The napkin stands

UPDATE: This story was updated on July 29, 2017 Alaska Dispatch News owner Alice Rogoff, the wife of billionaire financier and now TV star David Rubenstein, appears headed to court to face a jury […]

The fish arrive

If you’re in Alaskan and wanting salmon, get your butt to the Kenai River. After four straight days with Cook Inlet closed to commercial nets because of a faltering sockeye salmon return, […]

Newspaper gone?

  On the Friday that The McClatchy Company, one of the country’s biggest news operations, reported a staggering $37.4 million loss for the quarter, The Midnight Sun,, an Anchorage blog, publicly revealed […]

Dipnet struggles

UPDATE: With weekend dipnetting on the Kenai River a bust and sockeye salmon returns badly lacking – the Saturday sonar count was a dismal 14,280 fish –  the Alaska Department of Fish and Game […]

The killing land

  Predator control in Alaska is once again in the news with the Washington Post charging the Trump administration might open national preserves to hunting “techniques many people consider extreme (such as) […]

Bear crazy

A terrified woman locked in her bathroom. A Labrador-size black bear foraging in her second-floor kitchen. A strange and profane video selfie as she rants about the intruder. An unidentified hero to […]