Organic dangers

Fashionable organic food may be contaminating consumers with microplastics due to microplastic-filled compost polluting organic farms,¬†according to a study published Wednesday in Science Advances. German scientists studying organic fertilizer found it contained […]

China’s fish

News analysis The national seafood media was Monday atwitter with speculation China might impose tariffs on American seafood, and Alaska Commissioner of Commerce Mike Navarre was trying to spin the state’s proposed […]

Old is new

Retired Alaska Board of Fisheries member Al Cain is unretired, and non-commercial fishing groups from around the state are declaring victory. Gov. Bill Walker had been planning to replace Cain, a 62-year-old […]

Money flows

The high cost of doing government business in Alaska was outlined Wednesday in a report from the Alaska Policy Forum that showed nearly three-quarters of Anchorage Municipal employees are compensated to the […]

Ban scary

Commentary The United States is a country where appearance matters – matters a lot; a country where fears sometimes run wild; and a country today caught up in a pre-occupation with self. […]