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 […]

Chinook roulette

    The Alaska Department of Fish and Game spun the cylinder on the Copper River commercial salmon fishery on Saturday hoping against hope the hammer falls on an empty cylinder. The […]

Golden fish

Update: This story was updated on May 21, 2017 to include new prices.   In economic crisis, there is often opportunity. Commercial fishermen in Cordova, Alaska are at the moment worrying mightily […]

Three bears & more

An Alaska brown/grizzly bear/U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service photoAn Alaska brown/grizzly bear/U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service photo

Bears, bears, bears have jammed up plans for new mountain bike trails in Anchorage’s Far North Bicentennial Park despite widespread public acceptance. Single Track Advocates, a cycle-trail building group, was doing well […]