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Channel 2 NewsIt's not too late to make a donation to the Salvation Army's Neighborhood GIFT program and Toys for Tots to help Anchorage families in need this Christmas. Jim MacKenzie with the Food Bank of Alaska says Neighborhood GIFT still needs frozen turkeys to...
It’s that time of the year for Earl Atchak. Every December, he and his family leave Chevak, a small village in Southwest Alaska and fly to Anchorage for a few days. On Saturday, he was at the airport baggage carousel, picking up a heavy-duty, blue...
Channel 2 NewsWith some Alaskans unable to afford presents for their children this Christmas, there’s still time to drop off toy donations at the Salvation Army for its Neighborhood GIFT program. The group especially needs presents for newborns to 3-year-olds,...
Channel 2 NewsChristmas came a little early for some students of the lower Kuskokwim School District. LifeMed Alaska and Toys for Tots brought more than 1,000 toys to Bethel children on Friday. Students from three different schools from pre-school through 6th grade...
Channel 2 NewsThe Alaska Public Interest Research Group has issued it's annual report on which toys pose the most dangers. This is the groups 27th survey, which shows examples of risky toys sold on store shelves across the country. The list includes noisy toys that...
Tags: Toys, Services and Shopping
Monday, Oct. 24 What: Fright Nite Haunted House When: Oct. 20-31 Sun-Wed 6-9 p.m.; Thurs-Sat. 6-11 p.m.; Halloween Night 6-11 p.m. Where: Northway Mall between Planet Fitness and JoAnn Fabrics. How: You can go to any Carrs grocery store and get $1....
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Channel 2 NewsBlack Friday is fast approaching, and stores and shoppers are gearing up for big deals and long lines. For the 26th year in a row, the Alaska Public Interest Research Group has put out the national “Trouble in Toyland” report on...
Tags: Todd Walker, Toys, Services and Shopping
Channel 2 NewsA 9-year-old boy was bitten in the face by a family pit bull in South Anchorage Tuesday morning, according to Anchorage police. The dog has been taken to Anchorage Animal Care and Control. One of the responding officers, APD senior patrol officer...
Tags: Dog (animal), Health, Human Interest, Anchorage, Vehicles
NBC NewsMcDonald's happy meal toys, kids love them and some adults even collect them, but now some say they're illegal. French fries, a hamburger and soda might not be the most nutritious meal choice for kids, but according to a food watchdog group, handing...
There was the day, four years ago, when the great jazz singer Kurt Elling and I, two people not light on self-confidence, decided that we would teach our 4-year-old daughters to fly kites. So, we bought a couple of plastic, diamond-shaped kites at a toy...
•Name: Melanie Christopher, 41 •Hometown: Easton •Type of pet: Dog •Name: Leopold •Age: 2 years old •Breed: Jackaranian •Male or female: Male •Why he's your friend: Leopold loves to give kisses and...
Electric lights were first marketed to the public about 1880. It is said that Louis Comfort Tiffany's famous lily lamp with glass shades for light bulbs was the first lamp with a shade that projected light down, not up, like a candle flame. Other lamps of...
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