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Bristol Bay News On Friday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency made a major announcement: they will keep the 404(c) protections that can offer permanent protections to Bristol Bay on the table. In a statement, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt explained that after listening to stakeholders within the Bristol Bay region, Alaska [...]
Sat, Jan 27, 2018
Source: UFA Updates
Dear Members and Friends, Activity at the Legislature is picking up with several Fisheries Committee meetings taking place, as well as Jerry and myself meeting with legislators to discuss issues and UFA concerns. There are a few bills that we are keeping an eye on and monitoring closely. I [...]
Fri, Jan 26, 2018
Source: UFA Updates
The International Pacific Halibut Commission's annual meeting in Portland ended in a stalemate."The IPHC did not agree on new Pacific halibut catch limits for 2018, and therefore the catch limits adopted by the IPHC in 2017 remain in place," says this commission news release.The United States and Canada now say [...]
Fri, Jan 26, 2018
Source: Deckboss
The City Council is considering whether to interview manager candidates in public or private; Deputy Police Chief Jennifer Shockley will serve as acting director of the Department of Public Safety; and the boys' basketball team has extended their undefeated streak to seven. [...]
Thu, Jan 25, 2018
Source: KUCB Unalaska Newscasts
Thu, Jan 25, 2018
Source: NFI Media Youtube
The state has taken possession of a derelict vessel anchored in Captains Bay; the Unalaska Raiders are in Bethel for a basketball tournament; and the U.S. Coast Guard has rescued two injured mariners from boats near Cold Bay. [...]
Wed, Jan 24, 2018
Source: KUCB Unalaska Newscasts
By: Laine WelchFish Factor/For the JournalPost date: Wed, 01/24/2018 - 12:10pmSea otters and their devastating impacts on Southeast Alaska shellfish were among the many emotionally-charged topics at the state Board of Fisheries marathon meeting running from Jan. 11-23 in Sitka. The board was set to address 153 proposals for state subsistence, [...]
Wed, Jan 24, 2018
Source: AJOC Fisheries
Legislation under consideration by the Alaska House Fisheries Committee could keep a salmon habitat initiative off the ballot in an upcoming statewide election, and committee chair Louise Stutes says she's extremely hopeful this will happen.“We are putting everything out on the table,” said Stutes, a Republican from Kodiak, Alaska, after [...]
Wed, Jan 24, 2018
Source: Fishermens News Online
A magistrate on Prince of Wales Island handed down the sentence on January 10 against Curtis Demmert, 32, of Klawock, Alaska. It includes a $32,728.79 fine, 180 days of suspended jail time, forfeiture of $17,728.79 from his illegally caught salmon and forfeiture of the F/V Tlingit Lady, the seine skiff, [...]
Wed, Jan 24, 2018
Source: Fishermens News Online
The Prince William Sound Regional Citizens' Advisory Council (PWSRCAC) has taken the position that oil tankers and escort vessels should not be permitted to transit through Prince William Sound and into the Gulf of Alaska in weather conditions deemed to be unsafe for personnel training by the industry.The unanimous vote [...]
Wed, Jan 24, 2018
Source: Fishermens News Online

 

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