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A bigger king run?

UPDATED, 5/25/2017: Director of Commercial Fisheries addresses state’s comfort level that the king run is larger than forecast.

After predicting the worst king salmon run to the Copper River since 1985… 1,017 more words


Goodbye Porridge, Hello Granola

Each spring we switch back to eating granola instead of oatmeal. Really it is the same thing, just cold and with some sort of milk. 832 more words


Chinook roulette

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game spun the cylinder on the Copper River commercial salmon fishery on Saturday hoping against hope the hammer falls on an empty cylinder. 820 more words


Habemus Malum -- We Have an Apple Tree

Over the weekend, we had visitors and on a tour of the back yard one of them (Paul G.) pointed out that our apple tree needed some pruning. 152 more words


Of moose & politics

A political battle has erupted in Alaska over racial preference, but neither college admissions nor jobs are the issue. It’s about moose.

At the center of the dispute is Karen Linnell, who Gov. 1,651 more words


Video -- Looking for Queen Cells

I am back in the hive looking for queen cells in the hive I split a few days ago. I brought the camera in closer for a better look. 8 more words


Video -- Planting Potatoes

Check out our latest video showing the process we used to plant potatoes this spring.