Category: Outdoors

Yes or no, fish or go

  News analysis   Fisheries biologists with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game are today wrestling with a major dilemma. Months ago, long-time Cordova biologist Steve Moffitt forecast a frighteningly low […]

Iditarod troubles

A California animal-rights group was Monday claiming credit for a longtime sponsor abandoning Alaska’s Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. “Victory!” headlined the website of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. “Wells […]

Three bears & more

An Alaska brown/grizzly bear/U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service photoAn Alaska brown/grizzly bear/U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service photo

Bears, bears, bears have jammed up plans for new mountain bike trails in Anchorage’s Far North Bicentennial Park despite widespread public acceptance. Single Track Advocates, a cycle-trail building group, was doing well […]

New fish war

    THIS STORY WAS UPDATED AT MIDNIGHT, MAY 17, 2017 In an unprecedented move, the Alaska Board of Fisheries has decided that subsistence fishermen can be forced to share the burden […]

Cooler warming?

  Giant larvaceans and a strange interaction between high-north methane and carbon dioxide are now underlining the complexities of trying to predict climate change.   “Good news about climate change is especially […]