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Stop aerial pesticide, herbicide spraying

This is a follow-up letter to a previous letter that I wrote this spring. The issue is the aerial pesticide spraying of alders and salmonberries on Long Island in Southeast Alaska, proposed by Klukwan Inc.
Juneau Empire Story Archive

The fund gained $2.1 billion in the final quarter of the year, which is the second quarter of its fiscal year. The five-year averaging of statutory net income is projected to produce a fall dividend of $1.2 billion, or $108 million more than the record amount paid out in 1999.
International Pacific Halibut Commission to announce preliminary recommended 2012 catch limits for halibut 2012

The International Pacific Halibut Commission will webcast a briefing on its stock assessment and preliminary recommended catch limits for 2012. The webcast is open to the public.
State and local briefly
Juneau lands record halibut catch

...not going to last forever.'' ``It was a great season,'' agreed Linda Behnken, director of the Alaska Longline Fisherman's Association in Sitka. ``It's the highest (price) I can remember. . . . People are paying more and more attention...
Cod fishermen lose to farms

Canadian fishermen lost their legal battle to halt the sale of hatchery-raised black cod to British Columbia fish farms this week.
Sitka to host three farmer's markets on Aug. 16, 23 and 30

SITKA - A series of three Sitka Farmer's Markets are being held in August, giving Sitka residents a chance to buy and sell locally produced food and crafts.
Charter clients get 1-halibut bag limit

...abundance of halibut. Economically, it's painful for everybody," said Linda Behnken, director of the Alaska Longline Fisherman's Association in Sitka. "But conservation comes first, and economics come second." Yet Kimberly Tebrugge, spokeswoman...


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