Tag: alaska

Yukon manhunt

Aboard a makeshift, homemade raft, the suspect in a string of summer arsons along the Yukon River slipped past the village of Anvik after a brief, Thursday encounter with locals who told […]

The feds arrive

  Both economically and biologically, the commercial fisheries of Alaska’s Cook Inlet are imprecise and archaic. And now come federal regulators to try to apply Information Age precision to this chaos of  […]

No whales now

Twenty-nine-years ago, Utqiaġvik was Barrow, Alaska, and winter ice was forming fast on this day. Words cannot really describe how different conditions now. On Friday, you could have surfed the Arctic Ocean off […]

AK’s got gas

Alaska’s sputtering and stalling natural gas pipeline project appears to roaring forward again no matter what the media might be reporting. Just weeks after Alaska Gov. Bill Walker told the Alaska Resource […]

Cat tales

In the wake of an unconfirmed sighting of a mountain lion on the Anchorage Hillside, it is worth revisiting the history of cougar reports in and around Alaska’s largest city. Wildlife biologists […]