Alaska Communities To Receive Cleanup Grants From EPA

  The following press release is courtesy of the Environmental Protection Agency: SEATTLE  —  EPA has selected communities in Alaska, Oregon and Washington for Brownfields environmental site assessment and cleanup grants. The grants, ranging from nearly $200,000 up to $600,000, will be used to conduct brownfield site assessments and cleanups to help redevelop vacant and … Read more Alaska Communities To Receive Cleanup Grants From EPA

Fisherman Dies After Going Overboard

A longtime Cordova fisherman was found dead after going overboard in the Copper River flats https://t.co/z6ynE2QiHZ pic.twitter.com/vCMIeMZ8rw — Anchorage Daily News (@adndotcom) May 31, 2017 Sad story in the Alaska Dispatch News on the death of a commercial fisherman who went overboard. Here’s ADN with more:  A Cordova man was found dead Thursday after going overboard … Read more Fisherman Dies After Going Overboard

Remembering The Maine, Remembrance On Memorial Day

Nobody is more of a history geek than this editor whenever he travels. If there’s a battlefield, museum or monument nearby, I want to see it. I’ve visited Civil War sites near Nashville and a  Revolutionary War battlefield around Greensboro, North Carolina. In Greece I saw a memorial for locals murdered by Nazis and even … Read more Remembering The Maine, Remembrance On Memorial Day

New Information Helps Understand How Rockfish Live

Shortraker rockfish  Photo: Rebecca Reuter, NOAA Fisheries   The following is courtesy of Christine Baier of the the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Adminstration’s Alaska Fisheries Science Center:  Some things just get better with age. Like rockfish mothers. A rockfish might not start spawning until she is 25 years old. As she gets older she produces … Read more New Information Helps Understand How Rockfish Live