Life-long fisherman Clyde Curry (center) and crewmen Austin Parr and Aaron Phillips watch as pink salmon are unloaded from the hold of the salmon seiner F/V JEAN C at the Icicle Seafoods plant in Petersburg in this 2008 photo. Pink salmon (humpys) will be returning to Southeast Alaska waters in high numbers again this season according to Alaska Department of Fish and Game biologists.
The yellow house. It was beautiful. Way out Rink Creek in Gustavus. As if Gustavus isn't small enough as is, I lived seven miles outside the center of town. In the winters we were isolated down the long dirt road.
Decent weather in early April encouraged several low-elevation jaunts. The Parks and Recreation hikers went to the rock peninsula on the west side of Mendenhall Lake, stopping for lunch amid a fine display of purple mountain saxifrage.
From April 11 through May 31, Alaskans can use their binoculars to help birds - by reporting sightings of rusty blackbirds for the Rusty Blackbird Spring Migration Blitz. This is the second year of a three-year project.
JUNEAU - Thane Road Campground opened this week, according to a release from the City and Borough of Juneau Parks and Recreation Department. The campground is located 1.5 miles south of downtown Juneau on the east side of Thane Road.