Bering Sea Gold’s Emily Riedel ‘Digs’ Dredging

By Chris Cocoles I really enjoyed my conversation with Emily Riedel, one of the stars of the Discovery Channel’s reality series about Alaska gold dredging in Nome, Bering Sea Gold. One of my friends who’s a regular watcher of the show bemoaned Emily as one of the show’s emotionally melodramatic villains. But I found her friendly, honest, engaging … Read more Bering Sea Gold’s Emily Riedel ‘Digs’ Dredging

Frank Ensminger, Alaskan Bronze Artist

Frank Entsminger, man of the outdoors, started his career as a taxidermist in high school. As a photographer, naturalist and hunting guide, his career has led him to become one of Alaska’s renowned wildlife bronze artists. Born and raised in Montana, Frank’s keen interest in the out-of-doors drew him to Alaska fresh out of high … Read more Frank Ensminger, Alaskan Bronze Artist

Pebble Mine Fight Building; Comments Due, Frontline Episode Next Week

You have through this weekend to comment on an assessment of Alaska’s wild, salmon-rich Bristol Bay that says the watershed could be harmed by mines such as the proposed gash in the earth known as Pebble. Sorry, a little bit biased on this one. Comment deadline is Monday, July 23. To file yours, go here. … Read more Pebble Mine Fight Building; Comments Due, Frontline Episode Next Week