Michael Burns

...Association. He was also a member of the Young Presidents Alumni Organization.Mike's enthusiasm for Alaska made him an avid fisherman, hunter, and backpacker. He pointed out every eagle he ever saw to his children, and the family spent weekends at their...
Boaters protest near party at sport fishing activist's home

KENAI - Members of a fisherman's coalition are planning to follow up a protest outside a," said coalition board member Dwight Kramer.Kenai Area Fisherman's Coalition organized the gathering. Group board member Dave...
Mildred Bryson Tandy

...where Milly was bookkeeper, she also kept books for Nick Bavard who owned the California Grocery. Bob Tandy was a great fisherman anyone would know who knew him, but the truth is Milly taught him how. After retirement, Milly and Bob lived in Hawaii...
My Turn: State is prepared to walk its salmon talk

Similar to many Alaskans, I began my career aboard a fishing vessel, thriving as a commercial fisherman. I have traveled up the Stikine, Unuk and Taku Rivers. I have spoken to the families along those rivers, as many are my clan...
3 people missing after several landslides in Sitka

...heartbreaking, he said. "It's pretty devastating on how fast something like this can happen," Simpson, a retired commercial fisherman, said in a phone interview from a saloon.The city of more than 9,000 people declared a state of emergency because of...
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A look at the season's game, fin and fauna

...October, Teske said. "We'll know more once we start doing our foot survey counts in freshwater systems," he said. Local fisherman Mike Bethers said halibut seem to be not all that big, but at a healthy number. "It's as good or better than last year...
Mark Edward Haffner

...Juneau and most recently lived in Hoonah. Mark was a commercial fisherman and his name and face are recognized by many in the fishing community. He began his career as a fisherman on the waters of Southeast Alaska when he was very small, taking...
Big king salmon wins Homer tournament for Kodiak fisherman

ANCHORAGE - Kodiak fisherman Mike Olsen got to taste what some might consider a perfect fishing day in Homer on Saturday.Sunshine reflected off Kachemak Bay...
"By The Sea" Arts & Seafood Festival to be held Aug. 8-9 in Coffman Cove

...The festival will run from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday and from 12-4 p.m. Sunday and includes live music and a fisherman's poetry slam, as well as more than 30 arts and crafts vendors. Local seafood will be served throughout the festival...
Kake Dog Salmon festival to be held Aug. 1

...first organized to celebrate the one millionth pound of salmon processed at the local plant. Now the festival celebrates area fisherman and past cannery workers, and has become a major community event; the town of just over 700 residents has seen as many as...


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