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The Alaska Board of Fisheries defeated an emergency petition that would have resulted in more closures and restrictions on the Copper River salmon fishery. The decision taken during a special meeting of the fisheries board in Anchorage came just a day before the famed fishery begins.Members of the Fairbanks Fish [...]
Wed, May 24, 2017
Source: Fishermens News Online
Sampling salmon in the sheep river. Prince William Sound Science Center photo.
I arrived in Cordova, Alaska, on Thursday May 18, at the close of the first day of salmon fishing. I reached town early enough in the evening to see a heart-warming flood of boats heading back to the home harbor. I grabbed the opportunity to visit the Reluctant Fisherman and [...]
Tue, May 23, 2017
Source: National Fisherman/Alaska
Unalaska is about to adopt a new city budget; the Pebble Partnership has formed a new advisory committee ahead of its controversial mine; and a new resolution from the state House is focused on vessel traffic in the Bering Sea. [...]
Tue, May 23, 2017
Source: KUCB Unalaska Newscasts
PenAir has promised better service for Unalaska after the airline's worst performance; the Legislature has confirmed three appointments to the Alaska Board of Fisheries; and a Seattle-based shipping company will carry cargo for southwest Alaska while the Tustumena ferry is delayed. [...]
Mon, May 22, 2017
Source: KUCB Unalaska Newscasts
Firefighters respond to three commercial fishing vessels ablaze in Craig, Alaska's North Cove Marina on May 21, 2017. Scott Willburn photo.
The Coast Guard is investigating three docked fishing vessels that caught fire at a marina in Craig, Alaska, early Sunday morning. The boats involved were the 57-foot Seaborn, the 56-foot Pacific Lady, and the 49-foot Julia Kae, the Coast Guard said in a statement. The fire was reported at approximately 3:30 [...]
Mon, May 22, 2017
Source: National Fisherman/Alaska
Mon, May 22, 2017
Source: TradexFoods Youtube
👉 What did 6,400 AK fishermen see about Pebble Mine on Facebook this week? [...]
Fri, May 19, 2017
Source: United Fishermen of Alaska
A LERT!Shore Aids/Day Boards in Portlock Harbor and Klag Bay-The Coast Guard is considering dis-establishing these in light of current navigational aids. Robert Nendza of the Cutter “Maple” is seeking input. Please contact him is you would like them to remain. You can email him at robert.tnendaz@uscg.mil [...]
Fri, May 19, 2017
Source: SE AK Seiners Association
A high-speed internet project is moving forward in rural Alaska; Gov. Walker has called state lawmakers into a special session after they failed to agree on a budget plan; and the U.S. Department of Justice has appointed a special counsel to oversee its investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 [...]
Thu, May 18, 2017
Source: KUCB Unalaska Newscasts
Communicate, Be Aware, Understand Large Vessel Maneuverability Restrictions … … [...]
Thu, May 18, 2017
Source: United Southeast Alaska Gillnetter’s Association

 

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Alaska 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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