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ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Blockbuster not yet selling Russell Crowe’s jockstrap

ANCHORAGE, Alaska  — Everything in the closing Blockbuster video stores in Alaska is for sale, except the celebrity jockstrap. The Anchorage store is not yet selling the jockstrap worn by Russell Crowe in the 2005 movie “Cinderella Man” and other memorabilia previously owned by the actor, KTUU-TV reported . The stores in Anchorage and Fairbanks, … Continue reading ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Blockbuster not yet selling Russell Crowe’s jockstrap

ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Blockbusters in Alaska set to close; 1 store left in US,

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Alaska’s last two Blockbuster video stores are calling it quits, leaving just one store open in the U.S. The stores in Anchorage and Fairbanks will close for rentals after Sunday night and reopen Tuesday for video liquidation sales through the end of August, said Kevin Daymude, general manager of Blockbuster Alaska. “It’s … Continue reading ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Blockbusters in Alaska set to close; 1 store left in US,

Alaska News: Anchorage, Group Sentenced for Roles in Anchorage Mail Theft Ring

Anchorage, Alaska – U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder announced that six Anchorage residents have been sentenced for their roles in a local mail theft ring.  The two lead defendants were sentenced this week, and were the last of six defendants to be sentenced in this case. Sara James, 31, was sentenced yesterday to serve 42 months … Continue reading Alaska News: Anchorage, Group Sentenced for Roles in Anchorage Mail Theft Ring

ANCHORAGE, Alaska | US says no softening in stand as envoy heads to North Korea

ANCHORAGE, Alaska  — The State Department pushed back Thursday against suggestions the Trump administration has softened its stance on North Korea as the top U.S. diplomat traveled to Pyongyang for crucial nuclear talks and the president reiterated his belief that Kim Jong Un is sincere about changing his country. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is … Continue reading ANCHORAGE, Alaska | US says no softening in stand as envoy heads to North Korea

ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Alaska city honors Guardsmen killed in crash after ’64 quake

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A month after the second most powerful earthquake ever was recorded, the Alaska port community of Valdez remained in ruins. A hulking Alaska National Guard cargo plane’s mission April 25, 1964, was to deliver Gov. William Egan to oversee efforts to rebuild the town on a new site after the magnitude … Continue reading ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Alaska city honors Guardsmen killed in crash after ’64 quake

ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Alaska city honors Guardsmen killed in crash after ’64 quake

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A month after the second-largest earthquake ever devastated the community of Valdez (val-DEEZ’), Alaska, losses continued to mount. The town had to be rebuilt, and an Alaska Air National Guard airplane delivered Alaska Gov. William Egan (EE’-gun) and a team of surveyors to the port community on Alaska’s southern coast on … Continue reading ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Alaska city honors Guardsmen killed in crash after ’64 quake

ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Bloody but forgotten WWII battle still haunts soldiers

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — William Roy Dover’s memory of the World War II battle is as sharp as it was 75 years ago, even though it’s been long forgotten by most everyone else. His first sergeant rousted him from his pup tent around 2 a.m. when word came the Japanese were attacking and had maybe even … Continue reading ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Bloody but forgotten WWII battle still haunts soldiers

ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Soldiers recall carnage of Alaska WWII battle 75 years later

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — William Roy Dover’s memory of the World War II battle is as sharp as it was 75 years ago, even though it’s been long forgotten by most everyone else. His first sergeant rousted him from his pup tent around 2 a.m. when word came the Japanese were attacking and had maybe even … Continue reading ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Soldiers recall carnage of Alaska WWII battle 75 years later