Author: Daniel Fox

Columbia repairs ongoing

The M/V Columbia, one of Alaska’s mainline ferries, will require additional time spent at Vigor Shipyard in Portland, Oregon, due to ongoing repairs.

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Fish This!: Ships passing in the Alaskan night

“There he goes. One of God’s own prototypes. A high-powered mutant of some kind never even considered for mass production. Too weird to live, and too rare to die.” -Hunter S. Thompson By ANDREW CREMATA FOR THE SKAGWAY NEWS My dad bought me my first “grownup” fishing outfit when I was eight years old. My hands barely fit around the seven-foot heavy boat rod, which was outfitted with a Penn reel spooled with 50-pound monofilament. The rig was absurdly oversized for a little kid, but my dad was both old-school and an optimist when it came to fishing. Outfits...

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