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...statement from the senator's office."Whether you're an air taxi operator waiting on a permit from the FAA, a crab fisherman awaiting allocation limits from NOAA, a forester in the Tongass told to shut down logging operations or a family shut...
Shutdown may hit Alaska's crab fishery

...schedule."The timing of this opening will ensure proper management of this public resource, and the ability of crab fisherman and processors to pay the full cost for the administration of this program," the letter states.As for how a late...
Finding family: A father-daughter reunion

...Guardsman on the USCG Cutter Russ 28 years ago. His duty was as "not the babysitters but, I guess, to protect them (crab fishermen) because the water was really rough."During his time in Alaska he found himself in Juneau, where at the bowling...
Looking back at the news in 2013

...lawsuits filed by the timber industry, a decrease in traffic and revenue for local businesses, and concerns by king crab fishermen that they might miss the entire season. The shutdown finally ended Oct. 16 after a group of bipartisan female lawmakers...
Few attend meeting about drill ship

...81-year resident of Kodiak. "This is a blessing in disguise ... it's an eye-opener."Bryan Horn, a Tanner crab fisherman, brought the most involved question of the evening when he asked about the Kulluk's effect on the Tanner crab season...
Alaska Digest

...possession limits are two legal male red or blue crabs per person. The seasonal household bag limit is 20 red or blue crabs. Fishermen must obtain a sport-fishing license prior to harvesting king crab. These can be downloaded from www.admin...
Gustavus vibrant, not distressed

...they also continue to reside here and send their school-age children to our school. Of the five Gustavus dungeness crab fishermen who were compensated for not being able to fish in the bay, three chose to move elsewhere, taking one child of school...
Alaska Digest

...contest. Entries must be submitted by noon for the 1 p.m. judging. Crabbers say no to buyout ANCHORAGE - Bering Sea crab fishermen have voted against a proposed federal buyout that would have trimmed the commercial fleet. The vote follows a miscalculation...
State Briefs said. The agency reminds fishermen to return summer king crab permits by Oct. 15 even if they harvested no crab. Fishermen who don't return the permits won't be eligible for future personal-use king crab permits, the agency said...
State denies commercial crabbers Southeast fishery

King crab fishermen in Southeast Alaska are disappointed...Moran said he and other commercial crab fishermen have felt the squeeze over decades...quarter of the region's commercial king crab fishermen are based in Juneau, where the 60...


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