Finally! Western Arctic Caribou Herd Numbers On The Rise

Western Arctic Caribou Herd Shows First Growth Since 2003 https://t.co/Dfr8NtZ0N6 pic.twitter.com/EGgxvCABC2 — KNOM News (@KNOMnews) January 11, 2018 The following press release is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: After more than a decade of decline, Alaska’s largest caribou herd is showing signs of growth. Counts of the Western Arctic caribou herd … Read more Finally! Western Arctic Caribou Herd Numbers On The Rise

Dallas Seavey Has Questions After Failed Drug Tests On Dogs

During a turbulent offseason for the Iditarod as the 2018 race looms about two months away, the biggest storyline was that four-time champion and former ASJ cover subject Dallas Seavey raced with some dogs that failed mandatory drug tests in what’s turned to a scandal for the famed dog sled race. But Seavey has repeatedly … Read more Dallas Seavey Has Questions After Failed Drug Tests On Dogs

Pebble Mine Application Accepted

Bristol Bay’s resistance regarding the Pebble Mine will only get more desperate given the news coming out this week that Pebble Partnership’s formal application to proceed has been accepted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Here’s KTUU: As the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officially accepts a permit application from the Pebble Partnership – … Read more Pebble Mine Application Accepted

The Road To Somewhere Causes Controversy

  As our past feature stories on the Discovery Channel series, Yukon Men  have shown, whenever there is talk about a road being built with isolated Alaskan communities involved, there is bound to be some tension. For one Alaskan village that has hoped for a road to get better access to and from it, a controversial … Read more The Road To Somewhere Causes Controversy

Potential Climate Change Effects On Hunting

Alaska has released its first detailed statewide report on the negative health impacts of climate change. Here are the predictions. https://t.co/kK3Jgigzux pic.twitter.com/53ANNcC7mO — Anchorage Daily News (@adndotcom) January 9, 2018 You can see the complete reported compiled by the state here:.  The Daily News’ Tegan Hanlon has a good synposis here, including some points about the … Read more Potential Climate Change Effects On Hunting

Reaction To Reported New National Park Service Director

  These days, anything that goes on in Washington D.C. creates a buzz, no matter what side of the aisle you prefer to view your political theater from. So the reported new director of the National Park Service, P. Daniel Smith, probably wasn’t going to be met with no comments, or in his case, significant resistance. … Read more Reaction To Reported New National Park Service Director