Size matters

Commentary Patrick “Jack” Cooper was a 16-year-old boy killed by a predatory black bear, and now some want to blame him for his own death.   There is little doubt running from […]

Down & out in AK

Commentary Yet more trouble appears on the horizon for the already troubled business of journalism in Alaska. Rumors have been swirling for weeks that yet more downsizing is coming at the Alaska […]

Predatory bears

Wildlife authorities in Alaska’s largest city were Monday searching for a wounded black bear believed to be involved in a deadly, Sunday attack on a 16-year-old runner. The body of Patrick Cooper […]

State of the kings

For the first time in years, king salmon are showing signs of making a stronger return to the vast wilderness surrounding Alaska’s urban heartland. While Panhandle runs continue to struggle, kings to […]

Danger city

As details emerge about a Wednesday grizzly bear attack that injured three people only about a dozen miles from downtown Anchorage, it is beginning to look like one of those chance meetings […]