Ship Creek and Bird Creek are good for silvers and pinks.
Streams are good (check regulations).
Lakes are good.
Streams in good shape. Silvers, chums, pinks and rainbows good.
Deshka, Susitna, other rivers and sloughs are good.
Clear Creek good for silvers and trout.
Sockeyes still around.
Silvers showing up.
Trout and Dolly Varden picking up.
Halibut are fantastic.
Silvers and kings are great.
Rockfish are solid; lingcod are iffy.
Bay fishing due to wind.
Limits of silvers.
Wind kept boats at the dock.
JBER soldiers train in bomb disposal
by Bonney Bowman on Oct 22, 20:27
Soldiers at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson conducted improvised explosive device (IED) training today, reminiscent of a scene from the movie “The Hurt Locker.” Members of the 716th Explosive Ordinance Disposal Company are keeping their skills sharp. In the exercise, the unit’s explosives robot has malfunctioned, so a soldier dons the blast suit and goes in to check out an IED. […]
Sitka family turns home brews into booming business
by Heather Hintze on Oct 22, 18:05
It’s 5 p.m. on a Friday in Sitka and Baranof Island Brewing Company‘s tasting room is packed. Residents are lined up out the door to get a taste of the brewery’s new Pumpkin Ale. The brewing company’s owners say business has come along way in just three years. “It’s been an overwhelming response,” said owner Rick […]
Pebble Partnership sues EPA again
by Sierra Starks, Hope Miller on Oct 22, 17:19
The Pebble Partnership is again suing the Environmental Protection Agency, this time saying that the agency has been secretly meeting with environmentalists in an attempt to undermine the Pebble Mine Project. In a complaint filed Oct. 14, Pebble is requesting that the EPA produce documents that were “improperly withheld” after a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) […]
2 dead in shooting attack at Canada’s Parliament
by CNN / AP on Oct 22, 12:08
A Canadian soldier standing guard at a war memorial in the country’s capital was shot to death Wednesday, and heavy gunfire then erupted inside Parliament. One gunman was killed, and police said they were hunting for as many as two others. The bloodshed immediately raised the specter of a coordinated terrorist attack, with Canada already […]
Video game with Alaska Native storyline unveiled in Anchorage
by Hope Miller on Oct 22, 12:03
The first of its kind, a video game rooted in Alaska Native culture is set for release next month. Never Alone (Kisima Ingitchuna) is a one- to two-player puzzle-platform game. Set in the harsh and beautiful northern Arctic, it follows a girl named Nuna and her Arctic fox companion as they try to figure out what’s causing […]
Anchorage police: 11-year-old runaways found safe
by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 22, 11:12
UPDATE: The two 11-year-old girls who ran away from an Anchorage middle school Tuesday morning have been found safe, says APD spokeswoman Anita Shell. Original story: Authorities are searching for two 11-year-old girls who ran away from an Anchorage middle school Tuesday morning, according to the Anchorage Police Department. Early Wednesday morning, APD was notified that Katelynn […]
US Rep. Don Young apologizes after suicide comment
by Associated Press on Oct 22, 10:22
U.S. Rep. Don Young has apologized after telling students at a high school where a child recently committed suicide that people kill themselves when there’s a lack of support from family and friends. Wasilla High School Principal Amy Spargo says students and adults at the assembly took offense because it was as if they were […]
Fairbanks schools won’t suspend recruitment
by Associated Press on Oct 22, 8:24
Administrators in the Anchorage and Matanuska-Susitna school districts have suspended military recruiting at schools after allegations of sexual advances by recruiters but officials in Fairbanks say they have no plans to limit visits. Fairbanks school board President Heidi Haas tells the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (http://bit.ly/1DAFNUl) she’s not concerned about problems with recruiters at district schools. […]