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Anchorage, AK -- Around 8:15 a.m. Tuesday morning, staff at West High School notified School Resource Officers about a threatening social media post.
AK Concerts for the Week of May 23 | Music Anchorage Press
For more information on all the following events, visit: www.akconcerts.com.
USC commit Alissa Pili breaks Alaska girls basketball scoring record USA TODAY High School Sports
Alissa Pili, a USC commit from Alaska, set a state scoring record for girls basketball, though it's uncertain if it goes across all classes.
Local football community remembers Kongaika and Renn, former player, official KTUU.com
The Anchorage football community is mourning the loss of former standout West Anchorage Football Player Tomasi Kongaika, and ASAA Hall of Fame official ...
Anchorage High School reunion sees alumni meet from classes 1944 - 1963 KTUU.com
Anchorage High School alumni from classes 1944 - 1963 held their reunion Saturday to reminisce and talk about a very different Anchorage.
UPDATE: Signings continue as Jessee, Powers & lantto all go Division I KTUU.com
Brody Jessee, Izzy Powers & Mikayla lantto added their names to the growing list of Alaskans who signed their National Letters of Intent to play Divsion I sports ...
DATA VIZ: High percentages of Alaskan high school students struggle with college coursework KTUU.com
According to a University of Alaska Anchorage study, a high percentage of Alaskan high school students are not well prepared for college coursework.
Scary-looking dust devil swirls near high school in Colorado KTUU.com
The school's athletic department posted a video to its Twitter account as the dust devil formed and then dissipated as it passed by the high school.
Anchorage students hold walk-out for shooting victims KTUU.com
Anchorage students participated in a walk-out Wednesday morning in respect to the victims of the Florida school shooting last week.
Kelsey Jackson facing charges in homicide investigation; Point Woronzof Anchorage Press
Detectives have determined the adult female is the suspect in this investigation. She stabbed her daughter and then intentionally injured herself. More inside.
Chugiak boys earn quad meet win; Wolves in action Friday Alaskastar
Chugiak's Jeremiah Wilson leads East's Zaci Charles and the rest of the field of runners in the boys 100 meter dash during a four-team track and field meet ...
College-bound students graduate Alaska Middle College School KTUU.com
ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - The Alaska Middle College School is an opportunity for Anchorage high school juniors and seniors to take college-level coursework.
Anchorage grandfather wants metal detectors in schools to prevent shootings KTUU.com
An Anchorage grandfather is planning to attend Monday evening's Anchorage School District board meeting to advocate that schools install metal detectors after ...
Married man accused of sexual relationship with teen charged KTVA
A married Anchorage man who is accused of engaging in a sexual relationship with a teen is facing sexual abuse of a minor and child pornography charges.
161 Students from Across the Country Named 2019 US Presidential Scholars U.S. Department of Education
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the 55th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 161 high school seniors for their ...
Eagle River's Heaphy breaks CIC record to lead Wolves at conference meet Alaskastar
Eagle River's John Heaphy set a new Cook Inlet Conference record in the boys 100 yard breaststroke Saturday at the Cook Inlet Conference Swimming and ...
Schools briefs for the week of Nov. 12-18 Kenai Peninsula Online
Soldotna High School. Soldotna High School will be hosting a College Goal Alaska FAFSA completion workshop for seniors and their parents on November ...
APD: Gordon Thomas arrested on multiple warrants and charged with new crimes after eluding police Anchorage Press
At 6:55 PM on January 22, 2019, a swing shift patrol officer attempted to stop a Jeep Grand Cherokee in the parking lot of Walmart on Old Seward as the.
Kathleen Smith | Obituaries Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman
Kathleen Smith. Wasilla resident Kathie Smith, 68, passed away of natural causes, Friday, April 5, 2019 at Mat-Su Regional Hospital with family and friends by ...
Beltrami says Republican Party head has had private investigator interrogating individuals about Dunleavy rumors Anchorage Press
Alaska AFL-CIO Executive Director Vincent Beltrami announced his organization's endorsement of Democratic candidate Mark Begich for governor on Monday ...
17-year-old entrepreneur opens streetwear brand in Dimond Center Anchorage Press
While most recent high school graduates are enjoying some time off before going to college, Deven Jackson has other plans.
Community Celebration honoring Dr. Martin Luther King KTUU.com
Diverse voices from across Alaska celebrated Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy, on Sunday afternoon.
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION: 161 Students from Across the Country Named 2019 U.S. Presidential Scholars American Security News
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the 55th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 161 high school seniors for their ...
Son, friend and student: Pilot killed in Willow plane crash remembered KTUU.com
ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - A deadly plane crash in Willow has claimed the life of a pilot, but family members say he was much more than just a young man who ...
Robert (Bob) Gillam | Obituaries Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman
Born on the banks of the Chena River in Fairbanks, Alaska, local entrepreneur Bob Gillam passed away at sunset on a beautiful autumn afternoon in Anchorage ...
149 runners turn out for 4th annual Maddy's Run fundraiser at ERHS Alaskastar
Mark Eagles and Emily Walsh won their first Maddy's Run 5K race championships Saturday at the fourth annual event at Eagle River High School.
Special Olympics Alaska Athletes Compete in 3rd Annual 3-on-3 Unified Basketball Tournament youralaskalink
This weekend Special Olympics Alaska athletes showed off their skills on the court during the 3rd Annual 3-on-3 Unified Basketball Tournament!
The Catch: Hail Mary lifts West past East Anchorage Press
One of the beautiful things about high school sports is all the things they tell us about a state and its cities, towns and neighborhoods. Each year these expos in ...
Earthquake info : M5.0 earthquake on Sun, 13 Jan 16:45:54 UTC / SOUTHERN ALASKA - 366 experience reports VolcanoDiscovery
Date & time: Sun, 13 Jan 16:45:54 UTC Magnitude: 5.0. Depth: 53.0 km. Epicenter latitude / longitude: 61.44°N / 150.33°W (United States) Nearest volcano: ...
Southcentral JROTC cadets hold first ever joint awards ceremony KTUU.com
More than 400 JROTC cadets from Anchorage and the Mat-Su received awards Saturday afternoon in an annual ceremony at West High School.
The Newcomers' Center has made Anchorage, Alaska, one of the best school districts for refugees. Here's how. Slate Magazine
ANCHORAGE, ALASKA—Until the summer of 2014, 16-year-old Florence Mbabazi had spent all of her short life in northern Rwanda's Gihembe Refugee Camp, ...
Crissilin CO Cruz | Obituaries Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman
A resident of Anchorage and Palmer Alaska passed away on September 15, 2018. A *service* was held at Saint Michael Parish, 432 East Fireweed Ave. Palmer ...
Alaska female running community rallying around man KTVA
After years of rallying around women, an Anchorage man battling cancer is finding women are with him every step of the way.
Prep softball, baseball now in full swing Alaskastar
SOFTBALL Eagle River splits on opening day Eagle River opened its prep softball season with a Saturday split at the Albrecht Fields in Anchorage. In the ...
Cook Inlet Conference Regional basketball tournament day one KTUU.com
The teams of the Cook Inlet Conference regional basketball tournament duked it out to see who advances to the semifinals.
Spanish immersion schools in Anchorage raise money to help Puerto Rico KTUU.com
This Friday will be the second fundraiser at Romig Middle school for the people in Puerto Rico who lost almost everything because of Hurricane Maria.
161 Students From Across the Country Named 2018 US Presidential Scholars U.S. Department of Education
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the 54th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 161 high school seniors for their ...
APD searching for shooting suspect near Central Middle School Alaska Public Radio Network
UPDATE: Anchorage police report they made contact with shooting suspect Tommy Rumph in the area of 29th Ave. and Willow Dr. where he surrendered ...
CHARGES: Woman found dead in car had been bound, beaten and shot KTUU.com
The body of a woman found dead in a Subaru that crashed late Monday night in Airport Heights had been hidden in the car under a sleeping bag with signs of ...
Sign wars: Dunleavy signs up the ante Must Read Alaska
THESE SIGNS PRACTICALLY SAY 'STEAL ME'. A new “gorgeous sign campaign” is rolling out from the Dunleavy for Alaska political action committee and it's ...
2018 Alaska Sports Hall of Fame class announced KTUU.com
ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - Climbing seven mountain peaks is a feat to be proud of. Climbing the highest peak on each of the seven continents – that's something to ...
Local athletes rack up team, individual titles in 2015 Alaskastar
2015 gave local sports fans quite a few thrills – especially for folks cheering for the Chugiak High School Mustangs with a few bright spots for fans of the Eagle ...
JROTC cadets attend Summer Leadership Camp at JBER Alaskastar
JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska -- Students from 10 Alaska high schools participated in the Junior ROTC Summer Leadership Camp at Joint ...
Holly Brooks reflects on ski career as Alaska Sports HOF induction looms KTUU.com
Holly Brooks sits down with MK Burgess and talks about her illustrious career.
Artists bring 'White Christmas' to Downtown, even if the weather won't KTUU.com
Not feeling the Christmas cheer yet? Here's an idea, check out the store front windows in downtown Anchorage. Dozens of high school artists paint Christmas ...
How students could lead a winning gun control vote in Alaska Anchorage Daily News
Taking guns out of volatile situations would save lives in Alaska. Teens empowered by the Parkland movement could hold the key.
East High School junior Kendra Nethery takes home a new Jeep Renegade; four students each receive 50000 Alaska Airlines Miles Alaskastar
ANCHORAGE– Tuesday, at the Drive for Perfect Attendance grand finale, five high school students were rewarded for having perfect attendance throughout the ...
Alaska ripe for stories of supernatural Echo News
The 49th State abounds in ghost stories. They make good subject matter for those sitting around a campfire on a summer evening.
Step right up and get your new Anchorage Assembly and School Board here Must Read Alaska
(NOTE: UPDATED FEB. 15, 2017). If you're in Anchorage, there's an election in your future — and it could be important to your future. Voting is April 4 for the ...
'Those guys tried to kill me', Anchorage taxi drivers share stories of attack KTVA
It's every cab driver's worst nightmare and it came true for two men last month.
PRESS EATS: The soul food of Anchorage | Food & Drink Anchorage Press
Pictures of the celebrities who've dined at Roscoe's at any of its four locations over the last 29 years adorn the walls of Anchorage's most famous soul food ...
Students, Parents Organize to Fight Education Budget Cuts Alaska Public Radio Network
Students and Parents are mobilizing in Anchorage to fight possible education cuts and legislation that proposes a constitutional amendment allowing public ...
McKendree Sweeps Division I Opponents Southern Illinois and Saint Louis Swimming World Magazine
(O'FALLON, Ill., Oct. 20) – The McKendree University swimming and diving program hosted four teams in a meet on Saturday afternoon. The men's team swam ...
The motivation to wear the badge; 2 APD recruits tell their stories KTUU.com
Channel 2 News spoke with two APD recruits about why they want to become police officers - a dangerous and often thankless job.
Miss Alaska, there and back again | Local News Stories Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman
*Fresh* off her top-15 finish at Miss America, Klapperich to emcee Miss Anchorage Saturday.
Wolves put two on all-tourney team in Delta en route to third-place finish Alaskastar
Aaron Davis and Jacob Thompson led the Eagle River Wolves to a third-place finish at the Dean Cummings Tournament in Delta Junction last week.
Sports Camps Alaska Dispatch News
Learn to Row. Sponsor: Anchorage Rowing Association. Learn to row with our Junior team in an 8 person sweep rowing shell (this is where you have one ...
A look back at Week 3: Eagle River win could make NLC more interesting Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman
Let's face it folks. For the four teams in the Northern Lights Conference not named the Soldotna Stars, it's been a race for No. 2. The five-time defending ...
Movers and Shakers for Feb. 19 Alaskajournal.com
Kumin, an Anchorage architecture firm, has promoted staff architect Sarah Salazar to the position of associate, making her the youngest associate in Kumin's ...
Student leaders selected for JCamp 2018 GlobeNewswire
SAN FRANCISCO, May 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) has selected talented high school students from ...
Two new champs and two reigning champs in Mount Marathon Race KTUU.com
The eyes of Alaska's sporting world fall on the seaside city of Seward every Fourth of July, and this year's ninetieth installment of Mount Marathon is under way.
141 Students from Across the Country Named 2014 US Presidential Scholars U.S. Department of Education
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced the 50th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 141 high school seniors for their ...
Incredible tales from Alaskans who helped end the Cold War Alaska Public Radio Network
In a time when the political climate paints our country and Russia as very distrustful of one another, we're bringing you a show about a time when Alaskans and ...
Satterberg named best attorney | Readers Choice Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
FAIRBANKS - William Satterberg may be best known as a criminal defense attorney, but he's handled just about every type of case you could think of in the ...
DR. FERMENTO: Deal with the Devil Day | Columnists Anchorage Press
Four years in, and I can't break the downward spiral. My soul is charred like burnt oak and I'm smitten. Why can't I turn back? The black darkness keeps pulling.
Earthquake update: Majority of evacuees allowed to return home KTUU.com
The Red Cross tells Channel 2's Samantha Angaiak that 7 people stayed in the shelter overnight. Enstar allowed the majority of residents to return to their ...
Berkowitz Emphasizes New Tone for a New Anchorage in Inaugural Address Alaska Public Radio Network
Ethan Berkowitz formally became the new Mayor of Anchorage on Wednesday. The celebration downtown was a marked departure from past inaugurations, ...
Senshi Con 2017 set this weekend at Dena'ina Center Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman
Senshi Con 2017: Saturday, Sept. 30 and Sunday, Oct. 1at the Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center.
Wilson Justin crafts a fulfilling life from no plan Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
FAIRBANKS — Wilson Justin is a respected Alaska Native elder whose varied career has included big game guiding, land planning, acting as health director for ...
Chugiak, Eagle River girls to battle in first round of CIC basketball tourney Alaskastar
A locals-only contest on a busy night at Chugiak high will highlight the first round of the Cook Inlet Conference basketball tournament.
“Kudos” to the Eagle River High School Air Force JROTC Echo NEws
Members of the ERHS Air Force JROTC drill teams collectively took second place overall while competing on Sat., Dec. 3, at the Interior Drill Competition held at ...
Opinion/Letter: BILL WALKER, ALASKAN TO THE CORE By Donna Walker SitNews
May 08, 2013. Wednesday. When my husband, Bill Walker, recently announced his intentions to seek the 2014 Republican gubernatorial nomination, I had the ...
NXN Northwest Will Be A Battle Of Washington's Best MileSplit
Central Valley (WA), looks strong once again this year which is why they are also ranked No. 17 in our MileSplit50 subjective rankings. In 2017 they were the ...
NXN Northwest Girls Team Scores: Jesuit Looks To Win Again MileSplit
Based on 2017 PR's the ladies from Jesuit (OR) have the best shot at winning the NXN Northwest Region this year. If the team can run similar times to their 2017 ...
Memorial gallery: October 2018 | Southern Idaho Local News Twin Falls Times-News
Here, we remember south-central Idahoans who died. The photos were provided by families to accompany their obituaries in the Times-News.
Chugiak Mustangs trample South Wolverines Alaskastar
The Chugiak High Mustangs decisively defeated the South High Wolverines 27-12 at Anchorage Football Stadium Saturday, Aug. 29. “I thought we came out a ...
The Creepiest Urban Legend in Every State Thrillist
From dark vortices to ravenous beasts and gates to hell, these are the creepiest urban legends America has to offer.
De Soto inducts 7 members into inaugural Hall of Fame class The Dispatch
De Soto — De Soto High School has been in a big transition period over the past year between moving from Class 4A-I to 5A and preparing to move from the ...
Disorderly and unsafe craigmedred.news
The winter meeting of the Alaska Board of Fisheries is months away but already the weirdness has begun. At a work session in Kenai-Soldotna this week, the ...
Tomorrow Is Doctor Who Day - Where Will You Be? Bleeding Cool News
The first issue of Doctor Who: The four Doctors was published on Wednesday. And on Saturday, Titan Comics have organised hundreds of comic stores,
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