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Clam diggers killed in rough seas off Alaska may not have been properly licensed, records show

...held licenses and permits from the state Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission, Department of Environmental Conservation...independent contractors. However, the state Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission website lists only 25 people with statewide...
Fish Factor: Frankenfish labeling advances in Congress

...that's another thing," explained Kurt Iverson, the Research and Planning project leader at the state Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission.Likewise, there is an important distinction between fishery poundage and values. Some are high volume...
Alaska salmon management: A unique process for a unique state

...fleet in 2007, another four years to get a regulation capping it implemented in 2011.The state's Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission also plays a role in management by limiting the number of participants in certain fisheries.Although...
Parnell's board reappointments include Juneau's Zachary Jones and Ben Brown

...the Arts. Brown, a company member at Perseverance Theatre, is an attorney and member of the Alaska Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission. He previously worked with Baxter, Bruce & Sullivan, and currently serves on the board of directors...
Juneau resident named to IRS panel

...chairman of the Alaska Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission, has been chosen...As chairman of the Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission, Twomley has worked...position with the Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission in 1982. He lives...
Halibut consumers have rights too

...been heard from - consumers. In 2005, according to the National Marine Fisheries Service and the state Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission, commercial fishermen landed 56 million pounds of halibut worth $3 per pound for $168 million total...
Live clams key to geoduck industry health

...made millionaires in British Colombia and an organized crime syndicate in Washington state. The state Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission is holding a meeting at 3 p.m. Wednesday in Juneau on the geoduck fishery, as well as other dive fisheries...
Photo: Bristol Bay permits

...driftnets loaded with red salmon in Bristol Bay offshore of Naknek in this undated file photo. A new Alaska Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission report recommends cutting the number of Bristol Bay fishing permits from the current 1,857 to as few...
My turn: Fleet exodus not 'anecdotal'

...harbor management and skyrocketing fees as "anecdotal." What is not anecdotal is that, according to the Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission's Web site, Juneau lost 43 commercial fishing permit holders from 2003 to 2005 - a decline of about...
Bill speeds up buy-back process

...permit-holders. No Alaska fisheries have ever been subject to a buy-back. Current law requires the Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission to assess fishermen a tax that goes into the state's general fund and then may be appropriated by the...


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