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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
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
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
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
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
Wildlife Spy: Signs of spring creep into Seward

...through a spotting scope you could tell she was supremely indifferent - for now.Scanning the light posts by the fish processing plant, we saw the large, gray-winged silhouettes of glaucous-winged gulls perched on top. Griswold said nearly...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-03-15/wildlife-spy-signs-spring-creep-sewa
Outdoors
Fish processing vessel grounds on Kodiak Is.

ANCHORAGE - A fish processing vessel that went hard aground on Kodiak Island was struck by other problems earlier this year, including a diesel spill and two...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-03-19/fish-processing-vessel-grounds-kodiak
State
Seward's new harbor in need of more upgrading

...With cruise ship landings down, Seward is looking to boost city revenues. In time, an uptick in marine support and fish processing could fill the gap. But CVRF communications coordinator Dawson Hoover says, the project is bound to benefit the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-05-06/sewards-new-harbor-need-more-upgrading
State
My Turn: Why rush to judge the Pebble Mine?

...only answer to our challenges.In one generation, locally owned fish permits have dropped 50 percent. Corporate fish processing plants bring in foreign workers on visas, and the luxury fishing lodges hire few Natives.The lack of jobs and the...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-05-31/my-turn-why-rush-judge-pebble-mine
Opinion

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