For 2023, the Navy wants to add 246,000 square miles to the area it can use for the exercise, stretching it west to a point south of Dutch Harbor.
Huna Totem has already created a cruise-based tourism industry in Hoonah. It’s now proposing to build a 1,200-foot dock to moor ships in Whittier at the picturesque head of Passage Canal, about an hour’s drive southeast of Anchorage.
A University of Alaska Fairbanks researcher who listens to killer whales using underwater microphones has learned some interesting things about the creatures.
A Fish and Game scoping document addresses Governor Mike Dunleavy’s proposal to provide hunting opportunities by transplanting deer to the Palmer and Wasilla area.
Some of the village corporations got large payouts while Juneau-based Sealaska, the corporation with the most shareholders, got the least of the 13 regional corporations. Corporation executives say they’re still trying to understand the wide disparities in disbursements.
The new data has allowed researchers to drop their worst-case estimates for Whittier from a 30-foot wave to a 7-foot wave.
The federal ruling affects the eastern Aleutians, Kodiak and Prince Williams Sound as well as the coastlines of Washington, Oregon and California.
The interest in kelp farming is there. Lease applications nearly doubled last year, and a recent training attracted hundreds of participants.
Officials say Cordova’s outbreak is a painful reminder of how quickly a single person’s actions during a pandemic can affect an entire community.
Not only were fishermen catching fewer fish, in many cases they were getting paid less for them. Processors faced steep bills for implementing COVID mitigation strategies, and the value of sockeye was the lowest it’s been in more than 10 years.