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.
Kotzebue to Obama: Paglagiptigin (We welcome you)
by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 01, 23:58
When President Barack Obama touches down in Kotzebue late Wednesday afternoon, he’ll be greeted by more than 2,000 American flags — placed around town in preparation for his arrival. Later in the day, the president is scheduled to speak at the school in Kotzebue. Afterward, he will get a tour of the Kotzebue Shore Avenue […]
Medicaid expansion program begins accepting applications
by Jacquie Slater on Sep 01, 23:39
It’s a day that’s been months in the making: On Tuesday, Gov. Bill Walker’s Medicaid expansion program began accepting applications. With the official rollout, more than 20,000 Alaskans who previously did not qualify for Medicaid coverage became eligible. Officials say the expanded Medicaid program will cater to mostly single adults, ages 19 to 64, who […]
Man recently rescued from sinking canoe reported missing by family
by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 01, 23:27
A 55-year-old man who was recently rescued from his sinking canoe has been reported missing by his family, U.S. Coast Guard officials say. Bruce Gronewald was last seen by his family as he departed on a kayaking trip on Monday night around 9 p.m. When he did not return, a family member contacted authorities to report his […]
Dillingham waiting to welcome Obama to ‘salmon country’
by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 01, 23:26
Verner Wilson says anticipation is high as the community waits for President Barack Obama, who is scheduled to arrive on Wednesday. “We’ve been making welcome signs all day,” said Wilson, who is originally from Dillingham. “We are ready to welcome him to salmon country.” There are many environmental issues that the community is concerned about, […]
Evening News Weather, Sept. 1
by KTVA Weather on Sep 01, 22:11
Kenai Peninsula/Prince William Sound Building high pressure will mean sunny skies and cold mornings for the next day. With all the sunshine we’ll warm from the 30s to the upper 50s and around 60 on wednesday. Southeast Will be partly cloudy on Wednesday. Interior/North Slope The interior will have mostly sunny skies a ridge […]
Mall at Sears Carrs to close
by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 01, 20:11
The Carrs in the midtown Mall at Sears will close this month, a spokesperson says. The last day of operations will be Sept. 12, according to spokesperson Tairsa Worman. The grocery store is closing because it is underperforming, she says. Worman says she does not know what, if anything, will move into the space. An email […]
1st day of school in brand new building for Anchorage’s Rilke Schule students
by Liz Raines on Sep 01, 19:58
Tuesday, Sept. 1, was the first day of school for students at Rilke Schule German School of Arts and Sciences – and also their first classes in the school’s brand new building. The German immersion school’s founders say they’ve grown to have a student body of nearly 500 students and simply didn’t have enough space. Last year, […]
Anchorage mayor announces rollout of energy-efficient LED streetlights
by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 01, 18:49
At Monday’s Conference on Global Leadership in the Arctic: Cooperation, Innovation, Engagement and Resilience (GLACIER), Mayor Ethan Berkowitz announced his plans to install LED lighting along the municipality’s streets in an effort to make Anchorage more energy efficient. Berkowitz has already tasked the muni’s Municipal Maintenance and Operations Department with compiling an inventory of Anchorage’s lighting […]