Maw(led) salmon

Somehow unnoticed, Roland Maw – the former Alaska Board of Fisheries member facing charges of Permanent Fund dividend fraud after being convicted of claiming to be a resident of both Alaska and […]

Adapt or die

Alaska needs to find ways to encourage innovation in the commercial fishing industry to head off declines in a struggling, one-time mainstay of the state economy, the former director of the University […]

Unhealthy parks

Alaska may be the last bastion of heart-healthy national parks, according to a study out this week warning that visiting a national park in the Lower 48 states could be bad for […]

Dangerous bear

UPDATE – Shortly after this story was written, after four weeks of dodging the question of whether an Anchorage-area man was killed by a predatory bear, the Alaska Department of Fish and […]

Gone fish

NORTH KENAI BEACH – On these Alaska sands famous for July crowds, the people were few Saturday despite the clouds parting to let in the sun. But then no one comes here […]