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Seward flooding triggers school closures and emergency declaration

Heavy rain, winds and flooding triggered an emergency declaration in Seward as residents woke Tuesday to flooded roadways and damaged bridges.Seward schools announced early release and canceled after-school activities Tuesday due to flooding and foul weather.Flooding has closed the Lowell Creek Brid


Special meeting planned to talk about Seward flooding

Heavy rain, winds, and flooding Wednesday continued to affect the Seward area of the Kenai Peninsula.

KTVA - 2018-10-18 00:50:00

Anchorage police release name of pedestrian struck, killed

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ROANOKE TIMES - 2018-10-18 17:40:49

Northbound Seward Highway closed due to rock slide

The northbound lanes of the Seward Highway have been closed around Mile 111 near McHugh Creek because of a rock slide.The alert was sent out by Anchorage police at 6:39 a.m.Please check back; this story will be updated as more information becomes available.


Rockslide blocks northbound Seward Highway near McHugh Creek

The Seward Highway is partially closed by a rockslide, police say.The slide occurred at Mile 111.5, according to an Anchorage Police Department update Tuesday morning. That's just south of McHugh Creek.The slide has closed the northbound lane of the highway.This is a developing story. Check back for


Flooding closes schools, airport, some roads in Seward

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Flooding has closed schools, roads and air traffic in an Alaska port city.The Anchorage Daily News reports 3.5 inches (8.9 centimeters) of rain fell on Seward in 24 hours starting at noon Monday.More than 5 inches (12.7 centimeters) fell at nearby Exit Glacier and the city a


Alaska murder, kidnapping suspect arrested in Michigan

A second suspect, 19-year-old Austin Cottrell, faces the same charges and is jailed in Anchorage.

ROANOKE TIMES - 2018-10-18 19:36:13

Taxi driver dies in early morning crash on the Old Seward Highway

Richard Ketchum, who lives nearby, said he heard the crash and quickly went on the street near 79th Avenue to see a Yellow Cab t-boned by a red car.


Seward Highway northbound lanes closed following rock slide, heavy rain

Officials with DOT state drivers in the area should be weary of hydroplaning, reduce speeds due to slippery surfaces, and keep headlights on.


Alaska's lieutenant governor resigns over 'inappropriate comments'

Walker, in a release, said he learned late Monday that Mallott had made "inappropriate comments" not suitable for his office.

NBC NEWS - 2018-10-16 23:42:00

Taxi cab driver killed in Anchorage crash | Newstalk 750 - 103.7 KFQD

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) – Anchorage police are investigating the death of a 68-year-old taxicab driver whose vehicle was struck by a car.Police say Bruce Orton was declared dead at the scene of the early Sunday morning crash in south Anchorage. There were no other occupants in the vehicle.Police say


School report leads to arrest in girl’s sexual abuse

An Anchorage man has been accused of sexually abusing a young girl, after police say she came forward about the case to school authorities.Fua Saolotoga, 60, is charged with four second-degree counts of sexual abuse of a minor.

KTVA - 2018-10-17 03:18:00

4.5 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Near Anchorage, Alaska

An earthquake hit near Anchorage, Alaska, on the night of Oct. 14, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).


APD: Anonymous tip leads to arrest of domestic violence suspect

A person who contacted police didn't want to give their name, but they didn't have to. Anchorage Police Department (APD) got what it wanted; a tip from the public that led to the capture of 28-year-old Christopher Elving.Police say Elving was wanted on a felony assault warrant for allegedly punching


AST: Woman found dead inside Ninilchik RV alongside highly intoxicated man

AST reports that concerned family members of Kathy Vancleve, 58, called around 11 p.m. Saturday evening to say that she may be dead inside her RV.


Register your bicycles or face a fine, says Anchorage assemblyman

An Anchorage assemblyman has introduced an ordinance requiring that residents register their bikes on a free online database or face fines.Theproposed ordinanceby Assemblyman Christopher Constant would fight bike theft and "chop shops" where stolen bikes are disguised, he said.The executive director


Man charged in East Anchorage hit-and-run death told police he didn’t stop to help because he was low on gas

Corey Hoppe was arraigned in the Anchorage Correctional Complex on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018. Hoppe has been charged with leaving the scene of an injury accident at Northern Lights Boulevard and Baxter Road on Saturday. (Bill Roth / ADN)


Melting sea ice puts walruses at center of legal battle

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Given a choice between giving birth on land or sea ice, Pacific walrus mothers most often choose ice. Likewise, they prefer sea ice for molting, mating, nursing and resting between dives for food. Trouble is, as the century progresses, there's going to be far less ice around. How


Sentencing for man convicted of attempted murder stretches to second day

ANCHORAGE (KTUU) -When Caia Delavergne was 19 years old, a man she barely knew shot her in the face one night in October of 2015 in the Bootlegger's Cove Neighborhood in downtown Anchorage.That man, Christian Beier, who was 21 at the time, was accused of shooting 17-year-old Conor Lally in the same


Anchorage woman found dead in Ninilchik RV

Troopers spokeswoman Megan Peters said nothing further was available Sunday on whether Vancleve's death is considered suspicious. She said the circumstances of the call, rather than any specific threat within the motorhome, necessitated the SERT callout.