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Anjuli Grantham shows off historic salmon canneries tin from a collection from the Karen Hofstad at the Alaska State Library’s Research Center for First Friday on Friday, June 7, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Anjuli Grantham shows off historic salmon canneries tin from a collection from the Karen Hofstad at the Alaska State Library’s Research Center for First Friday on Friday, June 7, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
‘The salmon way’: Book explores connection between Alaskans and the resilient fish
‘The salmon way’: Book explores connection between Alaskans and the resilient fish
Salmon Derby dates set

Salmon Derby dates set

Get ready to chase those salmon.

Salmon Derby dates set
Salmon researchers: small Juneau hatchery helps with big ideas
Salmon researchers: small Juneau hatchery helps with big ideas
Hooked on salmon: Southeast and its fish keep filmmaker coming back
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Hooked on salmon: Southeast and its fish keep filmmaker coming back

Coming back to where he began, like a certain kind of fish.

Hooked on salmon: Southeast and its fish keep filmmaker coming back
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When Alaska salmon ‘go viral’

When Alaska salmon ‘go viral’

Alaska’s infamous salmon-related content never seems to die.

When Alaska salmon ‘go viral’
Scientists ID another possible threat to orcas: pink salmon
Scientists ID another possible threat to orcas: pink salmon
Solving the salmon problem

Solving the salmon problem

International Year of the Salmon brings people together for common goal.

Solving the salmon problem
Lower branch of the Taku Glacier and Grizzly Bar, October 2018. (Gabe Donohoe | For the Juneau Empire File)

Opinion: Canada must clean up mine pollution

Protecting Alaska’s environment is a sober challenge.

Lower branch of the Taku Glacier and Grizzly Bar, October 2018. (Gabe Donohoe | For the Juneau Empire File)
After 30 years, DIPAC aquarium keeper calls it a career
After 30 years, DIPAC aquarium keeper calls it a career
New jewelry line highlights beauty of fish scales
New jewelry line highlights beauty of fish scales
Second-worst chinook forecast since ‘95

Second-worst chinook forecast since ‘95

This is the fourth straight year that too few salmon were expected for there to be an allowable catch.

Second-worst chinook forecast since ‘95
Short-lived salmon play a role in long-term survival

Short-lived salmon play a role in long-term survival

Jacks are an important part of most, if not all, sockeye runs.

Short-lived salmon play a role in long-term survival
Opinion: Stand for Extinction

Opinion: Stand for Extinction

Salmon were once abundant all over the world. Rivers and streams from Spain to Scandinavia were filled with them, as were Japan and Russia. North… Continue reading

Opinion: Stand for Extinction
Labels and group identities are complex. Just because the author is conflicted about Prop 1, doesn’t mean he doesn’t Stand for Salmon. (Courtesy Photo | Jeff Lund)

I Went to the Woods: Longing to belong

I sat under the cover of a massive cedar tree on top of a steep hill hidden from Google Earth satellites, hoping a deer will… Continue reading

Labels and group identities are complex. Just because the author is conflicted about Prop 1, doesn’t mean he doesn’t Stand for Salmon. (Courtesy Photo | Jeff Lund)
Opinion: Ballot Measure 1 hurts rural residents and rural communities

Opinion: Ballot Measure 1 hurts rural residents and rural communities

Salmon have always been and will always be a vital part of our culture, history and way of life.

Opinion: Ballot Measure 1 hurts rural residents and rural communities
A king salmon during the 67th annual Golden North Salmon Derby at the Don D. Statter Memorial Boat Harbor in August 2013. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Opinion: The unintended consequences of Ballot Measure 1

Ballot Measure 1 is a solution looking for a problem.

A king salmon during the 67th annual Golden North Salmon Derby at the Don D. Statter Memorial Boat Harbor in August 2013. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Chum salmon swim beneath the surface of Salmon Creek on Monday afternoon, Aug. 3, 2015. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Opinion: A few facts on Ballot Measure 1

If you are uncertain about how to vote on our Ballot Measure 1/Stand for Salmon on Nov. 6 because you’ve heard so many conflicting opinions,… Continue reading

Chum salmon swim beneath the surface of Salmon Creek on Monday afternoon, Aug. 3, 2015. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
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Opinion: I stand for salmon

Alaska is the last bastion for Pacific salmon.

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A spawning chum salmon looks to return to the waters of Salmon Creek on Tuesday, July 24, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Opinion: Chart a better course for salmon

A yes on Ballot Measure 1 is the answer Alaska’s salmon, and the people who rely on them, need.

A spawning chum salmon looks to return to the waters of Salmon Creek on Tuesday, July 24, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)