My Turn: Alaska's Women: Pioneers of the past and present

Alaska has the image of being a man's land. We have big fish, big bears and big dog sled races. But did you know Alaska also leads the nation in empowering women?The Last Frontier has...
Lineman's long trip from Mississippi to Ketchikan

...shown me all the great things about Ketchikan. I've hiked up Dude Mountain and Deer Mountain. I've also caught bigger fish than I've ever caught before," Elliott said. "They have inspired me to do a lot of things in life I thought were...
A family affair

...according to the Golden North Salmon Derby website, the biggest fish caught was a 27.9-pound king by Max Mielke. The...his dad Friday morning and had already reeled in "two big fish" by 11:35 a.m. He said it was "hard" to reel...
John VanEpps

...after retiring from their jobs. John enjoyed fishing on his boat "The Cod Father" (too bad Diane always caught the bigger fish!) and with friends and family anywhere from Alaska to Minnesota to Mexico. John was huge football fan, "Go Minnesota...
Spring Kings looking to catch fishermen

...the person who brings in the biggest fish will get $100. The person who brings in the biggest fish of each week will get $500. The...earn a $125 cash prize for the biggest fish in their group.There's also...
482-pound halibut caught near Glacier Bay

...July 4 holiday week. Phillips took McGuire and three other passengers aboard his charter boat to one of his favorite big fish spots in Icy Strait, near Lemesurier Island, in about 130 feet of water.The giant halibut hit an octopus fished just...
In the Stacks: New picture books

...Look for these and other titles in the New Book shelves in the children's areas at each public library.Jangles: a BIG fish story, written and illustrated by David Shannon. Better sit down for this tall, tall tale of Jangles, the biggest...
A king without its crown

...the derbies are held, each event clings to the historic trend of catching and awarding fisherman for turning in the biggest fish."All (the derbies) are selectively pulling the large fish out of the population," Orsi said. "So, it may not...
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Kenneth D Keim

...riding dirt bikes and motorcycles on Southeast Alaska trails, rebuilding cars in any available garage, or comparing the biggest fish caught at Shelter Island on any given day.Ken worked in the construction trades for many years, specializing in carpentry...
Better Sitka fisheries aim of scientist's work

...of Alaska. For Moss, that means looking at bioenergetics, the study of energy flow through living systems. When a big fish eats a smaller fish, there's been an energy transfer and that type of data is valuable to figuring out how fish are...


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