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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...
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...
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...
Derelict ship causes ammonia scare

KODIAK - A derelict fish processing ship caused an ammonia scare in Kodiak when two crewmembers...commonly used as a refrigerant aboard fishing vessels and in fish processing plants. It can cause severe lung damage if inhaled. High concentrations...
Time limit imposed, Kaltag fish processing plant on the Yukon River closes for summer

FAIRBANKS - A fish processing plant in Kaltag that employs about 70 people from nearby villages shut down for the summer even though Yukon River chum salmon...
Taku really is an 'Important Habitat'

As a commercial fisherman and co-owner of a growing fish processing business that relies on the productive, wild salmon fisheries of the Taku, I want to extend a sincere thank you to the Fish and...
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 Ken Simpson and Richard Mullins, purchased a fish-processing facility in Nikiski and converted it to hold the...
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...
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...
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...


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