Half of Columbia River sockeye dying due to hot water

...Elsewhere in the region, state fisheries biologists in Oregon say more than 100 spring chinook died earlier this month in the Middle Fork of the John Day River when water temperatures hit the mid-70s. Oregon and Washington state have both enacted sport fishing...
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Alaska Science Forum: The northern boreal bird nursery

MIDDLE FORK, CHANDALAR RIVER - Two hundred miles straight north of my home in Fairbanks...a hill outside Mexico City.We chose to camp on an island of the Middle Fork of Chandalar River. The leafy place is also the choice of several mother...
July First Friday Art Walk

...grand opening of the building. "Show of Forks," recent work by Magil PrattSilverbow...series of oil paintings on the theme of forks. These whimsical paintings feature fruit or bagels on forks in landscape situations. Furniture and...
Across state, early salmon catches underweight

...areas have told us."In the Kasilof, Shields said, early-run sockeyes typically have a fork length, the distance from the fish's snout to the fork in its tail, of 540 millimeters. This year, most of the fish they're measuring clock in...
Photos: Alaska Youth for Environment Action

Griffin Plush, a senior at Seward High School, puts down his fork to hold down a rain canopy during a salmon barbecue sponsored by the Alaska Youth for Environmental Action at the Dimond Courthouse...
Seeking a stable table

...the region through local production in Southeast Alaska, where most food comes from around the world and arrives on Alaskan forks only through a complex web of transportation.One place to start? Schools.Heifetz is organizing the Fish and Farm to Schools...
North Fork Katlian River area closed to mountain goat hunting

SITKA - Biologists have called for an emergency closure of the mountain goat hunt on the North Fork of the Katlian River a portion of the Unit 4 registration goat hunt (RG150), effective on Tuesday, Dec. 24. In a release...
Alaska Science Forum: Mystery of the South Fork wolf

...reluctant team over it. Now covered with snow, the frozen animal is a few steps away, beneath small spruce trees near the South Fork of the Chena River. The only exposed part of its body - a bushy tail - points to the sky.Since the musher discovered the dead...
Fire destroys historic roadhouse

ANCHORAGE - The Forks Roadhouse in Petersville, a relic of of the history of the area, said The Forks, as locals called it, was one of the...a roadhouse in Talkeetna and built the Forks Roadhouse for the horse and wagons that...
On Mother's Day, let mom have scrambled eggs her way

...using. Serve each portion with buttered toast.___If you want creamy custard-like French eggs:In a medium bowl, use a fork to beat the eggs with the half-and-half, thyme and 1/4 teaspoon each of salt and pepper until just combined (and you...


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