Wednesday, November 13, 2019

I’m writing this half-way through the 12th Annual Mat-Su Salmon Science and Conservation Symposium in Palmer. As I wrote last week, the keynote address for this symposium is: Indigen…

Friday, November 08, 2019

PALMER – Though the great weather has delayed snow, many trails in the Valley are in excellent condition for fat biking. Low precipitation in the Valley has left the numerous trails …

HATCHER PASS — Hatcher Pass Mountain Guides’ permit to operate two snowcats and a helicopter on the Willow side of Hatcher Pass was approved by the Department of Natural Resources in…

Thursday, November 07, 2019
Monday, October 28, 2019
Saturday, October 26, 2019

The Alaska Board of Fisheries workshop session for the 2019-2020 meeting cycle was held last week. I attended both days in Anchorage and I will say that the Northern District escaped…

Thursday, October 24, 2019

“Alaska Raw” is a book that you can judge by its cover. The foreground is a menacing dark slash, which designates a dangerous crevasse in the alpine glacier. A few precarious feet aw…

Monday, October 21, 2019
Sunday, October 20, 2019

I guess I’ve become a whimp when it comes to hunting in cold, wet, rainy weather (except for waterfowl). In days gone by, I wouldn’t miss a beat on days like I just described, but ba…

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Things have been a little slow the past few weeks. I mentioned in the columns about my caribou hunt that my left ankle “failed” me. I was thinking the right knee might be a problem, …

WASILLA — Though the Wasilla Warriors cross-country running season is over, the excitement level for next season keeps rising.

Friday, October 11, 2019
Wednesday, October 09, 2019

Hunter education has come a long way in Alaska since I was first certified to be a basic HE instructor back about 1992. In those days, HE wasn’t required in Alaska and two of the cur…

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