“Is burning trash necessary? Is it better to have public health?” Tom Okleasik asked the Nome City Council during Monday night’s meeting, during which an ordinance to ban burning trash within city limits was voted down.
The group supported all but the moose proposal, which would reauthorize the option for a cow moose hunt in Units 22C and 22D.
There’s a small tourist attraction going on at the Norton Sound Seafood Center. Causing the stir is a rare, blue-colored red king crab.
Commercial crabbers in the Bering Strait Region are harvesting a new species of king crab this year following a change in state classification. The crab is a Hanasaki king crab, otherwise known as a “spiny” king crab. Seafood processors look forward to an expanded market and biologist await more accurate species data.
The Alaska Department of Fish and Game is announcing some unanticipated commercial openings in the Norton Sound region amid stronger-than-expected chum salmon runs.
While the arrival of the valuable king salmon has been late to the Unalakleet and Shaktoolik Rivers – and despite poor chinook runs throughout the State…
In Thursday’s News: May be latest salmon runs on record in Unalakleet and Shaktoolik Rivers; Senator Begich to host roundtable discussion in Bethel on poor king…