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Empire Editorial: North Pacific council didn't do enough to protect Alaska's halibut fishermen

...It's an insult, as the North Pacific Council has done, to prioritize the wants of Outside fishermen over those of Alaskan fishermen when fishing in Alaska waters.The trawl industry says it fulfills an important purpose, feeding the world efficiently...
ERC Editorial: Farmed Atlantic salmon for sale in Juneau - what's up with that? Make no mistake, we are also grateful that Costco sells fresh and frozen seafood purchased locally and from Alaskan fishermen. Given all they have done for our community, it's all the more shocking to see the retail chain now carrying...
Canadians, Americans, call for safer tailings storage in BC

...C., in the headwaters of the transboundary Stikine River, an important river both culturally and for Southeast Alaskan fishermen. The interim permit expires May 4, 2015. The Red Chris facility, also owned by Imperial Metals, is similar to...
My Turn: Time to empower and employ the next generation of Alaska fishermen

...our state at large, have yet to feel the full impact of the 'graying of the fleet,' but the absence of young Alaskan fishermen filling the ranks is an important harbinger of the crisis to come. Between 1980 and 2013, the number of Alaska...
My Turn: Magnuson-Stevens reauthorization moves forward

...seen just miles off the coast of Kodiak and other coastal communities. Recognizing the need for change, countless Alaskan fishermen came to Congress to ask for help in pushing the foreign fleets out. Sen. Ted Stevens and I knew that Alaska's...
American Indian, Alaska Native organizations back transboundary protections

...calling for protections of salmon and eulachon rivers that flow from British Columbia and into Alaska. Southeast Alaskan fishermen, tourism operators and environmental groups, as well as some municipalities and Native organizations like the Central...
Alaska, B.C. say they cooperate quietly on transboundary mine issues

...the salmon returning to transboundary rivers are as important to British Columbia as they are to the state."The Alaskan fisherman catch those salmon but they spawn in our rivers," he said. "Our First Nations, what you call Tribes, depend...
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Advocates: Tailings dam breach a warning for Alaska

...Monday morning, sending toxic waste into a watershed that flows into Vancouver. The breach spurred some Southeast Alaskan fishermen and Alaska Native organizations to renew calls for more extensive environmental review of British Columbian mines...
State amplifies response to KSM mine

...Canada either conduct the more in-depth review Alaskan fishermen, Native groups, tour operators and organizations...across the Alaska/British Columbia border" - said Alaskan fisherman and tribal leaders ask that Kerry "act with urgency...
Marie Martha Savikko

...In 1934, she moved to Washington to attend Seattle Business College and raised her family. In 1966, she married Alaskan fisherman, Hjalmar Savikko. That same year, they came to Douglas on the F/V White Eagle. After many seasons of fishing...


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