A new Haines fishermen’s group called the Haines Fishermen’s Alliance will work to advocate for salmon and salmon habitat. The alliance was formed to counter development of a large-scale hard rock mine from what is now exploration at the Palmer Project by Canadian company Constantine Metal Resources Limited.
Alaska may be the Last Frontier, but on Sunday night, comedian John Oliver highlighted a different kind of status – the last holdout of Blockbuster Video. The HBO host offered to donate some unique items to a the business in Anchorage.
About 400 people from around Alaska and elsewhere converged on the Westmark Fairbanks Hotel and Conference Center this week to talk about how residents of the state’s rural and remote communities can reduce high energy costs during the 20th Rural Energy Conference.