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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
2014 Southeast Alaska Business and Community of the Year Awards 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...
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...


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