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Fisheries industry veteran Bob O'Bryant has been appointed as president of Cannon Fish Company (CFC), a seafood processing and marketing firm in Kent, Washington, and subsidiary of the Aleutian Pribilof Island Community Development Association (APICDA).He succeeds Pat Rogan, who is to continue with Cannon Fish through the transition period in [...]
Wed, May 31, 2017
Source: Fishermens News Online
The US Department of Agriculture has announced the purchase of nearly 4.5 million pounds of Pollock products, including some 1.5 million pounds of fish sticks, for use in child nutrition and related domestic food assistance programs.The successful bidder in the $6.5 million solicitation offered on May 5 was Trident Seafoods [...]
Wed, May 31, 2017
Source: Fishermens News Online
From the Alaska State Troopers:Location: CordovaType: Fail to record homepackOn 5/18/17 Alaska Wildlife Troopers cited Peter Brockert, 58, of Cordova, for failing to record on a state fish ticket his retention of commercially caught salmon for personal use. Breckert was issued a misdemeanor citation to appear in court and was [...]
Tue, May 30, 2017
Source: The Brig: Alaska fisheries enforcement news
The Alaska State Troopers today released the following:Location: Copper River flatsType: Death investigationOn 5/25/17 at approximately 2100 hours, the U.S. Coast Guard received a report that the F/V Dances With Clams was driving around in circles with no one onboard near Pete Dahl Slough, Copper River flats. Two wildlife troopers [...]
Tue, May 30, 2017
Source: Deckboss
Descendants of WWII evacuees are keeping the history of the Unangan internment alive; the principal of Unalaska's elementary school is leaving after almost two decades; and the registration deadline for Camp Qungaayux is fast approaching. [...]
Tue, May 30, 2017
Source: KUCB Unalaska Newscasts
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
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
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

 

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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
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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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