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Ocean acidification threatens marine life

...no longer just about clownfish.So scientists have been testing the most important fish in America: pollock.Fishermen in Alaska catch roughly 3?billion pounds of pollock a year in the North Pacific. It gets carved into fish sticks, sold...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-09-15/ocean-acidification-threatens-marine-li
State
My turn: What has happened to free enterprise?

...corporations, processors, foreigners and whoever call the shots as to what happens in Alaska's fishing industry? The fishermen in Alaska should be making those decisions, but will there be any? We all have seen what happened in the past "fixes...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072806/opi_20060728023.shtml
Opinion
Boat skipper dies at helm

...for Excursion Inlet Packing, said Buddy Howard, assistant harbormaster for Hoonah. Ancich had been a commercial fisherman in Alaska waters most of his life, said Gary Moore, superintendent of Excursion Inlet Packing. "He fished for us since...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082701/Loc_skipper.shtml
Local
Northwest Digest

...up beleaguered salmon fishermen for aid, a farm agency cast its net much too wide. It sent a mailer to all the fishermen in Alaska. At least one Alaska fisherman participating in six fisheries received six copies of the mailer, said United Fishermen...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110204/sta_20041102010.shtml
News
Groups seek economic safeguards for villages

...are designed to rebuild overfished stocks and eliminate the so-called "race for fish" in federal waters. But fishermen in Alaska have learned through their own experience with Individual Fishing Quota (IFQ) programs that some harm may result...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111705/sta_20051117008.shtml
News
Stevens: Federal funds for Alaska projects in doubt

...Sea crab processors exclusive rights to purchase 90 percent of the catch. The provision has prompted protest by fishermen in Alaska. Stevens wrote most of the Alaska provisions. The bill, a merger of seven appropriations bills Congress normally...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121703/sta_stevens.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...fishermen. Based on figures compiled covering 1985 to 1997, Bedford said, the treaty has had a substantial effect on fishermen in Alaska. ``The direct cost to us is the harvest of something like 16 million fish that spawned in Alaska's rivers...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060399/Loc_salmon.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Juneau Pioneers' Home. He was 93. He was born in Teko, Wash., on March 17, 1906. He worked as a commercial fisherman in Alaska, and as a miner and bulldozer operator with the A-J Mine. He lived in Funter Bay, about 15 miles west of Juneau...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061699/Com_obits.shtml
Neighbors Briefs

...have incurred emergency medical costs as a result of injuries or illnesses directly connected with operations as a fisherman in Alaska, not otherwise covered by public or private insurance. Coverage is limited to $2,500 unless an extension is...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030102/Nei_briefs.shtml
Neighbors
Senate OKs bill to allow fishermen multiple permits

...Fisheries, said Sen. Tom Wagoner, R-Kenai, who spoke in favor of the bill on the Senate floor. Fewer than 50 fishermen in Alaska have obtained two permits in a single salmon fishery, according to state records. Potentially hundreds more fishermen...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032106/sta_20060321002.shtml
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