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Alaska seafood companies seek retaliatory ban on Russian fish

Alaska seafood companies seek retaliatory ban on Russian fishIt’s been just over two weeks since Russia banned imports of American food products into its country. Now, Alaska’s seafood industry is asking the U.S. government to strike back.

Conservation groups file suit over Big Thorne sale

Conservation groups file suit over Big Thorne saleConservation groups that threatened to sue the U.S. Forest Service over the Big Thorne Timber Sale have followed through.

Maritime industry plans to become more local

Maritime industry plans to become more localThe Alaska Maritime Workforce Development Plan aims to better prepare Alaskans to join the maritime work force.

Why don’t hibernating bears get osteoporosis?

Why don’t hibernating bears get osteoporosis?Bears have the right idea. Don’t fight the cold; just shut ‘er down for six months and emerge when it’s warmer. Why didn’t we think of that?

Ketchikan man tries to kayak away from troopers

Ketchikan man tries to kayak away from troopersA Ketchikan is in custody today after he allegedly tried to evade Alaska State Troopers by escaping in a kayak.

Forest Service upholds Big Thorne decision

Forest Service upholds Big Thorne decisionThe U.S. Forest Service issued its Final Supplemental Information Report for the Big Thorne Timber Sale this week, upholding its Record of Decision.

Slideshow: Hockey season kicks off with training

Slideshow: Hockey season kicks off with trainingThe Juneau Douglas Ice Association helped kick off another season at Treadwell Ice Arena by bringing back the Rocky Mountain Hockey School last week.

AFP targets Begich absenteeism in $1M ad buy

AFP targets Begich absenteeism in $1M ad buyAmericans for Prosperity announced yesterday it has paid more than $1 million to run a TV ad attacking incumbent Mark Begich.

Walker wins primary … for Libertarian Senate nomination

Walker wins primary … for Libertarian Senate nominationThe victory of an unknown by the name of Thom Walker has puzzled the Libertarian party.

Begich says ‘Bring it on’

Begich says ‘Bring it on’Sen. Mark Begich says his opponent in the general election has moved to the extreme far-right on many issues.