Economy

After more than 2 years, Ouzinkie’s new hydropower system is up and running

As of late last month, the village of Ouzinkie has a new hydropower system that provides the bulk of energy for the village of 130 people. But getting there wasn’t easy. The story starts back in the 1980s – that’s when the village’s hydropower system was first installed. It worked – but it had issues and was only running at …

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Alaska Fisheries Report 16 February 2023

Anglers fish the Russian River

This week on the Alaska Fisheries Report with Terry Haines: Alaska fishery injuries are most often associated with a winch, story from the Alaska Beacon’s Yereth Rosen, Shelby Herbert reports on watershed repair for KFSK, and the Russian River watershed is protected for twenty more years, as reported by KDLL’s Riley Board. Anglers fish the Russian River

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Alaska Fisheries Report 12 January 2023

A large male killer whale in the Fraser River, where southern resident whales are now endangered. Photograph: jonmccormackphoto/Getty Images

This week on the Alaska Fisheries Report with Terry Haines: Maggie Nelson of KUCB reports on the Unalaska cod strike, and KCAW’s Katherine Rose on the lawsuit that threatens to shut down Southeast chinook trolling. A large male killer whale in the Fraser River, where southern resident whales are now endangered. Photograph: jonmccormackphoto/Getty Images  

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