Fishermen trouble

The 68-year-old president of the United Fishermen of Alaska – one of the 49th state’s most powerful lobbies – and three other commercial fishermen have been cited in Cordova for failing to […]

Prized fish kill

Update: This story has been updated with video to illustrate Thursday fishing conditions. The Copper River commercial fishery has claimed the life of a 69-year-old commercial fishermen from Cordova. The body of […]

A bigger king run?

UPDATED, 5/25/2017: Director of Commercial Fisheries addresses state’s comfort level that the king run is larger than forecast.   After predicting the worst king salmon run to the Copper River since 1985 […]

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 […]