Category: News

Ecosystem chaos

With Canadian and Pacific Northwest scientists readying a claim to yet more evidence of hatchery pink salmon overgrazing the pastures of the North Pacific Ocean to the detriment of Chinook and other […]

Halibut trash

Only in Alaska, which likes to claim title to the world’s “best-managed fisheries,” would halibut now retailing at prices in excess of $20 per pound be ground into fish meal to feed […]

Runaway net pens

Pens loaded with immature salmon tore loose from their moorings in Kachemak Bay on Thursday, but the Cook Inlet Aquaculture Association (CIAA) says Alaska dodged the Great Salmon Spill that rocked the […]

Winter lives on

Little could Carlos Lozano know that the uncomfortable process of getting an artificial knee this April might save him a big, snowy headache. Lozano is the heart and soul of the Alaska […]

Rogoff settling?

  Alice Rogoff, the rich lady who moved north with visions of publishing greatness only to buy and bankrupt Alaska’s largest and most influential newspaper, is now trying to negotiate her way […]

New climate old

La Nina – the cold-shouldered sister of El Nino – is reported to be dying in the central Pacific Ocean, but you sure couldn’t tell it in Alaska’s urban core on Sunday […]

Hungry mouths

Fearful that Cook Inlet is increasingly coming under the influence of the big, pink-salmon ranch that is Alaska’s Prince William Sound, nine outdoor groups have banded together to ask the Alaska Board […]