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.
Man sentenced in 2013 DUI death
by KTVA CBS 11 News on Dec 19, 12:24
A 24-year-old man was sentenced to 18 years in prison Friday for killing a 20-year-old woman while driving drunk in 2013. While driving north on Boniface Parkway near DeBarr Road in June 2013, Lane Douglas Wyatt ran a red light and slammed into a car driven by Citari Townes-Sweatt. Townes-Sweatt, the driver, was killed in the collision. […]
Noble Drilling reps plead guilty to 8 felony counts
by Lauren Maxwell on Dec 19, 10:08
Representatives from Noble Drilling U.S. LLC, which operated a drill ship in the Arctic, pleaded guilty to eight felony counts in Anchorage federal court Friday morning. As part of a plea agreement with the federal government, the company admitted breaking both environmental and maritime laws when it worked as a contractor for Shell while drilling for oil […]
Sound, light sculpture a tribute to Anchorage’s past and future
by Hope Miller, Megan Mazurek on Dec 19, 9:56
A group of local artists is lighting up the darkest days of winter. More than a year in the making, The Light Brigade’s large-scale sound and light sculpture in downtown’s popular Elderberry Park is near completion. The piece, called “Follow the Light,” includes more than 50,000 LED lights and roughly 850 individually lit fiber optic […]
FBI: North Korean government behind Sony Pictures hack
by Jake Miller / CBS News on Dec 19, 9:46
The FBI formally blamed North Korea for the recent cyberattack on Sony Pictures Entertainment in a statement released Friday, saying the bureau “now has enough information to conclude that the North Korean government is responsible for these actions.” The FBI said it based its conclusion, in part, on similarities between “the infrastructure used in this […]
Walker considers delay in legal marijuana sales
by Associated Press on Dec 19, 9:30
Alaska Gov. Bill Walker says he’s considering a 90-day delay in implementing legal marijuana sales. Alaska voters in November approved legalizing recreational use of marijuana. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (http://bit.ly/1xtQicb) reports Walker told the Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce he’s exploring a delay in the part of the measure that allows for commercial sales. The ballot […]
Meet Chloe, this week’s Daybreak Adopt-A-Pet
by Daybreak Staff on Dec 19, 9:23
She’s a great companion in search of a friend. Daybreak’s Adopt-A-Pet is Chloe, a 4-year-old yellow lab full of smiles and affection for everyone she meets. She has possible hip dysplasia, but don’t let that fool you. Chloe is active, energetic and loves to go on walks. “Instead of hikes, maybe just some good long […]
Daybreak weather, Dec. 19
by Brett Shepard on Dec 19, 7:43
Mostly to partly cloudy skies today with a few rain and snow showers for the Prince William Sound and eastern Kenai Peninsula. In the Southeast skies will remain gray with some rain showers. In the Interior skies will be mostly sunny for most of the region. On the North Slopes skies will be mostly cloudy […]
Canadian ‘Ghost barge’ drifts 500 miles across Arctic Ocean
by Rhonda McBride on Dec 19, 7:20
After a barge was cut loose from a tug during a severe October storm north of Canada, it was dubbed the “ghost barge,” because no one was on it. But somehow it managed to travel 500 miles and remain intact. The Marine Exchange of Alaska, which tracks shipping in the Bering Sea, says it recently […]