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I keep this graph in my office. On the Y-axis (the vertical one, if you don’t remember high school science and math) the hours of… Continue reading
Former scientists and fisheries managers are taking sides over Ballot Measure 1.
As rulemaking process begins, Juneau meeting draws out public’s skepticism.
A teenager visiting Alaska on a cruise ship last week had the measles, health officials say, prompting concern that passengers may spread the rarely-seen virus… Continue reading
Homemade gifts hold a certain charm.
Five-year-old McKayla Paul, of the Deisheetaan (Beaver Clan), took to the stage naturally at Thursday’s Celebration 2018 Toddler Regalia Review. Her face wide with a… Continue reading
A group of Alaska lawmakers wants to team up with Montana and other U.S.-Canada border states in a push to protect Southeast watersheds they say… Continue reading
You don’t have to look far to see the effects of climate change in Alaska. Permafrost melts, ocean waters acidify and eroding shorelines threaten coastal… Continue reading
Alaskans interested in owning land in the Last Frontier can stake their claims a little cheaper today and through June as bidding in the Department… Continue reading
The hoary marmot’s call sounds like an alarm. It’s a piercing high-pitched squeal so loud, researchers wear earplugs when studying them in the field, said… Continue reading
Local fishermen and mining companies are picking sides this week over stringent new rules for construction on Alaska salmon habitat. One group did it through… Continue reading
When Jack Marshall first donned the white gloves to spread Christmas cheer, the year was 1978. The hot gift was the Atari 2600 video game… Continue reading
Global warming is causing ocean water to become less like baking soda and more like milk, chemically speaking. It’s a pHenomena called ocean acidification (OA)… Continue reading
The average age of an Alaska fisherman today is more than 50 years old. That number is growing statewide, according to a November report, as… Continue reading
A logging camp employee shot dead a fellow worker at a Prince of Wales Island camp on Wednesday, Alaska State Troopers say. Ketchikan resident Timothy… Continue reading
Quick action from a Hoonah boy saved a fishing party from a charging brown bear on June 18, the Empire has learned through Alaska State… Continue reading
Boats don’t have wheels. This may go without saying, but as Juneau commercial fisherman Brian Delay joked Friday at Don D. Statter Harbor, it’s worth… Continue reading
The City and Borough of Juneau Assembly sent a message to the town’s unsheltered at a Monday meeting: Go to sleep in the wrong place… Continue reading
Alaska Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott signed an agreement with Canadian officials Thursday, marking a step toward cooperation in protecting Southeast Alaska’s border-straddling rivers from proposed… Continue reading
Sometimes slow and steady wins the race.Up 12-0 just seven minutes into Saturday’s game at the Thunderdome, surging Thunder Mountain looked poised to ride its… Continue reading