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...
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...
Mount Polley to re-open after last year's disaster

...warned that the province should stop allowing the same risky tailings dam technology," said Heather Hardcastle, a commercial fisherman and Salmon Beyond Borders coordinator, in the release.The organization, as well as members of Alaska's congressional...
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...
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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...
Kenai commercial fisherman retrofits boat for tourism

...cemented the Darby's future as a tour boat. Extending the fiberglass cabin was an all-winter project. Fellow commercial fisherman Denny Crandall, also of Kenai, said he understands why See is making the change. "It's kind of the way things...
Southeast commercial fisherman rescued from boat fire

A commercial fisherman lost his boat and his season's earnings in a fire Friday morning...Juneau at about 1 p.m. for further treatment. Peterson, a commercial fisherman for 20 years in Southeast Alaska, was returning to the Point...
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...
A king without its crown

...the Taku, to name only a few, brought sport and commercial fisherman to banks and river mouths for a chance to others. Researchers, management officials, commercial fisherman, subsistence users and sport fisherman are coming...
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