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Snowmachiner struck, killed while driving on the side of the road

NENANA, Alaska (KTUU) - One man was killed on Tuesday while authorities say he was driving his snowmachine against traffic on the side of the road. According to a dispatch report from the Alaska State Troopers, Wesley Jennings, 52, of Fairbanks, collided with an oncoming SUV. He was later declared

KTUU - 2017-11-23 14:11:00

Lighting of the holiday tree lights up downtown Anchorage

Santa's coming to downtown!See the jolly man himself with his reindeer at theHoliday Tree Lighting CeremonyinTown SquareonFriday, Nov. 24 from4:15 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Celebrate the start of the Holiday Season downtown with the lighting of theHoliday Tree in Town Square! Enjoyfree hot cocoaandcookiesfr

ANCHORAGE PRESS - 2017-11-24 18:50:00

Hundreds of dead blackfish found in waters near Bethel

Last Monday, Jacques Peter Smart walked through the snow to a creek in downtown Bethel, a shallow tributary from Arthur Dull Lake that runs above ground between Sixth and Seventh avenues. Hundreds of dead fish were curled together at the bottom of the rust-colored creek bed, each small enough to fi

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-24 18:22:24

Cabela's opens its doors to Black Friday shoppers

ANCHORAGE (KTUU) Cabela's opened it's doors at 5 a.m. to Black Friday shoppers. Photojournalist Eric Sowl caught up with some customers waiting in line for the store to open. Something new this year for Cabela's was opening on Thanksgiving Day. "It was very successful. In the past we've been closed,

KTUU - 2017-11-24 16:03:00

Don't worry about the leftovers yet; make a White Christmas cocktail instead

Thanksgiving is over, and you may have gobs of leftovers in your refrigerator. I'm not going to help you remedy that in the ways you might expect. This year, rather than writing the obligatory Thanksgiving leftover recipe, I'm going to suggest you leave those leftovers alone. First, because leftov

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-24 17:47:10

Hello there, artist's books

Gallery owner, bookstore owner and publisher, Simonetta Mignano comes to Anchorage via Rome, Italy. Born in Turin, in northern Italy, Mignano has almost a decade of experience in the publishing business, and spent the last seven years working in Rome, honing her professional acumen, developing relat

ANCHORAGE PRESS - 2017-11-24 20:07:00

Festive events light up Southcentral Alaska's holiday season

As Thanksgiving leftovers are packed away into bellies and refrigerators, many people's thoughts turn to Christmas decorations and lights. There are a number of festive lights-involved events (and other holiday-themed family events) going on in Southcentral Alaska. Here are some of them: Anchorage D

KTUU - 2017-11-24 19:10:00

Nationwide Christmas tree shortage could affect availability

Here in Alaska, if you'd rather have a Christmas tree with more wild origins, the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge opens to Christmas tree cutting Thanksgiving Day through Christmas Day. Trees are free for personal use with one per household and may not be taller than 20 feet. They may be taken anywhe

KTUU - 2017-11-24 17:38:00

Man found dead in woods had been missing for days. Now his death has been ruled a homicide

Investigators have confirmed that the death of a man found in a wooded area in Myakka City on Monday afternoon was a homicide, and that it was the same man deputies had been searching for since he was reported missing six days prior. The death of Jose Barajas-Santibanez, 42, has now been ruled a ho

BRADENTON HERALD

One injured after pick-up-truck crashes into home

NORTH PORT, Fla - - One person was transported to the hospital after crashing a pick-up-truck into a home. It happened in the 6400 block of Safford Terrace in North Port. No injuries are reported for the resident but the driver of the truck was transported to a hospital. North Port Police and Fire a

FOX4NOW.COM - 2017-11-24 20:45:55

Book events for the week of Nov. 26-Dec.2

The Wednesday Evening Book Discussion group meets at 6 p.m. Wednesday at North Port Library to discuss Graeme Simsion's "The Rosie Project." New members welcome. Juliano Room, 13800 N. Tamiami Trail, North Port. 941-861-1300. Georgia's Short and Satisfying Book Club discusses "The Conjugal Angel," t

HERALD TRIBUNE - 2017-11-24 19:31:13

Pickup truck slams into North Port home

Police and fire crews are working a crash that occurred on Friday afternoon involving a pickup truck and a house. The truck slammed into the house in the 6400 block of Safford Terrace in North Port. The vehicle's driver is being transported, according to police. There were no injuries to the home's

BRADENTON HERALD - 2017-11-25 00:23:00

2-year-old girl rescued from drowning

A 2-year-old girl nearly drowned in a pond but was rescued by a neighbor who got to her just in time. Wesley Northrup said he was leaving his apartment at the Seven Palms complex in Punta Gorda Monday morning when he spotted the toddler floating facedown in the water. "I immediately just ran into th

WZVN-TV

Punta Gorda man arrested after 2-year old daughter is found unresponsive in a lake

PUNTA GORDA, FL (WWSB) - A Punta Gorda man was arrested Tuesday after his 2-year-old daughter nearly drowned in a lake at the Seven Palms Apartments on Slash Pine Circle, according to the Punta Gorda Police Department. Neighbors saw the girl face down in the lake, unresponsive, and nearby resident W

MYSUNCOAST.COM - 2017-11-23 14:15:00

New program at Bayfront Health Punta Gorda teaching tools for success

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. A new program at Bayfront Health Punta Gorda on Marion Avenue gives students with developmental disabilities hands-on job training. WINK News reporter Kristi Gross explains how the program is impacting lives. MORE: District unveils new programs for Bonita Springs High School MORE:

WINKNEWS.COM - 2017-11-23 00:27:52

2-year-old girl nearly drowns in pond at Punta Gorda apartment complex

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. A 2-year-old girl nearly drowned Monday in a pond at Seven Palms Apartments on Slash Pine Circle, the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office said. Nearby resident Wesley Northrop found the child unresponsive and floating in the pond at the apartment complex on the 1200 block of Slash Pi

WINKNEWS.COM

Snowflake Council Meeting full of smiles ... and surprises

SNOWFLAKE - Council member Terril Kay, elected in 2014 for a four-year term, resigned Nov. 14 during the regular council session. President of Kay Supply in Taylor since 2001 and member of the Snowflake Economic Development Committee, Kay is well known throughout Snowflake and Taylor for his ties to

WMI CENTRAL - 2017-11-24 12:00:00

Silver Creek Senior Center menu

The Silver Creek Senior Center, 1658 S. Main St., Snowflake, offers lunch. Cost is $5 for over 60 years of age or $5.50 under 60. Soup and salad bar only is $3. Lunch is served from noon-1 p.m. All meals come with beverage, dessert, salad bar and soup. The thrift store is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

WMI CENTRAL - 2017-11-24 12:00:00

Live Black Friday coverage from the craziest Anderson stores

Black Friday lines, somewhat dampened by stores opening on Thursday, will be back in the wee hours of the morning Friday as people stuffed after Thanksgiving head out into the cold to get good bargains. Lines at Best Buy in Anderson were long by dinner time on Thanksgiving and will stretch out again

ANDERSON INDEPENDENT-MAIL - 2017-11-24 02:16:09

Mobile billboard reminds holiday shoppers of Upstate's unsolved cases, missing people

The Freedom Fighters activist group said a mobile billboard showcasing the unsolved homicide and missing persons cases will be traveling to busy shopping centers this weekend as the holiday shopping season kicks in to full swing. Freedom Fighters founder Traci Fant said the billboard features 40 lar

FOX CAROLINA - 2017-11-24 21:28:00