BC, Alaska to draft MOU for mine processes

...and British Columbia hope to create a structured way for tribes, stakeholders, environmental groups, sport and commercial fishermen, tourism operators, and other concerned Southeast Alaskans to get information and share concerns about each stage...
State | Local
3 people missing after several landslides in Sitka

...heartbreaking, he said. "It's pretty devastating on how fast something like this can happen," Simpson, a retired commercial fisherman, said in a phone interview from a saloon.The city of more than 9,000 people declared a state of emergency...
State | Local
August reds depend on ADFG call on Kenai kings

...setnetters are limited to 36 hours for the month. With three periods so far on Aug. 1, Aug. 2, and Aug. 5, commercial fishermen will have already clocked 45 hours in August.According to assistant area biologist Jason Pawluk, ADFG's escapement...
State | Outdoors
Mark Edward Haffner Ben and Betsy Haffner of Tee Harbor. Mark grew up in Juneau and most recently lived in Hoonah. Mark was a commercial fisherman and his name and face are recognized by many in the fishing community. He began his career as a fisherman on the...
My Turn: State is prepared to walk its salmon talk

Similar to many Alaskans, I began my career aboard a fishing vessel, thriving as a commercial fisherman. I have traveled up the Stikine, Unuk and Taku Rivers. I have spoken to the families along those rivers, as many are my clan...
Mount Polley to re-open after last year's disaster

...describes itself as "a growing community of sport and commercial fishermen, community leaders, tribal citizens, First Nations...dam technology," said Heather Hardcastle, a commercial fisherman and Salmon Beyond Borders coordinator, in the release...
Uncertainty about kings despite promising numbers

...side of Cook Inlet.The year was so bad for commercial guides, sportfishing and tourism-related businesses and commercial fishermen in the area that the U.S. Department of Commerce declared it a fisheries disaster. Millions in disaster funding...
Tribal leaders and fishermen protest military plans

Tribal leaders and commercial fishermen are protesting against military exercises planned for harm the environment."But environmental groups and commercial fishermen are concerned that sonar and undersea explosions will disrupt...
My Turn: Ax the timber budget the needs of schools and ferries and other essential government services. ? Paul Olson is an attorney and commercial fisherman in Sitka who serves as director of the Greater Southeast Alaska Conservation Community.
Former fish board nominee charged with wildlife violations in Montana

...Alaska Board of Fisheries has been charged with misdemeanor wildlife violations in Montana.Roland Maw, a Kasilof commercial fisherman, has been charged with seven counts related to purchasing resident sporting licenses, authorities said.Candy...


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