Air Quality and Visibility: How you can tell if the air is healthy

Air Quality and Visibility: How you can tell if the air is healthy

A good way to determine air quality is by judging visibility in the atmosphere.

Jeremy LaGoo
Allergy season: How weather impacts your symptoms

Allergy season: How weather impacts your symptoms

Weather affects the amount of allergens that make it into the air. Each season has a different set of ideal conditions to minimize the impact on allergy sufferers.

Jeremy LaGoo
Fire season: The dangers of spring wildfires

Fire season: The dangers of spring wildfires

Each year hundreds of thousands of acres burn across the state. The number one cause of fires is people, but mother nature also contributes.

Jeremy LaGoo
5 things you thought you knew about snow

5 things you thought you knew about snow

With spring on hold in Southcentral, let's take a look at common misconceptions and myths about snow.

Aaron Morrison
Why are spring snowflakes so big?

Why are spring snowflakes so big?

Spring snowfall is different from a winter storm, and a little science explains why.

Jeremy LaGoo
Belugas are back: How you can see them in Turnagain Arm

Belugas are back: How you can see them in Turnagain Arm

With the ice gone, beluga whales have returned to Turnagain Arm. The best viewing happens in the spring and fall; here are some pointers on how to watch them responsibly.

Jeremy LaGoo
Avalanche danger high as parade of storms targets Southcentral

Avalanche danger high as parade of storms targets Southcentral

Two to three feet of snow will fall on parts of the Kenai Peninsula by Friday, but all of that snow comes with a high risk of avalanches in the area.

Jeremy LaGoo
Does this week's fresh snow get us near normal snowpack?

Does this week's fresh snow get us near normal snowpack?

Does the snow from our latest storm get us back to where we need to be this time of year?

Jeremy LaGoo
Snow moon to appear again Tuesday evening

Snow moon to appear again Tuesday evening

The moon will appear bigger and brighter Tuesday evening than it will in the next 7 years

Jeremy LaGoo
El Niño advisory issued: What it means for Alaska

El Niño advisory issued: What it means for Alaska

The right conditions have come together indicating the presence of an El Niño that will likely last through the end of winter and into spring.

Jeremy LaGoo
How much snow fell across Southeast?

How much snow fell across Southeast?

The forecast called for foot of snow in parts of Southeast, but how much did it actually get?

Jeremy LaGoo
Aftershocks shake Southcentral Wednesday morning

Aftershocks shake Southcentral Wednesday morning

A pair of aftershocks shook Anchorage late Wednesday morning.

Jeremy LaGoo
2018: 2nd warmest year for Alaska, 4th for the planet

2018: 2nd warmest year for Alaska, 4th for the planet

Alaska experienced its second warmest year on record in 2018, continuing a long-running trend.

Jeremy LaGoo
Southeast under winter storm warning as snow starts to fall

Southeast under winter storm warning as snow starts to fall

Parts of Southeast Alaska could pick up a foot of snow this week as a major winter storm targets the region.

Jeremy LaGoo
Frost quakes: How the Lower 48 deep freeze is causing tiny explosions in the ground

Frost quakes: How the Lower 48 deep freeze is causing tiny explosions in the ground

Parts of the Lower 48 got so cold so fast that the ground is exploding.

Jeremy LaGoo
Why does hot water instantly turn into steam in subzero temps?

Why does hot water instantly turn into steam in subzero temps?

Meteorologist Jeremy LaGoo explains the science between the viral video phenomenon sweeping the Lower 48.

Jeremy LaGoo
Dangerously slippery roads start the workweek

Dangerously slippery roads start the workweek

A thin layer of snow blanketed the Anchorage metro early Monday morning, making for a slick commute. More snow is in the forecast.

Jeremy LaGoo
Avalanche advisory may cause delays along Turnagain Arm

Avalanche advisory may cause delays along Turnagain Arm

The Chugach National Forest Avalanche Information Center has issued an avalanche advisory for Turnagain Arm, according to a Friday advisory.

KTVA Web Staff
Why are the roads icy?

Why are the roads icy?

Freezing rain fell across the Anchorage metro early Friday morning, but temperatures stayed above freezing. Our recent cold is to blame.

Jeremy LaGoo
4.7 earthquake registered near Kasilof not an aftershock

4.7 earthquake registered near Kasilof not an aftershock

It occurred outside of the aftershock zone of the Nov. 30 earthquake. 

Jeremy LaGoo
Close to 100 aftershocks registered in Alaska at start of new year

Close to 100 aftershocks registered in Alaska at start of new year

Close to 100 aftershocks have already been registered in the state of Alaska just two days into the new year.

KTVA Web Staff
Warm, wet and windy weather raises avalanche danger

Warm, wet and windy weather raises avalanche danger

Hurricane force winds, heavy snow, and warm temperatures are making for heightened avalanche danger across Southcentral.

Melissa Frey
Winter weather advisories in effect for heavy snowfall

Winter weather advisories in effect for heavy snowfall

An area of low pressure is delivering another round of moderate to heavy snow across Southcentral Sunday afternoon through early Monday morning. 

Melissa Frey
High winds, heavy rain, then snow headed to Southcentral

High winds, heavy rain, then snow headed to Southcentral

A one-two punch of stormy weather is hitting Southcentral this weekend. 

Jeremy LaGoo & Melissa Frey
So, where's the snow?

So, where's the snow?

El Niño is in full effect and the impacts are noticeable here in Southcentral, just look outside.

Jeremy LaGoo
How did a Category 5 hurricane wipe an entire Hawaiian island off the map?

How did a Category 5 hurricane wipe an entire Hawaiian island off the map?

The island was uninhabited, but scientists are worried because it was a refuge for two of the most endangered animals in the world: the Hawaiian green sea turtle and the Hawaiian monk seal.

CNN News
Seward flood conditions are better, but more rain is on the way

Seward flood conditions are better, but more rain is on the way

Flooding continued in Seward for the third day in a row with little to no relief in sight.

Cassie Schirm
4.5 quake rattles Southcentral Alaska

4.5 quake rattles Southcentral Alaska

An earthquake briefly shook Southcentral Alaska and was felt in Anchorage Sunday evening.

Hurricane Maria lashes Puerto Rico with torrential rains

Hurricane Maria lashes Puerto Rico with torrential rains

Hurricane Maria continued to lash Puerto Rico with torrential rain as the storm moved toward the Dominican Republic, the National Hurricane Center said late Wednesday.

CBS News
Showers return for the work week

Showers return for the work week

An active weather pattern continues for the start of the work week.

Christina Campbell
Beautiful autumn weather for Sunday

Beautiful autumn weather for Sunday

A few more showers for this evening before we will begin to see clearing tomorrow. The main weather maker is moving southeast allowing for nicer sunbreaks to move in on Sunday.

Christina Campbell
Heavy rainfall recorded in Southeast Alaska

Heavy rainfall recorded in Southeast Alaska

The Ketchikan area has recorded 4-11" of rain since Monday.

24-hour daylight comes to an end today in Utqiagvik

24-hour daylight comes to an end today in Utqiagvik

After more than 80 days of continuous daylight, the sun finally set Wednesday in Utqiagvik, formerly known as Barrow.

Warmer-than-normal July temperatures recorded statewide in Alaska

Warmer-than-normal July temperatures recorded statewide in Alaska

Warmer-than-normal temperatures continued in much of Alaska for the month of July. According to the National Weather Service, the statewide temperature index has been warmer than normal for the majority of the last six weeks.

Alaska Fishing Report for Sept. 1, 2016

Alaska Fishing Report for Sept. 1, 2016

Anchorage Ship Creek silver salmon haven’t really shown up this year. Campbell Creek is doing a little bit better for those coho salmon. Try Bird Creek for pinks and chum. Mat-Su The Parks Highway valley streams have receded and are fishing good for trout. Fishing for silver salmon is poor. The lakes are great for […]
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Alaska Fishing Report for Aug. 25, 2016

Alaska Fishing Report for Aug. 25, 2016

Anchorage Silvers are still spotty at Ship Creek, where there are some pinks and chums to catch. Some silvers are being caught at Campbell Creek in the sections open for fishing. Jewell Lake was stocked this week with rainbow trout and they are biting now. Mat-su All the rivers and streams have high water and […]
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Alaska Fishing Report for Aug. 11, 2016

Alaska Fishing Report for Aug. 11, 2016

Anchorage A few silver salmon have been caught at Ship Creek. They are coming in with the tide. No limits have been reported yet. Lake fishing is getting better because of cooling created from the clouds and rain. Streams are high with the recent rains, but they are open for trout. Check the regulations to […]
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Alaska Fishing Report for Aug. 4, 2016

Alaska Fishing Report for Aug. 4, 2016

Anchorage A few silver salmon have been caught at Ship Creek. Lake fishing is good. Streams are open for trout. Make sure to check the regulations to see which areas are open and where it’s closed. Matanuska-Susitna Area Some pink and chum salmon have arrived at the Parks Highway and stream trout fishing is good […]
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Alaska Fishing Report for July 14, 2016

Alaska Fishing Report for July 14, 2016

Anchorage Ship Creek is now closed for king salmon fishing. Silvers should be arriving there in a few weeks. Lakes are fishing good, especially in the evening. Streams are open for trout — make sure to check the regulations to see which areas are open and which are closed. Matanuska-Susitna area Parks Highway streams are […]
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Alaska Fishing Report for July 7, 2016

Alaska Fishing Report for July 7, 2016

Anchorage King salmon fishing has slowed down on Ship Creek, but anglers are still catching them. Silvers aren’t happening yet on Ship Creek. Lake fishing is pretty good, the evenings are best. Bird Creek is closed until July 13th. Seward Halibut fishing is really good. Rockfishing is very good. Silvers are starting to arrive. King […]
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Alaska Fishing Report for June 30, 2016

Alaska Fishing Report for June 30, 2016

Anchorage King fishing is fair on Ship Creek. Lake fishing is ok, the mornings and evenings are best times to go. Bird Creek is closed until July 13. Seward Halibut fishing is good and they’re getting a lot of big fish. Rockfishing is really good. There are not a lot of silvers yet. King salmon […]
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Alaska Fishing Report for June 23, 2016

Alaska Fishing Report for June 23, 2016

Anchorage The king fishing is still great on Ship Creek. Lake fishing is OK — the evenings are best. Bird Creek is closed until July 13. Seward Halibut fishing is great and they’re getting a lot of big fish. The Seward Halibut Tournament is on and goes to the end of the month. Rockfishing is […]
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Alaska Fishing Report for June 16, 2016

Alaska Fishing Report for June 16, 2016

Anchorage The king fishing is great on Ship Creek The Slam’n Salm’n Derby continues until Sunday Lake fishing is heating up along with the water Seward Halibut fishing is very good and they’re getting a lot of big fish The Seward Halibut Tournament is on and goes to the end of the month Rockfishing is […]
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Alaska Fishing Report for Sept. 17, 2015

Alaska Fishing Report for Sept. 17, 2015

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Alaska Fishing Report for Sept. 10, 2015

Alaska Fishing Report for Sept. 10, 2015

Anchorage As the weather cools lakes continue to get better. Campbell Creek slowing for silvers — rain should help. Trout in area streams is good. Check the regulations. A few silvers still in Ship Creek below the dam. Mat-Su The bead and flesh bit is turning on for trout. Lakes are getting better each […]
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Alaska Fishing Report for Sept. 3, 2015

Alaska Fishing Report for Sept. 3, 2015

Anchorage Lakes are getting better with the cooling water. Campbell Creek is OK for silvers and trout. Some silvers in Ship Creek below the dam. Mat-Su Valley streams are getting better for trout. Lakes are cooling — that is good for fishing. Salmon runs are quickly winding down in the streams and rivers. […]
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Alaska Fishing Report for Aug. 27, 2015

Alaska Fishing Report for Aug. 27, 2015

Remember to check the regulations before you go fishing as they can and do change at any time. Anchorage Ship Creek continues to be fair and slowing down, but limits are still being caught during tidal transitional times. Sections of Campbell Creek are open for silver fishing but fishing has been slow. Rain should bring […]
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Alaska Fishing Report for Aug. 20, 2015

Alaska Fishing Report for Aug. 20, 2015

Remember to check the regulations before you go fishing as they can and do change at any time. Anchorage Ship Creek continues to be good for silver fishing during the tidal transitional times. Sections of Campbell Creek are open for silver fishing but fishing has been slow — rain should bring some new fish. Pink, […]
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Alaska Fishing Report for Aug. 13, 2015

Alaska Fishing Report for Aug. 13, 2015

Remember to check the regulations before you go fishing as they can and do change at any time. Anchorage People are reporting good numbers of silver salmon being caught in Ship Creek and Bird Creek — fish during the tidal transitional times. Pink, chum and an occasional silver salmon are also arriving to other Turnagain […]
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Alaska Fishing Report for Aug. 6, 2015

Alaska Fishing Report for Aug. 6, 2015

Correction: The video and original online story said the Little Su catch limit was 6 coho – the current limit is 3 coho, according to ADF&G. Please check regulations before heading out to fish. Anchorage Ship Creek has continued to be good for silver fishing during the tidal transitional times. Pink, chum and an occasional […]
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Alaska Fishing Report for July 30, 2015

Alaska Fishing Report for July 30, 2015

Anchorage Ship Creek has been good fishing for silvers during the tidal transitional times. See regulations to make sure you are in the section open to salmon fishing. Pink salmon are coming into Bird Creek in good numbers. Pink and chum are also arriving to Turnagain Arm streams. Lake fishing is good in Anchorage Bowl. […]
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Alaska Fishing Report for July 23, 2015

Alaska Fishing Report for July 23, 2015

Anchorage Silvers being caught in Ship Creek and Bird Creek. Don’t forget to check the tide level when planning your trip. Pink, chum, are also arriving to Turnagain Arm streams. Campbell Creek, Chester Creek, and portions of Ship Creek are open to trout fishing. Campbell Creek and Chester Creek have both been recently stocked with […]
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Alaska Fishing Report for July 16, 2015

Alaska Fishing Report for July 16, 2015

Anchorage Pink and chum salmon are arriving to Turnagain Arm streams. Bird Creek is open to salmon fishing except kings. Silvers are being caught in Ship Creek. All king salmon caught incidentally need to be released immediately. Remember to fish the tides. The Anchorage-area lakes have been stocked and fishing has been really good. Seward […]
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Alaska Fishing Report for July 9, 2015

Alaska Fishing Report for July 9, 2015

Anchorage Ship Creek is the only stream in the Anchorage area currently open to king salmon fishing, fishing is slow but a few nice few are still entering the creek. Campbell Creek and Chester Creek have both been recently stocked with rainbows. The Anchorage-area lakes have been stocked and fishing has been really good. The […]
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Alaska Fishing Report for July 2, 2015

Alaska Fishing Report for July 2, 2015

Today’s Fishing Report Recipes: Lime Chili Halibut Ingredients 2 teaspoons chili powder 2 teaspoons white sugar 2 teaspoons grated lime peel 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne) 4 halibut fillets 1 inch thick (about 1 1/4 lb) 2 teaspoons olive or canola oil Directions Heat gas or charcoal grill. In small bowl, mix chili powder, sugar, […]
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Alaska Fishing Report for June 25, 2015

Alaska Fishing Report for June 25, 2015

Anchorage Campbell Creek, Chester Creek and portions of Ship Creek are now open to trout fishing. A portion of Campbell Creek, on Saturday and Sunday, June 27 and 28, from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., will be open only to kids age 15 and younger to fish for king salmon. The Anchorage-area lakes have been […]
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Alaska Fishing Report for June 18, 2015

Alaska Fishing Report for June 18, 2015

Anchorage Ship Creek fishing is very good with more and more fish on every tide. The Ship Creek Slam’n Salm’n Derby ends June 22. Campbell Creek, Chester Creek, and portions of Ship Creek are now open to trout fishing. Campbell Creek and Chester Creek have both been stocked with rainbows. The Anchorage-area lakes have been […]
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Alaska Fishing Report for June 11, 2015

Alaska Fishing Report for June 11, 2015

Anchorage Ship Creek kings are coming in with every tide and fishing is picking up. Fishermen are reporting good catches with Vibrax and other lures as well as bait. When the water gets murky it is often good to use bait when allowed or switch to bright colored lures. The Anchorage-area lakes have been stocked […]
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Alaska Fishing Report for June 4, 2015

Alaska Fishing Report for June 4, 2015

Anchorage Fishing in Ship Creek is good. Fish the tides, large fish are being caught this year — a 47 pound fish Monday evening, and a 40 pound fish on Tuesday evening by Dave Hanson. Lake fishing is good for stocked fish. Fish are spreading out in the lakes and becoming pickier. Seward Halibut […]
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Alaska Fishing Report for May 28, 2015

Alaska Fishing Report for May 28, 2015

Alaska is famous for many things. And fishing is definitely one of them. In this week’s Fishing Report, Tony Weaver and I went to Little Campbell Lake in Kincaid Park looking for action. It didn’t take long to find it. Anchorage King fishing on Ship Creek is open from the mouth up to the […]
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Alaska Fishing Report for May 21, 2015

Alaska Fishing Report for May 21, 2015

In this week’s episode, Carlos and Emily get a refresher lesson on fly casting with expert fisherman Tony Weaver. Anchorage Ship Creek is the only stream in the Anchorage area currently open to king salmon fishing. Try fishing bait below the last bridge right as the tide starts to flood. Hooligan are being caught in […]
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Alaska Fishing Report for May 14, 2015

Alaska Fishing Report for May 14, 2015

Today we kick off KTVA’s Alaska Fishing Report with Carlos Faura and fly-fishing expert Tony Weaver. It’s the beginning of the season and time to get your gear ready to go. Did anything break last season that you forgot about? Is that line getting old and cracked? Those leaky waders need repair.? Now is the time […]
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Get Out: Arctic Orienteering Club

Get Out: Arctic Orienteering Club

With tools like GPS mapping, knowing how to read a map is becoming a lost art in this digital age. In this week’s Get Out, I caught up with the Arctic Orienteering Club, a group that makes the use of maps a fun adventure. Art Harmon with the Arctic Orienteering Club gives a great explanation […]
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Get Out: Dog Parks

Get Out: Dog Parks

You hear us talk about our dogs a lot on Daybreak. Obi, Isla and Einstein normally stay behind the scenes. But not this week. We took the trio outside for some fun in this week’s Get Out. University Lake is one of the most popular dog parks in Anchorage. A place you will often spot me, […]
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Get Out: Anchorage Golf Course

Get Out: Anchorage Golf Course

The snow is long gone in Anchorage and it looks and feels like spring has sprung. One of the sure signs that winter is over is when the golf courses open. Many of them are already open in Southcentral Alaska and in this week’s Get Out I worked on my swing. Thanks to our snow-free winter, golf […]
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Get Out: Alaska Unicycle Group

Get Out: Alaska Unicycle Group

For some people, cycling on something with two wheels is a good challenge. But for one group in Anchorage, they like to take it up a notch and travel the city on one wheel. In this week’s Get Out I give it a go on a unicycle. “The history of mountain unicycling starts in Alaska,” according […]
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Get Out: Ceili Dancing

Get Out: Ceili Dancing

St. Patrick’s Day may have come and gone, but traces of the Irish spirit are around Anchorage all year. Especially when it comes to dancing. A few weeks ago I put my best foot forward and tried contra dancing. Now I’m at Snow Goose Restaurant and Brewery for some traditional Irish dancing. “So this is ceili, […]
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Get Out: Anchorage Snowmobile Club

Get Out: Anchorage Snowmobile Club

The calendar may already say it’s spring, but if you are like me and can’t let go of winter, there is fun to be found even in this low-snow year. In this week’s Get Out, I found one spot where winter is holding on and you get to go along for the ride. The scenery, […]
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Get Out: Hilltop Ski Area

Get Out: Hilltop Ski Area

March is normally the best winter month in Alaska for sunshine and snow. We have the sunshine, but the snow has been in short supply. Because of the month’s reputation, I told my dad it would be a good time to visit. He was disappointed in the lack of snow, but I promised him we’d find it. […]
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Get Out: Fur Rondy carnival

Get Out: Fur Rondy carnival

In search of a thrill and a challenge, Brett Shepard heads to the Fur Rondy carnival to check out the rides and see if he can win big at some of the games.
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Get Out: Full Swing Golf

Get Out: Full Swing Golf

Our recent warm spell in Alaska has many catching spring fever, and the bug has caught up with me. In this week’s Get Out I found the perfect prescription for that fever as I went indoors to get ready for one popular summer activity. Spring fever has me thinking about golf. Maybe Pebble Beach in California or […]
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Get Out: Ice Fishing

Get Out: Ice Fishing

The snow has been pretty horrible this year in Anchorage, but the ice has been nice. With the weather heating up recently the fish have really started to bite at local lakes. The snow is disappearing quickly, but so far the ice on lakes is holding strong. “Right now we have 20 inches of ice out […]
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Get Out: Contra Dancing

Get Out: Contra Dancing

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. If you are looking for an idea, look no further than in this week’s Get Out. If dancing is something you would enjoy with that special someone I found just the spot to take them: contra dancing at Wendler Middle School. “Well, contra dancing is, the easiest way […]
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Get Out: Arctic Valley Ski Area Open

Get Out: Arctic Valley Ski Area Open

Skiers and snowboarders now have another spot to shred the gnar. Last weekend Arctic Valley Ski Area just outside Anchorage was finally able to open and I was there to hit the slopes. Traveling to the end of Arctic Valley Road is like taking a ride back in time. To a time when ski ticket prices […]
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Get Out: Learning to skate ski

Get Out: Learning to skate ski

“Mother Nature has smiled on us and we now have real snow and we’re also happy to have it back. You know winter has started again and here we go,” said Margaret Timmerman the recreation programmer with Anchorage Parks and Recreation Department. I always have my skis nearby and have made my way to Kincaid […]
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Get Out: Learning to ski at Alyeska

Get Out: Learning to ski at Alyeska

The snow may be minimal in Southcentral Alaska but that’s not stopping me from getting out and finding spots to play. January is National Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month and in this week’s edition of “Get Out” I teach a couple of KTVA coworkers — Alexis Fernandez and Janessa Webb — the joys of downhill […]
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Get Out: Hatcher Pass

Get Out: Hatcher Pass

It may be hard to believe, but there are rumors that there is actually a place not too far from Anchorage that actually has snow. In this week’s Get Out I traveled to a spot north of Anchorage to see if the rumors were true. The ski trails in Anchorage are pretty sad looking to say […]
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Get Out: Manitoba Cabin

Get Out: Manitoba Cabin

Alaska is a huge state, and it can be difficult to explore a lot of it with our limited road system. However, there are lots of cabins around the state that can make a trip into the backcountry easier and more comfortable. This past weekend, I traveled south with my basset hound, Einstein, and photographer, […]
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Get Out: Speed skating in Southcentral Alaska

Get Out: Speed skating in Southcentral Alaska

If you love snow, it’s been a tough winter so far in Alaska. The lack of snow, however, has created some of the best ice conditions in years here in the Southcentral. So this week, I decided to strap on the skates. I’m not just strapping on any skates, though. I’m looking for a little speed. […]
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Get Out: Alaska Zoo Lights

Get Out: Alaska Zoo Lights

This week, I traveled to the Alaska Zoo to see the fifth installment of Zoo Lights. It’s an event the whole family can enjoy, and it’s something that really brightens up our long, winter nights. It also gives you a chance to see what the zoo animals are up to during the nighttime hours. Some […]
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Get Out: Brett takes a phat ride on a fat ride

Get Out: Brett takes a phat ride on a fat ride

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 […]
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Get Out: Christmas trees on the Kenai Peninsula

Get Out: Christmas trees on the Kenai Peninsula

It’s that time of year when many head out to look for the perfect Christmas tree. I recently headed south to the Chugach National Forest on the Kenai Peninsula in search of the perfect tree. I met up with Nick Racine with the U.S. Forest Service. “We invite folks if they’re interested to come on […]
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Get Out: Alaska Horse Adventures

Get Out: Alaska Horse Adventures

In a state where streets are ruled by SUVs and trucks it’s nice to go off-road, where horses roam the trails and hillsides. That’s where I met Joshua Hale with Alaska Horse Adventures, who gives you the impression riding comes as second nature for him. “I’ve grown up with horses. I think I rode a […]
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Get Out: Hike it Baby

Get Out: Hike it Baby

A few weeks ago we had a few ladies from Hike it Baby Anchorage on the Daybreak couch. Hiking and babies sounded like non-stop fun to me, so in this week’s Get Out I met up with a few of the members from the group for a hike on the Hillside at Prospect Heights trailhead. […]
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Get Out: Evolve Yoga

Get Out: Evolve Yoga

Are you looking for a new way to stay in tip-top shape for all your outdoor adventures? If so, then this week’s Get Out is just for you. I recently went on a physical, mental and spiritual journey and found yoga. “We spend a lot more time sitting than we ever have in our entire […]
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Get Out: Alaska Aviation Museum

Get Out: Alaska Aviation Museum

One way Alaskans like to get out is by airplane: There are more pilots per capita in Alaska than anywhere else in the U.S. Flying is not only a way of life, but an ingrained part of Alaska’s history. “It’s a proven biological fact that any time spent in or around airplanes is not subtracted from […]
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Get Out: Alaska Zoo

Get Out: Alaska Zoo

We are waiting for our first big snow and until it arrives, you can still find a lot to do outside if you look hard enough. This week’s Get Out is one for the kids or those of us who are young at heart. I visited the Alaska Zoo recently and found out there […]
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Get Out: Alaska K9 Aquatics

Get Out: Alaska K9 Aquatics

This week’s Get Out is one for the dogs. I visited a place called Alaska K9 Aquatics and brought my basset hound, Einstein, with me. My Daybreak friends James Gaddis and Megan Mazurek also joined us with their pooches, Obi and Isla. Alaska K9 Aquatics is the only swimming pool for dogs in Anchorage. It’s […]
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Get Out: Putters Wild

Get Out: Putters Wild

Last week I went disc golfing out at Kincaid Park. This week I’m back to a more traditional style of golf and I’ve brought a friend along. Janessa Webb joined me for this Get Out and we challenged each other to a friendly game of golf. “Here we have 18 holes of blacklight mini golf. There’s […]
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Get Out: Disc golf

Get Out: Disc golf

Do you like golf? Do you like throwing a frisbee? If you answered yes to either or both of these then you will enjoy this sport. “They say it’s the fastest growing sport you’ve never heard of, which I think is pretty accurate,” said Louie Orozco, treasurer of the Alaska Disc Golf Association. The sport […]
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Get Out: Tuesday Night Race Series

Get Out: Tuesday Night Race Series

Tuesdays are a popular night for runners in Anchorage. Every Tuesday throughout the year there are the Tuesday pub runs in downtown Anchorage. Then, during the fall months, the Anchorage Parks and Recreation Department gets in on the running excitement with their Tuesday Night Race Series. “This is our 47th year of Tuesday Night Runs and […]
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Get Out: Cyclocross

Get Out: Cyclocross

Summer is officially over and that has many in Alaska beginning to dust off their winter gear in preparation for the first snow. Even though there is a chill in the air, things are just gearing up in the Anchorage cycling community. This is the eleventh running of the Arctic Cross Race Series. “A cyclocross […]
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September 25 fishing report

September 25 fishing report

ANCHORAGE Arctic char are spawning in some local lakes. Fish inputs with leeches. Late grayling fishing is good on Sand Lake and a few others. Streams are good for rainbow trout. MAT-SU Lake trout are pushing into shallow water. Parks Highway streams are lowering and are clear. Rainbow trout and grayling fishing is good. Use […]
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September 25 fishing report

September 25 fishing report

ANCHORAGE Arctic char are spawning in some local lakes. Fish inputs with leeches. Late grayling fishing is good on Sand Lake and a few others. Streams are good for rainbow trout. MAT-SU Lake trout are pushing into shallow water. Parks Highway streams are lowering and are clear. Rainbow trout and grayling fishing is good. Use […]
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September 18 fishing report

September 18 fishing report

ANCHORAGE Lakes are getting colder — that’s better Trout in streams are OK Check regulations for closures MAT-SU Parks Highway streams good for rainbows Water is a bit high, tough wading Clarity is fine Stillwaters getting better KENAI PENINSULA Kenai River – water is up a bit Rainbow fishing is good Some silvers to be […]
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September 18 fishing report

September 18 fishing report

ANCHORAGE Lakes are getting colder — that’s better Trout in streams are OK Check regulations for closures MAT-SU Parks Highway streams good for rainbows Water is a bit high, tough wading Clarity is fine Stillwaters getting better KENAI PENINSULA Kenai River – water is up a bit Rainbow fishing is good Some silvers to be […]
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September 11 fishing report

September 11 fishing report

ANCHORAGE Lakes are cooling, OK at best Trout fishing OK in streams Silvers running, but not fresh (spawned out, turning color) Check the regulations MAT-SU Rainbows are really good Grayling goodSilver fishing really slow Fish the lower end of rivers Pike fishing slow Stillwaters: cool water is good Use leeches, buggers or spoon lures KENAI […]
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September 11 fishing report

September 11 fishing report

ANCHORAGE Lakes are cooling, OK at best Trout fishing OK in streams Silvers running, but not fresh (spawned out, turning color) Check the regulations MAT-SU Rainbows are really good Grayling goodSilver fishing really slow Fish the lower end of rivers Pike fishing slow Stillwaters: cool water is good Use leeches, buggers or spoon lures KENAI […]
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September 4 fishing report

September 4 fishing report

ANCHORAGE Local lakes are getting better Silvers are slowing down Trout fishing in streams is good Check regulations for closures MAT-SU Rainbow fishing is really good Dolly varden and grayling fishing is good in certain areas Silver fishing is slowing down Stillwaters getting better KENAI PENINSULA Kenai River silvers are still coming in Kenai River […]
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September 4 fishing report

September 4 fishing report

ANCHORAGE Local lakes are getting better Silvers are slowing down Trout fishing in streams is good Check regulations for closures MAT-SU Rainbow fishing is really good Dolly varden and grayling fishing is good in certain areas Silver fishing is slowing down Stillwaters getting better KENAI PENINSULA Kenai River silvers are still coming in Kenai River […]
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