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Promoters of the Pebble project say they have partnered with a subsidiary of Arctic Slope Regional Corp. to enhance future Alaska Native contracting opportunities at the proposed mine near the headwaters of Bristol Bay in Southwest Alaska. In a statement issued June 13, Northern Dynasty Minerals, Ltd., in Vancouver, British Columbia, [...]
Thu, Jun 15, 2017
Source: Cordova Times / Fisheries
A preliminary state count of commercially caught wild salmon indicates the statewide harvest will top 2 million fish this week, including upwards of 573,000 caught in Prince William Sound. Through June 14, processors in Prince William Sound had received some 419,000 sockeyes, 140,000 chum and 14,000 Chinook salmon, with the bulk [...]
Thu, Jun 15, 2017
Source: Cordova Times / Fisheries
The City Council is debating the future of Unalaska's fire division; elementary school students are using salmon to develop their skill sets; and ferry service would be severely reduced if the Legislature fails to pass a budget before July 1. [...]
Wed, Jun 14, 2017
Source: KUCB Unalaska Newscasts
By: Elizabeth EarlPeninsula ClarionPost date: Wed, 06/14/2017 - 12:25pmThings are looking better than expected for Copper River kings. Sportfishermen, personal-use dipnetters, subsistence fishermen and commercial fishermen are all out now on the Copper River drainage. When the season began May 18, the forecast estimated that only about 29,000 kings would return to [...]
Wed, Jun 14, 2017
Source: AJOC Fisheries
By: Molly DischnerFor the JournalPost date: Wed, 06/14/2017 - 12:24pm Bristol Bay fishermen who add refrigerated seawater systems to their vessels will get a $1,500 rebate on their local fish taxes after the borough Assembly approved the measure June 5. (Photo/File/AJOC) DILLINGHAM — Some Bristol Bay fishermen are [...]
Wed, Jun 14, 2017
Source: AJOC Fisheries
As Alaska legislators struggle to pass a budget, state agencies, including the Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G), are analyzing the impact of a potential discontinuation of services on the state's multi-billion dollar salmon industry. Should a government shutdown occur, it would come at the peak of the Bristol Bay [...]
Wed, Jun 14, 2017
Source: Fishermens News Online
House Oceans Caucus co-chairs Don Young, R-Alaska, and Suzanne Bonamici, D-Oregon, have introduced legislation to address the global marine debris crisis affecting oceans and coastal communities.H.R. 2748, the Save Our Seas Act of 2017, would reauthorize the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Marine Debris Program through fiscal year 2022. Reauthorization [...]
Wed, Jun 14, 2017
Source: Fishermens News Online
It's salmon season in Alaska, with the preliminary harvest count now at 1.5 million fish, including upwards of 1.1 million sockeyes, 227,000 chum, 66,000 kings and 52,000 humpies.The fanfare over those famed Copper River sockeyes and Chinooks has quieted down as other salmon fisheries open up. In Prince William Sound [...]
Wed, Jun 14, 2017
Source: Fishermens News Online
A bipartisan, bicoastal effort is under way in the US Senate to provide young fishermen with more training opportunities, including an apprenticeship program.The Young Fishermen's Development Program legislation is co-sponsored by Senators Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan, both R-Alaska, Edward Markey, D-Massachusetts, and Maria Cantwell, D-Washington. Similar legislation was introduced [...]
Wed, Jun 14, 2017
Source: Fishermens News Online
Starting next week, look for this data in our nightly Bristol Bay Fisheries Report , which will air nightly at 6 & 10 p.m., and 2 a.m., with early shows at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. [...]
Tue, Jun 13, 2017
Source: KDLG Fisheries

 

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Alaska News

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Cynthia Dusel-Bacon/USGS photo When Cynthia Dusel-Bacon read of a geologist killed by a bear and another injured near the Pogo Mine in Interior Alaska on Monday, the news hit awfully close to home despite the years that have passed since she spent large amounts of time in-country. The latest bear attack came [...]
Wed, Jun 21, 2017
Source: CraigMedred.news
Commentary Yet more trouble appears on the horizon for the already troubled business of journalism in Alaska. Rumors have been swirling for weeks that yet more downsizing is coming at the Alaska Dispatch News – the state's biggest, brawniest and, by sheer force of numbers, best news organization. And Monday came a “Reader [...]
Tue, Jun 20, 2017
Source: CraigMedred.news
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An Alaska black bear/Alaska Department of Fish and Game photo As state wildlife authorities searched Monday for a black bear they believed to have been shot and wounded after causing the death of a 16-year-old runner near Anchorage, there came news of the another bear fatality to the north in the [...]
Mon, Jun 19, 2017
Source: CraigMedred.news
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An Alaska National Guard Pavehawk helicopter evacuates the body of Patrick Cooper from Bird Ridge on Sunday Wildlife authorities in Alaska's largest city were Monday performing a necropsy on a dead black bear in an effort to determine if they'd found the animal involved in a deadly, Sunday attack on a [...]
Mon, Jun 19, 2017
Source: CraigMedred.news
black bear
An Alaska black bear/Alaska Department of Fish and Game A sunny weekend at the start of June left three dead after tragic encounters with nature on the edge of Alaska civilization. It was a reminder that America's last great wilderness is both beautiful and dangerous. The bodies of Anchorage fishermen Benjamin Jimenez, [...]
Mon, Jun 19, 2017
Source: CraigMedred.news
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