Jay McDowell

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More fish than anglers

If the Homer Elks annual winter king salmon derby is a good way to tell the changing of seasons, it must be winter. The 18th annual Homer Elks Winter …

2014 silver salmon still providing opportunities

Although most Mat-Su anglers have put away their salmon rods for the season, on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday of this week I fished one group of …

Robust silver, chum salmon runs recorded in Yukon River

FAIRBANKS — The Yukon River is having strong runs of silver and chum salmon this fall, giving a boost to fishermen after another tepid summer for …

Excluder Research Aims to Reduce Bycatch of Pollock Fishing

One of the inherent difficulties in fishing is bycatch, when unwanted or protected species are swept up in nets. To counter this, fishermen may sail …

Four Skills to Teach Students In the First Five Days of School

“I think we should give kids problems that you can’t look up on the internet,” November said. “Or, if you do, build the capacity to do it well.” With …

Werth loses engine

Gordon was meanwhile using GPS to find the closest airport, which turned out to be six miles away. Too far in a powerless Eagle that had 4,500 feet …

Commercial fishermen to receive $7.8 million in direct disaster aid

Cook Inlet, Yukon and Kuskokwim commercial fishermen will receive payments this fall as part of the 2012 fishery disaster relief funding.<p>The National …

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Lisa Nielsen

<i>Editor's note: This is part of a series entitled "Innovative Approaches to Serve At-Risk Youth."</i> <br>We know from one of the most comprehensive …

Education Technology Tips For Students And Teachers

By Adam Gutierrez on June 1, 2017<p>Teachers with a master's in education have more job opportunities, better salaries on average, and more upward …

Edutech for Teachers

March27<p>April Fool’s Day is probably one of those classroom holidays you can’t escape—no matter how hard you try. So why not embrace it and teach your …

Education Technology

Alaska Charter Boat Alaska Coastal Explorer Reports Fishing to be White Hot

Salmon and Halibut fishing out of Seward is white hot so don't miss the opportunity for fun and excitement on the open seas.<p>August 13, 2014<p>Seward, …

Alaska Exceeds Canadian Chinook Escapement Goal, Decline Remains a Mystery

The Yukon River Chinook salmon run is nearly complete according to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.<p>It’s the first time in roughly eight years …

The Neuroscience Behind Stress and Learning

The Proven Effects of Positive Motivation<p>Thankfully, this information has led to the development of brain-compatible strategies to help students …

4 Things Transformational Teachers Do

<b>Transformational</b>: Where students' active engagement in developing knowledge and skills, critical thinking, higher-order skills, and communication are …

State salmon harvest tops 104M

The statewide commercial salmon catch has topped 100 million fish.<p>Through Aug. 5, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, or ADFG, estimated that …

7 Learning Zones Every Classroom Must Have

1. Discovery Zone<p>The discovery zone houses all those items that spark imagination. These include arts and crafts materials, manipulatives, recorders, …

Tracking salmon to their birth streams

FAIRBANKS - Strontium is a trace element and mineral people use to make glow-in-the-dark paints and toothpaste for sensitive teeth. In research for …

Landing sizable halibut fishing Cook Inlet from a 12-foot kayak

The 57-pound halibut Rudy Tsukada caught last month in the Cook Inlet was no small feat. Sure, it wasn't a barn door by Alaska halibut standards, but …

Sport fish report for the week of June 30

<b>King salmon</b><p>Hatchery king salmon fishing continued to be good for both marine boat anglers and shore based anglers in the immediate Juneau area, and …

Mixed start for kings as salmon runs begin around state

In downtown Anchorage, fishers at Ship Creek are enjoying one of the state’s stronger king returns.<p>June 17, anglers participating in the Slam’n …

Despite early start to Alaska king salmon runs, biologists not convinced slump is over

Alaska anglers optimistic about promising early king salmon returns on many rivers -- after years of disappearing fish -- may want to temper any …