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ANCHORAGE (AP) - A federal judge has ordered the state to help some Alaska Native language speakers understand their ballots.U.S. District Judge Sharon Gleason ruled Wednesday in the Voting Rights...
Halibut quota cut again

...Although the conference board, which is the advisory body that represents harvesters, had advocated for higher limits, some Alaska fishermen said they were happy to see the commission take a conservation-minded approach."While it's economically...
Widespread decline of kings points to natural forces

...others. In 1999, the river was closed to fishing for part of the season. Copper River kings are doing better than some Alaska runs, but it took in-season restrictions this year to meet escapement goals. The Copper River, another indicator...
News | Conserving the Kenai King
Part 1: Running in cycles

...composition characterize erratic runs that Fish and Game managers said have been struggling statewide. Data suggests some Alaska kings are returning to their natal streams at younger ages rather than spending more time in the ocean; and more males...
News | Conserving the Kenai King
Voices of the Peninsula: Alaska at an energy crossroads

...begun the development and production of reserves, which had been largely stalled since the late 1980s.According to some, Alaska may have enough gas to provide residential heating to the most populated parts of the state. Less densely populated...
Pebble shares progress

...permitting regulatory process as it was designed," he said. Despite pushback against the proposed project, Fagnani said some Alaska Natives in the area see the benefit to having a new industry located in their backyards. "They're great people...
Fake pot not yet major problem on the Kenai Messick, ranging in price from $15 to $40 per gram, depending on potency. Ten states have banned Spice, and some Alaska legislators are pushing for a ban here. Spice has not been directly attributed to any deaths, but Messick said the...
Alaska Natives battling for subsistence join in logging wars

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- For some Alaska Natives, Gravina Island equates to the Costco of traditional food. A short skiff ride from Ketchikan, the island feeds families...
Alaska still a cool destination for tourists, ski buffs in winter

...and November 2011, a 17 percent increase over the same period in 2010, according to the Hawaii Tourism Authority. Some Alaska residents do choose to see more of their home state while on vacation. But this is not what such resorts bank on...
Conoco cancels gas line meeting

ConocoPhillips canceled a meeting with some Alaska legislators at the last minute Tuesday after an Anchorage Democratic representative raised questions about the meeting's legality...


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