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Captain Buck Gibbons hired Jawanza Brown to join his crew on the F/V Stevie K, hoping the young man will fund his college education by picking fish each summer in Bristol Bay. [...]
Wed, Jun 21, 2017
Source: KDLG Fisheries
Maggie Wall – KMXT Alaska's streams and rivers are the destination for both fish and people as salmon season ramps up. Bristol Bay as swarming with activity as seafood processors scramble to hire workers. And we'll check out what it's like to count more than a million sockeye salmon as [...]
Wed, Jun 21, 2017
Source: KMXT Kodiak Fisheries
A tundra fire could pass through what is left of the Makushin village site; Alaska's celebrated the summer solstice Tuesday night; Chris Oliver will help manage fisheries across the nation at the National Marine Fisheries Service; and Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is shuffling senior officials which could affect Arctic policies. [...]
Wed, Jun 21, 2017
Source: KUCB Unalaska Newscasts
From the Alaska State Troopers:Location: KodiakType: Commercial fish closed periodOn 6/17/17 Kodi A. Metzger, 37, of Custer, Wash., was issued a summons to court for having gillnet deployed in the waters of Alitak Bay during a closed period and for failing to have a photo ID in possession. [...]
Wed, Jun 21, 2017
Source: The Brig: Alaska fisheries enforcement news
This is a brief update for Wednesday, June 21. Catch the latest news and numbers from the fishery each night at 6, 10, and 2 a.m. on the Bristol Bay Fisheries Report. [...]
Wed, Jun 21, 2017
Source: KDLG Fisheries
By: Laine WelchFish Factor/For the JournalPost date: Wed, 06/21/2017 - 12:27pmChina holds big promise to become a top customer for Alaska salmon, and not just for the bright red fillets. Since 2011 China has been the No. 1 customer for Alaska seafood with purchases nearing $800 million and comprising 54 percent [...]
Wed, Jun 21, 2017
Source: AJOC Fisheries
By: Elizabeth EarlMorris News Service-Alaska/Peninsula ClarionPost date: Wed, 06/21/2017 - 12:27pmChris Oliver, the former executive director of the North Pacific Fishery Management Council, has moved up the ladder to lead the agency overseeing the all the federally managed fisheries in the U.S. Oliver, who has lived in Alaska since 1990 and [...]
Wed, Jun 21, 2017
Source: AJOC Fisheries
More than 40 million sockeye salmon are expected to return to Bristol Bay this in southwest Alaska summer. Of those, about 29 million could potentially be harvested, making it the world's largest wild salmon run. To help commercial fishermen get their boats and themselves ready for the fast-paced fishing season, [...]
Wed, Jun 21, 2017
Source: Alaska Sea Grant News
Salmon migration. USFWS/Togiak National Wildlife Refuge photo.
Alaska is the second largest salmon harvester in the North Pacific, topped only by Russia, and leads all other nations for releases of hatchery-reared fish. That's according to the North Pacific Anadromous Fish Commission (NPAFC) which revealed last month that salmon catches reported by its member countries — Canada, Japan, Korea, [...]
Wed, Jun 21, 2017
Source: National Fisherman/Alaska
Wild salmon harvests jumped to 4.1 million fish through June 20, with fishermen delivering 2.7 million sockeyes, more than a million chum, 247,000 humpies and 75,000 kings to processors.In the western region, the catch at Kodiak rose to almost 2.8 million fish, including nearly two million reds, 419,000 chum, 346,000 [...]
Wed, Jun 21, 2017
Source: Fishermens News Online

 

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Alaska Dispatch NewsA walk along Alaska's oil pipeline reveals a changed landscapeAlaska Dispatch NewsI've been in Alaska's second-largest city for a few days now, resupplying for the trip north as I hike with my dog on the path of the trans-Alaska pipeline. Three hundred fifty miles down, 450 to go. [...]
Sat, Jun 24, 2017
Source: Alaska
SFGateTrans-Alaska oil pipeline celebrates 40th anniversarySFGateFAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — The work and effort put into completing the Trans Alaska Pipeline System and its constant maintenance is an embodiment of Alaska grit, Alyeska Pipeline President Tom Barrett said. On Tuesday, Alyeska Pipeline celebrated the ...and more [...]
Sat, Jun 24, 2017
Source: Alaska
Sacramento BeeTrans-Alaska oil pipeline celebrates 40th anniversarySacramento BeeThe work and effort put into completing the Trans Alaska Pipeline System and its constant maintenance is an embodiment of Alaska grit, Alyeska Pipeline President Tom Barrett said. On Tuesday, Alyeska Pipeline celebrated the 40th anniversary of the ...and more [...]
Sat, Jun 24, 2017
Source: Alaska
U.S. News & World ReportTrans-Alaska Oil Pipeline Celebrates 40th AnniversaryU.S. News & World ReportADVANCE FOR WEEKEND JUNE 24-25, 2017 AND THEREAFTER - In this June 20, 2017 photo, people gather during the Alyeska Pipeline Service Company's 40th Anniversary celebration of the Trans Alaska Pipeline System at the pipeline viewpoint and [...]
Sat, Jun 24, 2017
Source: Alaska
WPSUAlaska's 40 Years Of Oil Riches Almost Never WasWPSUIn late May on the floor of a drilling rig on Alaska's northernmost edge, oil workers were dwarfed by giant pieces of machinery. They were slowly pushing pipe thousands of feet below the tundra to tap one of the biggest oil fields [...]
Sat, Jun 24, 2017
Source: Alaska
NPRAlaska's 40 Years Of Oil Riches Almost Never WasNPRIn late May on the floor of a drilling rig on Alaska's northernmost edge, oil workers were dwarfed by giant pieces of machinery. They were slowly pushing pipe thousands of feet below the tundra to tap one of the biggest oil fields [...]
Sat, Jun 24, 2017
Source: Alaska
MyStatesman.comBald eagles, brown bears among attractions on Alaska vacationMyStatesman.comMike Leggett American bald eagles are the most prominent birds in Alaska. This mature bird was fishing at the mouth of the Tazimina River, across Sixmile Lake from Newhalen Lodge. The eagles feed on fish, small mammals and animal carcasses throughout ...and [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017
Source: Alaska
Alaska Dispatch NewsAnchorage April marijuana sales tax revenue continues steady climbAlaska Dispatch News... of marijuana flower, or $15 an ounce for leaves and stems. By April, Alaska's Department of Revenue had collected nearly $1 million during the roughly six months that cannabis stores had been open in Alaska, but that [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017
Source: Alaska
crow pass
A runner on the Crow Pass Crossing/UAA photo, Mike Dineen Two deaths in two days in two separate black bear attacks hundreds of miles apart in Alaska have left a lot of residents of the 49th state edgy and nervous about venturing into the woods. On Friday, organizers of the state's [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017
Source: CraigMedred.news
Alaska News Nightly: Friday, June 23, 2017Alaska Public Radio NetworkThe Alaska Zoo has dramatically transformed over the last five decades. The process of expanding a collection of rare animals isn't easy. None the less, there have been some acquisitions lately. The process of integrating new wildlife into the facility ...and [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017
Source: Alaska

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