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The governor has appointed Carol Petraborg to the Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission.Petraborg currently is administrative services director for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. Here's her bio.Competition for this CFEC appointment was stiff, according to this media report. [...]
Mon, Feb 05, 2018
Source: Deckboss
Unalaska has selected a new city manager; Monday is the last day to register to vote in the mayoral recall election; and the EPA has announced the Pebble Mine may pose an “unacceptable” risk to Bristol Bay fisheries. [...]
Mon, Feb 05, 2018
Source: KUCB Unalaska Newscasts
Crabbers will help test the waters for tanner crabs next month in Alaska's Prince William Sound. Opening under a commissioner's permit, this will be the first time since 1988 that commercial crab pots are dropped in western and eastern portions of outside waters. “Basically, it's a fact-finding mission,” said Jan Rumble, area [...]
Mon, Feb 05, 2018
Source: National Fisherman/Alaska
Air Station Kodiak awarded two Coast Guardsmen for the General Services Award for 2017 – YN3 Kristen Williamson and YN1 Branson Wallace. The General Services Award recognizes individuals for their superb and exemplary service to Coast Guard service members who […] [...]
Fri, Feb 02, 2018
Source: USCG Alaska Blog
This week was relatively quiet as the legislature has been addressing personnel matters unrelated to fisheries and well-reported elsewhere. Next week also looks to be relatively quiet as far as fisheries matters. We encourage members to support our business members – see links on our website. Thank you for your support! [...]
Thu, Feb 01, 2018
Source: UFA Updates
The City Council will interview city manager candidates in executive session this weekend; Unalaska could be on the hook for nearly $6,000 after unredacted copies of the mayoral recall petition were posted on Facebook; and Alaska-grown band Portugal. The Man has won its first Grammy. [...]
Thu, Feb 01, 2018
Source: KUCB Unalaska Newscasts
Commercial harvesters of Bristol Bay red king crab wrapped up their season in mid-November with a catch of 6,588,452 pounds, just shy of the 6.601,000-pound quota. "We consider that 100 percent caught," said Miranda Westphal, area management biologist at Dutch Harbor for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. "It [...]
Thu, Feb 01, 2018
Source: Fishermens News
The sale of J & H Boatworks of Astoria in June to WCT Marine Construction Inc, and the subsequent sale of the entire South Tongue Point property to Hyak Maritime in December, marks a major change in the history of this former WW II Naval air station on the east [...]
Thu, Feb 01, 2018
Source: Fishermens News

 

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