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The Unalaska Department of Public Safety is undergoing its first independent review; philosophical differences may prevent lawmakers from resolving Alaska's budget crisis before the legislative session ends; and the U.S. Senate has overturned an Obama administration rule on hunting in national wildlife refuges. [...]
Wed, Mar 22, 2017
Source: KUCB Unalaska Newscasts
By: Elizabeth EarlMorris News Service-Alaska/Peninsula ClarionPost date: Wed, 03/22/2017 - 10:16amKENAI — After last year's disastrously low pink salmon runs to drainages all across the Gulf of Alaska, the forecasts offer a little more hope for the 2017 season. Alaska Department of Fish and Game managers in Southeast are predicting a [...]
Wed, Mar 22, 2017
Source: AJOC Fisheries
By: Elizabeth EarlMorris News Service-Alaska/Peninsula ClarionPost date: Wed, 03/22/2017 - 8:56amKENAI — The University of Alaska Fairbanks turned down an offer for funding for research on Kenai River king salmon because it would only come from one side of Cook Inlet's allocation war. The university's College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, [...]
Wed, Mar 22, 2017
Source: AJOC Fisheries
East West Seafoods LLC of Seattle has been fined $50,000 in a judgment handed down by the US District Court in Anchorage for violation of the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships, the Clean Water Act and the Refuse Act.The court ruled on March 21 that The F/V Pacific Producer, [...]
Wed, Mar 22, 2017
Source: Fishermens News Online
A joint motion filed this week by backers of a massive mining project adjacent to the Bristol Bay watershed and the US Environmental Protection Agency is seeking a stay of proceedings in ongoing litigation in hopes of resolving the matter.The announcement from Northern Dynasty Minerals in Vancouver, British Columbia, and [...]
Wed, Mar 22, 2017
Source: Fishermens News Online
Harvests in the 2017 Norton Sound red king crab community development quota fishery in western Alaska reached some 37,260 pounds through March 20, and with less than 11,000 pounds of the allocation remaining, the fishery will conclude today. The decision came after a consultation between the Alaska Department of Fish [...]
Wed, Mar 22, 2017
Source: Fishermens News Online
Officers from the Alaskan Command and US Pacific Fleet will be in Kodiak on March 30 to discuss plans for the Navy's Exercise Northern Edge 2017 in the Gulf of Alaska May 1-12.NE17 is one of a number of forums and events planned for ComFish, which runs through April 1.NE17 [...]
Wed, Mar 22, 2017
Source: Fishermens News Online
Earlier
All king salmon sport fisheries in the Upper Copper River drainage will be closed on May 1, including catch-and-release fishing, which in all flowing waters of the Copper River drainage, only unbaited, single hook, artificial lures may be used. That decision from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game is based [...]
Tue, Mar 21, 2017
Source: Cordova Times / Fisheries
Alaska's salmon fishery has been awarded continued certification to the Alaska Responsible Fisheries Management Certification Program. The announcement on March 14 came from the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute. The reassessment was conducted using Alaska RFM standards. No stakeholder comments were submitted during the 30-day public comment period, which ended on Feb. 21. For [...]
Tue, Mar 21, 2017
Source: Cordova Times / Fisheries
Snow still blankets much of Alaska, but the heat is on for Salmonfest, the big festival weekend at the Kenai Peninsula Fairgrounds in Ninilchik celebrating Alaska's wild salmon on four stages. Among the headliners will be festival stalwarts Rusted Root, making their first appearance, plus Rising Appalachia, The California Honeydrops and [...]
Tue, Mar 21, 2017
Source: Cordova Times / Fisheries

 

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