On Aug. 6, about 200 soldiers from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson traveled to Big Lake to practice parachuting from helicopters into the water below. Click the video box above for a first-person perspective of the scenic jump.
Alaska’s senior senators call the Obama administration’s call to indefinitely delay a decision on the Keystone XL pipeline an act of political cowardice. Friday, the State Department announced they need more time to review the more than 2 million public comments on the pipeline. The proposed pipeline would carry oil from western Canada all the […]
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FAIRBANKS – The World Ice Art Championships is one of the largest ice sculpting competitions in the world, attracting thousands of visitors every year. Now a month-long event, the World Ice Art Championships got its start in 1988. The theme for this year is “A New Beginning.” Click here for more information.
ANCHORAGE – McGrath schoolchildren drew some colorful pictures to lift the spirits of Iditarod 42 teams.
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Teams of four raced mattresses down slopes at Hilltop Ski Area Saturday, Feb. 22 for the third annual Great Alaskan Bed Races.
The Fur Rondy World Championship Sled Dog Races began Friday, Feb. 21 and conclude Sun. Feb. 23. Teams race 25 miles per day on a spectator-lined course that starts at the corner of Fourth Avenue and D Street in Downtown Anchorage. Have photos you would like to share? Email us at 11News@KTVA.com
ANCHORAGE – Samuel Johns stood at the back of the room, gripping a moose-hide drum in one hand and a curved drumstick in the other. The Tuesday afternoon crowd at Bean’s Cafe was subdued. People sipped old bottles of flat soda and read books or played cards in groups of threes and fours throughout the main hall. […]
ANCHORAGE – A Hawaii-based international art project is on track to breathe new life into the Anchorage cityscape. Pow! Wow! – the brainchild of artist Jasper Wong – is a global network of artists centered around a week-long street art festival held in Hawaii since 2011. The festival brings together acclaimed international and local artists […]
ANCHORAGE – Molly Bates’ career in coffee began with a four-cup-a-day habit and a love for business. Today, Cabo Coffee includes four drive-through huts and plans for a new café inside City Hall. In the community where coffee stands line every major roadway, the burgeoning new brand has managed to carve its own niche in […]
SHAKTOOLIK – In 2011, Gloria Andrew watched the waves push a surge of ice across the Shaktoolik shoreline, breaking against the driftwood wall that protected the town from the surf. Two years later, she watched the same ocean scatter the driftwood wall across the beach, eroding swaths of land and dousing the homes and buildings […]