Tag: seattle

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 […]

Best buy

Whole, headed and gutted Copper River sockeye salmon going for $159.96 per fish in Seattle earlier this week might have looked badly over-priced to Alaskans, but that was then. This is now: […]

Halibut trash

Only in Alaska, which likes to claim title to the world’s “best-managed fisheries,” would halibut now retailing at prices in excess of $20 per pound be ground into fish meal to feed […]

New climate old

La Nina – the cold-shouldered sister of El Nino – is reported to be dying in the central Pacific Ocean, but you sure couldn’t tell it in Alaska’s urban core on Sunday […]

New norm

Rain was falling in the Alaska ski-resort community of Girdwood on Friday afternoon, and the National Weather Service was predicting it would reach the state’s largest city by the weekend.    After […]