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Empire Editorial: On second thought, vote yes on 4

...It is truly a one-of-a-kind region.Bristol Bay salmon are critical to Alaska's economy. The sport and commercial fisheries support 10,000 jobs-with an annual economic impact in Alaska between $318 and $578 million-nationwide...
My Turn: Parnell, Sullivan vilified for protecting Alaska's sovereignty see the federal government eventually managing all of our fish and wildlife resources again, including our commercial fisheries, I suggest you vote for Begich and the unity ticket of Bill Walker and Mallott. If you want to see the state lose...
Jean Thorsteinson

...Research Institute where he was studying salmon in Alaska. In 1957, Fredrik accepted a position with the Bureau of Commercial Fisheries and they moved to Juneau where the family lived in Douglas and later Auke Bay. Jean's family history is one...
Russian seafood export ban would have big impact on US

...pollock products. A year ago the Marine Stewardship Council, an E-NGO self-charged with championing sustainable commercial fisheries, gave its stamp of approval to the Russian pollock fishery as sustainable. There is simply no comparison between...
SHI aims to rebuild stocks to culturally, archaeologically indicated levels at historical locations

...Harris and Gordon say they see balls of herring in most bays they fly over.Lynn Canal is still far from an open commercial fishery, Harris said. Last year, the spawning biomass was above the threshold for a fishery, but that doesn't mean...
My Turn: A wake-up call in Alaska's waters study shows (for the first time) that ocean acidification is driving changes in waters vital to Alaska's commercial fisheries and traditional subsistence way of life. As one of our planet's most under-recognized challenges, ocean acidification...
Herring search spans millennia

...meat, oil and bait. The commercial fishery wasn't managed like it is...populations and lucrative, active commercial fisheries, as well as subsistence harvest...geographically than is indicated by the commercial fishery today.""While modern herring...
Public comment period opens for KSM mine

...identified mitigation measures for the project would address potential impacts in Alaska on fish; recreational and commercial fisheries and human health from changes to water quality and quantity in the Unuk River." Meanwhile, hundreds of Alaskan...
Empire Editorial: Harvest season is upon us predator. At the same time, this animal has the ability - which has been proven - to negatively impact our commercial fisheries and subsistence way of life. As we enter what many Alaska Natives consider to be the best time to harvest the mammal...
Flooded by debt, Kake salmon hatchery to close

...The fish coming out of here getting caught by the commercial fisheries ... are a direct benefit to the community...program there."It's a tremendous benefit for the commercial fisheries of Southeast to be able to increase production...


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