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  • DayBreak

    Sun safety tips to enjoy summer in Alaska

    by Daybreak Staff on Jul 28, 12:35

    Whether you’re traveling somewhere tropical or just enjoying the long sunny days here in Alaska, there are precautions to protect your skin against sun damage that can lead to burns — or even cancer. Tuesday, Andrea Nutty of the Alaska Nurses Association joined Daybreak with some safety tips for the sun. There are a few […]

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    Travel Tuesday: Testing reveals best pet carriers

    by Daybreak Staff on Jul 28, 12:02

    Families road trip with their pets all the time. However, some pet carriers may not be as safe as you think. The non-profit Center for Pet Safety teamed up with Subaru of America to test out popular crates and carries in a promising, yet shocking crash test. Crash test dummies were stuffed animal dogs built to […]

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    Story time with Aunt Phil, July 27

    by Daybreak Staff on Jul 27, 17:50

    Laurel Downing Bill, author of the “Aunt Phil’s Trunk” book series, joins Daybreak every Monday to give viewers a history lesson on the Last Frontier. This week, she talked about the Klondike Gold Rush era in Nome. According to Downing Bill, it wasn’t just miners panning for gold or heading to the nearest saloon to […]

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    Maternity fashion finds for Alaskan moms-to-be

    by Daybreak Staff on Jul 27, 13:11

    Pregnant mothers have no reason to feel like their fashion sense is gone, says Kari Skinner, the marketing director of Anchorage 5th Avenue Mall. She says Anchorage has plenty of stylish maternity shops, such as Kohl’s, Target, Old Navy and Motherhood Maternity. On Monday, Skinner joined Daybreak with some simple ways to look and feel […]

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    Mic Check in the Morning: The Ponderosa 2

    by Daybreak Staff on Jul 24, 10:17

    The Ponderosa 2 is an Anchorage-based duo that plays all across Alaska. Eb Pope and Gary Stedman make up the eclectic band that can play anything from classic rock to blues. Thanks to Stedman stepping in at the last minute, the two have performed together for four years. “I had a show and I needed […]

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

    by Daybreak Staff on Jul 24, 7:54

    From the Anchorage Animal Care and Control Center: Gizmo Revealed When Gizmo was brought to the shelter his long fur was terribly matted. Not only was the matted fur uncomfortable for Gizmo and putting him at risk for skin infections, it was also keeping people from seeing what a handsome cat he is. So, it […]

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    Alaska-grown comedian returns to Anchorage to record live album

    by Daybreak Staff on Jul 23, 11:33

    Jessica Michelle Singleton is an Alaska-grown comedian who has traveled the world doing what she loves. Recently, she submitted a video entry to be part of Saturday Night Live. This week, the Service High School graduate is back in her hometown of Anchorage for her high school reunion and to take the Chilkoot Charlie’s stage […]

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    Mic Check in the Morning: Ricky Tutaan

    by Daybreak Staff on Jul 23, 11:28

    From the desert to the Daybreak stage – Ricky Tutaan performs live for Daybreak’s Mic Check in the Morning. He’s 21 and brings his talents all the way from Tucson, Arizona. Ricky is a member of the band Warpstar. They were featured in a compilation album by Frederator Studios for their song, “The Bravest Warriors of the […]

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    Former Special Olympics competitor offers advice to Alaskan athletes

    by Daybreak Staff on Jul 22, 12:38

    Organizers for the 2015 Special Olympics World Games have taken four years to put together this summer’s event. Right now thousands of athletes are traveling to Los Angeles to prepare for the world stage this weekend. “These games are about everyone doing their, and it’s about acceptance and inclusion,” says Jim Balamaci, President/CEO of Special Olympics Alaska. […]

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    Alaska Aces, SMG to host charity 5K

    by Daybreak Staff on Jul 22, 11:04

    The Alaska Aces are trading in their skates for running shoes and raising money for some Alaskan causes. Sept. 13, the Aces will co-host a 5K race to raise money for the Fisher House of Alaska, the Scotty Gomez Foundation and the Anchorage Sports Association. The new voice of the Aces, Kurt Haider, and race […]

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    Travel Tuesday: Brew tours

    by Daybreak Staff on Jul 21, 10:40

    There is something big about breweries and it seems like Alaska can’t get enough of them. According to Jesse Carlstrom, tourism marketing manager with the state tourism office, the state has 30 breweries and five distilleries with more on the way. “Visitors are spending tons,” Carlstrom said. “It’s actually, to be exact, $333 million was the […]

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    Story time with Aunt Phil, July 20

    by Daybreak Staff on Jul 20, 11:28

    Laurel Downing Bill is the author of “Aunt Phil’s Trunk” book series, which chronicles the history of Alaska through short stories and hundreds of pictures. By popular demand, Downing Bill was invited back to Daybreak and now has her own weekly segment on Mondays called “Alaska Story Time with Aunt Phil.” She gave viewers a […]

  • Mic Check in the Morning

    Mic Check in the Morning: Trainwreck Alaska

    by Daybreak Staff on Jul 17, 10:25

    Joe Ponzi, Robert Downs, Tyler Petraborg, Bob Jacobs, Pete Dogg and Shelby Williams make up the Sitka band Trainwreck Alaska. Their first show in Anchorage will take place at the Hard Rock Cafe, Saturday at 9 p.m. The band will perform some familiar covers from popular artists such as the 4 Non Blondes and Van […]

  • Adopt-a-Pet

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

    by Daybreak Staff on Jul 17, 8:18

    From the Anchorage Animal Care and Control Center: Oh my, oh my … you must meet Guy! Please don’t let his gray muzzle fool you, Guy is full of energy. You’ll be amazed at how he can jump and play — especially when a ball is involved! Because Guy came to us as a stray, […]

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    Anchorage Police Chief Mark Mew discusses upcoming Youth Academy

    by Daybreak Staff on Jul 16, 12:47

    Police departments around the country are having a tough time recruiting people to fill the ranks. The Anchorage Police Department is getting their recruits, but there are still spots available. Next month the department will try to generate more interest in law enforcement by hosting a Youth Academy for teens. Police Chief Mark Mew joined Daybreak […]

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    Charity poker run being held for motorcyclist, veteran killed in crash

    by Daybreak Staff on Jul 16, 12:21

    Local U.S. Marine Corps veteran Carlos Chavesta was killed in a motorcycle crash in Anchorage on July 3. He mentored youth at the Alaska Military Youth Academy and was a member of the University of Alaska Anchorage student government. Khris White with the Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association joined Daybreak Thursday to discuss how the community can […]

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    On the couch with vlogger Cory Williams, July 15

    by Daybreak Staff on Jul 15, 12:15

    Viral vlogger Cory Williams joined Daybreak Wednesday to talk about his latest Alaskan adventure. Williams and his wife embarked on a road trip they would never forget. “We’re going to go and go and go until we find somewhere really cool to just stop and do everything,” he said. While deciding on where the Seward […]

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    Motley Crue coming to the Alaska Airlines Center

    by Daybreak Staff on Jul 15, 11:27

    Vince Neil, Mick Mars, Nikki Sixx and Tommy Lee make up the legendary band Motley Crue. Since the ‘80s they have sold millions of albums and have toured the world, but all things must come to an end. It just so happens that through the end of 2015, the band is embarking on their final […]

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    Travel Tuesday: Glacier viewing in Alaska

    by Daybreak Staff on Jul 14, 13:28

    Alaska has about 100,000 glaciers around the state. According to experts, the glaciers in Alaska cover about 34,000 square miles — which is enough to cover the entire state of Maine. From “Glacier-Ritas” to zip lining, there are many ways to explore these masses of blue snow and ice. Julie Saupe with Visit Anchorage joined […]

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    2nd annual Stop the Violence Block Party set for Aug. 1

    by Daybreak Staff on Jul 14, 12:08

    Anchorage’s Stop the Violence Block Party aims to unite Alaska’s neighborhoods against violence, city by city, block by block. Event organizers Don Megga and George Martinez joined Daybreak Tuesday to talk about this year’s event, in its second year. The goal of the event is to inspire and educate the community of the different services […]