you brush or pet him. He loves to nuzzle his head into your hand. Rico: Neutered male, unknown […]

  • DayBreak

    907Life: Winter events for February

    by Daybreak Staff on Feb 04, 13:46

    ANCHORAGE - From flying snowmachines to the Running of the Reindeer, there’s a lot in store for Anchorage. Phil Crawford, blogger with 907Life, joined Daybreak to highlight just a few of the events.   Flying Iron Freestyle Show After the 2016 Winter X Games gifted Alaska with three medalists, snowmachine riders will kick off the Iron Dog […]

  • DayBreak

    Eagle River couple wins Super Bowl contest, will spend night inside arena

    by James Gaddis on Feb 04, 12:32

      EAGLE RIVER – Cory and Kristen Williams will be the first fans to ever spend the night inside a Super Bowl venue, the night prior to the big game. Late last year, Kristen entered an online contest being held by Courtyard Marriott. The video she submitted won the grand prize; four tickets to the Super […]

  • Workforce Wednesday

    Workforce Wednesday: How to become a heavy equipment operator

    by Daybreak Staff on Feb 03, 10:59

    From loaders and dozers to excavators and graders, Patrick Rose, the outreach coordinator with Northern Industrial Training (NIT) joined Daybreak Wednesday to give insight on careers as a heavy machine operator. According to Alaska Process Industry Careers Consortium (APICC), pay starts anywhere from $18 to $24 an hour. Eventually, experienced operators can earn more than […]

  • Travel Tuesday

    Travel Tuesday: Family travel first-aid kits

    by Daybreak Staff on Feb 02, 14:31

    Health and safety is all the talk for family travel as Alaskans are planning trips for spring break. That often means heading south to warmer weather. On the heels of the World Health Organization declaring the Zika virus an international public health emergency, Alaskans are wondering if it’s still safe to travel. Tuesday, Erin Kirkland […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    What’s On the Menu?: Alaska entrepreneur delivers good eats straight to your door

    by Sierra Starks on Feb 02, 8:36

    On any given afternoon, Skyler Lovelace’s compact car is overrun with the smell of food, hot out the oven. “That’s the hardest part of this whole job — is not eating the food that we’re delivering,” said Lovelace. “Especially when it’s Fat Ptarmigan.” Lovelace’s start-up, On the Menu, is a food delivery service, similar to […]

  • DayBreak

    Documentary series highlights personal stories of life after addiction

    by Daybreak Staff on Feb 01, 12:10

    The day Tiffany Hall stopped drinking was the beginning of her recovery, and it’s the focus of one of eight mini-documentaries sharing personal stories of life after addiction. Monday, Hall, the Executive Director of Recover Alaska, joined Daybreak to talk about her mission to help others struggling with alcohol through a mini documentary series called “Day […]

  • Adopt-a-Pet

    Daybreak Adopt-A-Pets: Jan. 29, 2016

    by Daybreak Staff on Jan 29, 15:36

    From Anchorage Animal Care and Control Rabbits: Simba: 4-month-old male Looking for a young bunny to welcome into your home? Simba fits the bill! This gray-furred hopper is ready to find a place where he can get out of his cage for his daily recommended exercise. Rusty: unknown age, female This floppy-eared lady is looking […]

  • Mic Check in the Morning

    Mic Check in the Morning: Ukulele Russ

    by Daybreak Staff on Jan 29, 14:09

    Daybreak got a unique treat Friday, as Alaska’s ukulele wild man brought his layers of looping guitar riffs and vocals for a Mic Check in the Morning. The one-man band from Fairbanks, Ukulele Russ just got back from touring the East Coast. Soon he’ll head to Hawaii, Australia and New Zealand, but not before playing […]

  • DayBreak

    ‘Alaska’s Future’ campaign kicks off in effort to save Alaska from financial ruin

    by Daybreak Staff on Jan 28, 15:17

    It’s a diverse coalition of some well-known Alaskans that’s calling on lawmakers to act now: The “Alaska’s Future” campaign kicked off Tuesday in an effort to save the state from financial ruin down the road. Coalition members include GCI President Ron Duncan and former Gov. Tony Knowles. On Thursday, Helvi Sankvik, president and CEO of […]

  • DayBreak

    Photographs tell true story of life in the Arctic

    by Daybreak Staff on Jan 28, 7:42

    Photographer Brian Adams and Laura Carpenter with the Anchorage Museum joined Daybreak Thursday to talk about the museum’s newest exhibit, “Portraits of Place: the Arctic in Photographs.” It tells the true story of life at the top of the world. From Alaska to Greenland, five photographers captured images of a place that’s more complex and […]

  • Workforce Wednesday

    Workforce Wednesday: Martha Peck

    by Daybreak Staff on Jan 27, 15:50

    Finding great careers in Alaska, for Alaskans. This week on Workforce Wednesday, Daybreak introduced a woman who can help your kid get an early jump on a high-paying dream job. Martha Peck is the “Career Coordinator” at the Alaska Process Industry Career Consortium. You can often find her in a school informing students of different […]

  • DayBreak

    Medical Myths: Dr. Cranmer talks Pap smears, cervical cancer screening

    by Daybreak Staff on Jan 27, 12:43

    There are new guidelines for women’s cervical cancer screening. Women still need to have an annual exam to check for cholesterol level and blood pressure, but they do not need to get a Pap smear. Those tests are done to check for the human papillomavirus, or HPV, the virus that causes cervical cancer. Women between the […]