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Happiness: A state of mind or a river of fish

HAPPINESS: A STATE OF MIND, OR RIVER OF FISHAre you happy.It's a loaded question when asked, an accusatory statement when heard. Bill Bob asks his brother Gus...
Recreational boating deaths highest in Alaska in '12

...don't have positive floatation, and your airway's not out of the water, that first breath is going to be saltwater or river, and you may not get a second breath," Johnson said.Within 10 minutes or so, the person begins to lose peripheral...
The swans have returned to Southeast Alaska

...the slough to provide food and nutrients over a much longer time period than would be possible in a fast-moving stream or river system. An extensive grass flat interlaced with channels at the head of the slough provides warm water seepage, which...
My turn: Kensington Mine will produce toxic tailings

...the United States that failed to open because the federal government prohibited it from dumping its waste into a lake or river. Other viable waste disposal alternatives have always been available. The Corps' reversal of its long-standing policy...
My Turn: Corps' responsibility is to protect clean water

...clean water. Let's not go backwards to the days when industries typically dumped their wastes into the nearest lake or river. Let's respect the invaluable clean water we enjoy as Alaskans. Let's do it right. Buck Lindekugel is the Conservation...
My turn: Lawsuit essential to protect clean water

...Before passage of the Clean Water Act in 1972, mining companies frequently dumped their tailings in the nearest lake or river, often with catastrophic consequences for those water bodies, for fish, and for human health. In the United States...
State closes Deshka River to king salmon fishing

...runs has not been confirmed. Some blame bycatch of commercial fisheries. Others say the cause is warming ocean water or river problems that kill smolt before they reach the sea. The North Pacific Fishery Management Council this year capped the...
Jitney looks odd, but is vital for patrol

...members needed a way to move search and rescue (SAR) float-equipped aircraft to and from the CAP Hanger to the pond or river, about one-fourth of a mile away. Therefore, in 1980, the jitney was built and flown from McChord Air Force Base...
Pictures from the pump: Begich seeks graphic proof of high gasoline prices across Alaska

...they were far higher in communities off the road system, especially in villages that cannot be reached by ocean tanker or river barge. Begich's website showed the price of gas in Anaktuvuk Pass, a village in the Brooks Range in northern Alaska...
UAS professors lecture on Mendenhall Glacier flooding

...fails. The water then rushes down the glacier - underneath it, in the case of July's jökulhlaup - and into the lake or river below.Last year, the larger of two outburst floods that occurred caused minor to moderate flooding in low-lying parts...


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