RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Herring

A collection of news and information related to Herring published by this site and its partners.

Top Herring Articles

Displaying items 23-27
  • A vibrant sound is now dead silent

    CORDOVA, ALASKA -- By way of telling his story, and the story of this fishing village, Mike Maxwell -- born, raised and hoping to die here -- wants to talk about what happened to the herring. They were the little kings of the sea in these parts. They ran...
  • 'The Essays of Leonard Michaels' by Leonard Michaels

    'The Essays of Leonard Michaels' by Leonard Michaels
    The Essays of Leonard Michaels Leonard Michaels Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 206 pp., $26 Until Leonard Michaels was 5 and learned English in school, he spoke only Yiddish in the Lower East Side enclave where his Polish-Jewish parents raised him. And maybe...
  • Advanced sushi

    Advanced sushi
    It was a life-changing moment: The sushi chef presented my friend and me with wine glasses filled partway with sake; tiny live crabs crawled up the sides. Back into the kitchen the glasses went, and soon the crabs returned as very crisp, tiny, perfectly...
  • Alaska Struggles to Recover, 10 Years After Exxon Valdez

    CORDOVA, Alaska -- A year after the Exxon Valdez ground onto a reef in the middle of a frigid March night in 1989, unleashing the worst environmental disaster in U.S history, a striking thing happened. Amid oil-blinded sea otters and beached whales and...
  • Hooked on fishing Alaska

    PETERSBURG, Alaska -- The average halibut is big and uglier than the inside of a dumpster, as everyone in this little cannery town knows. By big, I mean 100 to 400 pounds, which is why fishermen have suffered broken arms and legs hauling them into their...