Tag: Fish and Game

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 […]

A new twist

Almost a week after Alaska Rep. Ivy Spohnholz, D-Anchorage, accused a retired Anchorage Superior Court judge of sexual harassment in a successful effort to sink his appointment to the state Board of […]

Fatal rumors

      In a historic and unprecedented move, the Alaska Legislature Wednesday night vetoed a gubernatorial appointment on the basis of a #metoo rumor. The vote came after Rep. Ivy Sponholz, […]

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 […]

Gone fish?

Officials with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game say they’re sticking with a forecast for another boom year for pink salmon despite a first-ever, international survey of the Gulf of Alaska […]