News analysis A significant shift in fisheries management aimed at putting more salmon in Cook Inlet streams and rivers surrounding Alaska’s urban core is coming, and commercial fishermen have been […]
Almost 50 years have passed since Alaska voters approved an amendment to the state constitution that allowed those in power to manage the state’s common property resources “subject to preferences among beneficial […]
News Analysis As the Alaska Board of Fisheries prepares to take up the always heated issue of who gets to catch what salmon and how many in Cook Inlet, the Kenai Peninsula […]
In a state with more public land than any other and a pathetically small population compared to most of the world, yet another dispute has erupted over access to wildland recreation. This […]
Famous as the state of economic boom and bust, Alaska appears to have reached something of a new, no-growth stability as its population ages in place, and its economy begins to diversify […]
A news analysis The mayor of Kenai, Alaska is “extremely disappointed” with the Alaska Board of Fisheries, and the mayor of the Matanuska-Susitna Borough less than pleased but “satisfied” with the Board’s big […]
As a blunt reminder of the value of salmon to all Alaskans, businessmen and women from the Matanuska-Susitna Borough paraded before the Alaska Board of Fisheries on Saturday to talk business. Money […]
As if the Alaska Legislature didn’t have enough on its plate with the state budget spinning into a $3.5 billion abyss, there’s now bad news out of the Alaska Board of Fisheries.