Once again, an Alaska leader is in a battle with federal officialdom more than 3,000 miles away on the opposite coast of the North American continent. This time it is Gov. Mike […]
In these times when America seems possibly more divided than at any time since the Civil War, is it good to discover how much more civilized our world than that of our […]
Alaska officials are suing the federal government to protect a majority of hunters from a minority of hunters in the state with the whackiest public lands issues in the country. The minority […]
New Alaska tribes?
Already home to about 40 percent of the federally recognized Indian tribes in the United States, Alaska might soon be able to claim more. The U.S. Department of the Interior wants to […]
Climate change kills?
Global warming portends problems for Alaska going forward, but a British archaeologist is suggesting that the opposite might have made life hell in a part of the state in the distant past. […]
The little noticed public transportation system in Alaska’s largest city appears on the verge of getting more attention than the managers of People Mover ever imagined. Think of a mobile version of […]
An American social eruption that has exploded around an encounter between Nathan Phillips, an elderly Native man, and Nick Sandmann, a white teenager, in the nation’s capital has a […]
The littlest of Pacific salmon is once again demonstrating big power in the ecosystem of the northern ocean. Scientists have found evidence that appears to link pink salmon abundance to high […]
News analysis Just in time for the political season in Alaska, the administration of President Donald Trump has withdrawn and is reviewing a Department of the Interior decision on lands-into-trust that […]
Salmon kill salmon?
The mystery surrounding the shrinking size and number of Alaska king salmon might be as simple as this: The biggest, most highly prized salmon in the north simply can’t compete with the […]