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Empire Editorial: Cooperation beyond boundaries

...will end up in the Unuk River. Once in the river, we all know where the treated water will end up: in Southeast Alaska streams, rivers and tributaries.There hasn't always been an open dialogue between Alaska and Canada, but that doesn't...
More time for comments given on mixing zone measure

...state legislators have expressed concern because of the rule change's possible impact on the clean reputation of Alaska streams and fisheries. No one spoke in favor of the proposal at a Juneau public hearing in July. Additionally, residents...
Hatchery to bring more sport fish

...lake? A rocky river bottom with gin-clear water flowing by? In fact, nearly three of four rainbows pulled from Alaska streams and lakes grew up in a big concrete run at one of Alaska's fish hatcheries. Want to find a wild rainbow near Anchorage...
Sealaska land bill won't hurt salmon

...headwater basins of Southeast Alaska." Over the last 50 years periodic fish kills have been observed in Southeast Alaska streams. These fish kills correspond with years in which there were large runs of salmon during the late summer and fall...
Fisheries committee to target aquaculture, bycatch, other issues

...prevent the escape of thousands of fish from ocean net pens, and juvenile Atlantic salmon have been discovered in Alaska streams. Farms "can't successfully raise the fish in containment," she said. "I don't want to see them take over...
Southeast Alaska gulls put on a show at Sheep Creek

...when they have so much food to choose from. You can see different versions of this performance on many Southeast Alaska streams. Other species of gulls, as well as ravens, crows, eagles and bears always turn out for the late summer feast...
Canadians call for fish-farm moratorium

...generally in more protected waters. Atlantic salmon from those protected areas have already escaped and spawned in Alaska streams, she said. "It's pretty dramatic ocean up there in the North Coast," Kelley said. Escaped farmed fish "is...
Pollock fishermen wage campaign to cut salmon bycatch

...low runs. If pollock fishermen succeed in their request to the federal fishery council, more salmon should reach Alaska streams. The pollock fleet would also benefit, industry officials say, because catching fewer salmon could let them harvest...
Juneau Empire Online Local News: Knowles asks president for help with driftnetters 6/25/98

...keeping Chinese driftnetters out of the North Pacific, where their illegal tactics may threaten salmon headed for Alaska streams. Clinton, headed to China for a weeklong state visit, told the governor he would bring the matter up with Chinese...
Juneau Empire Online Local: Poor runs, new state guidelines derail Anchorage fish giveaway 8/28/97

...modified at 4:35 p.m. on Thursday, August 28, 1997 THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ANCHORAGE - As sure as salmon swim to Alaska streams every summer, Anchorage activists Michael O'Callaghan and Lydia Darby return to their downtown street corner to...


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