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Alaska village sues feds to open road in refuge

...arbitrary because no other reasonable transportation alternatives exist.King Cove and Cold Bay are at the tip of the Alaska Peninsula, which juts southwest from mainland Alaska toward the start of the Aleutian Chain.The road is proposed for an...
Commercial fishing groups, feds, testify on salmon management

...unanimously voted to officially have Alaska Department of Fish and Game manage Cook Inlet, Prince William Sound and Alaska Peninsula salmon fisheries, and note that in the federal fishery management plan, or FMP.The council manages most fisheries...
Lease sale nets $5.2 million

...state's annual Cook Inlet and Alaska Peninsula "areawide" lease sales Wednesday...tracts near Port Moller on the Alaska Peninsula in southwest Alaska. The state...there have been no bids for Alaska Peninsula leases since 2007. Shell acquired...
Tustumena departs Ketchikan after overhaul

...that very few Americans really get to see - the Alaska Peninsula and the Aleutian Islands. So I liken that route...replace Tustumena in the open-ocean routes of the Alaska Peninsula and Aleutian Chain. The AMHS initial reconnaissance...
State announces oil and gas lease sale

...deadline for bidder qualification is 4 p.m. on May 2 and bids must be received by 4 p.m. on May 5. Lease sale of Alaska Peninsula area tracts ranging in size from 1,280 to 5,760 acres was also announced.A map of tracts is available on the...
Alaska to sue for road through wildlife refuge

...EYE'-zem-bek) National Wildlife Refuge to connect King Cove with Cold Bay, two communities at the tip of the Alaska Peninsula near the start of the Aleutian Chain.The road is proposed for an isthmus along the 150-square-mile Izembek...
Halibut quota cut again 2013? 3B (Western Gulf of Alaska): 2.84 million pounds, down from 4.29 million pounds in 2013? 4A (Alaska Peninsula): 850,000 pounds, down from 1.33 million pounds in 2013? 4B (Aleutian Islands): 1.14 million pounds...
Jewell rejects Alaska land swap

...last summer by Jewell to Izembek National Wildlife Refuge. Jewell made the trek to the refuge near the tip of the Alaska Peninsula shortly after she replaced Ken Salazar.Jewell's decision affirms a rejection of the proposal last February by...
Fisheries managers in Alaska

...council has delegated management of salmon fisheries in federal waters of Cook Inlet, Prince William Sound and the Alaska Peninsula to the state. Southeast king salmon troll fisheries are managed by the U.S. and Canadian federal governments...
Widespread decline of kings points to natural forces

...canary in the coal mine for me is the Nelson River," Begich said. The river, also called Sapsuck, is on the Alaska Peninsula between Nelson Lagoon and Cold Bay. "They've closed the king fishing there the last couple of years and nobody...
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