Spenard Tattoo show features more than 100 works by 40 local artists
ANCHORAGE – In the last few years, skulls have seen a surge in popularity. You’ve seen them on everything from clothing to accessories to people’s skin.
Friday night one local tattoo parlor hosted a cultural celebration of the cranium.
Photojournalist John Thain introduces us to its skeleton crew.
Spenard Tattoo‘s exhibition included more than 100 works by 40 local artists. It will be on display through the end of October.
Museum exhibit shows off Alaska’s footwear
by KTVA CBS 11 News on Nov 06, 0:50
ANCHORAGE – In Alaska, shoes are much more than what we wear on our feet; they’re how we deal with the elements. Each pair share a different story of where they’ve been and who has worn them. An exhibit at the Anchorage Museum is sure to please shoe lovers. It’s called “Footnotes: Shoes with Stories […]
Superstars shine at halftime show
by Heather Hintze on Oct 02, 22:51
PALMER – At the Mat Valley Dance Studio in Palmer it’s not about being the best; it’s about trying your best. Part of the Superstars dance team hit the floor to rehearse for a performance at Palmer High School. “If you listen to the words it says ‘We’re superstars. We are who we are.’ The song symbolizes […]
Anchorage firefighters torch Christmas tree to prove a point
by Rhonda McBride on Dec 18, 14:45
It was Anchorage’s first Christmas tree fire of the year. And it was set on purpose by firefighters to prove a point: It only takes a minute for a Christmas tree to be engulfed in flames. “There are over 200 fires annually caused by Christmas trees. And unfortunately a lot of fatalities are involved with […]
HS girls hockey: Dimond/West gets the win
by KTVA Sports on Dec 18, 12:38
Wednesday’s girls high school hockey game started quietly … but it didn’t finish that way. Dimond/West 7 South/Bartlett 4
Code for Anchorage merges community and technology
by Hope Miller on Dec 18, 12:28
On a slushy December night in Anchorage, a group of tech-oriented types gathered at The Boardroom downtown, a meeting spot for independent professionals and small companies. Seated around a conference table, they munched on pizza and sipped from cans of beer as one by one, they rattled off a few facts about themselves and touched on […]
PHOTOS: Seized sled dogs ready for adoption
by Heather Hintze on Dec 18, 12:11
Some of the dogs taken in from a Girdwood kennel will soon be available for adoption. At the end of November, the Anchorage Animal Care and Control Center seized 13 dogs from musher Dario Martinez’s kennel after police say he committed suicide. The dogs were found emaciated due to lack of food and water. One dog was […]
Middle school energy efficiency competition has its rewards
by Rhonda McBride on Dec 18, 12:04
There were no losers in the “2014 Power Pledge Challenge,” a competition sponsored by Chugach Electric and the Renewable Energy Alaska Project, mainly because finding ways to save energy is always a win-win. About 1,200 seventh-graders in the Anchorage School District took part. They were armed with information about what causes energy inefficiencies and were told […]
Mat-Su heroin trafficking investigation leads to arrests, drug seizures
by KTVA CBS 11 News on Dec 18, 11:40
Two people are in custody and $400,000 worth of heroin was seized after authorities launched an investigation into heroin trafficking in the Mat-Su Valley, authorities say. Tuesday, a federal grand jury indicted 37-year-old Seneca Neal of Anchorage and 40-year-old Lamon Washington of Fairbanks for heroin distribution and conspiracy to distribute more than a kilogram of the […]
Alaskan coaching legend returns to old stomping ground
by KTVA Sports on Dec 18, 11:06
Basketball coach Chuck White, who earned 18 state titles in Alaska, returned to the place where he earned his reputation as one of the foremost teachers of high school basketball. People packed the gym for an annual alumni game Wednesday that tipped off the Thunderbirds Classic Tournament at East High School.
Hose failure blamed for gas that sickened soldiers
by Associated Press on Dec 18, 10:35
Army investigators in Alaska have concluded that a corroded vent hose on a field stove led to a buildup of carbon monoxide that sickened 23 soldiers during a September exercise. Lt. Col. Alan Brown tells the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (http://bit.ly/1GVgjkp) that the toxic gas came from a gas-fueled oven used to heat trays of food […]