Category: Outdoors

Saving babies

After much lobbying by citizens of Seward, a small town at the head of Alaska’s Resurrection Bay,¬†an effort is underway to rescue two orphaned grizzly bear cubs that have become a city […]

Kenai collapse

News analysis UPDATE: The Alaska Department of Fish and Game is shutting down sockeye salmon fishing in the Kenai River from Cook Inlet to the Kenai Lake bridge in Cooper Landing starting […]

Wilderness lost

Alaska might be one of the last bastions of North American terrestrial wilderness, but the waters that wash up against its coasts are another story. A global search for marine wilderness found […]

Comm fish myths

  KENAI – As sockeye salmon trickled into the 49th state’s most fought-over river on Friday, video showed Alaska Gov. Bill Walker and Commissioner of Fish and Game Sam Cotten meeting with […]

Safe for now

The old home of legendary Alaska musher Leonhard Seppala of Nome is on the move. Nome city fathers who’d once ordered the building bulldozed to keep it from being used by the […]

Cordova disaster?

This story has been updated The Copper River commercial salmon fishery remain closed on Monday and with the return of Alaska’s pound-for-pound most valuable salmon looking a failure, most of the regions’ […]

Missing salmon

More bad news came Thursday for usually salmon-rich Alaska. Weekend king salmon fisheries on the creeks of the lower Kenai Peninsula are being shut down with the fishing season just getting underway.

Copper failure

The commercial fishing season for Copper River salmon – the most coveted of Alaska fish – is shaping up as a disaster for the isolated fishing community of Cordova. Prices paid to […]