Category: Outdoors

State of the kings

For the first time in years, king salmon are showing signs of making a stronger return to the vast wilderness surrounding Alaska’s urban heartland. While Panhandle runs continue to struggle, kings to […]

Danger city

As details emerge about a Wednesday grizzly bear attack that injured three people only about a dozen miles from downtown Anchorage, it is beginning to look like one of those chance meetings […]

Another fish fight

The Alaska Outdoor Council, the 49th state’s largest outdoor organization, says it’s mad as hell and not going to take it anymore. The problem? A decision by Alaska Republican Senators Lisa Murkowski […]

The killing season

CHITINA – By late afternoon Wednesday, the winds funneling out of Wood Canyon to the south of the Chitina-McCarthy bridge were driving a Sahara-Desert-style sandstorm across the exposed sandbars off the low […]

21st Century salmon

    As Alaska struggles to maintain commercial productivity in its most-valuable, wild-salmon fisheries,¬†¬†competition in the fish market is looming on every horizon.   Land-based salmon farms are popping up in odd […]