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Kemppel says the foundation’s goal is to give out $10 million over the next 10 years. For more information, visit the foundation’s website at alaskacf.org.

Good Samaritans help driver following Glenn Hwy rollover

Traffic moved slowly along the inbound Glenn Highway Wednesday morning following significant overnight snowfall. Many parts of the Anchorage area have received 5 to 8 inches of spring snow overnight into Wednesday morning. As of 12 p.m., snow was still coming down across much of the area. One driver, heading into Anchorage on the Glenn …

Source: Good Samaritans help driver following Glenn Hwy rollover | KTVA 11

Shorpy March 30, 2017

Cincinnati circa 1907. “Federal Building (Custom House and Post Office).” Alfred B. Mullett, architect. Completed 1885, demolished 1936.

 

1912. “Campus Martius, City Hall and Detroit Opera House.” Other points of interest in this view along Woodward Avenue at Fort Street include the Bagley Memorial Fountain, Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument and Majestic Building. 8×10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company.

 

September 1918. Dinard, France. “Calestenic Exercises before their swim. Little refugee boys from Nancy at their American Red Cross home at Saint Lunaire. Facilities for refugee children from the devastated regions can accommodate over 500.” 5×7 glass negative by Guerin & Chamberlain.

 

San Francisco circa 1926. “Locomobile Junior Eight Brougham at City Hall.” Bearing the monogram “PMN.” 5×7 glass negative by Chris Helin.

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Images March 30, 2017

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Videos March 30, 2017

We filmed with a Red Epic and Canon Lenses for primary cinematography and for a few aerial shots used the DJI Phantom 3 Pro.

Teacher of the Week: Wendy Barnes | KTVA 11

Wendy Barnes learned as a teenager that you should never take anything for granted. When she was 18 years old, she taught sick kids at a hospital in Chernobyl. She said the experience was an eye opener. Years later, as a kindergarten teacher at Tyson Elementary, that lesson still holds true. “You have no idea …

Source: Teacher of the Week: Wendy Barnes | KTVA 11

Congratulations AdriAnne Strickland and Michael Miller!

Palmer, Alaska authors AdriAnne Strickland and Michael Miller’s first book, “Shadow Run,” has been well received since it released March 21. On the book’s Amazon page Lindsay Cummings, who co-wrote“Zenith,” called it an “explosive debut.” According to Strickland, “Shadow Run” is a science fiction novel that follows the adventure of Qole and Nev. Qole is a young starship …

Source: Alaskan authors take on science fiction in ‘Shadow Run’ | KTVA 11

907 Updates March 29, 2017 Gang graffiti grows in east Anchorage

An east Anchorage neighborhood near Russian Jack Springs Park is plagued with gang-related graffiti. Spray-painted symbols and words related to the Crips, Bloods and other gangs line a number of fences near the intersection of Reka Drive and Bragaw Street. “Graffiti is the first sign that you’ve got an issue in your neighborhood,” said Scott …

Source: Gang graffiti grows in east Anchorage, former APD officer weighs in on solutions | KTVA 11