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 Federation of Natives Convention Day 2: Courting the Native vote
by Rhonda McBride on Oct 24, 23:31
Candidates have traditionally courted the Alaska Native vote at the Alaska Federation of Natives convention. But this election-season ritual has reached a fever pitch this year. Some of that could be due to the formation of the Unity ticket; the merged campaigns of Bill Walker, who was running as an independent candidate for governor, and […]
Steese Highway collision kills 1
by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 24, 23:00
One person is dead and another injured following a head-on crash outside Fairbanks Friday night, Alaska State Troopers said. The collision on the Steese Highway near Hagelbarger Avenue was reported to troopers in Fairbanks just before 7:15 p.m., according to an AST dispatch. One person was seriously injured and later succumbed to their injuries, troopers […]
South Anchorage crash injures 1, temporarily closes highway
by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 24, 22:15
Both lanes of the Seward Highway were closed for more than two hours Friday evening following a two-vehicle collision that left one person hospitalized. According to the Anchorage Police Department, the crash happened just after 5:30 p.m. near the highway’s intersection with O’Malley Road. A vehicle heading north crossed the median and hit another vehicle […]
Evening News weather, Oct. 24
by KTVA Weather on Oct 24, 19:58
Dam expansion increases Sitka’s power production
by Heather Hintze on Oct 24, 19:44
The Blue Lake Project in Sitka is set to dramatically increase the production of hydroelectricity for the city. Five miles out of town, up a one-lane dirt road, tucked into the mountains, construction crews work on the expansion in the windy canyon. The project is so massive it takes Alaska’s largest, 600-ton crane to make […]
Anchorage mom loses boxing match, still wins big
by Lauren Maxwell on Oct 24, 19:18
Maria Edwards had never boxed before she got in the ring Thursday night at the Egan Center. But she had a good reason for taking part in Anchorage’s Thursday Night Fights: She was trying to earn enough cash to afford gymnastic lessons for her 3-year-old son. Edwards had her eye on the prize money, $50 […]
Complaints lead to towing ordinance update
by Bonney Bowman on Oct 24, 18:46
Anchorage residents who are angry over inconsistent and often exorbitant towing fees may soon see some relief. The Anchorage Assembly discussed a proposed amendment to the municipal towing ordinance Friday. The amendment would cap the price of non-consensual tows, such as when cars are towed from private lots, at $225. It also prevents towing companies from […]
Assembly debates software program audit
by Bonney Bowman on Oct 24, 18:06
Anchorage Assembly members met Friday to discuss how to best move forward with the municipality’s troubled software overhaul. Members debated conducting an independent audit of the SAP program, which is designed to automate many aspects of government, including payroll. But the program is three years overdue and more than $20 million over budget. Assembly members […]