INTERVIEW: Beth flies with the Thunderbirds

Ariane Aramburo and Kari Bustamante interview Channel 2 reporter Beth Verge, who flew with the Air Force Thunderbirds Wednesday afternoon.

Plastic bag ban ordinance

The Anchorage Assembly will introduce an ordinance that would ban plastic bags.

Warmer and sunnier on Wednesday with more of this to come

Anchorage will be under mostly sunny skies with a high of 69 degrees on Wednesday.

RRANN Nursing Camp

Nursing Camp program at University of Alaska Anchorage focusing on educating Alaska Native and American Indian youth of Alaska interested in a nursing career.

Redefining what the term 'old age' means

Seniors from fifty to ninety are getting up and getting fit at Anchorage Senior Activity Center.

Tuesday Evening Weather KTUU 7-16-18

Sunshine and 70s in the forecast.

Why does 75 degrees feel so hot in Alaska?

Friends and family in the Lower 48 laugh when we say it's really hot in Alaska at 75 or 80 degrees, but there's a reason that it feels that way.


NBC News Headlines

Firefighters struggle to contain fire near Yosemite National Park

The wildfire began Friday night and has only been 5 percent contained as of Wednesday morning.

All-star pitcher Josh Hader 'deeply sorry' for past racist tweets

The purported tweets included the repeated use of the N-word and disparaging remarks about women and gays.

Ohio executes killer who strangled man he met in bar in 1985

Prosecutors say Robert Van Hook made a practice of luring gay men to apartments to rob them.

Theresa May survives key Brexit votes but her government is accused of 'cheating'

A lawmaker who was at home with her three-week-old baby accused the government of breaking an informal agreement in order to "win at all costs."

Marriott hotels plans to eliminate plastic straws next year

The push to ban the straws gained traction after a viral video in 2015 showed rescuers removing a straw from a sea turtle's nose