Tag: salmon

The fun begins

After dismal, back-to-back starts to Alaska’s season of the salmon in 2017 and 2018, there appear to be 2019 reasons for 49th state fishermen to be optimistic. Or should that be 25,523 […]

Metabolic theory

A sweeping study of marine phytoplankton has brought into question the idea that global ocean productivity is declining because of climate change. Swiss scientists who claim to have completed “the first analysis […]

No growth

The Cook Inlet sport fishing business – its overall value marked by the opening of Cabela’s and Bass Pro Shops in Alaska’s largest city – remains a more than $800 million monster […]

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, […]

Fair-undrum

News analysis The commendable thing about humanity is that humans, at least many of them, believe in the fundamental, philosophical ideals of equality, justice and fairness. But what happens in a complex […]

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 […]

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 […]