A council that oversees the massive pollock fishing industry in the Bering Sea voted Monday night to place an unprecedented cap on the number of salmon that pollock fishermen accidentally kill each year.Kyle Hopkins
Six Fort Richardson moose are dead as the result of drugs administered during a study by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, the department said Monday. The six cows were among 13 moose tranquilized, fitted with radio collars and then revived in mid-March.
Gov. Sarah Palin on Monday appointed University of Alaska Southeast admissions director Joe Nelson to the state Senate, dropping nominee Tim Grussendorf after the Senate Democrats refused to budge on their rejection of him.Sean Cockerham | Tribune Media Services
The tanker Seabulk Arctic took on 3.7 million gallons of crude oil from the Drift River terminal Monday, reducing the potential magnitude of an oil spill should nearby Redoubt volcano generate a catastrophic flood. Richard Mauer,Elizabeth Bluemink