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Legislature confirms fish board incumbents

...Alaska's Board of Fisheries were unanimously confirmed after a Chugiak representative withdraw his objection to the two commercial fishers on the board.Rep. Bill Stoltze, R-Chugiak, said he objected to the confirmation of Sue Jeffrey, board member...
Calif. fishers say quota system is all wet

...can't. It's impossible."He's not alone in criticizing the "catch shares" system and calling for changes. Commercial fishers, industry experts and government officials are among those who say that while fish populations are recovering...
What became of the Yukon kings? An in-river look

...mesh size restrictions. The organization is a 501(c)3 nonprofit established in 1990 made up of subsistence and commercial fishers with a mission of protecting and promoting all healthy fisheries and cultures along the Yukon River drainage...
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Anchorage Museum opens major show focused on Dena'ina Athabascan culture

...information, visit this month, Halibut Cove artist and commercial fisher Annette Bellamy opened a solo show at the Anchorage Museum, "Floating," inspired by her 38 years as a commercial...
Commercial fishing industry deserves local support from the city, and residents, fishing permits, ship repair and moorage charges that all eat into the bottom line. I've often thought commercial fishers would benefit financially by collectively reducing their catch to raise the market price. But commercial fisherman...
My turn: Tribe didn't expect to be sole litigant in timber case

...Yakutat. The tribe was able to sign off on a conditional-use permit with the Forest Service to manage nearly 50 commercial fishers' campsites along the banks of the Situk River. The Forest Service had upped its fee from $100 to $350 a season...
Fishermen take advantage of engine program

...above the prime rate with a 10.5 percent maximum. The state now has about $65 million in outstanding loans for commercial fishers. The new Engine Efficiency Upgrade Program accounts for 4.6 percent.
State to cut salmon catch from Canadian Yukon R.

...also is giving $1.2 million a year to restore and improve Canadian salmon stocks. Under the agreement, Alaska commercial fishers will decrease their take of chinook salmon to allow Canada to increase its share to up to 26 percent, up from its...
Juneau Empire Story Archive pretty Juneau can be even in the dark night. Shame on A&P for selling farmed Atlantic salmon. I am not a commercial fisher, but I am fiercely proud to be Alaskan and to support local concerns. I, too, was horrified to see farmed Atlantic...
Something fishy with harbors board

...passengers, kayakers, customers buying seafood off the docks, people who use the harbors for a leisurely summer walk, commercial fishers, jet skiers, people fishing off the docks, charter fishers and commercial haulers. I realize that the Juneau...


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