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Fisheries managers: Lend me your ear(bones)

Fish aren't big talkers, but they can still say a lot if one knows where to look. Each fish has its biography written in bones in its ears - the otoliths. "It's a biochronometer.
Hirsch and Brock to wed

Susan Elizabeth Hirsch and Irvin Rodney Brock of Juneau will marry at 6:30 p.m., Feb. 14, 2005, at Resurrection Lutheran Church with a reception to follow at the Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall.
Murkowski names four to state fisheries board

Gov. Frank Murkowski on Thursday chose a commercial fisherman, a former sport fish director, a seafood marketing consultant and a fish processing representative to serve on the state board that regulates Alaska's fisheries. The Republican governor, who was critical of a Democratic administration's fishing decisions, said the appointees should make objective decisions that consider commercial, subsistence and sport fishing interests.
Back again in Juneau, biologist seeks abler fisheries commission

Denby Lloyd calls Kodiak Island home, but his work as a fisheries biologist keeps propelling him back to Juneau.
Board of Game considers first brown bear kill ever

The Alaska Board of Game is considering a plan that would result in more than two dozen brown bears and 300 wolves being killed in the eastern Interior.
Juneau Empire Online Local News: Kenai protests dipnetters' mess 8/10/97

``I've lived here 40 years, and I can't believe the condition that beach is in,'' said Kenai City Council member James Bookey. ``This is not acceptable for the city of Kenai.''


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