Wrangell father, son plead guilty to fishing violation

...illegal take and trafficking of plants, animals and fish) for falsifying IFQ records.Federal prosecutors said the commercial fishermen lied on federal forms and Alaska Department of Fish and Game paperwork - IFQ landing permits, longline fishery...
A few strange stories a fisherman, logger or prospector. Nonetheless, Strand's father invited him into their living room. A commercial fisherman who drift-netted salmon on the nearby Stikine River, Mr. Strand served on the newly formed Alaska Department...
Empire Editorial: Talking about suicide is difficult, but we must

...Anthony Choquette was 49 years old, that he'd lived in Alaska all his life, that he'd been a hardworking commercial fisherman in Sand Point, that he liked to be called "Dean," his middle name, that he once gave a woman sunglasses when...
Letter: Vote for Greg Fisk for mayor

...Borough of Juneau. I met Greg in the 1980s when he was working for the Alaska Trollers Association, advocating for commercial fishermen and helping them navigate state and federal regulations. Over the years Greg demonstrated his commitment to fishing...
Fishermen's Memorial loses to Panamax docks

For the Alaska Commercial Fishermen's Memorial board in Juneau, fighting the city's downtown cruise ship dock project has been a losing battle.After years of...
Coast Guard: Missing ship sank, 1 body found

...Sometimes circumstances overwhelm you. You can do all the planning you want," Werse said.Bernard Ferguson, a commercial fisherman who was at his home on Crooked Island during the hurricane, said it must have been a nightmare for the crew...
Nation and World
Recent and upcoming Alaska books of short fiction focuses on life in Alaska's fishing communities. Author Rosemary McGuire has worked as a commercial fisherman for 14 years, and has traveled most of Alaska's river systems by canoe."Nowhere Else to Go but Dyea" by...
My Turn: Another Southeast Alaska salmon success story

...salmon bring with them cruise ships, hectic tour schedules, busy fishing charters and the constant movement of commercial fishermen from fishing areas to tenders and back. For me, last week marked the end of another season of guiding anglers...
Letter: In support of Greg Fisk for mayor

...a nonpartisan guy who can bring people together from all viewpoints to solve our shared issues. He's been a commercial fisherman, an economic advisor to tribes and a consultant focusing on economic development. I could go on and on but instead...
Man gets 3 years in Alaska diving death

KETCHIKAN - A commercial fisherman found guilty of criminally negligent homicide in the death of a Kansas diver who died while harvesting sea cucumbers was sentenced...


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