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.
APD: Motorcyclist’s death likely due to distracted driving
by KTVA CBS 11 News on May 29, 17:57
The Anchorage Police Department says a motorcyclist was killed in a single vehicle crash that was caused by a brief moment of distraction. APD responded to the scene of the crash near the intersection of Breezewood Drive and Klamath Drive at 2:41 p.m., involving an adult male. Witnesses told police a shopping bag slid off […]
Bethel police locate man in video, say he’s material witness
by Daysha Eaton / KYUK Radio on May 29, 17:26
This story originates from KYUK Public Media and was published with permission. BETHEL – The Bethel Police Department has issued a statement saying they’ve located the person of interest in the video they released yesterday. The video was taken in the AC Quick Stop store apartments and was related to the homicide of Eunice Whitman. Whitman was […]
Alaska DOT to receive $2M in emergency relief funds for Dalton Highway repairs
by KTVA CBS 11 News on May 29, 16:41
The U.S. Secretary of Transportation announced Friday the availability of $2 million in emergency relief funds to help the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities repair the Dalton Highway after flooding damaged the road. Overflow from the Sagavanirktok (Sag) River began affecting the highway in March, forcing several closures along the route north. Gov. […]
Obama signs trafficking bill that held up Lynch confirmation
by Associated Press on May 29, 16:34
President Barack Obama has signed human trafficking legislation that provoked weeks of partisan dissent in the Senate and held up Loretta Lynch’s confirmation for attorney general. The legislation expands law enforcement tools to target sex traffickers, creates a new fund to help victims, and defines child pornography production as a form of trafficking. The House […]
Dormant Healy coal plant comes back to life
by Associated Press on May 29, 16:23
A long-dormant coal fire plant in Healy came back to life Thursday. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports the Healy Clean Coal Project was started for the first time since 1999. The 50-megawatt plant has been undergoing renovations for the last 18 months since Golden Valley Electric Association purchased the plant. It was built in the […]
Gov. Bill Walker’s administration instituted a hiring freeze across most departments Friday, while lawmakers met behind closed doors in Anchorage in hopes of brokering an end to a long-running budget impasse. The freeze, instituted pending a budget deal, took effect days before notices could be sent to state employees warning of possible layoffs if a […]
In Alaska, inmate health care costs continue to climb
by Hope Miller on May 29, 12:04
Alaska’s inmate population has grown and aged in recent years, a period that has also seen a sharp spike in inmate health care costs for the state. In fiscal year 2002, the state spent $17.6 million on inmate health care, which includes behavioral and physical health care expenditures. By fiscal year 2014, that number had […]
Land use permits allowing extensive mineral exploration at the site of the proposed Pebble Mine were issued without proper public notice, according to the Alaska Supreme Court. The Friday court decision is the latest development in an ongoing suit against the Alaska Department of Natural Resources and the Pebble Limited Partnership. Nunamta Aulukestai — a coalition […]