What are the prospects for sport anglers during the weekend of the Golden North Salmon Derby? Mark Schwan, who manages southeast sport fish fisheries for the Department of Fish and Game, has this assessment of the local salmon runs. For more on the derby, click on the Friday Newscast for August 23rd.Related Link: Golden North Salmon Derby
- The city thinks Hecla's Greens Creek mine may be responsible. The mine says its discharges in the area meet state requirements.
- Sarah Erkmann, external affairs manager for the Alaska Oil and Gas Association trade group, said the tax amounts to “punishing” oil companies.
- The Tourism Industry Association of the Yukon canceled its annual convention slated to be held in Haines, mainly due to the weak Canadian dollar.
- For now, traffic in Gastineau Channel will not be restricted, but Hilbert said they will likely establish a no-wake zone during the actual salvage operation.