Matt Miller, KTOO - Juneau
Matt Miller is a reporter at KTOO in Juneau.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Adminstration spokesman Julie Speegle says the calf and its mother were spotted Wednesday morning by a charter fishing boat near Halibut Cove on Shelter Island. She says the five-person disentanglement team attached a transmitter to track the calf in case it raced away before they could free it.
Federal scientists say they have tentatively identified the mysterious orange goo that showed up recently in a lagoon near Kivalina.
A former congressional aide may spend as much as 10-months in prison for a fishing violation while was a member of the North Pacific Fisheries Management Council.
There’s been another twist in a high-profile poaching case out of Juneau. The man convicted of baiting bears and illegally shooting a wolf is now in jail. Park Myers the Third, 41, could be behind bars for up to a month because he was working while he accepted unemployment insurance benefits.