The March equinox arrived on Wednesday to end the Alaska winter just as the weather appeared to be doing its best to wreck the best of the Alaska spring. Normally this would […]
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A long time has passed since Dick Griffith, a legendary Alaska outdoor adventurer now in his 90s, observed that “you young guys….eat too much and you don’t know nothin’.” As a journalist […]
After listening to a pitch from hatchery advocates on Tuesday, Alaska House Rep. Louise Stutes, R-Alaska, the chair of the Special Committee on Fisheries, came up with a new idea how to solve […]
The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race ended in Nome on Monday with the smallest finishing field in 30 years, the second champion from rural Alaska in a decade when rural Alaska has […]
Thursday marks the 20th anniversary of the deadliest recreation-related avalanche in Alaska history, and in the days leading up to it the state has suffered the first two avalanche deaths of the 2018-2019 […]
Alaska’s national parks – once a source of much controversy – continue to power 49th state tourism in a big way, but economic returns remain largely limited to a few areas of […]
Alaska commercial fisheries look to be global-warming losers, according to a new study by a group of U.S. scientists, but the study is missing one vital component: Salmon.
Alaskans are yet again fighting over who gets to catch the state’s limited supply of salmon, and the rest of the world is marching into the future not caring at all. […]
On a lopsided vote Monday, the Alaska Board of Fisheries opted against the idea of boosting food security to the top of a list of criteria for allocating salmon in developed areas […]
UPDATE: This story was updated from the first version to include Nic Petit’s decision to drop out of the race. Bad judgment is among the most normal of human behaviors, and Iditarod […]