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Seldovia’s Human-Powered Fishing Derby

Holden Corwin receives a prize for the largest halibut at the 2018 derby fish fry celebration. Photo by Erin McKittrick. “I stuck my hand down the greenling’s throat and look what I found!” the...

The Study of Environmental Arctic Change

The Study of Environmental Arctic Change began in the late 1990s as a way to foster communication between scientists who were studying distinct pieces of the environment. With a new round of funding, SEARCH...

Denali Park Road to Remain Partially Closed This Season

September 16, 2021, photo of eastern side of the Pretty Rocks landslide on Denali Park Road. The displacement of approximately 14 vertical feet seen below the person standing on the stable road surface (for...

Ask Alaska: fish heartbreak and sunny Aleutians

Art by Tim Bower How do I get back the one that got away?  All anglers experience fish-heartbreak, and those who suffer the most may dwell for the rest of their lives on the...

Nike Site Summit

It’s 1957, and things are different. Anchorage, Alaska, is but a whisper of its future self. Oil has yet to be discovered beneath the permafrost of the North Slope, there are more gravel roads...

The Life of a Bristol Bay Fly Fishing Guide

Fly fishing guide Triston Chaney holds up a freshly caught rainbow trout in southwest Alaska. Photo courtesy Triston Chaney. This article was originally published in Hakai Magazine, a magazine that explores coastal science, society, and environment,...

Straight Ahead, the Significance of a New Sculpture in Juneau

Yaadachoon, before being placed along Juneau’s Seawalk. Photo by Michael Penn. “There is a lot of security in regurgitating what’s been done,” said Robert Mills, standing in a warehouse in the industrial heart of...

The Decline and Fall of a Great Alaskan Cannery

Port Bailey Cannery lies at the north end of Kodiak Island. A community bolstered by abundant wild salmon was established here in 1912, and in 1938, Kadiak Fisheries built a cannery and named it...

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