Salmon fishing in Parks Highway streams is still fair.
Lake fishing for Pike is good.
Lake fishing for trout is good.
Halibut fishing is good out near Montague Island, weather permitting.
Salmon are starting to show at Pony Cove and Cheval Island.
King Salmon fishing is fair inside Resurrection Bay.
Early run coho salmon and late king salmon are beginning to arrive at the Nick Dudiak Lagoon.
Halibut fishing is good.
Sockeye salmon mixed with pink salmon are arriving into Tutka Bay Lagoon.
Barren, Chugach and Elizabeth Islands are good for lingcod and rockfish.
Halibut fishing is good near Montague Island and entrances to Prince William Sound.
Rockfishing is good.
Eshamy Creek remains slow for sockeye.
Kenai River is slow for rainbows and dollies, with the second run of reds starting.
Russian River is fair for rainbows and ok for reds.
King salmon fishing is limited to baitless, barbless, single-hook artificial lures between the mouth of the Kenai River and a regulatory marker 300 yard downstream of Slikok Creek from July 19-31.
Anchorage police: 14-year-old girl missing; last seen at Central Middle
by KTVA CBS 11 News on Jan 27, 18:56
Anchorage police are asking for the public’s help locating a missing 14-year-old girl who they say is vulnerable. Tika Simone Hawkins was last seen Tuesday morning when family dropped her off at Central Middle School. She did not report to any of her classes, according to a statement from the Anchorage Police Department. She is described as […]
Juneau committee approves waste management option in lieu of shipping waste
by Shannon Kemp on Jan 27, 18:33
The city of Juneau has had a waste management issue for more than four years now. The city’s sewage sludge incinerator — used to burn solidified waste — broke down in 2010. The Assembly Committee of the Whole has approved at least one option to deal with the problem. Currently, Juneau’s water waste is solidified into […]
In Spenard, Celestial Sweets moves into former Sugar Spoon location
by Heather Hintze on Jan 27, 16:00
A popular Spenard bakery has a new owner and a new name. Celestial Sweets Boutique moved into the old Sugar Spoon location at the intersection of Spenard Road and 26th Avenue at the end of November. Owner Liz Madsen worked as a pastry chef at Kinley’s Restaurant and Bar for about three years. She says […]
Wisconsin plane heading to Alaska crashes, killing 1
by KTVA CBS 11 News on Jan 27, 12:40
A plane heading to Alaska has crashed, leaving one man dead and two injured, according to Wisconsin officials. The Clark Country Sheriff’s office was notified of the crash around 10:43 a.m. Monday, along Center Road in Hoard, Wisconsin, after two 911 calls were made, one by the pilot. The pilot, 27-year-old Mark Siegwart of Hammond, […]
4 rockets launched into northern lights to study turbulence
by Associated Press on Jan 27, 11:21
Four NASA soundings rockets were launched within a half hour into the northern lights in an effort to better understand and visualize turbulent air currents in the upper atmosphere. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports (http://is.gd/NTxf0H) the rockets appeared to have produced data in the early Monday morning launches near Fairbanks. The launches into the active […]
Bergdahl decision expected in days
by CNN on Jan 27, 11:14
The Army is expected to decide in the coming days how to proceed with disciplinary action against Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the soldier who left his post in Afghanistan, and was captured and held by the Taliban for years before being exchanged last year for five detainees from Guantanamo Bay, but Pentagon officials are insisting no decision […]
Obama places parts of Beaufort, Chukchi seas off-limits for future oil and gas leasing
by Hope Miller on Jan 27, 8:42
The Obama administration is placing parts of the Beaufort and Chukchi seas off-limits from consideration for future oil and gas leasing, citing the need to protect areas critical for subsistence use by Alaska Natives. The Tuesday announcement comes as the administration is also proposing to open up a broad area of the Atlantic Coast for […]
Pick.Click.Give. hits $1 million mark
by Lauren Maxwell on Jan 27, 8:11
Alaskans are proving generous with their Permanent Fund Dividend checks. The people who run the Pick.Click.Give. program say they hit the $1 million mark over the weekend. Program Manager Heather Beaty said the money was raised in a record amount of time. The average donation is right around the $100 level, but even people who […]