Streams are blown out from recent rains. Should be good in two-three days.
Deshka and the Tailrace are OK for kings.
Little Susitna River is closed.
Kenai River is slow to fair for trout and red salmon.
Russian River reds are in and trout are OK.
Few silver salmon are there. Not in yet.
Big halibut are being caught.
Rockfishing is great.
July 1 is lingcod opener.
Limits on halibut.
King salmon fishing is good.
Rockfishing is good.
Halibut, rockfish and reds are all good.
Reports are tremendous if the weather is good.
Alaska House, Senate negotiators reach agreement on budget
by Associated Press on Apr 25, 23:13
House and Senate negotiators have reached agreement on a state operating budget, and proposed a way to fund government through the end of this fiscal year without potentially having to draw from the constitutional budget reserve fund. The committee proposed using $1.1 billion in forward-funding for education for the fiscal year beginning July 1, to […]
Nepali community in Anchorage hit hard by news of earthquake
by Sierra Starks on Apr 25, 23:09
After hearing about the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal near the country’s capital, Jeet Tamang was relieved to finally be able to talk to his family Saturday. “The whole world is trying to call over there,” said Tamang. “And it’s really hard to get through.” The death toll from the devastating Nepal quake now stands […]
Iditarod musher Steve Watkins safe, was climbing Everest during Nepal earthquake
by KTVA Sports on Apr 25, 20:22
Army veteran and 2015 Iditarod rookie Steve Watkins was unharmed, as of Saturday afternoon, less than 24 hours after a 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit Nepal. The epicenter of the quake was 130 miles from Mount Everest, where Watkins was in the process of climbing to the summit. According to his girlfriend, Joy Chairusmi, Watkins was at camp […]
How Alaska can benefit from US taking chair of Arctic Council
by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 25, 11:56
The University of Alaska Anchorage hosted a live-stream presentation Friday as the U.S. took over the chairmanship of the Arctic Council, a group of eight nations with Arctic territory and six indigenous Arctic organizations. The goal is to encourage cooperation to protect the Arctic environment while ensuring responsible development. Between retreating sea ice, warming temperatures, shipping, […]
Nepal quake: More than 1K dead, history crumbles, Everest shaken
by CNN / AP on Apr 25, 10:33
A top Nepalese police official says at least 1,130 people are confirmed dead following a powerful earthquake that struck the densely populated Kathmandu Valley. The quake, with a preliminary magnitude of 7.8, shook four other countries in addition to Nepal. Aftershocks continued to ripple through the region for hours. An avalanche swept across Mount […]
More Alaska National Guard emails released
by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 24, 21:12
The state released thousands of emails related to the Alaska National Guard scandal late Friday afternoon. It’s been more than 5 months since they’ve handed over any of the information they were ordered to give the media last year. In October, a judge ruled that then-Gov. Sean Parnell’s office must provide any correspondence that relates […]
Thomas Wins 31st Bill MacKay Athlete of the Year
by Dave Goldman on Apr 24, 20:42
The junior ran away with it. It’s been said many times in Cody Thomas’s illustrious career. It also described his path on Friday night as the 2014-15 Bill MacKay Athlete of the Year. The New Zealander claimed the honor at the University of Alaska Anchorage’s athletic banquet at the Lucy Cuddy Center. Thomas’ list of accomplishments not only set the […]
Evening News Weather, April 24
by KTVA Weather on Apr 24, 20:40
Kenai Peninsula/Prince William Sound Mostly cloudy skies for southern areas of the Kenai. Most of the area with some rain showers in the mountains, south of Clam Gulch, and on the east side of the Kenai. Southeast Expect lots of sunshine for northern and central areas with more clouds and a chance for afternoon […]