For the state's (and nation's) largest fishery -- Alaska pollock -- the Eastern Bering Sea stock has more than doubled its 10-year average to top 9 million tons, or 20 billion pounds. And the stock is healthy and growing, according to annual surveys.
Alaskans are embracing CrossFit workouts, with "boxes" popping up in strip malls and industrial parks around the state. The low-cost, low-tech gyms are affordable to open, and the intense workouts, popular with hard-core athletes, are increasingly attracting a broader range of fans of all ages.Sean Doogan
Top federal officials overseeing the Tongass National Forest are disputing environmental group claims that an announced shift to logging second-growth timber instead of controversial old growth has "stalled," but they acknowledge the transition will take time.Pat Forgey
The Anchorage Assembly on Tuesday night voted 8-3 to pass an ordinance that could eventually break the stalemate between ride-sharing giant Uber and city officials and taxicab permit owners.Sean Doogan
An Australian-led mining company owned by an offshore corporation and five of its top officials and employees conspired to dump waste from a platinum mine into a Southwest Alaska salmon river, a federal indictment handed up Tuesday alleges.Lisa Demer
The Anchorage Assembly looks poised to pass an ordinance Tuesday that would take a step toward governance of the ride-sharing service Uber after its months of uncertain operations in the city.Sean Doogan
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