Tag: Kenai River

Saving porky

Funny how wildlife in trouble can touch the hearts of humans.   Growing up on a farm in Iowa, former Alaska state Rep. Eldon Mulder, R-Anchorage, confessesĀ  he’d never given a thought […]

Gone ‘bou

More bad news for Alaskans invested in local food security. First it was weak sockeye salmon runs in the Copper and Kenai rivers making fish hard to find. Now its declining caribou […]

Kenai collapse

News analysis UPDATE: The Alaska Department of Fish and Game is shutting down sockeye salmon fishing in the Kenai River from Cook Inlet to the Kenai Lake bridge in Cooper Landing starting […]

Comm fish myths

  KENAI – As sockeye salmon trickled into the 49th state’s most fought-over river on Friday, video showed Alaska Gov. Bill Walker and Commissioner of Fish and Game Sam Cotten meeting with […]

Maw(led) salmon

Somehow unnoticed, Roland Maw – the former Alaska Board of Fisheries member facing charges of Permanent Fund dividend fraud after being convicted of claiming to be a resident of both Alaska and […]

Adapt or die

Alaska needs to find ways to encourage innovation in the commercial fishing industry to head off declines in a struggling, one-time mainstay of the state economy, the former director of the University […]