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Uncertainty about kings despite promising numbers

...progresses managers can project the run strength and estimate run timing with more confidence.Despite the uncertainty, area managers are still hearing from anglers who see the strong, early numbers as a sign that the king salmon runs are regaining...
ADFG forecasts more kings on the Kenai River is more than twice the 2014 forecast for the struggling salmon run.Despite the promising uptick in numbers, area manager Robert Begich said the upcoming fishing season would likely be managed similarly to last season. In 2014, managers...
Eaglecrest remains optimistic look on the snowy side."As ski area operators, we are eternal optimists when it comes to weather," said ski area manager Matt Lillard. Also, they say, other years have been worse, at least in terms of ski area closures. In 2003, Eaglecrest...
My Turn: Reconsider the ferry system

...miles away to Auke Bay, there were Juneau people and Foss Trucking officials who opposed it. Hank Noble, the Juneau-area manager of Foss Trucking, said, "I can understand why the ferry system people would want to move from their operational standpoint...
My Turn: Empowered board for Juneau's pools makes sense

...more responsive way. The CBJ aquatics director will report directly to the empowered board just as the Eaglecrest Ski Area manager reports to the Eaglecrest BoardThe Assembly will still retain oversight by its power to appoint board members and to decide...
Record rockfish may also be the oldest

...this shortraker may have been patrolling Sitka's coast since the time of Alexander Baranov.Troy Tydingco, Sitka area manager for the state Department of Fish and Game, certified Liebman's catch, and said this fish might be in the neighborhood...
At 64 years old, record rockfish was younger than first thought

...08 pounds, breaking a previous record set with a 38.69-pound shortraker caught in 2000.Fish and Game Sitka Area Manager Troy Tidingco confirmed Liebman's catch and told the Sitka Sentinel that the fish could break an age record. Tidingco...
Some rates rising at Eaglecrest Ski Area

...and Nov. 2 will increase $20. "We've managed to do pretty well in the past two years," said Matt Lillard, ski area manager, adding that the increase helps cover operating costs.The Eaglecrest finance committee last month recommended the...
Eagle Glacier to Sawmill Creek closed to mountain goat hunting in Unit 1C

...drainages, which causes concern for taking goats from the area given the declining numbers."Because of these reasons, area managers have decided closing the season in this area is needed to prevent any harvest of mountain goats.The release stated...
Biologist finds no invasive species on drill rig

...Erikson wrote that some of the shells might have been from an earlier period in the rig's history.Ginny Litchfield, area manager of Fish and Game's habitat division, told the Peninsula Clarion by email that the department has received the report...


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