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The dying Kenai kings

UPDATED – May 20, 2016

Seven out of every 11 Kenai River late-run king salmon killed last year died in gillnets as what was once the most valuable sport fishery in Alaska continued to spiral downward, according to data from the state of Alaska. 3,012 more words

Alaska

Clam Gulch, Alaska

A harmless mixture of clouds and sunshine met me on my drive down to Clam Gulch, Alaska last Friday for an interview. A quaint town, the few year-round residents are proud of their independence, living so far from the nearest big town — Homer is about 45 minutes south and Soldotna about 45 minutes north. 247 more words

Alaska

Eider Duck Heads to Homer, Alaska

Eider and his humans left North Pole, Alaska, near Fairbanks and are driving south.   As they approach Denali Park and Mount McKinley, Eider wants you to see these mountains. 432 more words

Turnagain Arm at Chugach National Forest, Alaska; 23 February 2011

Turnagain Arm
Chugach National Forest, Alaska; 23 February 2011

Here’s another cluster of snow-n’-ice images from south-central Alaska. These photographs were taken along the frozen mudflat banks of Turnagain Arm in the Chugach National Forest in late February of 2011. 68 more words

Landscapes

Two for Tuesday

Seriously, pondering the meaning of life (or the meaning of dog biscuits) as she peers over the side of the bluff out by Point Woronzof. 193 more words

Mother Martha White

The world traveler and lecturer Frank G. Carpenter wrote widely of his travels in Alaska, and in the April 5, 1917 issue of Moderator-topics he wrote about several notable women of the territory, including the Anchorage pioneer, Mother Martha White: 595 more words

Alaska History

Clam ban digs in — Populations on east-side beaches still struggling

By Joseph Robertia

Redoubt Reporter

Clam shovels will have to stay buried in the garage for another summer, as the clams of eastern Cook Inlet beaches will be off limits once again in 2016. 748 more words

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