‘Just The Way It Goes Sometimes’

The following appears in the November issue of Alaska Sporting Journal:  BY PAUL D. ATKINS  Dang it,” I whispered as Lew made his way around the corner where I was standing. The big bull moose – the only one we’d seen in like, forever – had disappeared into the willows and was gone.  “How can … Read more ‘Just The Way It Goes Sometimes’

Happy Thanksgiving! Here’s A Scare For Your Holiday

Happy Thanksgiving. Rather than bore you with feel-good stories about turkeys or family fun, here’s a terrifying encounter for some caribou hunters on Alaska’s North Slope that is appearing in the November issue of Alaska Sporting Journal: BY LAWRENCE E. HATTER  Memories of the hunt have a way of fading like the colors of fall … Read more Happy Thanksgiving! Here’s A Scare For Your Holiday

Save Bristol Bay Wants Alaskans To Keep Fighting

The following press release is courtesy of Save Bristol Bay: Dear friends of Bristol Bay: Some of you might be wondering, how did the results of the midterm election change our ability to protect Bristol Bay from the proposed Pebble Mine? Before diving into what’s new, here’s what’s unchanged: Most Alaskans, from across the political spectrum, … Read more Save Bristol Bay Wants Alaskans To Keep Fighting

Sled Dog Racer, Dogs OK After Collision With Car

  In 2014 we introduced you to the Berington sisters, identical twins Anna and Kristy from Wisconsin who became sibling rival but best friend Iditarod mushers after moving to Alaska. On Tuesday morning, Kristy Berington on was involved in a harrowing accident with her dog team when a pickup truck collided with her sled.  Fortunately, … Read more Sled Dog Racer, Dogs OK After Collision With Car

Measure 1’s Salmon Protection Platform Didn’t Resonate With Alaska Voters

Alaska might be famous for its wild salmon, but one of the hotly contested Election Day decisions that would, in theory, help protect the state’s salmon runs, didn’t sway the state’s voters enough to pass it. Measure 1 was beaten rather soundly in a race that saw its “Stand For Salmon” contingent being outspended by … Read more Measure 1’s Salmon Protection Platform Didn’t Resonate With Alaska Voters

What They Are Saying About Ballot Measure 1 On Election Day

This is an even more important than usual midterm Election Day, so regardless of how you’re going to or you would vote, please get out to the polls today or your ballot dropoff stations with your votes. One of Alaska’s most talked about votes today is Ballot Measure 1, the “Stand For Salmon” initative that … Read more What They Are Saying About Ballot Measure 1 On Election Day