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Yakutat to welcome first-ever cruise ships this year

...will be treated to a performance by the Mount Saint Elias dancers, and organizers plan to offer walking tours of the fish processing plant, Yakutat's Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall - which was constructed almost 100 years ago - and the Alaska Warbird...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-06/yakutat-welcome-cruise-ships-year
Local
House passes fuel tax by a hair

...and vessels.The bill also impacts Alaska industries that run on large amounts of refined fuel, such as mines and fish processing plants.Alaska's five large mines use diesel fuel to run their equipment, although the exact amount used is proprietary...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-09/houses-fuel-tax-passes-hair
State | AK legislature
Fish guts to meow mix

...retail products at its own facility, the waste product operation alone could employ 20 workers.Erickson started the fish processing company for Juneau's fishermen as a "one-horse operation" in 1993. Four years later, he said the demand had...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-29/fish-guts-meow-mix
Local
2014 Southeast Alaska Business and Community of the Year Awards

...jobs on the dock and fish buying station. Ice is part of a comprehensive endeavor by the City of Pelican to return fish processing to the community and rebuild the economy.Lori Blood, President of Southeast Conference explained why Pelican received...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-09-28/southeast-conference-presents-2014-
Neighbors
Kings may drive news, but sockeyes drive Inlet economy

...they stop buying goods and services from businesses set up to support the fishing industry. One such business - fish processing - has seen a steady decline in the number of king salmon brought in to be cleaned, packaged and sent home with a...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-11-17/kings-may-drive-news-sockeyes-drive-inl
State
Emmonak plans for long overdue Yukon port

...and serves as the regional hub for aviation and marine transport," Guy said. "It has one of the area's largest fish processing plants providing an economy to about 20 area villages. This ocean to river project has a great promise as a receiving...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-09-09/emmonak-plans-long-overdue-yukon-port
State
Empire Editorial: Senators promise more foreign workers for Alaska

...attention, and the State Department reacted, shutting down the J-1 program for industrial work - including in Alaska fish processing plants.In the 1970s and 1980s, when the state's fisheries were booming, American college students did much of...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-06-27/empire-editorial-senators-promise-mor
Opinion
The science behind survival

...canoe modifications to increase hull speed; they discuss bear behavior, physiology and safety; they learn about fish processing and both traditional and modern methods of fish preservation, and they learn about wildlife genetics, among other...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-10-04/science-behind-survival
Outdoors
Alaska Science Forum: Grinding fish heads for the goodness within

...He approached the owners of the area's seven fish-processing plants and told them he'd buy their fish heads...dad Ken Simpson and Richard Mullins, purchased a fish-processing facility in Nikiski and converted it to hold the...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-12-06/alaska-science-forum-grinding-fish-h
Outdoors
Proposal to bring tourists to Pelican raises eyebrows

...building next to the largely defunct fish processing plant on the west end of 1...burgeoning custom small-scale fish processing market.Daniels, a 60-year-old...and Craford don't believe fish processing has a certain future in Pelican...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-04/proposal-bring-tourists-pelican-raises-
Local

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