Alyeska Fall Food Drive

Alyeska Fall Food Drive

February 19, 2018 Iron Dog Minute

Patrick has an update from Day 2 of Iron Dog. Team 8 leads the pro class out of McGrath, while weather looks to test teams as they race towards the coast.

Team 18's Eric Watson airlifted from Iron Dog trail.

Team 18's Eric Watson had to be airlifted from the Iron Dog trail, and taken to the hospital. Team 18 said Watson has a broken rib, lung contusion, and is currently recovering at home.

Mostly Sunny Skies today for Monday 2-19-18

We will be under mostly sunny skies with patchy freezing fog early as we warm up to 29 degrees today. Tonight we will drop down to 17 degrees as we transition to mostly cloudy skies. We look to remain dry for a few days until another front moves into our area on Wednesday or Thursday but for tomorrow we warm up to 31 degrees under partly cloudy skies with areas of patchy freezing fog.

UAA Robotics competition

Dozens of teams of students gathered in Anchorage this weekend for a robotics competition, the goal of the program is to inspire an interest in science and technology among young people.

And they're off: Iditasport Ultra Marathon 2018

Catch the start of the Iditasport Ultra Marathon in Willow, on February 19, 2018. Racers will travel 1,000 miles to Nome along the same route as the Iditarod trail by skiing, biking, or running. Some racers will then travel to Fairbanks for a 2,000 mile total journey.

 

NBC News Headlines

Family that took in Nikolas Cruz said he showed no warning signs

Nikolas Cruz spent three months living with the Snead family after his mother died. They said they had no idea he would be behind the Parkland, Florida, shooting.

Partygoer accused of stealing thumb from $4.5 million 'cultural treasure'

Chinese authorities want a "severe punishment" to be imposed after a 2,000-year-old terra-cotta warrior's thumb was stolen while displayed in the U.S.

Harassed, hit on and fed up: Women in medicine await reckoning

In a months-long investigation, NBC News spoke with nearly a dozen women and experts who described widespread misconduct in hospitals and health care.

Work for it. What Trump's tough new Medicaid rules mean.

Kentucky cut its rate of uninsured in half after Obamacare passed. Now health professionals are worried a new Medicaid plan could reverse their progress.

Netanyahu's ex-spokesman arrested in corruption probe

Israeli police have named the two close associates of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrested for their suspected role in a wide-ranging corruption probe.