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Wasilla High's Ford earns Rotary teacher of the year award

WASILLA - Nathan Ford has been teaching and coaching in the Valley for 26 years and at Wasilla High School for 20 years. He's coached track and field, basketball, football, soccer and wrestling and instructed classes like Health and Outdoor Recreation. In the past two decades, he's left a lasting im

FRONTIERSMAN - 2017-11-24 16:50:00

Wasilla man sentenced for sex trafficking through force, fraud, coercion

ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - A man from Wasilla was sentenced on Tuesday for crimes the judge presiding over the case called "incredibly manipulative, coercive, and demeaning." The case dates back to an arrest made in January of 2016. At that time, troopers arrested Terry Lee Keehn II, 44, of Wasilla, for se

KTUU - 2017-11-23 16:03:00

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

2017 Mat-Su and Upper Cook Inlet Fisheries summery and update

All concerned with Mat-Su and Upper Cook Inlet salmon fisheries and willing to participate in a dialogue with Alaska Department of Fish and Game staff are invited to attend a public meeting from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 27, at Fire Station 61 on the Corner of Swanson Avenue and Lucille Street

FRONTIERSMAN - 2017-11-24 10:54:00

WATCH: Colony High performs in the 2017 Thanksgiving Day Parade

NEW YORK (KTUU) - For a few minutes, Colony High's band graced televisions across the country as they marched in the Thanksgiving Day Parade. For family and friends in Alaska, that video can be viewed above. In addition to the band's big TV debut, a former band member waved on screen for a moment a

KTUU - 2017-11-23 19:33:00

Assemblywoman looks to grow neighborhood watch

Anchorage Assembly member Amy Demboski, left, and Jeff Hartley describe a new neighborhood watch program during a meeting of the Chugiak Community Council Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017 at the Elsie Oberg Community Center in Chugiak. (Star photo by Matt Tunseth) Civilian crime fighting efforts continue to

ALASKA STAR - 2017-11-24 20:47:49

Christmas Towne returns to Chugiak

Santa's helpers have been busily hanging Christmas decorations and stringing up lights at a Boy Scout camp in Chugiak, which for the second year is being transformed into a temporary holiday village. "We're putting on the final touches," Christmas Towne owner Cortney Moore said Monday, four days bef

ALASKA STAR - 2017-11-24 02:55:30

Shop Talk: In a recession, Skinny Raven rethinks how to measure success

This is an installment of Shop Talk, an occasional series of interviews with business owners in Alaska, focusing on the state economy and how it is affecting them. At running specialty store Skinny Raven Sports, new owner Daniel Greenhalgh is fed up with stories about Alaska's recession. The tough

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-25 01:40:57

Police: Man arrested after letting 8-year-old child drive, causing crash

WHITEHALL, N.Y. (NEWS10) - A man is facing a number of charges after police say he let an eight-year-old child drive a vehicle. Brett Reynolds, 36, is accused of taking his mother's vehicle, without permission, and let the child sit on his lap, unbelted and steer the car while he was working the ped

NEWS10 ABC - 2017-11-24 16:02:19

Coroner: 2-year-old dies after getting neck stuck in car window

OCONEE CO., S.C. (WSPA) - A two-year-old Laurens County boy has died after accidentally getting his neck stuck in a truck window, according to the Oconee County Coroner's Office. McCarson Allen Porter was pronounced dead at Oconee Memorial Hospital at 7:05 p.m. on Wednesday. According to the coroner

NEWS10 ABC - 2017-11-24 21:23:24

NYSP arrest man accused of sexually abusing two children

RICHMONDVILLE, N.Y. (NEWS10) - New York State Police arrested a man on sexual abuse charges following an investigation. Police say Jose Bruno, 29, is accused of sexually abusing two children under the age of 10. He was charged with first-degree sex abuse and endangering the welfare of a child. Bruno

NEWS10 ABC - 2017-11-24 19:37:29

Colonie police arrest 62-year-old man for trying to have sex with 13-year-old girls

COLONIE - Police arrested a 62-year-old man for trying to meet two 13 year old girls for sex. According to Colonie police Lt. Robert Winn, Joseph Watkins texted one of the girls, a resident of Watervliet, in what appears to have been a wrong number. He was told the phone belonged to an underage girl

SPOTLIGHTNEWS.COM - 2017-11-24 17:37:13

Local humane society offers Black Friday pet adoption deal

MENANDS, N.Y. (NEWS10) - Black Friday is a great time to get a good deal, but can you really put a price on the unconditional love of a pet? The Mohawk Hudson Humane Society offered discounts on adoptions on Friday. Sarah and Mickey Visk returned from their honeymoon on Thursday night. Their first s

NEWS10 ABC - 2017-11-25 00:18:08

Online holiday shopping scams to watch out for

FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2013, file photo, hands type on a computer keyboard in Los Angeles. Hackers have gained access to OneLogin, an online password manager that offers a single sign-on to multiple websites and services. The breach raises questions about the security of other accounts kept with O

NEWS10 ABC - 2017-11-24 19:57:02

Volunteers needed for Capital Holiday Lights

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - The holiday lights are on in Washington Park in Albany. Drive-throughs began on Friday, and the event runs through January 2. It has all the favorites plus a few new additions this year. Hours are Sundays through Thursdays from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Fridays and Saturdays from

NEWS10 ABC - 2017-11-25 00:32:16

Picking the perfect tree to get ready for Christmas

BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. (NEWS10) - With Christmas around the corner, thousands in the Capital Region have begun to look for the perfect tree. When it comes to Christmas time, finding the right tree is crucial, but it isn't easy. The Nichols family, however, is up to the challenge. Their advice is the big

NEWS10 ABC - 2017-11-25 02:45:13

What's happening on Long Island this weekend

The irrepressible comic strip heroine comes to life in the beloved musical, Friday and Saturday, Nov. 24-25, 3 and 8 p.m.; Sunday, Nov. 26, 2 and 7 p.m.; Wednesday, Nov. 29, 8 p.m. $78 and $73. John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St., Northport. (631) 261-2900 or www.engemantheater.com. Bingo Players


Just Sayin': Taking stock of our many holidays

A Times Square-style ball drop is held at noon Dec. 31, 2016, at the Long Island Children's Museum in Garden City. Photo Credit: Barry Sloan New Year's Day is associated with binge indulgence and noise. People who have no lover can feel estranged on Valentine's Day. Memorial Day is dignified sorro

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-24 21:05:00

Bethpage mom, 2 sons face charges after alleged officer attack, burglary

A Bethpage mom and her two sons are facing charges after what police say began as a home burglary and ended with a fight with police officers. The incident began on Wednesday night at a home on Lowell Street in Bethpage. Police say John Colwell, 19, banged on the front door and got into a verbal arg

NEWS 12 - 2017-11-24 22:30:00

Glittery charms at the Cradle of Aviation Museum

Now that we've polished off the turkey, the festive season is clearly in focus. To kick things off, the Festival of Trees returns to Museum Row in Garden City with the latest edition of its popular spectacle this weekend. Artisans, local entertainers, volunteers and visitors will gather at Cradle