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Herring search spans millennia

Southeast Alaska's Pacific herring populations seem to be on the rebound, but even in fisheries regarded as healthy, some contend herring are significantly depleted from historical levels indicated by archaeological records and cultural memory.
A Day in the Life of: Daku'dane John Perkins

...he said. "I'm a presenter, I'm a poet, and I'm a Southeast Alaskan."? Contact CCW staff writer Mary Catharine Martin at CHILD(For our Mothers)The Great land smiled and brought...
Celebrating a centennial more photos from the event at the Capital City Weekly's "Spotted" gallery online at Contact CCW staff writer Mary Catharine Martin at
Herring return to Auke Bay

...section will feature a more in-depth look at Pacific herring across Southeast Alaska.? Contact Outdoors reporter Mary Catharine Martin at or at 523-2276.
From a glacial river to a salmon stream?

...Social-Ecological Systems."For information about Alaska's EPSCoR research in Southeast and the rest of Alaska, visit this site: ? Contact Mary Catharine Martin at
Impending inundation

Experts know it's coming. They just don't know exactly when, or how severe it will be. A team including the U.S.
A scaly art finds its instructor

Audrey Armstrong was fly fishing for silver salmon on the Jim River when the sun shone off a fish. "Wow, I know I can make something with this," she thought.
Fish success

Most people know False Outer Point is a good place to fish for king salmon in late April and May. What they don't know is why. Bill Heard, a retired scientist with NOAA, has a theory that answers that question.
Power from rain

Sitka is raising its bet on something it and other Southeast Alaska towns know well: water.
Nowhere left but North

...this starting out somewhere else." Find out more about the journey on the friends' website,, or in the Juneau Empire's archives.? Contact Mary Catharine Martin at


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