Tag: alaska

Horrible timing

UPDATE: If you want a shot at Copper River salmon, go now. The 96-hour Chitina dipnet period that opens at 12:01 a.m. tomorrow and runs through 11:59 p.m. Sunday could be the last for […]

Missing salmon

More bad news came Thursday for usually salmon-rich Alaska. Weekend king salmon fisheries on the creeks of the lower Kenai Peninsula are being shut down with the fishing season just getting underway.

Copper failure

The commercial fishing season for Copper River salmon – the most coveted of Alaska fish – is shaping up as a disaster for the isolated fishing community of Cordova. Prices paid to […]

Idit-a-bike back

Over the course of three months this year, German Nina Gässler learned about the worst of Alaska, pedaled a fat-tired bike across some of the prettiest of Alaska, and eventually experienced the best […]

Best buy

Whole, headed and gutted Copper River sockeye salmon going for $159.96 per fish in Seattle earlier this week might have looked badly over-priced to Alaskans, but that was then. This is now: […]

Ecosystem chaos

With Canadian and Pacific Northwest scientists readying a claim to yet more evidence of hatchery pink salmon overgrazing the pastures of the North Pacific Ocean to the detriment of Chinook and other […]

Be afraid

    A new study of cyclists riding the bike paths and streets of London found almost three out of four regularly worry motorists are out to kill them.    One can […]