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Mon, Jun 05, 2017
Source: TradexFoods Youtube
Roy Hyder, Oregon's longtime representative on the North Pacific Fishery Management Council, is retiring after the council's June 5-14 meeting in Juneau.That's the word from Michelle Dennehy, spokeswoman for the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife.The council, based in Anchorage, helps regulate federal fisheries off Alaska. It has 11 voting [...]
Thu, Jun 01, 2017
Source: Deckboss
Teacher Mandy Andersen is leaving Unalaska's elementary school after eight years; two fishermen have pleaded guilty after violating commercial fishing rules in the Aleutians; and today is the registration deadline for Camp Qungaayux. [...]
Thu, Jun 01, 2017
Source: KUCB Unalaska Newscasts
This weekend marks the 75th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Unalaska in WWII and the subsequent internment of the Unangan people; longtime teacher Jeff Dickrell is retiring from the Unalaska City School District; and more. [...]
Thu, Jun 01, 2017
Source: KUCB Unalaska Newscasts
Sockeye Salmon, courtesy ADF&G. Maggie Wall/KMXT Kodiak's commercial sockeye salmon season gets off to a bang tomorrow. Already this week has far exceeded expectations, with Monday setting an all time record for sockeye past the Karluk weir. On Monday, a whopping 46,000 fish hit the river, prompting fish and game [...]
Wed, May 31, 2017
Source: KMXT Kodiak Fisheries
Maggie Wall/KMXT Salmon, salmon, salmon. It's that time of the year in Alaska as fishermen gear up and head out to the grounds. Kodiak's sockeye season opens early thanks to roughly 46,000 fish passing through the Karluk River weir all in one day. The fish must have been crammed into [...]
Wed, May 31, 2017
Source: KMXT Kodiak Fisheries
Prince William Sound is no longer excluded — the region's salmon fishery has been certified as well-managed and sustainable under the Marine Stewardship Council program.Here are the two key documents:Certification report — Executive summary on Pages 5-8.Certificate of conformity [...]
Wed, May 31, 2017
Source: Deckboss
Alaska Wildlife Troopers found Clifford “Mick” Johns' gillnetter unmanned and circling a fishing area of the Copper River Flats on May 25. Bill Webber, Jr. photo.
Longtime Cordova, Alaska, fisherman Clifford “Mick” Johns was found dead last week after going overboard while fishing in the Copper River flats. Johns, 69, was fishing alone on Thursday, May 25, on his 29-foot gillnetter Dances with Clams when he went overboard. The Coast Guard received a report that the boat was [...]
Wed, May 31, 2017
Source: National Fisherman/Alaska
The seventh annual Bering Sea Fisheries Conference was held in Seattle, Washington on April 20, 2017. The conference was produced by Fishermen's News and the Philips Publishing Group. This year's focus was on the financing and technological considerations of upgrading older fishing vessels as well as policy changes in fisheries [...]
Wed, May 31, 2017
Source: Fishermens News
"There are hundreds of crab boats on the Oregon coast; many of them are old wood and fiberglass hulls that are due for replacement. What we have here is the right boat to meet that need." says Kyle Cox, owner of Tarheel Aluminum in Coos Bay. He's talking about the [...]
Wed, May 31, 2017
Source: Fishermens News

 

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Washington PostAlaska mountain race suspended after fatal bear attacksKTOOANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A popular wilderness race in Alaska has been suspended for a year following two deadly attacks by black bears this week, including one at a mountain race. University of Alaska Anchorage officials say the move will allow them [...]
Sat, Jun 24, 2017
Source: Alaska
Alaska Dispatch NewsAlaska's LGBT community celebrates 40 years of prideAlaska Dispatch NewsIdentity Alaska, a nonprofit LGBT advocacy group, turns 40 years old in 2017. Identity organizes Anchorage's Pride Festival, which is capped off each year with the equality parade, an event that has grown from a handful of people in [...]
Sat, Jun 24, 2017
Source: Alaska
Alaska Dispatch NewsSenate health-care bill faces serious resistance from GOP moderatesAlaska Dispatch NewsWASHINGTON – A small group of moderate Republican senators, worried that their leaders' health-care bill could damage the nation's social safety net, may pose at least as significant an obstacle to the measure's passage as their colleagues on [...]
Sat, Jun 24, 2017
Source: Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - A statue of Secretary William Henry Seward is just days away from being installed in downtown Juneau. [...]
Sat, Jun 24, 2017
Source: Fairbanks News Miner
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — It started with an unmarked box in a bag of books. Someone donated a bag full of old books to the Friends of the Library Amazing Bookstore last summer, but mixed in with the books was… [...]
Sat, Jun 24, 2017
Source: Fairbanks News Miner
state farm
The art for State Farm Insurance's purported 2017 Iditarod California animal-rights activists are claiming credit for inflicting another financial blow on the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. PETA – People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals – says State Farm Insurance has bowed to pressure from activists protesting that the 1,000-mile race [...]
Sat, Jun 24, 2017
Source: CraigMedred.news
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A statue of Secretary William Henry Seward is just days away from being installed in downtown Juneau. [...]
Sat, Jun 24, 2017
Source: Fairbanks News Miner
Alaska Dispatch NewsThe Alaska Legislature passed a budget and avoided a government shutdown. What happens now?Alaska Dispatch NewsFor the first time, the Legislature set the amount of the Permanent Fund dividend, settling on a figure of $1,100 per Alaskan — about half of what it would be if the state [...]
Sat, Jun 24, 2017
Source: Alaska
Alaska Dispatch NewsThe Senate health-care bill hands big costs to AlaskaAlaska Dispatch NewsWASHINGTON — Alaska doesn't fare very well under the proposed Senate health care legislation: many Alaskans are likely to face higher premium costs or less coverage, and the state would eventually have to make deep cuts to Medicaid [...]
Sat, Jun 24, 2017
Source: Alaska
Local students make final preparations for trip to AlaskaWWAY NewsChannel 3WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Ten local high school students are finalizing their preparations for a three week adventure in Alaska this weekend. This is all part of the Education Without Walls program put on by the National Center for Outdoor [...]
Sat, Jun 24, 2017
Source: Alaska

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