B.C. Mining Accident’s Potential Impact

  It’s arguably not as big a story as the Bristol Bay region’s opposition to the Pebble Mine, but in Southeast Alaska, another mining project just across the border into British Columbia, Canada, the Mount Polley Mine. An independent review of the potential environmental impact the mine could have on the ecosystem (you can the … Read more B.C. Mining Accident’s Potential Impact

Priming For Summer Chinook On Nushagak

    Jake’s Nushagak Salmon Camp is getting ready for another summer of king salmon fishing. Eli Huffman, the camp’s host, filed this report: 2015 WILL BE AN  OUTSTANDING YEAR!   For us, 2014 was the year without winter in Dillingham, Bristol Bay, and most of Alaska. There was no snow and the winter was an eternal spring. No, … Read more Priming For Summer Chinook On Nushagak

From the SMH Department

This isn’t Alaska news, but it’s bear news and Alaskans understand more than anyone that they’re sharing their beloved state with these remarkable creatures. That’s what makes this story cringe-worthy. From the Associated Press: CONCORD, N.H. – New Hampshire’s bear expert is proposing to eliminate the use of chocolate as bait after four bears were … Read more From the SMH Department

Meet ADFG’s New Deputy Commissioner

  Apologies for not getting this out sooner, but press deadlines have been a challenge this month. Alaska Department of Fish and Game last weeknamed Charles Swanton as its new deputy commissioner. Here’s ADFG’s release: Acting Commissioner Sam Cotten is pleased to announce the appointment of Charles O. Swanton as Deputy Commissioner of the Alaska Department … Read more Meet ADFG’s New Deputy Commissioner