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Herring update: ‘We’re going after these fish’

Herring update: ‘We’re going after these fish’

With the herring spawn starting in Sitka Sound, the Fish & Game is quickly developing plans for a third commercial seine opening — possibly today.

Petersburg mayor: state will rebuild hatchery

Petersburg mayor: state will rebuild hatchery

Fish and Game would be rebuilding the Crystal Lake hatchery facility destroyed in a fire earlier this month.

Murkowski: Clean Water Act rule a threat to development

Murkowski: Clean Water Act rule a threat to development

Critics say the rule would expand the reach of the Clean Water Act to cover most creeks and wetlands across the country.

On the track of the wolverine

On the track of the wolverine

The few biologists who have studied wolverines in Alaska say they are exceptional creatures.

Fairbanks lawmaker’s birth control comments spark criticism

Fairbanks lawmaker’s birth control comments spark criticism

A Fairbanks state senator has been labeled as an enemy in the “war on women” by national media outlets for comments he made about birth control.

Ex-secretary of state endorses Dan Sullivan in tight U.S. Senate race

Ex-secretary of state endorses Dan Sullivan in tight U.S. Senate race

Former secretary of state Condoleeza Rice stars in an ad for Republican challenger Dan Sullivan.

Alaska Highway money not an easy sell to Congress

Alaska Highway money not an easy sell to Congress

The government of Canada’s Yukon Territory is asking Congress to pay for reconstruction of the Alaska Highway.

As public testimony floods in, permitting bill’s future uncertain

As public testimony floods in, permitting bill’s future uncertain

Opposition has come out strong and fast, key senators are on the fence, and movement on the controversial permitting bill has stalled.

Seiners land 4K tons in herring season opener

Seiners land 4K tons in herring season opener

The Sitka herring fishery had its first opening yesterday afternoon.

Group seeks to prevent suicide through paddle-making

Group seeks to prevent suicide through paddle-making

Last weekend, the One People Canoe Society held a two-day paddle-making workshop in Wrangell.