Tom Gamble is determined to see subsistence harvesting of herring eggs continue — by working to protect herring stocks and teaching kids how to harvest eggs. This spring, he shared some of his knowledge in a herring camp for kids.
Federal managers are warning that there may not be enough sockeye salmon to allow a full season of subsistence fishing on the Stikine River.
State and federal fishery managers are waiting on more information to determine which government entity will have the authority to manage king salmon on the lower Kuskokwim River this summer.
According to the Alaska Department of Labor, January job numbers were down 7.4% from the same month in 2020 — that’s 23,000 fewer jobs.
Moose didn’t stop crossing the road when the Alaska Moose Federation closed up shop late last year.
Since the pandemic began, Anchorage’s largest soup kitchen has had to overhaul how it serves residents in need of a hot meal moving from communal meals to prepackaged ones.
The state granted Donlin Gold 12 water right permits after giving the public 15 days to comment. Some Y-K Delta residents claim that wasn’t enough time, especially with villages locked down to fight the pandemic.
Seal oil has been a diet staple for Alaska’s Inupiat people for centuries. However, because of federal and state health regulations, you can’t buy it in stores and it can’t be served in restaurants.
Conservationists had sued unsuccessfully to block the 21-day trapping season.
Ever since the Russian Mission postmaster resigned, mothers have been left scrambling to get formula.