Juneau Area Shrimp Fisheries Shut Down

The following press release is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: The Alaska Department of Fish and Game announced today that the sport and personal use (PU) shrimp fisheries in the Juneau area will remain closed until further notice. The closed area consists of all marine waters of Section 11-A (see attached … Read more Juneau Area Shrimp Fisheries Shut Down

ADFG Releases 2018 Chinook Forecast For Several Southeast Rivers

The following press release is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: The Alaska Department of Fish and Game (department) has completed 2018 Chinook salmon run forecasts for Situk, Chilkat, Taku, Stikine, and Unuk Rivers. These forecasts use sibling models in which the runs seen in 2016 and 2017, representing production from spawning … Read more ADFG Releases 2018 Chinook Forecast For Several Southeast Rivers

Pebble Partnership Taking More Steps As Opposition Holds Strong

Now that at an Environmental Protection Agency salvo was reversed and in theory opened the door for the Pebble Mine project to become a reality, the company attempting to establish a copper and gold mine around Bristol Bay is on the move. On Wednesday, Pebble Partnership announced a new partner, Canadian company First Quantum Minerals Ltd. … Read more Pebble Partnership Taking More Steps As Opposition Holds Strong

Wolves Partially Blamed For Poor POW Deer Hunting Season

Our Southeast Alaska correspondent Jeff Lund penned a really compelling and sensible report that will run in our January issue. He and others hunt and trap wolves, which, particuarly on Lund’s native Prince of Wales Island, are in healthy numbers and understandably as predators prefer a meal of local deer on the island. Anyway, Lund’s … Read more Wolves Partially Blamed For Poor POW Deer Hunting Season

Tax Bill Passing Also Opens Door For Drilling At ANWR

    Breaking: Congress has passed the sweeping Republican tax bill that also allows drilling in ANWR https://t.co/jfMSH7bu6X pic.twitter.com/i7qEdrehVW — Anchorage Daily News (@adndotcom) December 20, 2017 One of the subplots to President Trump’s hotly contested and debated tax bill cut proposal that was passed by the Senate and House in the early-morning hours on … Read more Tax Bill Passing Also Opens Door For Drilling At ANWR

Racing For Dad

    Editor’s note: You don’t get to be Atz Kilcher without experiencing life as Yule Kilcher’s son. Atz, the patriarch of the homesteading family that’s featured on Discovery Channel’s Alaska: The Last Frontier, had to please his dad’s demanding expectations while living as normal a childhood as he was allowed to do. Atz’s younger life is chronicled in his … Read more Racing For Dad