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Alaska salmon management: A unique process for a unique state

...from the board members' experience."When you have history and background of commercial or sport user or charter boat operator, they will lean toward group they're most familiar with," he told the Journal in 2011. "It's not unusual to...
Fire departments have 3-day water rescue exercise

...Services and Nikiski train for the possibility of water rescues, Tilly said.The Rescue 3 course is more of an advanced boat operator course, Tilly said. Rice, a former Juneau firefighter, brought a level of experience and background that was invaluable...
JPD: Cause of death determined for boater who disappeared Thursday

Police confirmed Friday that a boat operator presumed to be missing at sea was a victim of suicide. Juneau Police Department spokeswoman Cindee Brown-Mills said Glen Charles...
Juneau police arrest Sitka man for arson the Don D. Statter Harbor Facilities overlooking Auke Bay.So it wasn't anything out of the ordinary when a boat operator, who was later identified as James Lee Jespersen, asked Lobaugh for help when his fishing vessel, the "Silver Surf...
JPD: Boat operator of unmanned skiff presumed missing at sea

Police say the man who was operating a skiff that was found unmanned with the engine running Thursday is presumed missing at sea. Police identified the man as 65-year-old Juneau resident Glen Charles "Chuck" Craig, according to a police statement.
A good year for the Golden North derby

...50,000 and $25,000, from Coeur-Alaska Kensington Gold Mine / Hecla Greens Creek Mine and Juneau Charter Boat Operators Association, respectively.Locals and visitors alike have been enjoying the annual derby since 1947. And while changes...
The abridged Overstreet: Part 1

...boat, and I finally said, "I do believe it would be better if you took us up there, because I'm not a qualified boat operator like this."Overstreet described David as being "alternately mad as hell and amused."The next day, Overstreet...
Scott Allison Foss Sr.

...Scott worked for the Alaska Lumber and Pulp Company (ALP) for 20 plus years that included positions as Boom Man, Tug Boat Operator, and a Shop Steward for the Silver Bay Local No. 962, International Brotherhood of Pulp, Sulphite and Paper Mill...
Ex-governor, others want jet-boat permit for Chilkat changed to include seasonal restrictions

...former state commissioners joined a petition Monday asking the state of Alaska to reverse its decision to let jet boat operators take tourists on the upper Chilkat River during a critical salmon spawning and rearing period. Earlier this summer...
My turn: Chilkat jet boat permit defies state's conservation history

...came to the conclusion that these commercial activities pose no risk to salmon. It is worth mentioning these jet boat operators have been working in the Chilkat River since before 1990, and we do not want to see them shut down or put out of...


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