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My Turn: Bring fishing permits home

...every region of the state.And if the numbers aren't convincing, a hearing on permit loss in the Alaska House fisheries committee this spring made it abundantly clear: This is a red-button moment.Each lost permit represents a small business...
Southeast lawmakers talk budget and different words

...I think difficult times sometimes call for new solutions."Ortiz was put on the House Transportation and House Fisheries committees, which he said is a good fit for the district he's representing. He's from Ketchikan, where he has worked...
State | Local | AK legislature
Record pink harvest creating market glut

...reported."The 2013 pink harvest was the largest on record," said division director Joe Jacobson before the House Fisheries Committee this month. "It's led to a glut of supply and it will probably, there will be downward pressure on prices...
Invasive species bill advances in House

...with invasive aquatic species moved out of the House Fisheries Committee Tuesday and will now come before the House Resources...his sponsor statement, Seaton, who chairs the House Fisheries Committee, cited the infestation of a Sitka harbor with...
Chinook fund bill debated

After some discussion about broadening a bill before the House Fisheries Committee that would create an endowment fund to support research into Chinook salmon, legislators decided Tuesday to keep the proposed...
My Turn: Southeast Alaska's sea otters: The restoration of an ecosystem

...consequences of the return of sea otters to Southeast Alaska. Venues included a symposium, a briefing to the House Fisheries Committee, radio interviews, seminars, student and faculty meetings, and a Fireside Chat. Those who took advantage...
Tongass official explains importance of wild salmon

...salmon forest, tell me a forest that is," said Medel.The Lunch and Learn presentation was sponsored by the House Fisheries Committee and catered by Abby's Kitchen. Thursday's event was lightly attended due to overlap with a rally outside...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...closures during the season, said Liz Cabrera, an aide to Rep. Bill Hudson, a Juneau Republican who chairs the House Fisheries Committee. Share this page: Print Email Digg Twitter Yahoo! StumbleUpon Archives Commercial fishing closures in...
Fisheries protection proposal generates spirited testimony

...drainages that will affect Bristol Bay. "The protective measures in place aren't good enough," Edgmon told the House Fisheries Committee. "There are going to be those who say this is a transparent attempt to stop the Pebble Mine or any industrial...
Mixing-zone change fuzzy for fishermen

...artificially created fish habitat, such as wastewater ditches. Seaton said the bill sponsors will proceed with a House Fisheries Committee hearing scheduled at 8:30 a.m. Friday on their bill. "We'll be studying the regulations between now...


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