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A good Samaritan aboard the F/V Crown Royal came to the rescue on May 25 of the lone occupant of the 24-foot bow picker Bad Boy that capsized on the Copper River Delta, the U.S. Coast Guard said. Coast Guard Sector Anchorage received a report of a capsize about noon of [...]
Fri, May 26, 2017
Source: Cordova Times / Fisheries
Maggie Wall – KMXT Salmon season opens with southeast-troll-caught kings worth twice the value of a barrel of oil. We'll look at the forecast for salmon around the state, including the Nushagak River which supports one of the largest king runs in the world. The price of crab quotas is [...]
Thu, May 25, 2017
Source: KMXT Kodiak Fisheries
The City of Unalaska has adopted a $29 million budget; new research could help wildlife managers protect declining Steller sea lion populations; and a group of Unangax returned to the site of their internment, some 75 years after WWII. [...]
Thu, May 25, 2017
Source: KUCB Unalaska Newscasts
A long running biennial NOAA Fisheries survey of the continental shelf and upper continental slope of the Gulf of Alaska is underway, to monitor trends in distribution and abundance of groundfish, crab and other bottom-dwelling species. It's all part of NOAA's summer survey season, which also includes the annual Eastern Bering [...]
Thu, May 25, 2017
Source: Cordova Times / Fisheries
Alaska Sea Grant and partners have placed five fellows in one-year positions with state and federal agencies in Alaska. The aim is to advance the fellows' careers as well as support marine and fisheries policy in Alaska. [...]
Thu, May 25, 2017
Source: Alaska Sea Grant News
Bristol Bay fishery managers are seeing common mistakes and finding records of infractions committed during last year's commercial fishing season in Bristol Bay. [...]
Thu, May 25, 2017
Source: KDLG Fisheries
Alaska Fish & Game workers on Rabideux Creek, a tributary to the Susitna River near Talkeetna, Alaska, take readings as part of habitat measurements and fish assessments to better understand what spawning conditions are preferred by salmon here. USFWS photo by Katrina Mueller.
Alaska salmon managers are hoping for the best and planning for the worst as lawmakers extend into a third special session to try and agree on a state budget. It is the third year in a row they have not finished their legislative session on time due to budget differences. The [...]
Thu, May 25, 2017
Source: National Fisherman/Alaska
An emergency petition that would have increased closures and restrictions on the Copper River commercial salmon fishery now underway was defeated May 17 during a special meeting of the Alaska Board of Fisheries in Anchorage. The board also approved changes in the Bering Sea Tanner crab fishery that allowed for more [...]
Thu, May 25, 2017
Source: Cordova Times / Fisheries
Southeast Extinguisher Service Inc will be in Wrangell June 11-13; Petersburg June 14-20, to provide services compliant with Coast Guard regulations. Their number is 790-2522 and their travel calendar is on their web site. [...]
Thu, May 25, 2017
Source: SE AK Seiners Association
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

 

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — President Donald Trump's plan to help balance the federal budget features a new attempt to open the coastal plain of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to petroleum drilling. [...]
Fri, May 26, 2017
Source: Fairbanks News Miner
Alaska Dispatch NewsMemorial Day ceremonies in Southcentral AlaskaAlaska Dispatch NewsMemorial Day services will be conducted by the Pioneers of Alaska, the American Legion and the Elks Lodge in their respective tracts at the Anchorage Memorial Park Cemetery, 535 E. Ninth Ave. The cemetery will be open from 8 a.m. to [...]
Fri, May 26, 2017
Source: Alaska
Alaska Dispatch NewsAlaska State Troopers' dogs graduate from drug detection training ...Alaska Dispatch NewsAlaska State Troopers held a graduation ceremony for dogs and handlers who completed its Canine Academy on May 26, 2017, at the Alaska State Crime ...and more [...]
Fri, May 26, 2017
Source: Alaska
Alaska Dispatch NewsFor two Alaska villages, walruses remain essential. As sea ice disappears, can it last?Alaska Dispatch NewsNowhere do people rely on walruses more than on Alaska's St. Lawrence Island. The other day in old town Savoonga, Harriet Penayah, age 84, stewed a walrus for her extended family. Nearby, Roy [...]
Fri, May 26, 2017
Source: Alaska
Alaska Dispatch NewsA trans-Alaska walk shows just how much outdoor gear has changed in 20 yearsAlaska Dispatch NewsCora the dog descends into Haggard Creek on the path of the trans-Alaska pipeline. (Ned Rozell). When I walked this same path 20 years ago, I averaged six miles each day. After a [...]
Fri, May 26, 2017
Source: Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke will visit Alaska. [...]
Fri, May 26, 2017
Source: Fairbanks News Miner
Seattle TimesWells Fargo pulls support from Alaska's Iditarod raceSeattle TimesANCHORAGE — 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 outside the state like Wells Fargo with “manipulative information” about the ...and more [...]
Fri, May 26, 2017
Source: Alaska
Washington PostThe Latest: Deceased members of WWII Alaska militia honoredWashington PostANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Latest on a ceremony for deceased members of a World War II militia in Alaska (all times local):. 1:45 p.m.. Relatives of deceased members of a largely Native Alaskan citizen militia who guarded the U.S. territory [...]
Fri, May 26, 2017
Source: Alaska
Hiking Alaska: Local author Mollie Foster pens new guidebookAnchorage PressDid you know that Cordova, Sitka, and Haines have great hiking trails? Or that Fairbanks has several trails for multi-day backpacking trips, with cabins along the way? Mollie Foster's new guidebook, Hiking Alaska, includes these trails and dozens more ... [...]
Fri, May 26, 2017
Source: Alaska
KTVA.com - Anchorage, AlaskaThe Latest: Deceased Members of WWII Alaska Militia HonoredU.S. News & World Report... Latest: Deceased Members of WWII Alaska Militia Honored. Relatives of deceased members of a largely Native Alaskan citizen militia who guarded the U.S. territory during World War II have received Army discharge papers meant [...]
Fri, May 26, 2017
Source: Alaska

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