Joar Ulsom speaks about his 'mixed feelings' on driving onto Iditarod

Joar Ulsom speaks about his 'mixed feelings' on driving onto Iditarod

Penland Park police search

Shots fired drew a heavy police presence to Penland Park, including what witnesses say was an Alaska State Troopers helicopter to help search for a suspect.

Consistent weather pattern means clouds, sun and rain

Southcentral will see a consistent weather pattern with periods of clouds, sun and rain showers.

Faith, Family & Flying

Son of pilot killed in Wednesday plane collision remembers his father

Peninsual Oilers player proposes to girlfriend

A Peninsual Oilers baseball player proposes to his girlfriend on the baseball field.

Before the show: A one-on-one with Ginger Minj

The self-proclaimed "Comedy Queen of the South" and a finalist on season 7 of "Rupaul's Drag Race," Ginger Minj spent the weekend in Anchorage performing as part of the annual Pride Week and Festival. Channel 2 Photojournalist Phil Walczak spent time with Minj before she took center stage to find out how the act comes together.

Commemorative race honors bear mauling victim

It's been one year since an Anchorage teenager was attacked and killed by a black bear during a popular trail race. On Sunday, a new group of runners and members of Jack Cooper's family returned to the ridge. Channel 2 Multimedia Journalist, Kalinda Kindle has details.


NBC News Headlines

Canada's Senate passes marijuana bill but legalization delayed

Canada would be the second country in the world to make pot legal nationwide.

Migrant babies, toddlers sent to 'tender age' shelters

Lawyers and medical providers who have visited the South Texas shelters described playrooms of crying preschool-age children in crisis.

Five charged after Texas crash that killed 5 migrants

The accused were arrested in connection with a migrant-smuggling operation after a deadly chase, prosecutors said.

Virginia school to be renamed to honor Obama

In a former capital of the Confederacy, an elementary school honors the country's first African-American president.

These volunteers want to get malaria. Why? A better vaccine.

Can the existing malaria vaccine be made to work better?