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By: Elizabeth EarlPeninsula ClarionPost date: Wed, 05/24/2017 - 5:11pm Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, holds a 45-pound Copper River king salmon May 19 at the Alaska Airline Cargo Hanger in Anchorage. To her right, Scott Blake, CEO and president with Copper River Seafoods helps balance the hefty fish. Copper River [...]
Wed, May 24, 2017
Source: AJOC Fisheries
The U.S. Navy will scan Unalaska waters next month for munitions left over from WWII; Alaska lawmakers are trying to reduce the number of deaths from opioid overdoses; President Trump is proposing to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling. [...]
Wed, May 24, 2017
Source: KUCB Unalaska Newscasts
By: Laine WelchFish Factor/For the JournalPost date: Wed, 05/24/2017 - 12:43pmAlaska salmon managers are hoping for the best and planning for the worst as lawmakers extend into a special session to try and agree on a state budget. It is the third year in a row they have not finished [...]
Wed, May 24, 2017
Source: AJOC Fisheries
By: Naomi KloudaAlaska Journal of CommercePost date: Wed, 05/24/2017 - 12:43pm Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, holds a 45-pound Copper River king salmon May 19 at the Alaska Airline Cargo Hanger. To her right, Scott Blake, CEO and president with Copper River Seafoods helps balance the hefty fish. At left [...]
Wed, May 24, 2017
Source: AJOC Fisheries
Harvesters in the Copper River fishery, braving opening day rain and temperatures in the low 40s, made 481 deliveries for the season opener on May 18, including 1,879 Chinooks and 36,066 sockeye salmon.The Alaska Department of Fish and Game's Cordova office said average weights for the opener were 19.9 pounds [...]
Wed, May 24, 2017
Source: Fishermens News Online
Federal fisheries scientists are off to their surveys of Alaska's coastline, monitoring for distribution and abundance of groundfish, crabs and other bottom dwelling species, and measuring various biological and environmental data.“Long term, scientific surveys like this are really important,” said Doug DeMaster, director of the NOAA Fisheries Alaska Fisheries Science [...]
Wed, May 24, 2017
Source: Fishermens News Online
The Alaska Legislature has confirmed the reappointments of two incumbents and one former member to the Alaska Board of Fisheries for terms to run through June 30, 2020.Returning are chairman John Jensen of Petersburg and member Reed Moriski of Fairbanks. Former member Fritz Johnson of Dillingham, who holds a harvester [...]
Wed, May 24, 2017
Source: Fishermens News Online
The Alaska Board of Fisheries defeated an emergency petition that would have resulted in more closures and restrictions on the Copper River salmon fishery. The decision taken during a special meeting of the fisheries board in Anchorage came just a day before the famed fishery begins.Members of the Fairbanks Fish [...]
Wed, May 24, 2017
Source: Fishermens News Online
Fisheries industry veteran Bob O'Bryant has been appointed as president of Cannon Fish Company (CFC), a seafood processing and marketing firm in Kent, Washington, and subsidiary of the Aleutian Pribilof Island Community Development Association (APICDA).He succeeds Pat Rogan, who will continue with Cannon Fish through the transition period in June.O'Bryant [...]
Wed, May 24, 2017
Source: Fishermens News Online
Upwards of 400 fishing vessels were on the grounds for the opening of the Copper River salmon fishery on May 18, to harvest some 36,000 sockeyes and 1,900 Chinooks, and fishermen were rewarded with record grounds prices. “It's another record,” said Scott Blake, a veteran harvester who is president and chief [...]
Tue, May 23, 2017
Source: Cordova Times / Fisheries

 

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King salmon/Pacific Northwest National Laboratory After predicting the worst king salmon run to the Copper River since 1985 and closing every king salmon sport fishery in the basin to protect the fish, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game has changed its mind two, brief periods into the commercial fishing season. [...]
Thu, May 25, 2017
Source: CraigMedred.news
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Alaska Dispatch NewsThe short, intense Alaska life and love of Sam WeisAlaska Dispatch News"Cancer gave me the courage to make the move to Alaska, to live in the mountains, to be everything I always wanted to be, but never thought I would have the courage to do. And I am [...]
Wed, May 24, 2017
Source: Alaska
Alaska Dispatch NewsNew 'Hiking Alaska' book offers more routes, more color — and more heftAlaska Dispatch NewsA small lake sits near the end of Palmer Creek Road near Hope. (Loren Holmes / Alaska Dispatch News). Just in time for the start of another hiking season, the third edition of the [...]
Wed, May 24, 2017
Source: Alaska
FAIRBANKS - Snow is forecast to fall at higher elevations in Interior Alaska over the next few days, according to a National Weather Service special weather statement issued Wednesday. [...]
Wed, May 24, 2017
Source: Fairbanks News Miner
Major sponsor pulls support from Alaska's Iditarod raceABC NewsFILE - This March 17, 2008, file photo, shows Deborah Bicknell from Juneau, Alaska wearing a Wells Fargo bib and posing with the "Widow's Lamp" which is lit at the beginning of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race and is blown out [...]
Wed, May 24, 2017
Source: Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Five children younger than 12 died in Alaska between 2014 and 2016 after accidentally shooting themselves or being shot by another child, according to an analysis by The Associated Press and the USA TODAY Network. [...]
Wed, May 24, 2017
Source: Fairbanks News Miner
KENAI, Alaska (AP) — The value of commercial landings in Alaska was unchanged from 2014 to 2015, according to a federal report, but some popular fisheries such as herring were down. [...]
Wed, May 24, 2017
Source: Fairbanks News Miner
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The world's most famous sled dog race has lost a major backer, and Alaska race officials are blaming animal rights organizations for pressuring corporate sponsors like Wells Fargo outside the state. [...]
Wed, May 24, 2017
Source: Fairbanks News Miner
U.S. News & World ReportMajor Sponsor Pulls Support From Alaska's Iditarod RaceU.S. News & World ReportFILE - This March 17, 2008, file photo, shows Deborah Bicknell from Juneau, Alaska wearing a Wells Fargo bib and posing with the "Widow's Lamp" which is lit at the beginning of the Iditarod Trail [...]
Wed, May 24, 2017
Source: Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The world's most famous sled dog race has lost a major backer, and Alaska race officials are blaming animal rights organizations for pressuring corporate sponsors like Wells Fargo outside the state. [...]
Wed, May 24, 2017
Source: Fairbanks News Miner

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