Headlines

Bristol Bay run tops 50 million

July 21st 1:04 am

Big harvest at $1 a pound means 2017 will be one for the books

Days and nights babysitting a fitful volcano

July 21st 1:03 am

In these lively times, no on-duty scientist can afford to sleep heavily

In Brief

July 21st 1:02 am

Cargo ship adrift near Aleutian island towed to Dutch Harbor

Seal pup harassed and killed in Dillingham

July 21st 1:01 am

Suspect has been identified but not yet charged

Jay Mann admits he scammed millions

July 21st 12:59 am

Washington man falsely told Dillingham victims that he had a multi-million dollar pharmaceutical lawsuit

With travel limits, New Stuyahok limits heating fuel

July 21st 12:58 am

Low water on Nushagak River limits barge deliveries

PSPA seeks probe into vessel's foreign steel

July 21st 12:58 am

The trade group representing Alaska's onshore fish processing plants is challenging a request for an exemption to a federal law limiting the amount of foreign steel allowed in fishing vessel construction. The Pacific Seafood Processor's Association has major [...]

Summers in paradise: setnetting at Ekuk Beach

July 21st 12:57 am

"A lot of people, when you see them for the first time every summer, they're like 'Welcome home. Welcome back, welcome home,' 'cause this really feels like a second home, or a first home to all of us that work out here," explains Eric Risley, a veteran at [...]

Bristol Bay students explore marine biology careers at ANSEP camp

July 21st 12:56 am

At the end of June, Alaska Native Science and Engineering Program hosted a camp in Anchorage for students from around the state to explore careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Tyson Olsen from Koliganek is one of three students from [...]

Three saildrones prepared for annual research voyages

July 21st 12:56 am

They look like windsurfers, but with nobody on board. Three unmanned Saildrones were prepared for their annual research voyages in the Bering Sea on Sunday at the OSI dock in Unalaska/Dutch Harbor. Saildrone CEO Richard Jenkins said three of his company's [...]

Safeway boosts age for senior discount

July 21st 12:55 am

Supermarket shoppers ages 55 to 64 lose 10-percent senior citizen's discount

Obituary - James ' Jim' Timmerman

July 21st 12:55 am

James ' Jim' Timmerman James, always known as Jim, Timmerman died at the Alaska Native Medical Center on June 27 at the age of 78. He was born on May 8, 1939, in Dillingham to Charlie and Katie Timmerman. He lived primarily with his grandmother, Olga, and [...]

Obituary -Larry John Shaishnikoff

July 21st 12:53 am

Larry John Shaishnikoff Longtime Alaska resident, Larry John Shaishnikoff, passed away on July 12, 2017, at the age of 86 in Anchorage. "A man of many hats" is how he is remembered by many. In Unalaska, Shaishnikoff was born to parents Sergei Shaishnikoff [...]

Herring return, much to delight of fishermen

July 21st 12:50 am

Just 200 tons left in 2017 purse seine quota

Opinion: No replacement plan [--] no deal

July 21st 12:46 am

This week, millions of Americans were nearly impacted by one of the most grotesque examples of partisan politics trumping basic human needs this nation has ever seen. On the heals of failed attempts to replace the Affordable Care Act, Republicans attempted to [...]

Opinion: How action in Juneau creates hope and a path to solving Alaska's deficit

July 21st 12:46 am

The passage Saturday of a bill ending cash subsidies to the oil industry creates legitimate hope for a solution to Alaska's fiscal crisis. The change itself doesn't fill much of the gap between the state's income and spending — perhaps $75 million to [...]

Daily respites during a summer-long walk

July 21st 12:43 am

Pipeline hiker seeks rest along a steep and relentless path

Alaska salmon prices looking up for 2017

July 21st 12:41 am

Demand for roe is driving interest in chums, most of which is shipped to Japan

Dutch Harbor herring quota set

July 14th 3:15 pm

Local biologists swamped with calls due to Google mistake

In Brief

July 14th 3:14 pm

Volunteer Fire Department truck stolen

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