Alaska’s humpy haul is the second-highest ever, pushed by the record production of three regions – more than 15 million pinks were taken from the Alaska Peninsula, nearly 30 million in Kodiak and 97 million from Prince William Sound.
A deal earlier this year would have asked voters to strip the 191-acre Point Woronzof Park of parkland status so it could be traded to the airport for a snow dump and approximately 500 acres of new parkland and neighborhood buffers. Devin Kelly
One tank on a double-tanker fuel truck caught fire near the Parks and Glenn highway interchange Friday afternoon, diverting northbound traffic to the Alaska State Fair in Palmer.Zaz Hollander,Megan Edge
The remains of a 55-year-old Anchorage man who went missing in his kayak this week were discovered Friday morning floating near the western shore of Cook Inlet near Tyonek, the Coast Guard reported.Megan Edge