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Mic Check in the Morning: Elvis Monroe

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Mic Check in the Morning: Love and Theft

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Daybreak Adopt-A-Pet: Feb. 17, 2017

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Aces hockey promoting health, wellness and cancer awareness

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Catch 'Billy Elliot the Musical' this weekend in Anchorage

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  • Mic Check in the Morning

    Mic Check in the Morning: Elvis Monroe

    by Daybreak Staff on Feb 17, 14:43

    Blending country rock and Americana into one sound, Elvis Monroe will play for a single night in Anchorage at Eddie’s Sports Bar. The band is based in Las Vegas, Nevada, and contains members of other well known groups. Their newest song, “Blue Collar Man” is the theme song to a new show called “Vegas Rat […]

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    Mic Check in the Morning: Love and Theft

    by Daybreak Staff on Feb 17, 14:22

    Country duo, and best friends, Love and Theft are bringing their unique sound to Anchorage for one show at Eddie’s Sports Bar. It’s a part of the Northern Lights Country Concert Series. In the video above, the band plays, “You Didn’t Want Me.” According to the band’s website, their first single,  2009’s “Runaway,” was a […]

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    Daybreak Adopt-A-Pet: Feb. 17, 2017

    by Daybreak Staff on Feb 17, 12:00

    From Anchorage Animal Care and Control: Oscar & Felix: Oscar and Felix are indeed an odd couple. Felix is confident and outgoing with an adventurous spirit while Oscar hangs back and quietly observes the world. Jaq & Gus: Jaq and Gus are another unlikely pair. Gus is constantly on the move, exploring and looking for […]

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    Aces hockey promoting health, wellness and cancer awareness

    by Daybreak Staff on Feb 17, 10:52

    The people headed to see the pair of Alaska Aces games tonight and tomorrow will notice something a little different at the Sullivan Arena. The Aces will be co-sponsoring an event with the Anchorage and Valley Radiation Therapy Center to host a Men’s Wellness Fair, aimed to promote health, wellness and cancer awareness. According to […]

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    Catch ‘Billy Elliot the Musical’ this weekend in Anchorage

    by Daybreak Staff on Feb 17, 7:34

    There’s still time to catch Tony Award-winning musical “Billy Elliot” this weekend in Anchorage. The show is based on an English film of the same name. It’s set in the mid-1980s during the UK coal miners’ strike. Billy, 11, wants to become a ballet dancer — an aspiration that comes with a negative stereotype. “The show is […]

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    Heart Failure Awareness Week: How to recognize symptoms and prevent heart failure

    by Daybreak Staff on Feb 15, 20:09

    This week is Heart Failure Awareness Week, a week dedicated to recognizing the signs and symptoms of heart failure. Most people don’t know that it happens gradually, not all at once like a heart attack. According to Dr. Ankie Amos, heart failure is categorized as damage to the heart so that the heart can’t pump […]

  • Workforce Wednesday

    Workforce Wednesday: Looking to the past to understand future careers

    by Daybreak Staff on Feb 15, 15:18

    University of Alaska Fairbanks professor Terence Cole has been looking to Alaska’s past to gain insight into the future of careers in our state. What he found was that most jobs that were available more than a century ago don’t exist anymore, and that people need to be instilled with a willingness to adapt change. “Life is […]

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    Pulse Dance Company’s unique two-part season finale

    by Daybreak Staff on Feb 14, 12:43

    Pulse Dance Company is doing something bold and unique with its season finale. First, it’ll be in two acts, the first called “Rite” and the second part called “Stairway.” The finale will mix the music of Led Zeppelin with classical artist Stravinsky. Finally, it will have live music courtesy of local band The Modern Savage. […]

  • Travel Tuesday

    Travel Tuesday: Bleisure, blending business with leisure

    by Daybreak Staff on Feb 14, 12:39

    Going on a “bleisure” trip is becoming more and more common. Bleisure is a new term in the travel industry, and blends business with leisure time. The public affairs manager with Visit Anchorage, Anita Nelson, said taking a few days during that business trip to soak up the culture with another person could actually be […]

  • Recipe Box

    Recipe Box: Seared black cod with sweet ginger soy sauce

    by Sierra Starks on Feb 14, 12:05

    If you want to impress your sweetheart on Valentine’s Day, we’ve got the recipe for love in this week’s Recipe Box. Dave Thorne, aka Delicious Dave, shares his recipe for seared Alaska black cod with a sweet ginger soy sauce. Also on the menu are rice noodles and roasted vegetables. Sounds a little extravagant, right? […]

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    High school students test their knowledge this weekend

    by Daybreak Staff on Feb 10, 14:38

    High school students from across Alaska will be at the Dena’ina Center this weekend to test their knowledge of world affairs in a buzz-in style game. It’s called the Academic Student WorldQuest Competition. The event will be hosted by the Alaska World Affairs Council. According to the website, the importance of having youth engaged in […]

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    Mic Check in the Morning: The Midnight Sons

    by Daybreak Staff on Feb 10, 13:24

    Looking for a unique gift this Valentine’s Day? The a cappella chorus, “The Midnight Sons” have some packages ranging from just a song, a rose and card, all the way up to a dozen roses, a box of chocolate and a gift card to a local restaurant. Nothing says “I love you” like four dashing […]

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    Vlogger Cory Williams to be on ‘Naked and Afraid’

    by Daybreak Staff on Feb 09, 13:02

    Viral vlogger Cory Williams is set to be on Discovery’s “Naked and Afraid” reality show. On his YouTube channel, “LiveEachDay,” he’s been showing off how he has been preparing for his two weeks in an undisclosed, but possibly jungle setting. “I’m going to survive this. I’m going to do this for Alaska and really make […]

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    Miss Alaska USA 2017: ‘I want to empower women’

    by Daybreak Staff on Feb 09, 12:57

    Miss Alaska and Teen Alaska USA were crowned last week and the pair are already getting ready with what they want to accomplish this year. That, and getting prepared for the national competition this summer. Alyssa London is Miss Alaska USA. She is a Tlingit entrepreneur and motivational speaker whose family is from Ketchikan. According […]

  • Recipe Box

    Recipe Box: Pasta Aglio e Olio

    by Sierra Starks on Feb 09, 8:57

    No groceries in the fridge? No problem! We’re keeping things simple in this week’s Recipe Box and packing the flavor into a quick and easy comfort food. Anchorage writer Julia O’Malley shares her recipe for Pasta Aglio e Olio. It’s a traditional Italian dish that takes a minimal amount of time and effort to make. “Start […]

  • Workforce Wednesday

    Workforce Wednesday: Miner Training

    by Daybreak Staff on Feb 08, 13:19

    People looking for a career in mining and wanting to get hands on training can now get their hands dirty, and learn soft skills like employability. The Mining and Petroleum Training Service, which is a part of the University of Alaska, has a 50 mile training facility 30 miles outside of Delta Junction. According to […]

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    Getting down to business in ‘Working: The Musical’

    by Daybreak Staff on Feb 08, 13:18

    From home builders to mill workers, “Working: The Musical” showcases multiple jobs, and what those workers like and don’t like about their occupation. It’s based off of a book called “Working” by Studs Terkel in 1972, according to the first copyright. It was adapted into a musical play a few years later, with lyrics by Stephen […]

  • Travel Tuesday

    Travel Tuesday: All aboard the Alaska Railroad with AKontheGO

    by Daybreak Staff on Feb 07, 13:13

    Looking to keep the kids engaged and get out of town this winter? Erin Kirkland with AKontheGO recommends the Alaska Rail Road’s winter trains. Kirkland’s choice? The train to Talkeetna, as it’s just right for the kids and parents. “You can bring snacks, you can bring books, we brought some games, and three hours went […]

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    ‘Celeste’ features a main character with autism

    by Daybreak Staff on Feb 06, 12:44

    Building a rocket to friendship, and using humor to explain Asperger’s Syndrome in the play, “Celeste.” Asperger’s is on the higher end of the autism spectrum and affects a person’s social interactions, among other things. Katey Hoffman, the actor who plays the title character, said besides that, the production has a strong anti-bullying message. “It’s […]

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    Mic Check in the Morning: SHEL

    by Daybreak Staff on Feb 03, 8:35

    SHEL, an indie-folk band, is made of four sisters who are all classically trained. They are from Fort Collins, CO, but tour relentlessly, according to their website. The quartet will be playing at Taproot in Anchorage on Feb. 4. That concert will be a part of the 5th Annual Let Every Woman Know Gynecologic Cancer Awareness and Arts of Healing […]