ELIZABETH EARL

After Board of Fish, few changes to conflict between drifters, northern sport fishermen

The Board of Fisheries wrapped up its Upper Cook Inlet meeting in Anchorage with few changes for the inlet’s commercial drift gillnet fleet, with small... Read more

What others say: New oil find will help state, but doesn’t solve budget problems

It seems that almost every time talk picks up about Alaska’s oil days being on the wane, a new discovery extends the horizon a bit... Read more

Assembly member files complaint against borough

A Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly member is challenging a clause included in a legal nonprofit’s contract to defend the borough in an ongoing lawsuit over... Read more

Program certifies green tourism businesses

Tourism businesses in Alaska are getting certified for green practices, both as a way to move toward sustainability and a way to attract customers.... Read more

Path forward after Kodiak sockeye genetic study unclear

A revelation that a large portion of sockeye harvested by Kodiak commercial seine fishermen originate in Cook Inlet may change the way the fisheries are... Read more

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