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Alaska groups seek cut in salmon caught by pollock industry

...pollock trawlers each year.The coalition wants the allowable caps of chinook salmon cut by 60 percent in western Alaska rivers during times of weak runs. The groups say scores of Alaska Native subsistence fishermen are forced to go without much...
Chinook research funding a casualty of Walker budget cuts

...Kuskokwim and Nushagak.ADFG has only recently been able to undertake the best available research on the three western Alaska rivers using chinook initiative funds. Up to this point, surveys of salmon swimming upriver have been made mostly with weirs...
State | AK legislature
Mastodons long gone from the north dredge ran into it on a Yukon creek. Zazula doubted earlier reported dates on mastodon teeth found in a northern Alaska river and in northern Yukon that suggested the creatures must have been roaming when no forest existed in the far north...
Three tugs being built for Arctic work

...another shallow draft tug similar to the Emmett."It's a wonderful boat," he said, noting that it's useful in Alaska rivers, as well as shallow ocean sites, and "very effective" for making landings in remote parts of Alaska.
Girl Scout Gold

...individuals who helped me a great deal; Valley Paint, Costco, Swallow's Journey, Sealaska, Hey Wire Jewelry, Alaska River Works, Gordy'sFender Mender, Michael Phelps, Dean Snook, Judith Cooper, Tina Lee, Mark Walker, Becky Nelson...
My Turn: Alaska officials need to pay attention to BC mines

...Alaska. These developments are occurring across the border in Canada, but they have the potential to pollute Southeast Alaska rivers and harm our wild salmon. There's been a big push to open mines in northwest British Columbia. Over a dozen large...
Floodwaters drop after Alaska river ice jam breaks

ANCHORAGE - An ice-clogged river in Alaska's interior that submerged much of a remote town was flowing again Thursday, sparing another nervous community in its path.
Dog survives 4 days in overturned river boat

FAIRBANKS - A 30-pound dog reportedly survived a harrowing flip of a boat in an Alaska river and then a four-day ordeal without food as she remained trapped in the small craft.Boat owner Jeremy McDonald reached his damaged...
State | Local
High chinook return projected in 2014

High 2013 salmon returns and high escapement projections for non-Alaska rivers are working in the favor of Southeast Alaska commercial and sport fishermen. King salmon abundance estimates have more than doubled...
Bears, bad meat among issues faced by flooded town

...approaching, as has happened previously when rural villages flood.The breakup of ice along the Yukon and other main Alaska rivers is a major spring event, marking the transition between winter transportation over ice and summer transit by boat...


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