Refine Search

All American Meats recalls beef for E. Coli

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced a nationwide recall for 167,427 pounds of ground beef from an Omaha, Nebraska manufacturer Monday. The USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service announced that surveillance tests came back positive for E.
Confluence of factors cause disconnect in salmon pricing

Seafood producers were hoping U.S. consumers would have cheaper salmon this year, but that doesn't seem to be the case. The $8.99 per pound of Alaska sockeye the U.S.
Fox removal effort closer to completion on Alaska islands

ANCHORAGE - A decades-old campaign to wipe dozens of Alaska islands clean of invasive arctic foxes is a step closer to wrapping up with an eradication effort this summer on a large, uninhabited island that's also home to hundreds of feral non-native cattle.
Tongass exemption to Roadless Rule overturned

The Tongass will be roadless once more. The U.S. 9th Circuit Court today upheld a lower court ruling 6-5 that overturned the Tongass National Forest's exemption to the President George W.
[Update] Cooper Landing fires nearly contained

Friday, 4 p.m.: The lightening-caused fires in the Cooper Landing area have not grown in size, according to a press release from the USDA for Chugach National Forest.
Learning for Life: Pest scouts ready to help

Last November I wrote about a U.S. Department of Agriculture grant, which would result in hiring four part-time pest scouts who would visit farms and ranches in Alaska to teach farmers...
Update: Cooper Landing fires hold steady

Monday, 1 p.m.: The Stetson Creek fire is estimated at 212 acres, and the Juneau Lake fire is estimated at 573 acres, according to an announcement released by the USDA Forest Service.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - The single-engine plane came in low as the seasoned pilot maneuvered to give his gunner a clear shot at a coyote on the ground below.
Susitna-Watana studies resume after spending freeze lifted

Work is resuming on the Susitna-Watana hydroelectric project under spending guidelines put in place by Gov. Bill Walker's administration. The overall cost for the proposed 705-foot dam in the upper reaches of the Susitna River has been pegged at $5.
Firefighter bitten by bear to be released

...while working on the Juneau Lake fire on Monday is in good health, according to a press release from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. He has been identified as Glacier District Ranger Tim Charnon. According to the release, his run-in...


  • 150 Trading Bay Rd, Kenai, AK 99611
  • Switchboard: 907-283-7551
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-283-3584
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-283-3299
  • Business Fax: 907-283-3299
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-335-1257
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback