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Grants available to study seafood canneries

...part of the Alaska Historic Canneries Initiative, which is focusing on preserving the history of the hundreds of fish processing sites along Alaska's shoreline.Students, professional historians and those with a passion for the topic may apply...
Senate approves TransCanada buyout

...respond to Dunleavy's concerns when she rose to speak in support."It's not the state of Alaska building another fish processing plant that will never be used. This is the real thing," she said.The state's oil-company partners are spending...
My Turn: Rural energy solutions an opportunity for US Arctic leadership

...arctic, as well as many place-specific, energy-intensive industries (e.g., mineral and oil extraction, fish processing) are powered by microgrids. Alaska is considered a global leader in this field, with far more practical expertise...
Dockside safety exams encouraged before rule change

...for some vessels this month.The 2010 Coast Guard Authorization Act requires "commercial fishing, fish tender and fish processing vessels that operate more than three miles from the territorial sea baseline or, that carry more than 16 individuals...
Photo: Welcome party

The FV Pheonix approaches the Taku Fisheries/Smokeries fish processing plant in Juneau's downtown harbor as gulls gather to feed on the fish waste on Tuesday.
My Turn: 'Indian Country' would succeed where state failed

...beneficiaries of generous state and federal subsidies for hydroelectric projects. Traditional village industries like fish processing have disappeared, village fishing fleets are gone due to state-limited entry fishing policies, and subsistence activities...
Empire Editorial: Beer, carrots and salmon skins in Juneau.Tidal Vision is a new company with five key employees, and its promising line of work is turning fish processing byproducts into usable items. Empire reporter Melissa Griffiths has been following the company's story and published...
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...
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...
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...


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