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 […]

Good old days

The supposedly Edenesque days of early America being uncovered at an archeological dig in Mexico are looking ever more hell like. It is one of the darker parts of the emerging picture […]

AK fish truce?

A Chinese desire to avoid economic self-mutilation might protect most Alaska salmon from the crossfire of a rumbling trade war between the Asian nation and President Donald Trump, multiple sources have told […]

Salmon fog

UPDATE: The entire Susitna River drainage has now been closed to king salmon fishing. Speed-dating the news for Alaska salmon 2018 – where down is up and up is down. Here we go: […]

Humpy invasion

  While West Coast Americans – Alaskans among them – worry and fret about farmed Atlantic salmon escaping to invade the Pacific Ocean  despite decades of failed stocking efforts aimed at helping them do […]

Unexpected bounty

News analysis Good news at last for salmon-loving Alaskans who’ve watched sockeye returns to the fabled Copper River spurt and falter this year. No, the Copper hasn’t witnessed the miraculous return of […]