For three University of Alaska Seawolves, it’s perfection.
Sophomores Marie –Sophie Boggasch and Simone Penker, along with redshirt freshman Julia York, all posted a GPA of 4.0. With six other UAA members at 3.5 or higher, the team ranked 25th nationally with a cumulative score of 3.4187. The GPAs are calculated throughout the entire scholastic year.
The announcement was made by the National Association of Collegiate Gymnastics Coaches – Women. Boggasch, a native of Germany is a professional piloting major while Penker, an Austrian, majors in natural sciences. York is studying psychology.
The 2015 campaign begins December 13 with the Green and Gold intrasquad scrimmage. January 8 is the Seawolves’ first meet of the season: The team will face Winona State at the brand new Alaska Airlines Center.
Michigan man convicted on 37 charges relating to fake charities, fraud and identity theft
by KTVA CBS 11 News on Jul 28, 22:45
A Michigan man has been convicted of using fake charitable organizations in an Alaska fraud and identity theft case. On Monday, 46-year-old Alan Michael Bartlett, of Owosso, Mich., was convicted of two counts of mail fraud, 20 counts of bank fraud, five counts of wire fraud, five counts of false statements to the U.S. Postal […]
Alaska athlete takes on 18-hole course at Special Olympics World Games
by Megan Mazurek on Jul 28, 21:43
A Palmer golfer played his personal best in a round of golf Tuesday at the Special Olympics World Games. Garrett Stortz, 24, played 8 over par on the Harding Course at Griffith Park. After the first two [holes] I started hitting it and settling down,” Stortz said. “I was making some puts and hitting the […]
Anchorage in Transition: Melinda Freemon discusses health and the homeless
by KTVA CBS 11 News on Jul 28, 21:36
With the election of Anchorage’s new mayor, Ethan Berkowitz, comes a new administration. All this week during the 6 p.m. Evening News, KTVA be interviewing newly appointed department heads about their plans for the future of Anchorage. Tuesday, we were joined by Melinda Freemon,who was appointed by Berkowitz as the director of the Department of […]
Kodiak museum commemorates island’s WWII history
by Heather Hintze on Jul 28, 20:54
It’s just an old ammunition bunker on the outside, but inside the Kodiak Military History Museum on Fort Abercrombie comes to life with the sound of old telegraph machines and ticker tape. Black and white photographs freckle the walls in between displays of artillery and uniforms. “Remember I told you about my old jacket? Want […]
Evening News Weather, July 28
by KTVA Weather on Jul 28, 20:45
Kenai Peninsula/Prince William Sound Patchy fog will develop overnight and it will drop down to the low to mid 50s and under mostly cloudy skies will warm to the mid 60s with light wind. Southeast Cloudy skies that will bring rain showers for the whole panhandle. Interior/North Slope The interior will have mostly […]
Chris Kyle Patriots Hospital opens in Anchorage
by Alexis Fernandez on Jul 28, 20:40
Active duty military service members and veterans in Alaska have a new hospital to turn to for help. On Tuesday, Universal Health Services — the second largest U.S. hospital chain — cut the ribbon to its new Chris Kyle Patriots Hospital at 1650 Bragaw Street in Anchorage. The 36-bed hospital will primarily focus on mental health services like […]
25 years of ADA, Part 2: Alaskans weigh in on how far we’ve come
by Sierra Starks on Jul 28, 20:16
Part 2 of KTVA’s ADA series is a look at how far our state has come in 25 years of the Americans with Disabilities Act — and a look at what lies ahead as Alaskans head into the next 25 years. A major milestone in civil rights At an event the muni hosted Monday to […]
State moves quickly to save Glenn Highway from flooding in Sutton
by KTVA CBS 11 News on Jul 28, 20:07
The Matanuska River hasn’t just threatened homes recently, it’s been threatening the Glenn Highway too. Mile 64 is considered the most threatened, with water from the river only about 20 yards away. Fear of a washout has spurred the Alaska Department of Transportation to declare an emergency. “We don’t want to lose the road,” said […]