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.
Herring stocks are strong this year because of big numbers of six-year-old fish, born in 2016.
Supporters of mariculture in Alaska are working to build a $100 million industry out of shellfish and seaweed over the next two decades.
The Western Mariner was towing an Alaska Marine Lines barge in Neva Strait early on the morning of March 21 when a steering failure caused the two vessels to collide, pushing the tugboat onto the shore.