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Empire Editorial: North Pacific council didn't do enough to protect Alaska's halibut fishermen

...trawlers crowd out hook-and-line fishermen. Why should we care about an efficient market when the result is empty harbors, fishermen out of work and "closed" signs on businesses in fishing towns?For good reason, Southeast Alaska banned trawling...
'White House of the North' author to be featured at Saturday's Coffee and Collections

...newspapers including the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Anchorage Times, Anchorage Daily News, Aleutian Eagle, Dutch Harbor Fisherman, Seward Phoenix-Log, and for the Associated Press. Her magazine work includes Alaska magazine, Alaska Business...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...concentrated there,'' Steve Kendall, a biologist with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, told the Dutch Harbor Fisherman. ``The main thing we're hoping is that their habitat can become a little more natural.'' During traditional...
Unalaska bans nudity "That will force me to close down," Kostas Manolakakis, the owner of Mermaids, told The Dutch Harbor Fisherman newspaper. "How are the girls going to make any money?"
Petition seeks reversal of smoking ban

...petition. "It's a community issue, and it should have been decided on by the community," she told the Dutch Harbor Fisherman newspaper. Bartender Julie Schacht said the council should provide shelters outside businesses to protect smokers...
Two delayed bison reach Popof Island

...with the conservation center to bring new blood to the island more than 500 miles southwest of Anchorage, The Dutch Harbor Fisherman newspaper reported. "Shumagin has been working to get new bison on Popof Island for most of the summer, and it...
Shell says no fleet headed to Unalaska

...approval, including Environmental Protection Agency permits. Unalaska Mayor Shirley Marquardt had told The Dutch Harbor Fisherman that a flotilla of seven vessels carrying about 400 workers was expected by June. Smith says in an e-mail to The...
Regional News
Crab crash sparks worries

...more than other areas because we're a single-species economy,'' St. Paul Mayor Simeon Swetzof told The Dutch Harbor Fisherman. ``We're not diversified like others are.'' St. Paul already has reduced its work week to 32 hours for its...
Calista Corp. will shutter, liquidate Alaska Newspapers Inc., including 6 weeklies

...statement. The weeklies in the chain include the Arctic Sounder, the Bristol Bay Times, the Cordova Times, the Dutch Harbor Fisherman, the Seward Phoenix Log and the award-winning Tundra Drums, which the Alaska Press Association voted the state's...
Alaska boat's false fishing reports net fines and suspensions

...sanctions over the violations connected to five trips the fishing vessel Trident made during 2006 and 2007, The Dutch Harbor Fisherman reported this week. "This is certainly one of the largest permit sanctions we've ever sought," said Susan Auer...


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