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Intense storm headed to Aleutian Islands

...maritime route for cargo ships traveling to or from Asia, as well as the red king crab fishery made famous by the Discovery Channel reality show "Deadliest Catch." Vessels are finding protected harbors or moving away from the path, according...
Computers replace human weather broadcasters

...rush town about 550 miles northwest of Anchorage. Then he got to enjoy reading the forecasts. He was watching the Discovery Channel reality show, "Bering Sea Gold," last season when he heard one of his own broadcasts in the background."That...
Gold miners outraged at critical letter

...said Homer resident Vern Atkinson, who owns a dredging operation in Nome and is financially compensated by the Discovery Channel for appearing in its "Bering Sea Gold" reality show. "And when I come to Nome, I'm a citizen of Nome - I got...
'Deadliest Catch' fishery gears up for late start

...that the federal government's partial shutdown is behind them.The multimillion-dollar harvest featured on the Discovery Channel reality show, "Deadliest Catch," has been sidelined since the Tuesday opening. That's because federal managers...
'Deadliest Catch' fishery a no-go in shutdown

...Tuesday.Crabbers in the much larger haul fear that a late opening of the Bristol Bay fishery made famous by the Discovery Channel reality show, "Deadliest Catch," will slash into their profits from the lucrative holiday market in Japan. For...
Shutdown may hit Alaska's crab fishery

...administration of this program," the letter states.As for how a late start or no start would affect production of the Discovery Channel reality show, Discovery spokesman Phil Zimmerman said, "I don't think we can comment on this at this time...
Discovery show spotlights Kodiak welders

KODIAK - The Discovery Channel's three-episode "Alaskan Steel Men" premiered Friday and...of a change."The three-week series started Friday on the Discovery Channel. The second episode airs on Sept. 6 and the third airs Sept...
Seavey scales waterfall to win Iditarod sled dog team ...While delivering mail ...And dating Bristol Palin, 23...While the Mountaineers and new team member Jeff King, 58, steal his truck.I bet Discovery Channel's Animal Planet would be all over that.
Scientists fear for Alaska's king crab fishery

...Ketchikan pay $159 for a half-day ride to watch crews haul marine life aboard a 107-foot crab boat that appeared on Discovery Channel's "Deadliest Catch."The 54 million pounds of snow crab caught in 2011 brought the fleet $115 million dockside...
Empire Editorial: New reality show raises questions

...National Geographic titled "Snake Salvation" is on the practice of handling deadly snakes in church. Or there's the Discovery Channel's "Amish Mafia," where cameras "follow those who protect and maintain peace and order within the Amish community...


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