• Forecast
  • News Tip
  • Categories
Temperature Precipitation
Estimated read time

Murkowski demands Begich ad come down

By KTVA CBS 11 News 11:05 AM August 7, 2014

The political season may be causing a rift between Alaska’s senators.

U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski’s office sent a cease and desist letter to Sen. Mark Begich Thursday, asking him to take a campaign ad of the air.

The ad includes Murkowski’s image, which her camp says implies her support for Begich.

The letter also says the ad is factually incorrect.

Begich says he and Murkowski work well together and politics won’t change that.

“The data, the information, 80 percent of the time we voted the same in this last year is factual and I’ll continue to run ads that are factual and talk about my record and talk about what I’m doing,” Begich said Thursday.

Begich says he doesn’t plan to take it off the air.

Latest Stories

  • Cancer Bites: Helping cancer patients get the nutrition they need

    by Daybreak Staff on Oct 25, 10:58

    One of the biggest struggles for cancer patients is finding an appetite, as many patients just aren’t hungry. Starting this week, a free cooking series called Cancer Bites kicks off in an effort to help patients get the nutrition and strength they need to battle cancer. It’s being put on by Anchorage and Valley Radiation Therapy Centers. […]

  • News

    Anchorage police respond to vehicle versus pedestrian hit-and-run

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 25, 9:13

    The Anchorage Police Department (APD) is asking for help locating the driver of a sedan involved in a midtown Anchorage hit-and-run. According to APD, the collision was reported at 8:53 a.m., at A Street and Benson Boulevard. The vehicle ran a red light and struck the pedestrian, who had the right of way, police said. […]

  • APD: Robbers hit 2 Holiday Gas Stations

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 25, 7:50

    Two early morning robberies at Anchorage Holiday Gas Stations are under investigation. The first robbery took place a 5:30 a.m. Tuesday at a gas station on Huffman Road, according to a release from the Anchorage Police Department (APD). Police were told two armed males, wearing black clothing and masks, entered the store with guns and demanded money, […]

  • News

    Alaska looks to boost employment with grant money

    by Associated Press on Oct 25, 6:52

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) – The state of Alaska has received a $1 million grant to help bolster local employment within the state’s health care and aviation industries. The Alaska Public Radio Network reports (http://bit.ly/2dR6RKw ) the U.S. Department of Labor grant will support apprenticeship programs, which the state hopes will encourage more companies to hire […]

  • Police identify man killed in Government Hill homicide

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 25, 0:25

    Last updated at 10:10 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 25 The Anchorage Police Department (APD) has released the identity of a 29-year-old man who was shot and killed in Government Hill, late-Monday night, as Ian Alex Bobich. Bobich’s next of kin has been notified. In an updated release from police Tuesday morning, the agency said no […]

  • APD: Man remains in critical condition after late-night Holiday shooting

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 24, 23:23

    Last updated at 10:18 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 25 The Anchorage Police Department has interviewed the man who shot and critically injured another man outside of a Holiday Gas Station on Lake Otis Parkway, near East 68th Avenue, but police have not pressed charges, the department said. In an update from the department Tuesday morning, […]

  • News

    Napaskiak celebrates opening its new school with the hope for a stronger community

    by Anna Rose MacArthur/KYUK on Oct 24, 22:11

    This story originated from KYUK Public Media and was republished with permission. BETHEL — In rural Alaska villages, the school is often the center of community life. It’s not only the place where children go day after day to learn, play sports, and make friends. It’s where the community comes together for daily activities such as open […]

  • News

    Parents depend on Camp Fire to fill childcare void

    by Heather Hintze on Oct 24, 21:55

    Before the bell rang for morning classes at Rogers Park Elementary School, third-grader Sabrina Mason had already been at school for an hour. She’s the fourth and final kid in her family to attend the Camp Fire before-school program. “I like that I get to hang out with friends that aren’t in my class and […]