Around Town for Wednesday, Feb. 5

...Wednesday. Details: River dam discussion, 6 p.m., Silverbow Inn and Bakery. Local fishermen, recreation guides, business owners and other local leaders will host a reception and photo exhibit focused on the...
Conference to promote economic creativity

...but they also compete with each other," Holst said.Juneau also has an "Ocean Products Cluster," comprised of local fishermen, seafood processors, boat mechanics and other related businesses. Sigfusson, the founder and managing director...
Commercial fishing industry deserves local support from the city, and residents hard; Juneau needs to continue its support of this valuable industry and take reasonable actions to ensure that local fishermen remain local.? Juneau Port Director Carl J. Uchytil is a retired U.S. Coast Guard officer and former captain...
Prof takes students up-close to fisheries, hats and gloves separated them from bits and pieces of halibut they sliced and diced from remains donated by local fishermen, charter operators and professional filleters. The students took samples of this organ and that, each sample examined...
Kenai seafood business reeling in new customers

...We get it from local commercial fishermen, we get some out of Homer, Whittier, Valdez. We try to buy from our local fishermen when we can and there are a lot of fishermen around here," she said. "What happens up here is a lot of the big...
Fishermen's Memorial Blessing of the Fleet at risk

...Juneau's history and its multi-million dollar contribution to Juneau's economy. The names of more that 185 local fishermen who have died (35 of them lost at sea) are seen by thousands of our visitors. Their memories of Juneau are likely...
Taku concessions boost cruise dock costs

...Planning Commission met to discuss the project earlier this year, Gillette said, the owners of Taku Smokeries, local fishermen and others expressed "concerns about access into this area where they would dock to the Taku Dock."As a result...
New visitor center showcases Juneau's artistic strengths

...the boat, and then Butch presented himself and I thought it would be more fun to have somebody who was actually a local fisherman."The painting also shows Sentinel Lighthouse, a decision influenced by Gillette, who is one of the people who...
Outdoor Notebook: Bright clouser minnows for silvers

...silver salmon as they move into local streams. The crew at Alaska Fly Fishing Goods has answered the question many local fishermen are asking: Are the silvers in yet? In a recent fishing report, Alaska Fly Fishing Goods reported that "the coho...
Salvors ready Shell drill ship for tow attempt

...coordinator, said no divers have been in the water but soundings from small Coast Guard boats and discussions with local fishermen indicate the vessel rests on a rocky bottom.Not every piece of equipment was in place Saturday afternoon, he said...


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