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Free At-Home Kit Offers Alaskans Easy STD Testing

Free At-Home Kit Offers Alaskans Easy STD Testing

Fighting back against the rise of sexually transmitted diseases in Alaska, one organization is using unconventional methods to get people's attention -- and there's one group in particular it's targeting.

Lacie Grosvold

Butte Residents Work to Protect Property

Butte residents take matters in to their own hands to stop river from reaching property. The rising river has threatened Butte homes for about a week now. Residents living close recently got a permit to improving barriers themselves. 

(img1)Not Your Typical Summer Job, Youth Work To Improve Popular City Trails & Parks

Parks Jobs Prepare Anchorage Kids for Fun, Futures

Most Anchorage teenagers aren't going to find many summer jobs like those offered by the Youth Employment in Parks program. YEP, as it's also called, puts its employees to work on Anchorage's trails, helping them to build future careers.

Bass Pro Shops Opens Anchorage Outpost

Local Business Owners Could Benefit from Bass Pro Shop Opening

This week's opening of outdoor retailer Bass Pro Shops' Anchorage store is being welcomed by many residents as both a springboard for new businesses and a turning point for Mountain View.

Corey Allen-Young

Alaska Kids Celebrate Fourth of July In Their Own Unique Ways

It's as American as apple pie, the Fourth of July parade that brought thousands of Alaskans and their kids out to the park strip downtown.

APD Takes Click It or Ticket to A New Level

APD Takes 'Click It or Ticket' to a New Level

While using a seat belt may seem like a no-brainer, the Anchorage Police Department says there's still a lot of people who aren't wearing them before drivers take to local roads for the Fourth of July holiday.

New JBER Commander Eager to Get To Work

New JBER Commander Eager to Get To Work

Anchorage's Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson received a new commander Wednesday, with Air Force Col. Brian Bruckbauer taking the reins of the 673d Air Base Wing from Col. Brian Duffy in a change-of-command ceremony.

Alaska DMV to Allow Permanent Registrations for Older Vehicles

Alaska DMV to Allow Permanent Registrations for Older Vehicles

In the near future, driving an older car in Alaska could save motorists some money -- because of a new state program which would allow those vehicles to be registered permanently rather than every two years.

Alaska Bites

  • Midtown Business Lets Visitors Lounge in Chocolate

    Midtown Business Lets Visitors Lounge in Chocolate

    With a combination of art, chocolate and food, a Midtown business offers Anchorage residents something to satisfy many palates. Channel 2's Marti Glaser pays an Alaska Bites visit to Modern Dwellers Chocolate Lounge to see just how sweet it is.

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2 Your Health

  • Cold Laser Pain Treatment Reaches Last Frontier

    Cold Laser Pain Treatment Reaches Last Frontier

    According to the Institute of Medicine, one-third of Americans live with chronic pain. Some people use medication to relieve that pain, while others seek out physical therapy or even surgery in severe cases.

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Marcus At The Movies

  • 'Planes: Fire and Rescue'

    'Planes: Fire and Rescue'

    Marcus says your kids may be on approach for "Planes: Fire and Rescue," the latest entry in Pixar's ever-expanding "Cars" franchise, but it might not fly for adults. The PG animated film features the voices of Dane Cook, Julie Bowen and Ed Harris.

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Assignment Alaska

  • (img1)20140605 Assignment Alaska:  Anchorage Times Archives Stored at Consortium Library

    Anchorage Times Archives Shelved at UAA Consortium Library

    The UAA Consortium Library now houses a special collection of Anchorage Times news article clippings from 1951 to the mid-1980s -- which retired Anchorage Daily News research librarian Sharon Palmisano moved to save when she feared it might be thrown away.

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Lunch Box

  • Lunchbox: The Plaza Cafe

    Lunchbox: The Plaza Cafe

    While restaurants are at the core of Lunchbox, I’m always on the lookout for unorthodox stops, something that’s new on levels beyond its opening date. Some recent word of mouth got me interested in just such a place near the station.

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