Two people were injured in a South Anchorage gas station robbery Thursday evening, authorities said. Shortly after 8 p.m., Anchorage police were called to a robbery outside the Holiday gas station on Jewel Lake Road. When they arrived, they found two people had been struck by a baton-style instrument, said Anchorage Police Department spokeswoman Dani […]
You may have heard of Jesus toast, but what about selfie slices of bread? CBS affiliate WCAX in Vermont tells us about a unique invention that merges toast with selfies.
Anchorage Lakes OK for rainbow and char. Ship Creek great for silvers. Pink and chum salmon are in. Streams and creeks are good. Mat-Su Rivers clearing up after recent rain. Chums, pinks and silvers in all streams. Lakes are OK. Homer Lots of action for silvers and kings. Halibut very good. Large rockfish. Lingcod sporadic. […]
It’s bill-signing season for Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell. But as the legislation becomes law, it’s raising questions about how the lawmakers spend their time. Earlier this week, Parnell signed a bill designating an official state bolt-action rifle. The law itself isn’t what’s raising ire. It’s that lawmakers took the time to debate and vote on […]
More than 200 days ago, Eldridge Griffith was hit by a car and killed while riding his bike across a street. Eight months later, his case is still being actively investigated, as are the deaths of two more bicyclists hit and killed this year, police say. Griffith was killed on Jan. 2, Ashley Xiong was killed […]
Kenai Peninsula and Prince William Sound It will be partly cloudy, mild and dry. There will be an afternoon and evening shower for the mountains. Southeast There will be sunshine galore as high pressure dominates the area. Interior and North Slope A front will move in bringing scattered showers to the area. The slope will […]
Troopers have labeled a car crash in Seward involving a well-known taxi driver as a hit-and-run. Jack Walganski, also known as “Quacker Jack,” was driving the duck-adorned cab when it was hit by a dark green Mazda Miata just after midnight on Sunday, July 27. The Mazda ran a stop sign near Salmon Creek Road, […]
There are plenty of Alaskans who have never seen a bear up close. The same can be said for many of our visitors as well. Turns out, you don’t have to drive far from Anchorage to have that experience. The Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center in Portage recently completed a bear-viewing boardwalk. The structure was finished […]