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 […]

All about me

  A rash of avoidable accidents on North America’s tallest mountains has national park rangers worrying that a contemporary, urban ethos might be putting people’s lives in danger.   Most of the […]

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 […]

See no news…

  Commentary   So when it comes to media perception in the U.S. today, which sin is worse: Fake news, slanted news, unreported news or badly inaccurate news never corrected? The latter […]

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 […]

Good bad news?

The Copper River commercial salmon fishery ended Tuesday almost 2,000 Chinook over the 5,000-salmon threshold the Alaska Department of Fish and Game set as the acceptable harvest for 2017,  and the fishing […]