The National Park Service is upping the fee for climbing Denali and Mt. Foraker. The price hike is aimed at re-cooping the cost of managing mountaineering on the high peaks.
There are enough red salmon in the Kenai River that the bag limit and hours for dipnetters have been raised by the Fish and Game department
So far salvage efforts have failed to raise a sunken fishing boat at Rocky Point near the Valdez Narrows, and an oil sheen is now reported on the water.