What are the prospects for sport anglers during the weekend of the Golden North Salmon Derby? Mark Schwan, who manages southeast sport fish fisheries for the Department of Fish and Game, has this assessment of the local salmon runs. For more on the derby, click on the Friday Newscast for August 23rd.Related Link: Golden North Salmon Derby
- Authorities re-routed traffic on Egan drive for a half hour after a two-vehicle collision Saturday.
- A French ship docked in Unalaska is bound for Nome, where the crew will lay fiber optic cable.
- Columbia Ferry breaks down and strands tourists in Petersburg.
- Gov. Bill Walker has signed legislation he says will provide more timber for Alaska’s mills. But it probably won’t be that much of an increase.