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Voices of the Peninsula: Set net ban initiative based on conservation

The initiative to ban set nets in urban areas of Alaska is an environmental issue. It is about protecting fish stocks and other sea animals from an outdated, harmful type of fishing gear. Set nets are simply...
Knowles reports mixed results with Clinton administration

...that they can work through the issues. But he wasn't so successful with the Clinton administration over another environmental issue: a potential ban by the U.S. Forest Service on logging in roadless areas of the Tongass and Chugach national...
Enviromental lefts and rights

...and environmentally safe development, where are the votes. Was the closure of ANWR to drilling by veto a real environmental issue or was there a chance somebody was willing to scuttle Alaska's economic future for a few votes? Or does it make...
King salmon show low return rates across the state

...drastically low. The problem we're facing is much more complex then what the vast majority of people see. There is an environmental issue affecting the return rates of all king salmon across the state. Biologists from the Yukon and the Kuskokwim regions...
Environmental groups challenge Port MacKenzie rail plan

...been determined yet. The groups are still deciding on an exact tactic, which they said will likely tie into an environmental issue. The groups haven't yet cited a specific point in their filing, but Bob Shavelson, director of advocacy at...
Teen's project draws accolades

...However, Wensley didn't set out to win awards, he set out to educate visitors and the local community about an environmental issue, and in that respect, he feels like he has also succeeded. In the past few years since he developed his project...


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