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Putting up fish part III: Fishing options

BY DICK CALLAHAN For the CCW Coastal Alaska. We are fish snobs here. No two ways about it. We don't eat farmed salmon and we are suspicious of people who do. We avoid surimi because we know where it's been.
My Turn: Bring fishing permits home

In coastal Alaska, the number of locally held commercial...ourselves to the slow depletion of coastal Alaska. Decline is not inevitable. Twenty-three...opportunities to restore the economic engine of coastal Alaska. Showing that permit loss is a systemic...
Some residents flee over tsunami fears

ANCHORAGE - A powerful earthquake sent some coastal Alaska residents running for higher ground in fear they would be swamped by a tsunami, a disaster that never materialized after the shaking...
AMHS ferry Taku beached for the summer

...AMHS has been treated in the process," he said in a statement. "The ferry system is the highway for Southeast and coastal Alaska, and passenger and vehicle fees are its lifeblood."Ticket reservations for the Taku are worth about $400,000...
State | Local
My Turn: Save our ferry system

...less efficient?It's no secret that our ferries, while an integral part of the transportation infrastructure in coastal Alaska, are under the microscope. Even before the state's budget woes became evident, AMHS was facing service cutbacks...
My Turn: Winter lacks a money-back guarantee

...this is the year that our gamble did not pay off. We do not deserve refunds for our pass purchases.Residents of coastal Alaska know well the bittersweet up-and-down reality of our winter experience. From the dreadfully warm winters of 2003...
My Turn: Alaska's Marine Highway is too important to let this legislature run it aground

...and school districts throughout coastal Alaska, as well as the road-based...the residents and businesses of coastal Alaska and a resource of significant...cuts to AMHS services throughout coastal Alaska, as proposed by this Legislature...
My Turn: Alaska saves pennies by axing values

...the Alaska Marine Highway System. The "system was never ever created to make money" he said. "It was to serve coastal Alaska." Sure, the system is expensive to operate, but Egan's right. In 1959, the people of Alaska voted to establish...
Ferries dealt another blow in Senate subcommittee

...making off those things?"The Alaska Marine Highway System was never ever created to make money. It was to serve coastal Alaska."Republican lawmakers in both the House and the Senate have pointed out that highways and aviation are taking comparable...
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Time to empower and employ the next generation of Alaska fishermen

...rights to Alaska fisheries will change hands in the next decade. What will this transfer mean for the well-being of coastal Alaska and those who call it home? The steady decline of local and young fishermen participating in Alaska fisheries is...


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