The conflict over subsistence has been brewing for a few decades.
An eight-person crew of scientists, artists and divers are trying to locate the site of one of the deadliest shipwrecks in Alaska history.
It would be the first time in Alaska’s history that people could raise animals like crab in hatcheries and release them into the wild to support commercial fisheries.
Norway has joined the rest of Europe in isolating Russia. But as a country bordering Russia, it’s feeling the effects more immediately than others — in everything from climate action and nuclear waste control to cross-border trade.
Alaska fishermen could see a record sockeye salmon harvest of 74 million fish this year, most of which will come from Bristol Bay.
The closures have been a response to low razor clam counts on the east side of Cook Inlet.
The legal fight centered on a Metlakatla man charged with illegally fishing in waters just outside the state’s only Native reservation.
The crash has pushed the crab fleet farther north while forcing places like St. Paul to consider major budget shortfalls.
Unalaska fisherman Dustan Dickerson says the program is one way to get a new generation into the industry.
There’s a lot of research on sleep deprivation and shift workers like truckers, but there’s nearly nothing on fishermen.