• Forecast
  • News Tip
  • Categories
Temperature Precipitation

DAYBREAK - Weekdays 6am - 7am

DayBreak

New Anchorage nonprofit promotes positive police interactions

Mic Check in the Morning

Mic Check in the Morning: Simply Three

Workforce Wednesday

Workforce Wednesday: Millwrights

Recipe Box

Recipe Box: Beet hummus

Mic Check in the Morning

Mic Check in the Morning: Davinci Willz

Mic Check in the Morning

Workforce Wednesday

Feed

  • DayBreak

    New Anchorage nonprofit promotes positive police interactions

    by Daybreak Staff on Jan 19, 15:22

    Newly formed nonprofit Anchorage Cops for Community is looking to help foster positive relations between police and the community they serve. It’s an outreach program sponsored through Anchorage Police Department Employee Association (APDEA), but chair Angelina Fraize says they hope to do more, like their popular monthly Coffee with a Cop events. The APDEA felt that […]

  • Mic Check in the Morning

    Mic Check in the Morning: Simply Three

    by Daybreak Staff on Jan 19, 12:55

    Simply Three is a classically trained trio bringing a modern sound to their stringed instruments. According to their biography on their website, they are known for their high-energy shows and covers of pop hits, but they also play the old masters like Gershwin. The band has an online following based on their creative music videos with […]

  • Workforce Wednesday

    Workforce Wednesday: Millwrights

    by Daybreak Staff on Jan 18, 13:18

    Millwrights are precision industrial mechanics that work on compressors, turbines and other heavy equipment. This field includes high paying jobs servicing equipment that keeps Alaska’s major industries, like fishing and mining, afloat. Interested? The only place in Alaska to get trained is the Prince William Sound College in Valdez. The nationally accredited program is comprised […]

  • Recipe Box

    Recipe Box: Beet hummus

    by Sierra Starks on Jan 17, 11:26

    Over the years, hummus has become a mainstay on American appetizer menus. As the Mediterranean spread’s trend factor has increased, so have its variety of flavors, from roasted red pepper to sun-dried tomato and basil. In this week’s Recipe Box, we’re taking it one step further, and we’re breaking out the beets. Amanda Cash, Anchorage […]

  • Mic Check in the Morning

    Mic Check in the Morning: Davinci Willz

    by Daybreak Staff on Jan 13, 14:58

    Fresh off releasing his latest track, “Old Me,” Alaska-born hip-hop artist Davinci Willz performed on Daybreak’s Mic Check in the Morning Friday. Willz started writing his own music in high school. Since then he’s joined a local record label, Def Legends, and is expected to release an EP soon. In high school, Willz was inspired […]

  • Adopt-a-Pet

    Daybreak Adopt-A-Pet: Jan 13, 2017

    by Daybreak Staff on Jan 13, 9:00

      Bunnies: There are six, yes six, adorable, cute, delightful, huggable, cuddly bunnies available for adoption! Did you know that rabbits bond very closely with their people and will respond to your voice, even coming when called? Plus, you can even train them to run through an obstacle course. What’s not to love? Axle: Axle […]

  • Workforce Wednesday

    Workforce Wednesday: Air Traffic Controllers

    by Daybreak Staff on Jan 11, 13:31

    A career as an air traffic controller comes with high stakes and potentially high wages. According to the Alaska Department of Labor it is one of the top jobs in the state, and is projected to grow. “The FAA is trying, nationwide, to hire between 1,300 and 1,700 controllers a year,” said Duane McQuillin, a […]

  • DayBreak

    Nominate an educator for this year’s BP Teachers of Excellence program

    by Daybreak Staff on Jan 10, 17:14

    For the past 22 years, BP has honored outstanding instructors all across Alaska through its Teachers of Excellence program. This year, the program will also be honoring the unsung heroes, or “educational allies” — people who aren’t teachers, like counselors or principals. Right now, BP is looking for nominations for both teachers and allies. According to […]

  • Travel Tuesday

    Travel Tuesday: National Plan Your Vacation Day

    by Daybreak Staff on Jan 10, 16:03

    Planning a vacation at the last minute can be daunting, as can figuring out how to use all those vacation days. Luckily there’s a day set aside to plan for both and it’s coming up soon — National Plan Your Vacation Day is on Jan. 31. But why plan for a vacation so early on in […]

  • Recipe Box

    Recipe Box: Crock-Pot cheesy tater tots with chicken and bacon

    by Sierra Starks on Jan 10, 10:00

    In this week’s Recipe Box, we’re breaking out the Crock-Pot and embracing the ease of a slow-cooked meal. It’s a tool Kristen Williams suggests busy parents keep in their arsenal. Williams, a YouTube vlogger based in Eagle River, is a new mom. Her infant daughter, Chell, is by her side nearly 24 hours a day, […]

  • DayBreak

    Bean’s Cafe fundraiser will highlight local soup recipes

    by Daybreak Staff on Jan 09, 13:26

    Bean’s Cafe is hosting its Empty Bowl Project again this year. The fundraiser showcases soup recipes submitted by local residents. The only caveat is that the soup recipe has to include dried beans. Executive director Lisa Sauder says they’ll get between 25 to 30 submissions, and more than 1,200 people will attend the various events. Bean’s Cafe […]

  • Mic Check in the Morning

    Mic Check in the Morning: Caroline Cotter

    by Daybreak Staff on Jan 06, 14:05

    Singer-songwriter Caroline Cotter uses her world travels as inspiration for her folk songs. Cotter was joined by Michael Howard and performed for a Mic Check in the Morning. The duo will be playing a show at Taproot on Jan. 12 at 7 p.m. Two years ago, Cotter quit her day job after releasing her first […]

  • DayBreak

    Girl Scouts of America releasing new cookie, celebrate milestone

    by Daybreak Staff on Jan 05, 15:57

    It’s hard to believe that America has been buying Girl Scout Cookies for the past century. It started as one mother’s idea to raise money to fund troop activities and became a national phenomenon and a financial literacy program for young girls, according to the Girl Scouts Cookie history web page. The first branded cookie was the […]

  • Workforce Wednesday

    Workforce Wednesday: Opportunities within the Municipality of Anchorage

    by Daybreak Staff on Jan 04, 11:58

    The Municipality of Anchorage is hosting a free “job shop” aimed at supporting residents looking for employment. The program started in Mountain View and has expanded to the Z.J. Loussac Public Library. The job shops are parts of Anchorage Mayor Ethan Berkowitz’s goal to create employment opportunities and be innovative in Alaska’s uncertain economic times. […]

  • Travel Tuesday

    Getting a jump on 2017 fun with AKontheGo

    by Daybreak Staff on Jan 03, 11:10

    It may be in the single digits right now, but it’s never too late to book your getaways for the rest of 2017. According to Erin Kirkland of AKontheGO.com, now is the time to plan ahead to the next spring, summer and fall Alaska getaway. Along with that advice, Kirkland had four tips for exploring […]

  • Recipe Box

    Recipe Box: Snow Ice Cream

    by Sierra Starks on Jan 03, 10:43

    Fresh snow on the ground is always cause for celebration. The fluffy stuff gives winter enthusiasts a reason to head outside with their sleds, skis and snowman assembly kits. But Cory Williams says he often brings the fresh snow inside to make dessert — ice cream. “It’s perfect because this time of year we’ve got lots of […]

  • DayBreak

    907Life’s top 4 New Year’s Eve gatherings

    by Daybreak Staff on Dec 30, 12:44

    Looking for some great New Year’s Eve parties to ring in 2017, or see off 2016? 907Life’s Phil Crawford has selected four of what he says will be the best way to spend the final hours of the year. First on his list are the bars owned by the Humpy’s group — Humpy’s Great Alaskan Alehouse, […]

  • Mic Check in the Morning

    Mic Check in the Morning: Slow Magic

    by Daybreak Staff on Dec 30, 11:08

    Touring all over the world with a cosmic electronic sound, Slow Magic made a stop on Daybreak’s Mic Check in the Morning. The masked DJ describes his performances as “music from an imaginary friend” and uses a mix of electronic beats and organic drumming. It should be noted that his mask itself is a light show. This weekend, […]

  • DayBreak

    Ask Alaska: How do you feel about the ’90s trends comeback?

    by Daybreak Staff on Dec 30, 10:50

    With a new year approaching, it’s time to say good-bye to some of the fashion trends of 2016. But before you start that end-of-year closet purge, Kari Skinner with Anchorage 5th Avenue Mall says there is one sure style set you’ll see again in 2017. “We’re seeing a revival of the [19]90s still carry through to […]

  • DayBreak

    Tips only: Kaladi Brothers New Year’s tradition supports AWAIC

    by Daybreak Staff on Dec 29, 10:57

    Every New Year’s Day, Kaladi Brothers Coffee employees work for tips only and donate it all to charity. For the last 26 years on their New Year’s Day of Giving, the staff have chosen which charity receives the funds. This year, they chose the organization Abused Women’s Aid in Crisis, better known as AWAIC. New this year — more […]