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Alaska fishing industry takes a new look at benefits of value-added products

Behold the lowly humpy and dogfish, all dressed up as salmon Benedict with dill havarti and grilled salmon Caesar salad.
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Cordova taking part in nylon net recycling program

...melted into items such as car parts, gun barrels and tool handles. Rochelle van den Broek, executive director of Cordova District Fishermen United, said the program makes sense because the local landfill has limited space and the city baler is not...
Salmon ad has industry laughing

...flying by e-mail. "I've gotten it probably from 15 or 20 sources," said Sue Aspelund, executive director of Cordova District Fishermen United. "People love it." The ad for John West Foods, a 140-year-old canned food company based in...
Alaska Digest

A 25-year-old Juneau-Douglas High School graduate serving in U.S. Army Special Forces was one of three bikers killed Saturday in an annual Harley Davidson rally.
Juneau Empire Story Archive

Alter was selected by a majority of board members in a secret vote at Tuesday's meeting. Alter was among five people who agreed to be considered for the temporary post.
Task force to recommend ways to fix salmon industry begins now as we get into the Legislature," said task force member Sue Aspelund, executive director of Cordova District Fishermen United. Stevens said the task force looked at a variety of problems, some harder than others to fix...


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