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In short pink salmon year, plenty of theories and few certainties

...however, seems to be beyond even that large uncertainty.The news isn't all bad - elsewhere in the state, Prince William Sound has had a banner pink salmon year. Through Wednesday, ADFG figures showed 115 million pink salmon harvested statewide...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-13/short-pink-salmon-year-plenty-theories-
Local
Salmon season might miss forecast

...newspaper.Though fishing has thus far been poor in Southeast, that hasn't been the case across the state. Prince William Sound is enjoying a banner year for pink salmon, with almost 65 million reported caught by Sunday.All-species catches...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-10/salmon-season-might-miss-forecast
Local
ADF&G figures show commercial pinks slow to arrive in Southeast

...that met expectations as a late surge of sockeye brought nearly 13 million fish in the final week of the run.In Prince William Sound and Kodiak, however, huge pink salmon catches have overwhelmed processors to the point that some have shipped...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-27/adfg-figures-show-commercial-pinks-slow
Local
USCG shuts down ferry Aurora after leak

...highway's vessel tracking service was passing Yakutat on Sunday afternoon on its way to Ketchikan.The Aurora serves Prince William Sound, and on Saturday afternoon the ferry system announced that all Aurora sailings have been canceled through Aug...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-10/uscg-shuts-down-ferry-aurora-after-leak
State
Ferry sailings take budget hit

...cuts aren't proposed for other regions' ferry service in the coming winter because "there's only one ship in Prince William Sound, one ship that serves Kodiak Island. There's not any way you can reduce that further than one ship."The...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-02/ferry-sailings-take-budget-hit
State
Massive debris removal planned

...said.Many of the project sites are remote and rugged. Crews working at sites like Kayak and Montague islands in Prince William Sound, for example, get there by boat and sleep onboard. The need to keep moving down the shoreline as cleanup progresses...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-13/massive-debris-removal-planned
State
Lack of ferries drastically cuts Tenakee Springs' summer business

...an engine failure and could no longer operate in Prince William Sound," Woodrow wrote.The Aurora went north to be the only ferry in Prince William Sound; the Fairweather went to Ketchikan for repairs...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-07-01/lack-ferries-drastically-cuts-tenakee-spr
Art
Home Runs: Homegrown solutions can end fossil fuel rollercoaster

...oil rides high, Alaska still pays for its dependence. Twenty-five years after the Exxon Valdez oil spill, Prince William Sound still hasn't recovered its $20 million herring fishery. Northern Alaska is now bracing for the 75 percent chance...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-06-11/home-runs-homegrown-solutions-can-end
Opinion
New members sought for Snowmobile Trails Advisory Council

...three vacant seats to be filled on the nine member board, one of which represents the Kenai Peninsula, Valdez and Prince William Sound, and the other two seats representing Western Alaska and Southeast Alaska. The terms for these positions will...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-06-04/new-members-sought-snowmobile-trails
Outdoors
Coast Guard says remains of missing Alaska pilot found

ANCHORAGE - Searchers have found the remains of the pilot of a plane that went missing in Alaska's Prince William Sound.The Coast Guard says the man's remains were recovered after being found Wednesday evening.Responders say...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-16/coast-guard-says-remains-missing-alaska
State

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