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.
NTSB works to improve safety in Alaska skies
by Dave Leval on Dec 18, 22:51
The National Transportation Safety Board has several new investigators to find out what causes plane crashes in Alaska: There are now four in the Anchorage office after the agency recently added two new people. The two additions include the first female investigator in the state, Millicent Hoidal. “It shouldn’t be a surprise,” Hoidal said. “I […]
Get Out: Brett takes a phat ride on a fat ride
by Brett Shepard on Dec 18, 22:25
It’s been a bleak winter for snow lovers like myself, but that’s not stopping me from getting out. This week I took part in one of the fastest growing sports in Anchorage. “Everyone has a fat bike now. Anchorage is the mecca of fat biking, so it’s great,” said Will Ross, race director of the Abominable […]
Evening News weather, Dec. 18
by on Dec 18, 22:01
Kenai Peninsula and Prince William Sound Mostly cloudy skies with some mountain snow and in the eastern Prince William Sound. Southeast Rain towards the south with rain and snow further north. Interior and North Slope Skies will be partly cloudy. On the North Slope skies will be cloudy with scattered snow showers. Mat-Su Valley Mostly […]
Early homecoming brings Christmas surprise for Anchorage third grader
by Heather Hintze on Dec 18, 22:00
Sounds of Christmas cheer floated through the hallways at O’Malley Elementary School Thursday morning. The students from Renee Hughes’ third grade class, including 8-year-old Emory Fedd, thought the news cameras were there to hear them sing carols. Instead we were waiting for his mom, Capt. Katrina Fedd, home from deployment in Korea. “It’s the holidays. […]
New fire station fills gaps in Mat-Su coverage
by Shannon Ballard on Dec 18, 21:21
There’s a brand new public safety building in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough. Central Mat-Su firefighters and EMS are packing up and moving in. Station 51 is the borough’s largest: It cost $8 million and has a lot of unique features, including a drive-in apparatus bay for ambulances and fire trucks, a central warehouse for stocking medical supplies and […]
Camp grows on sidewalk by Anchorage shelter
by Lauren Maxwell on Dec 18, 20:23
The death of an Anchorage woman in a tent across the street from the Brother Francis Shelter is shedding light on a growing problem — the number of people who camp on the sidewalk directly across the street. Dorothy Kinzie, 47, was found unresponsive in her tent last Saturday. The tent was pitched on the […]
TSA rules for smooth holiday travel
by Bonney Bowman on Dec 18, 19:19
People go through security at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport every day and every day, people get flagged at the checkpoint. It slows everything down and during the busy holiday season, that’s something the Transportation Security Administration wants to avoid. When it comes to liquids in carry-ons, the TSA prohibits anything larger than 3.4 ounces. Other prohibited […]
Laptop drive collects computers for foster kids
by KTVA CBS 11 News on Dec 18, 18:38
This holiday season, an Alaska group is stepping forward to help give local foster kids a leg up on their education. Facing Foster Care in Alaska — an organization comprised of youth and alumni of the state’s foster care system — recently launched its “Laptops 4 Foster Youth” drive, which aims to provide donated laptops […]