My Turn: Waiting to hear from Parnell on transboundary mines

...not have the data to even tell if these mines are having an impact on our rivers, before it is too late. Too late being dead fish. There are no plans to even monitor the rivers downstream of the mines once they are built. Alaska agencies need to work with...
Photo: Family fishing

Kent Eriksen fishes for king salmon with his grandson, Diego, 5, at the Fish Creek Pond on Wednesday.
On the Trails: Prowling the intertidal

...the exposed intertidal zone. It's a bit like a treasure hunt, seeing how many different kinds of invertebrates and little fishes I can find. As a terrestrial ecologist, I often can't put specific names on what I see, but the variety of colors and body...
Mercury in Fishes Study Released, Measurable Levels Detected in Alaska National Parks

...nutritious food source. Many fish species, including salmon...and parents should reference fish consumption guidance study, "Mercury in fishes from 21 national parks in the...
Sens Begich, Murkowski call for action on transboundary mines

...fisheries biologist at the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, the Stikine is the largest watershed...habitat division at the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. She said that without any previous...Timothy said. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game has provided the Canadian government...
Hunters' fight to bring polar bear trophies home

...with an outfitter in Mechanicsburg.For some time, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service had been studying the dangers to polar bears...sent $100 and an application for an import permit to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. They received a letter back that the application...
Empire Editorial: A vote on trust

...Empire: "We believe that Exxon has moved swiftly and competently to minimize the effect this oil will have on the environment, fish and other wildlife. ... We also will meet our obligations to all those who have suffered damage from the spill."Through...
Gubernatorial races low-key for primary

...However, he said he is more than a one-issue candidate, listing education, Medicaid expansion, domestic violence and fish management as other priorities."But when we are a state that generates 90 percent our revenue from oil and gas, from oil...
Mielke is unofficial derby winner

...board will make its final tally of the fish caught in the 68th annual Golden North...Friday, this year's first-place fish so far. Last year's front-runner was...jacket from Capital Embroidery.The top 68 fish will be finalized at a board meeting at noon Tuesday...
Fisherman charged with wasting salmon

NOME - A Kotzebue fisherman faces a charge of wasting fish after the Alaska State Troopers say he left salmon caught in...forfeiture of his net and other fines if found guilty.While the fish had started to rot, they were donated to a local dog musher...


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