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Thank you from Annual Fahrenkamp/Kelly Legislative Putting Tournament

...959, Reed Stoops, DeWitt & DeWitt LLC, Sunovion, Rep. Ben Nageak, Rep. Steve Thompson, The Prospector Hotel, United Fisherman of Alaska, Valley Paint Center, John Walsh, Hotel Captain Cook, Jet Blue, Specialty Truck & Auto, Anchorage Gold Course...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-04-20/thank-you-annual-fahrenkampkelly-le
Neighbors
Mercury in Fishes Study Released, Measurable Levels Detected in Alaska National Parks

...toxins over their lives than other species of fish. They are not consumed in great quantities by either sport or subsistence fishermen so the risk to people is likely low, but variable given location and frequency of fish consumption. The extent of the effects...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-04-18/mercury-fishes-study-released-measur
Outdoors
Fishermen suggest moratorium on Yukon king fishing

...Stickman said. "The moratorium may or may not influence the 2015 projected run, but it will unite the rural subsistence fishermen toward a goal, potentially for the common good."Biologists estimate that just 76,000 of Alaska's largest salmon species...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-10/fishermen-suggest-moratorium-yukon-king
State
Five Good Reads for Earth Day

...to the mountain."Sand County Almanac is the classic set of essays on being human in the natural world. An avid hunter, fisherman and woodsman from childhood, Aldo Leopold was one of the first graduates of Yale's School of Forestry. He's more overtly...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-04-17/five-good-reads-earth-day
Art
My Turn: No guarantees with KSM mine

...protect water quality and fish habitat. As a former commercial fisherman in Southeast Alaska and member of the group formed to protect...the B.C. agencies. ? Larry Painter is a former commercial fisherman from Ketchikan.

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-11/my-turn-no-guarantees-ksm-mine
Opinion
KSM part III: 'A perfect storm' for mining push?

...British Columbia sees aggressive development of its natural resources as a way to improve its economy; Southeast Alaska fishermen, tribes and environmental organizations see it as a threat to their fisheries and way of life.They aren't just worried...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-04-11/ksm-part-iii-perfect-storm-mining-pu
Outdoors
Off the Beaten Path: The journeys we make

...the Amazon, to the rapid disappearance of wildlife around the world, to a Floridian murderer and farmer, to Long Island fishermen, to Lake Baikal, to an expedition to film great white sharks underwater for the first time, to a New Guinea tribe that...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-04-11/beaten-path-journeys-we-make
Outdoors
My Turn: Ryan budget means harsh cuts for Alaskans

...anti-Alaskan budget. It's too bad Alaska's Congressman didn't have the guts to join them.? Forrest Dunbar is a lifelong Alaskan, former fisherman and wildland firefighter, and a Democrat running for U.S. Congress.

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-13/my-turn-ryan-budget-means-harsh-cuts-
Opinion
Sitka fishermen continue herring fishery

SITKA, Alaska - Seine boats fishing off Sitka took in 5,000 tons of herring Sunday in the second opening of the 2014 season.The Sitka Sentinel (http://bit.ly/1kY3Fs2) reports the total was just under the 5,300 tons caught Thursday in the first opening of the sac roe herring fishery.Both openings were in Starrigavan and Katlian bays.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-28/sitka-fishermen-continue-herring-fisher
Local
Coast Guard releases report on cutter fatality

...WAY'-shee).The Waesche on Nov. 11 prepared to tow a disabled fishing boat to port and but first planned to ferry fishermen to the cutter using one of the cutter's smaller boats.Obendorf rode ahead of the small boat's center console because...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-04/coast-guard-releases-report-cutter-fata
State

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