Tag: Dunleavy

Budget woes

As the Alaska state House and Senate prepare to sit down to reconcile budgets that take a blood-sucking mosquito bite out of state spending but nonetheless continue the dangerous and eventually doomed […]

Fish Econ 101

News analysis Inefficiency is the bane of business and the boom of local economies. Alaskans in territorial days understood. As Bob Bartlett, the Territory of Alaska’s delegate to the U.S. Senate, observed […]

Attack chief

  A man identifying himself as “the chief of staff for Rep. Ivy Sponholz,” D-Anchorage, today eliminated another former employee of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game from the pool of […]

The target

Yet again Alaska appears to be gearing up for a big fight focused on one of the state’s smallest commercial fisheries. The United Fishermen of Alaska, one of the most politically powerful […]

Journalicide

s   Alaska journalism is enjoying a good, old-fashioned, coming-out party as the mainstream media loses all pretense of objectivity under the crushing weight of the internet. Kevin Baird, a former legislative […]

Pebble ripples

    A group of commercial fishermen from Bristol Bay have gone to court to challenge a decision by the Bristol Bay Regional Seafood Development Association (BBRSDA) to spend about a quarter […]

Grow $$$$$

After listening to a pitch from hatchery advocates on Tuesday, Alaska House Rep. Louise Stutes, R-Alaska, the chair of the Special Committee on Fisheries,┬ácame up with a new idea how to solve […]