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Unalaska's fire chief says he was forced to resign; the State of Alaska moves to dispose of the F/V Akutan; and the U.S. Coast Guard rescued a man suffering symptoms of appendicitis. [...]
Tue, Dec 26, 2017
Source: KUCB Unalaska Newscasts
Sat, Dec 23, 2017
Source: TradexFoods Youtube
Here's the press release. [...]
Fri, Dec 22, 2017
Source: Deckboss
Updated | 6:54 a.m. Thursday KUCB, Unalaska: The Alaska Patriot has been sunk in the North Pacific. Because of incoming inclement weather, the Coast Guard cutter Sherman left the area Wednesday evening while the 170-foot abandoned fishing vessel was slipping beneath the waves. [...]
Thu, Dec 21, 2017
Source: KDLG Fisheries
The U. S. Coast Guard scuttles the Alaska Patriot; environmental mitigation is completed for the F/V Akutan; and Pebble Limited Partnership takes another big step towards a controversial proposed mine in southwest Alaska. [...]
Thu, Dec 21, 2017
Source: KUCB Unalaska Newscasts
Congress is on the verge of opening the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil development; the Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation will discuss the sustainability and ethical impacts of its investments; and a Shishmaref resident is using his drone to get people to care about climate change. [...]
Wed, Dec 20, 2017
Source: KUCB Unalaska Newscasts
Legislation introduced in the US Senate would identify and assess communities most dependent on coastal and ocean resources that may be impacted by ocean acidification. The bipartisan Coastal Communities Ocean Acidification Act of 2017 was introduced by Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, with Senators Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., Susan Collins, R-ME, Gary [...]
Wed, Dec 20, 2017
Source: Fishermens News Online
British Columbia's Northern Dynasty Minerals, owner of the Pebble Limited Partnership, says it has entered into a framework agreement with First Quantum Minerals Ltd., contingent on completion of due diligence, which would allow for the project to move forward.Northern Dynasty President and CEO Ron Thiessen said that the immediate capital [...]
Wed, Dec 20, 2017
Source: Fishermens News Online
A forecast of 136,756 tons of biomass has been issued for the Togiak herring fishery in 2018, allowing for a harvest of 27,351 tons, based on the 20 percent exploitation rate, with 1,500 tons for the Togiak spawn-on-kelp fishery.Alaska state fisheries biologist set the Dutch Harbor food/bait allocation at 1,810 [...]
Wed, Dec 20, 2017
Source: Fishermens News Online

 

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