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Earlier
The F/V Woodstock, a blackcod and halibut longliner out of Sitka, Alaska. Photo by Joshua Roper/Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute.
Though some feared the season would be waylaid with setbacks tied to the new Trump administration, Alaska's halibut and blackcod fleet got off to a start at its normal date on March 11. President Trump imposed a hold on all pending federal regulations until staff review, which threatened the prescribed [...]
Wed, Jun 21, 2017
Source: National Fisherman/Alaska
Rhetoric heats up over legislative budget negotiations in Juneau; Alaska's Department of Corrections partners with the ACLU to reform prisoner segregation; and Senator Lisa Murkowski wants to see healthcare reform vetted in public. [...]
Tue, Jun 20, 2017
Source: KUCB Unalaska Newscasts
Industry favorite Chris Oliver, the longtime executive director of the Anchorage-based North Pacific Fishery Management Council, has been named the head of the National Marine Fisheries Service. [...]
Tue, Jun 20, 2017
Source: Deckboss
As more processors stop canning and require chilled fish, RSW systems give boat captains more control over their catch. While icing fish still chills them faster, ice can be hard to get. Will boats without RSW get left behind? [...]
Tue, Jun 20, 2017
Source: KDLG Fisheries
New equipment on Bogoslof turns light and sound into answers for scientists; an earthquake shakes Atka; and without an operating budget, Alaska lawmakers gavel into another special session. [...]
Mon, Jun 19, 2017
Source: KUCB Unalaska Newscasts
Invitation to Bid: Canoe Pass Test Fishing SSRAA and ADF&G are participating in a cooperative test fishery at Canoe Pass, located on southern Etolin Island, to establish a baseline survey. This survey is designed to evaluate the presence of non-targeted/bycatch salmon species in Canoe Pass that may occur during the [...]
Mon, Jun 19, 2017
Source: SE AK Seiners Association
The 20th Blessing of the Fleet took place in Naknek on Saturday. Pastor George Steinburg, from Hilltop Christian Fellowship, prayed over the fishery and all the captains and crew in Bristol Bay. [...]
Mon, Jun 19, 2017
Source: KDLG Fisheries
Salmon on display at a restaurant in China. Alaska Sea Grant photo.
China 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 number one customer for Alaska seafood with purchases nearing $800 million and comprising 54 percent of all Alaska exports to China. In Chinese food culture, fish [...]
Mon, Jun 19, 2017
Source: National Fisherman/Alaska
With what looks like a "sustained push" of reds up the Nushagak and Wood Rivers, coupled with stronger winds in the forecast, ADF&G's Tim Sands to tell the fleet get ready and "don't go dry." [...]
Mon, Jun 19, 2017
Source: KDLG Fisheries

 

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Alaska News

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NORTH POLE, Alaska — The iconic Big Santa statue in North Pole made a few moves on Thursday. [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017
Source: Fairbanks News Miner
BETHEL, Alaska (AP) — Statistics from the Bethel Test Fishery show king salmon numbers this year are similar to 2012 and 2013 numbers that were minimized by a population crash. [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017
Source: Fairbanks News Miner
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Juneau police say a man clearing land died when he was crushed by a tree that fell on him. [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017
Source: Fairbanks News Miner
KENAI, Alaska (AP) - A new report by the Army Corps of Engineers states the cost of alleviating the Alaska city of Kenai's erosion along a nearly 1-mile (1.6-kilometer) bluff would exceed its economic benefit, but can still be done. [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017
Source: Fairbanks News Miner
FAIRBANKS — The University of Alaska is expecting an $8 million budget cut — down to $317 million — for fiscal 2018, approximately a 2.5 percent reduction in funding. [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017
Source: Fairbanks News Miner
FAIRBANKS — The Federal Subsistence Board isn't repeating last year's western North Slope caribou hunting closures with new closures in the central North Slope and Brooks Range, at least not this year. [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017
Source: Fairbanks News Miner
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Governors in several states that opted to expand Medicaid are wary of the Senate Republican plan to end the added federal funding for it within seven years. [...]
Thu, Jun 22, 2017
Source: Fairbanks News Miner
This is a developing story A black bear that killed a 27-year-old Anchorage woman in Central Alaska on Monday appears to have hunted down two biologists conducting environmental surveys for the Pogo Mine. The bear jumped one of the women from behind before she had any attempt to react to it, and [...]
Thu, Jun 22, 2017
Source: CraigMedred.news
bird bear
A Bird Ridge black bear/Andy Baker photo Commentary Patrick “Jack” Cooper was a 16-year-old boy killed by a predatory black bear, and now some want to blame him for his own death. There is little doubt running from the bear was a mistake. Turning your back on a predator is invariably a [...]
Thu, Jun 22, 2017
Source: CraigMedred.news
FAIRBANKS - Alaska's two U.S senators had little to say Thursday upon public release of the health care legislation assembled out of view by a select group of Republican senators, but Gov. Bill Walker reiterated his concern about rolling back… [...]
Thu, Jun 22, 2017
Source: Fairbanks News Miner

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