Silver Alert canceled, man found dead in Fairbanks

Silver Alert canceled, man found dead in Fairbanks

Travis Tyre, 55, was found during a Silver Alert search on Thursday.

KTVA Web Staff
Firefighters on scene of abandoned house fire

Firefighters on scene of abandoned house fire

Multiple roads are temporarily closed Friday morning as Anchorage firefighters respond to a fire, Anchorage police say.

Shayne Nuesca
Charges: Brother Francis security contractor fractured man’s skull

Charges: Brother Francis security contractor fractured man’s skull

Two men have been charged with assaulting and severely wounding a man near Anchorage’s Brother Francis Shelter for the homeless last weekend, including a suspect who had been working at the shelter as a contract security guard.

Chris Klint
Girl arrested after threat at Chugiak middle school

Girl arrested after threat at Chugiak middle school

A student at Mirror Lake Middle School in Chugiak was arrested Thursday in connection with a threat discovered there, Anchorage police said.

Chris Klint
Grunwald murderer assigned new attorney during sentencing

Grunwald murderer assigned new attorney during sentencing

John Putikka from the Bethel Office of Public Advocacy has taken over Erick Almandinger's case as Almandinger awaits sentencing for the killing of David Grunwald.

Heather Hintze
Kansas, Dropkick Murphys among 4 more headliners at 2019 State Fair

Kansas, Dropkick Murphys among 4 more headliners at 2019 State Fair

Four more groups are slated to perform this year at the fairgrounds in Palmer.

Jennifer Summers
Ravn needs more pilots and they want them from Alaska

Ravn needs more pilots and they want them from Alaska

UAA and Ravn Air Group are teaming up to give students the opportunity to start working as regional airline pilots while they complete their degrees.

Scott Gross
Feds: An ice cream social was part of Anchorage bank employee’s $4.3M heist

Feds: An ice cream social was part of Anchorage bank employee’s $4.3M heist

Guns. Money. Drugs. An ice cream social. Here's how a KeyBank employee stole $4.3 million from an Anchorage vault.

Chris Klint
Alaska lawmakers pass resolution to connect railroad to Canada

Alaska lawmakers pass resolution to connect railroad to Canada

The Alaska Senate wants a federal border permit that would allow a railroad crossing to be built between the state and Canada.

Angela Krenzien
LifeMed to offer year around service to Aleutian chain

LifeMed to offer year around service to Aleutian chain

Medevac service LifeMed has announced it will keep its Dutch Harbor base year around, serving the Aleutian chain. LifeMed says this is a change from usually operating from Dutch Harbor only during the fishing season.

Jennifer Summers
Human rights commission plans to move ahead with apology

Human rights commission plans to move ahead with apology

The commission's new chair, Megan Mackiernan, said she would move forward with that and a press release.

Associated Press
How to survive if you fall through thin ice

How to survive if you fall through thin ice

The Alaska Dive Search Rescue and Recovery Team's president explains how to escape a fall through the ice.

Joe Vigil
Drivers encouraged to use caution on slick Anchorage roads

Drivers encouraged to use caution on slick Anchorage roads

The Department of Transportation said it's prepared for whatever comes next, including bringing out more plows.

Lauren Maxwell
Sexual harassment allegations factor in Johnstone board vote

Sexual harassment allegations factor in Johnstone board vote

Former Superior Court Judge Karl Johnstone was already a contentious appointment to the Board of Fisheries, but late sexual harassment allegations changed the tone of a legislative vote.

Steve Quinn
'It's like heaven': Kitten Social Hour benefits both cats and seniors

'It's like heaven': Kitten Social Hour benefits both cats and seniors

The seniors are tasked with a very important mission: socializing with young foster kittens that will soon be up for adoption.  

Daniella Rivera
Inside the Gates: How punches to the face prepare soldiers for war

Inside the Gates: How punches to the face prepare soldiers for war

During the U.S. Army Alaska's Spartan Crucible Open Combatives hand-to-hand combat tournament, soldiers protect themselves without using firearms and practice non-lethal responses to their enemies.

Scott Gross
Organization issues apology, defends its actions toward disgraced ex-UAA professor

Organization issues apology, defends its actions toward disgraced ex-UAA professor

The statement, released Wednesday morning, marks the first time SAA has acknowledged Yesner by name and comes after days of relentless criticism and an open letter signed by thousands of academics. 

Daniella Rivera
Maine gov signs warrant for man in Alaska cold case

Maine gov signs warrant for man in Alaska cold case

Maine Gov. Janet Mills has signed a warrant allowing Steven Downs to face charges in Alaska for the sexual assault and killing of Sophie Sergie.

Associated Press
Is living in Alaska enough to keep teachers long-term?

Is living in Alaska enough to keep teachers long-term?

With no safety net for retirement and no Social Security benefits, educators face the decision to either continue teaching in Alaska or move on.

Scott Gross
Mat-Su early learning program gets $10,000 in free books

Mat-Su early learning program gets $10,000 in free books

The UPS Store chose CCS Early Learning as one of 10 from across the country to receive a donation from the Toys for Tots Literacy Program.

Heather Hintze

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