They’re both number one until someone says otherwise, more so until someone can beat them. West and Soldotna, each 3-0, reclaimed their top spots in the large and medium-small schools categories in this week’s Alaska Sports Broadcasting Network broadcast poll. West held off a late surge by Dimond, ending 18-13 on Friday while Soldotna left no […]
Author of the “Aunt Phil’s Trunk” book series Laurel Downing Bill joined Daybreak Monday with a history lesson on Metlakatla — the only reservation in Alaska. So, why did it opt out of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act? Watch the video above to learn more.
Ohio Gov. John Kasich disagrees with President Barack Obama’s decision to rename Mount McKinley as Denali, the name used by native Alaskans. Alaska’s governor and congressional delegation have praised the long-sought change, which was announced Sunday. But stripping the mountain of its name honoring former President William McKinley, a son of Ohio, drew criticism from […]
The Alaska State Fair is home to good food, fun rides and of course, an assortment of giant vegetables. Every year local farmers haul in their loads and have them weighed in hopes of winning a prize, or maybe even breaking a record. The farmers spend months working in their gardens to get these veggies […]
The Conference on Global Leadership in the Arctic: Cooperation, Innovation, Engagement and Resilience (GLACIER) kicked off in Anchorage Monday morning at the Dena’ina Center. The conference brings together policymakers, scientists and stakeholders from around Alaska to address international and domestic priorities in the Arctic. Click here to follow updates from the conference.
Updated Monday, Aug. 31 at 1:43 p.m. ANCHORAGE – A boater and his two dogs were plucked from Cook Inlet Monday morning after his canoe sunk, authorities say. Around 8:45 a.m. Monday, 55-year-old Bruce Gronewald called Anchorage Fire Department dispatch saying he needed immediate aid because his canoe was sinking near where Peters Creek connects to Cook […]
Officials have reduced the estimate for Southeast Alaska’s pink salmon harvest by almost 30 million fish as the summer fishery wraps up its season. The Ketchikan Daily News reports (http://bit.ly/1X4jRLO) that Monday’s purse seine opening will likely be the last of the summer. Alaska Department of Fish and Game Ketchikan area management biologist Scott Walker […]
Anchorage Partly cloudy by the afternoon, with high temperatures in the upper 50s. Breezy NW winds 10-25 mph, gusting to 35 mph. Kenai and Prince William Sound Partly cloudy by the afternoon, with highs in the upper 50s to lower 60s. Expect windy conditions, with gusts of up to 45-55 mph in Seward, Whittier and […]