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Dimond, Bartlett High targeted by shooting threat in bathroom stall

Following a tumultuous week at Dimond High School, with multiple school shooting threats prompting some parents to take their children out of school, more ...

Service High school hit with threatening messages, troubling parents

Another Anchorage high school has been struck with threatening messages scrawled on the walls of its restroom, and the district is following safety-first ...

Anchorage earthquake left crumbling buildings, collapsed roofs and damaged roads  CNN

Anchorage residents were just beginning to start their day when the ground began shaking.

UPDATE: Police say Snapchat threat was from out of state, not related to ASD

Anchorage Police say a threatening message from an apparent gun-wielding suspect warning students not to go to school on Monday originated out of state and ...

UPDATE: Anchorage School Board remains quiet on Dimond High football allegations

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) — Wednesday update: The Anchorage School District posted an update Wednesday on a website created to disseminate ...

Dimond High School football holds meeting to address sexual abuse allegations

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) — A meeting of students and parents took place at Dimond High School Tuesday afternoon to address allegations of sexual ...

Dimond High football investigation turned over to Office of Special Prosecutions

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) — The investigation into allegations of sexual assault by members of the Dimond High School football team has been completed ...

Dimond football suspended by Superintendent as investigation into 'serious misconduct' continues

The Anchorage School District has canceled Dimond High football activities for the next week, as the district investigates allegations of sex assault and hazing.

LIST: Road Damage, Utility update, Shelters, Closures

Following a massive earthquake Friday morning near Anchorage, several buildings and roads in the surrounding area were damaged or, in some cases, ...

Dimond High School football players surveyed

Dimond High School pulled its football players out of classes Monday to get answers about the team climate and a recent trip to Fairbanks that launched criminal ...

3 Dimond High football coaches fired and students disciplined in the wake of misconduct allegations  Anchorage Daily News

The Dimond team returned to the field Friday as an Anchorage Police Department investigation continues.

ASD: Dimond HS hazing incident being investigated

The mother of a Dimond High School football player says several senior team members took several freshman team members one-by-one into another room in ...

Marsett: Alleged Dimond High abuse 'heartbreaking'  KTVA

Anchorage School Board President Starr Marsett discusses allegations of sexual abuse in Dimond High School's football program during an interview on ...

ASD: Dimond football team suspension extended

Anchorage School superintendent Deena Bishop announced Friday night that the Dimond High School Football team will remain suspended next week as an ...

Hazing vs. Sexual assault: APD continues its investigation into what happened between Dimond High School football players

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) — As an investigation into allegations of serious misconduct proceeds, Dimond High School football team's activities continue to ...

WATCH: ASD meeting on Dimond HS allegations

Members of the Anchorage School Board met behind closed doors Tuesday evening, in executive session, to discuss allegations of hazing and sexual abuse ...

UPDATED: Four threats found at Dimond High this week, prompting increased police presence Friday

A major Anchorage high school was set on their toes Friday morning, after a week-long series of threats were uncovered within school bathrooms. Now, law ...

Anchorage police investigate alleged Dimond football hazing  Anchorage Daily News

Everyone needs to know it is a serious allegation,” said the Anchorage School District superintendent.

Dimond student arrested for threatening school shooting

A Dimond High School student was charged for making a threat to shoot up the school after an incident on a school bus. Police say the school was never in ...

Retiring Dimond High School history teacher gets a fond farewell from students

Longtime Dimond High School history teacher Greg Brown gets a fond farewell from students he taught over the course of 25 years.

Dimond High's new head coach prepares team for first conference appearance

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) — Dimond High School tested out its replacement head coach Wednesday afternoon, who takes the helm after the firing of head ...

Student walkout, counter protesters at Dimond High School

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - A student walkout at Dimond High School turned into a rally with two opposing sides. The original focus of the student led ...

Dimond High School Walkout

Students at Dimond High School held a walkout to remember the Columbine shooting victims. Opposing students held a counter protest.

Dimond HS football back to the field, ending suspension for misconduct report

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) — The Dimond High School Football program is back, following a two week suspension over allegations of misconduct during a ...

Hometown Hero Airman Amari'Anna N. Henderson | Hometown Heroes  youralaskalink

-Anchorage, AK. U.S. Air Force Airman Amari'Anna N. Henderson graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas ...

Dimond High to meet with parents in light of last week's threats

Last week, Dimond High was thrown into disarray after repeated threats were made against the lives of Dimond's students. This week, school administration and ...

UPDATE: Man killed near Dimond High School identified by police

Anchorage Police are investigating a shooting in the Jewel Lake area after a disturbance was reported early Saturday morning, no arrests have been made.

Dimond HS football holds meeting into abuse allegations

A meeting of students and parents took place at Dimond High School Tuesday afternoon to address allegations of sexual abuse that are alleged to have taken ...

Dimond names Bernardo Otero as new head football coach

ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - The Dimond High School has made it official: Bernardo Otero will be the Lynx's new head football coach. Otero has coached under ...

Meet Dimond High School All-American swimmer Reed Dittlinger

Dimond High School has another All-American in its midst: Reed Dittlinger, a senior, who's competing at junior nationals in early December.

It's a Steel Bucket switch for West and Dimond XC Running

West and Dimond High cross-country teams square off for bucket bragging rights at Kincaid.

With high school cross country in full swing, now's the time to catch Alaska's elite in action

High school cross country season is in full swing, which means there's still time for you to catch some of this year's elite high school runners in their biggest races ...

Dimond's Alissa Pili named MaxPreps Athlete of the Year

Dimond High School multi-sport standout Alissa Pili has been named the MaxPreps Female Athlete of the Year for the 2017-2018 school year.

Inspired by Empowerment Summit, Dimond students create Women's Club

Established in October, the founding student of Dimond High School have seen as many as 50 of their peers attend club meetings.

Condos on top of shops: A Dimond Boulevard plan signals a new kind of Anchorage growth  Anchorage Daily News

The proposal, in its early stages, could bring more than 200 condos on top of shops and eateries to a forested corner of West Dimond Boulevard.

PREP TENNIS: Mustangs rally for win over Lynx, Wolves fall at Service  Alaskastar

Chugiak bounced back from a tough loss to South earlier in the week with a dramatic 6-3 prep tennis win over Dimond on Thursday at Dimond High.

Shots fired in Southside neighborhood sends two schools into lockdown

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) — Reports of shots fired sent Chinook Elementary School into stay-put mode and Dimond High briefly into lockdown Thursday ...

Anchorage athletes put pen to paper

Nearly 20 Anchorage high school students signed their National Letters of Intent to play college sports this week.

UPDATE: Police say shooting that sent girl to the hospital was 'non-intentional'

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - Update Anchorage Police have arrested a man for a South Anchorage shooting Sunday afternoon that sent a girl to the hospital.

JROTC headed to Normandy, France for D-Day anniversary

Eight JROTC cadets from Dimond High are flying to Normandy, France for the 74th D-Day Anniversary.

East Anchorage caps off perfect season by beating Dimond in state final  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS — The East Anchorage Thunderbirds perfect season came to a perfect end at the Alaska School Activities Association/First National Bank Softball ...

Home field advantage reigns supreme in flag football playoffs

The Cook Inlet Conference flag football playoffs kicked off Tuesday.

Large apartment complex planned for Sand Lake area  KTVA

Some people who live in a Sand Lake neighborhood said they were taken by surprise when they learned a developer wants to put in hundreds of apartment ...

UPDATE: Only boys soccer coach out at South High

The South boys soccer team will no longer be coached by Mike Montgomery. The news comes after some had thought both the boys' and girls' coaches were let ...

Dimond Hockey preps for annual holiday fundraiser game

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - The holiday spirit and hockey go hand-in-hand. That's why the Dimond Lynx will hold their annual fund raising game against ...

Pili repeats as Gatorade Alaska Player of the Year

Dimond High School's Alissa Pili has been named 2018 Alaska Gatorade Girls Basketball Player of the Year.

Preseason poll sets 2018 Alaska prep football season in motion

The Alaska Sports Broadcasting Network released its preseason prep football poll, and we've got the full Week 1 schedule.

Alaska Basketball Coaches sweep McDonald All-American Game

Jeannie Hebert-Truax and Brad Lauwers led girls and boys West McDonald's All-American teams to victory.

Lynx are the team to beat heading into Region IV Volleyball Tournament

ANCHORAGE (KTUU)- Dimond High School volleyball is the team to beat heading into this week's Region IV Volleyball Tournament. The Lynx have yet to lose ...

Marches held across the state in solidarity with DC March For Our Lives  Alaska Public Radio Network

From Bethel and Fairbanks to Anchorage and Juneau, people across Alaska gathered on Saturday in solidarity with March For Our Lives in Washington D.C..

Mat-Su showdown headlines KTUU game of the week

The Colony Knights will host the Wasilla Warriors for the KTUU Week 6 Tailgate Tour game of the week.

End of an era; Longtime football coaches Christiansen & Shackelford retire

PALMER, Alaska (KTUU) — It's the end of era for Alaska High School football as two of the state's most successful coaches, Duncan Shackelford and Rod ...

'Displaced' teachers a lesser known story of budget decisions

The process of laying off teachers in what's known as “pink slip season” — May 15 to the last day of school — attracts most of the attention when education ...

Anchorage grandfather wants metal detectors in schools to prevent shootings

An Anchorage grandfather is planning to attend Monday evening's Anchorage School District board meeting to advocate that schools install metal detectors after ...

Family, friends reflect on life of Anchorage hit-and-run victim Paul Winter

Family and friends are mourning the loss of Paul Winter, 40, who was struck and killed in Anchorage Tuesday as he rollerbladed along a downtown sidewalk.

Lathrop falls, Barrow wins in football state semifinals  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS — The Lathrop Malemutes seemed on the verge of advancing to their first Division II football state championship game.

Hundreds march in Anchorage protesting gun violence

Hundreds of students and supporters fill downtown Anchorage as part of the national movement, March For Our Lives.

Pili, Schumacher, and Furlong win Alaska Sports Hall of Fame Youth Awards

Three young Alaskans were announced as winners of the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame Youth Awards Tuesday.

Man found shot to death in Jewel Lake car identified  KTVA

Anchorage Police say they have identified the man who was found dead inside a car in the Jewel Lake area on Friday.

Anchorage voter turnout appears 'meh' so far  Must Read Alaska

Based on the ballots received by the Municipality so so far — 38,856 out of 198,000 mailed to voters — Must Read Alaska is predicting a 22-23 percent turnout ...

Sunrise Grill: Eagle Hotel in Palmer to feature a new restaurant  Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman

PALMER — The Eagle Hotel has featured a handful of different restaurants in recent years. But an Anchorage man hopes his new restaurant will have long-term ...

King Career Center to transform into high school if board approves

King Career Center student Matt Cronquist competes for Culinary Arts judges in the 2017 Alaska State SkillsUSA championships. Cronquist took first place in ...

49 Voices: Jay Stange of Anchorage  Alaska Public Radio Network

This week we're hearing from Jay Stange of Anchorage. Stange is a math teacher at Dimond High School. Download audio. STANGE: I was born in Whitehorse, ...

Alaska couple forges separate careers under Saltchuk umbrella  People of Saltchuk

Alaska couple forges separate careers under Saltchuk umbrella. Delta Western Safety Director Leon Dwiggins and Carlile Senior Project Manager Christen Van ...

Special Olympics Summer Games foster independence and inclusiveness  Alaska Public Radio Network

At the last practice before the 2018 Special Olympics Alaska Summer Games, Matt Maillelle leads his basketball teammates in a series of group stretches.

Josh Revak files to challenge Charisse Millett  Must Read Alaska

An aide to U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan has filed to run for State House against Rep. Charisse Millett, who serves District 25, an area of Anchorage that Republicans ...

Hajdukovich finds hoops home with UAA

Jahnna Hajdukovich will follow in her family's foot steps joining the UAA women's basketball program.

First homicide of 2018 unsolved: APD asks for public's help

Fireworks on New Year's Eve lit the way to hope of more peaceful times on the streets of Anchorage, after a 2017 that saw the city reach a new record high for ...

Dimond High Football Hosts 4 Day Skills Camp  youralaskalink

The Dimond Lynx High School Football team is getting ready to kickoff the 2016 season.

ERHS students stage sit-in to protest proposed budget cuts  Alaskastar

About 600 Eagle River High School students attended a sit-in by walking out of class on March 2 to protest proposed budget cuts that would eliminate a pair of ...

Anchorage educator named Alaska Teacher of the Year  Anchorage Press

Meet Ben Walker, your 2018 Alaska Teacher of the Year.

Alaska updates vaccine guidelines as mumps outbreak swells with over 200 cases  Alaska Dispatch News

The state health department is allowing residents who would like to get a third dose of the vaccine to do so.

3 ways to vote on the last day of the Anchorage mail-in election

Though mailers went out weeks ago and voters in Anchorage have had ample time to cast their votes, as of election day, April 3, many still have not done so.

Transgender equality discussion takes center stage at state track meet

ANCHORAGE (KTUU) It's a controversial conversation happening all over the country -- Should students who were born as one sex and identify with another be ...

Wyffels-Gasperlin  Alexandria Echo Press

Wyffels-Gasperlin. Jenna M. Wyffels and Jack R. Gasperlin are excited to announce their engagement to be married. Jenna is the daughter of Richard and ...

Man dies after shooting in downtown Anchorage early on New Year’s Day  Alaska Dispatch News

Anchorage police say Timothy Smith, 39, was shot multiple times just after midnight near the Avenue Bar. They're looking for information about a silver Chevy ...

UPDATED: Learn more about the 2 Alaskans slain in Las Vegas shootings

Two Alaskans -- a 35-year-old commercial fisherman celebrating a fantastic salmon season and a beloved stay-at-home mother who loved the Alaska Aces ...

Co-chairs named for inaugural celebration  Must Read Alaska

Cynthia Henry and Rina Salazar will co-chair the inaugural celebrations for Gov.-elect Mike Dunleavy and Lt.-Gov.-elect Kevin Meyer. The inauguration will take ...

After midnight, Anchorage's first murder of the year  Must Read Alaska

Mayor Ethan Berkowitz might have had it right all along: The city is perfectly safe, so long as you don't go out after midnight or are not involved with the ...

Movers and Shakers for Oct. 22

William “Bill” D. Falsey will step into the role of municipal manager for the Municipality of Anchorage effective Nov. 1. Mike Abbott, who has served as municipal ...

MaxPreps/AVCA Players of the Week for October 29, 2018  MaxPreps

MaxPreps News - America's Source for High School Sports and the leading volleyball organization team up to honor the nation's best. (Week of 10/29-11/4)

2017 Halloween festivities in Southcentral

Halloween is not until Tuesday, Oct. 31. But many of Southcentral's events are kicking off early. Here's a list of community events that you do not want to miss out ...

Two Alaskans win Div. III National Championships

Juneau's Kenny Fox and Anchorage's Tyler Andrews won NCAA Division III national championship this March.

AK: Hockey Homecoming  Alaska Public Radio Network

Download Audio. Tanner Sorenson is flying around the ice at Anchorage's Bonnie Cusack's Outdoor Rinks, moving with a well-practiced stride that has been ...

Man shot twice near Spenard after reportedly refusing to hand over his phone

One man is in the hospital for multiple gunshot wounds, following a robbery attempt in West Anchorage. The man was shot in the leg and torso, after reportedly ...

Eagle River Robotics Team Rank High at State Qualifier Tournament  Echo News

Eagle River High School First Tech Challenge teams competed this weekend in a 20-team qualifier tournament at ERHS.

Shrinking news

UPDATE: This story has been updated to include the reported departure of high-profile KTVA commentator John. KTVA 11 news – “The Voice of Alaska” – is ...

Grads earn scholarships, keep playing  Alaskastar

Jordan currently holds the CHS record for the 1600 with a time of 4.15.499 seconds. It is a record he set on May 30, 2015. PHOTO BY AMY ARMSTRONG FOR ...

MaxPreps/AVCA Players of the Week for September 3, 2018  MaxPreps

MaxPreps News - America's Source for High School Sports and the leading volleyball organization team up to honor the nation's best. (Week of 9/3-9/9)

9 Valley players to partcipate in senior all-star game  Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman

WASILLA — For the last five years, the Alaska Association of Basketball Coaches has hosted its annual senior all-star game, a collaboration of the state's top ...

All-star basketball  Cordova Times

These photos are from Alaska Association of Basketball Coaches (AABC) All-Star weekend event. The All-Star game took place at Wells Fargo Complex on UAA ...

UPDATE: Police identify fatal stabbing victim on 4th and Karluk; KTUU spoke to his sister

Anchorage police have identified a fatal stabbing victim as Dennis Heimdahl. KTUU spoke to his sister about who he was and how this could have happened.

After a daughter's fatal fall from a downtown building, a mother searches for answers  Alaska Dispatch News

On June 18, Josephine Goodman got off work early from her job as a massage therapist at a downtown Anchorage day spa. A summer solstice festival had ...

Alaska-Anchorage Reaches Interview Stage  College Hockey News

David Carle, Kris Mayotte and Cam Ellsworth are interviewing this week.

APD: Man taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries after shooting

Anchorage Police are reporting a shooting at the 6000 block of the Old Seward Highway. The victim was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Chugiak girls track and field team wins second straight region title  Alaskastar

Eagle River's Peyton Young rounds a corner during the girls 1,600 meter race at the Region IV Track and Field Championships at Dimond High on Saturday, ...

Local percussion camp a hit with Alaska's youth  Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman

If the growth of Dr. Meggie Aube's percussion camp is any indication, the Mat-Su will soon be booming with students marching to the beat of their own drums.

Wolves, Mustangs nab swimming and diving wins at regionals  Alaskastar

JASON COOMBS, For the Chugiak-Eagle River Star Chugiak and Eagle River high schools boasted several athletes who had success in the pool and off the ...

SMART SPIKER: Chugiak's Smith signs to play volleyball at Milwaukee School of Engineering  Alaskastar

Chugiak High School volleyball player Bekah Smith signed a National Letter of Intent to play college volleyball next season at the Milwaukee School of ...

Raiders Face Petersburg In 1st Round Of State Volleyball Competition  KUCB

Hoping to build off an undefeated regular season, the Unalaska Raiders are headed to the 2A Volleyball State Championships this week. The girls' varsity.

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