Tag: PFD

Water kills again

The growing Alaska sport of packrafting has tragically added to the number of drowning victims in America’s largest national park this year.   Officials in Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve along […]

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 […]

Rescued

  BIG PORTAGE LAKE, MICH. – The difference between getting in trouble in the civilized world and getting in trouble in the wilds of Alaska could not have been better illustrated than […]

Talking fish – not

This story has been updated Only a day after outlining a plan for Cook Inlet salmon talks and issuing an administrative order officially sanctioning a fisheries task force that started meeting secretly […]

Money flows

The high cost of doing government business in Alaska was outlined Wednesday in a report from the Alaska Policy Forum that showed nearly three-quarters of Anchorage Municipal employees are compensated to the […]

The feds arrive

  Both economically and biologically, the commercial fisheries of Alaska’s Cook Inlet are imprecise and archaic. And now come federal regulators to try to apply Information Age precision to this chaos of  […]