Alaska Department of Fish and Game Commissioner Kevin Duffy announced Thursday he will leave the department after 24 years to accept a high-level job in the Bering Sea-Aleutian Islands pollock trawling industry.
Mining and tourism are booming in Alaska this year while oil has a murky future despite today's high prices, industry officials said Tuesday at the Alaska State Chamber of Commerce Convention and Trade Show in Juneau.
Ring around the Malaspina: Canadian fishing boats block the Alaska ferry Malaspina at the dock in Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Sunday. The boats surrounded the ferry on Saturday to protest the fishing of Canadian-bound salmon by Alaska fishermen.
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