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Wildfire on Kenai Peninsula grows but poses no immediate threat

A lightning-caused wildfire burning in the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge grew in size on Friday but firefighters were able to keep it from spreading south and west toward the Sterling Highway. 544 more words

AK Fire Info

Day Twelve - Seward, which still feels like home

If you’re scoring at home, you might have noticed that I skipped Day Eleven of this Lap Around Alaska. That’s because yesterday was a day off the road to rest and recuperate. 700 more words


Victim of the state

Once revered for world-leading skills at managing wild salmon, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game today finds itself under attack as incompetent as the North Pacific Fisheries Management Council begins… 2,610 more words


Two Pipelines Leaking In Alaska

By Andrew Witzel

The renewed reliance on pipelines in the wake of Trumps fossil fuel, climate change denier mentality is rearing its ugly head again, this time in Anchorage, Alaska.  320 more words


More from Alaska’s Board of Fisheries Meeting

As mentioned last week, I committed to learning more about Alaska’s Board of Fisheries (BOF) as it works through proposals at its 2017 meeting. The meeting is not everyone’s cup of tea, as many of my sport fishing friends have given up on the BOF due to the political nature of managing our fisheries. 418 more words


Net fisheries win

Commercial fishermen looking to cast their salmon-snagging gillnets wider in Cook Inlet appear to have won the hearts of the members of the Alaska Board of Fisheries. 1,209 more words