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Channel 2 NewsJoint Base Elmendorf-Richardson is seeking public comment on the proposed demolition of two World War II-vintage buildings on base that have exceeded their originally planned service lives by more than 50 years. According to an Air Force environmental...
Channel 2 NewsSenator Daniel Inouye, of Hawaii, and longtime friend of the late Sen. Ted Stevens died Monday at the age of 88 after respiratory complications, according to his office. Sen. Inouye, D-HI, was a World War II veteran and served in the Senate since 1962...
Channel 2 NewsGov. Sean Parnell opened the doors of the Governor's Mansion in Juneau Tuesday afternoon, as he and his wife Sandy hosted the annual Christmas and holiday open house. Staff prepared 24,000 cookies and 200 pounds of fudge for the annual tradition, which...
Channel 2 NewsGov. Sean Parnell has asked that all state flags be lowered to half-staff Friday to commemorate Pearl Harbor Day and to honor all the Americans who fought in World War II. "The attack on Pearl Harbor continues to serve as an important reminder that...
Adam Pinsker joined the KTUU team in June of 2012 as a Multi-Media Journalist. Adam comes to Alaska from WACH-TV in Columbia, S.C. where covered everything from the resignation and indictment of former S.C. Lt. Gov. Ken Ard to the University of South...
Channel 2 NewsTwo Alaska residents were honored Saturday at the ninth annual Jewish Cultural Gala in Anchorage, held to benefit the new Jewish Cultural Campus, for being sparks of light in the darkest chapter of human history. Rachel Gottstein, married to Barney...
Channel 2 NewsFor the past 45 years, Anchorage resident Bruce Pozzi has owned a bracelet with the name Arvin Chauncey inscribed on it. He bought it to show solidarity for Chauncey, who spent 6 years as a Prisoner of War (POW) during the Vietnam War. Pozzi never met...
Channel 2 NewsThe second day of the 2012 Alaska Federation of Natives convention was highlighted by a speech from Sen. Lisa Murkowski, who addressed delegates in Anchorage for her 10th time as a senator Friday. Murkowski took the stage at the Dena’ina Center...
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Channel 2 NewsOn the evening of Sep. 20, Zachary Mohs, 26, was walking to get a soda from a gas station in midtown Anchorage. It was just past eight o’clock and it was raining, hard. Mohs was struck while trying to cross Arctic Boulevard near the intersection...
Channel 2 NewsJust as 9-11 ushered in the war on terror, the attack on Pearl Harbor ushered in World War II 60 years earlier. Just before the attack, as Alaska fortified its coast against the Japanese, four army fireman died as they attempted to put out a grass fire...
Channel 2 NewsIt’s been a long journey home for Alaska Railroad Engine 557. This week a semi-truck carried the steam locomotive to a railroad shop in Wasilla for restoration, but her odyssey began in 1944, when she first arrived in Alaska, as part of a World...
Channel 2 NewsSome 80 historic military vehicles made their way across the Glenn Highway into Palmer in a giant convoy Friday to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the construction of the Alaska Highway, also known as the Alcan. Members of the Military Vehicle...
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