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Ketchikan borough seeks state grant to buy cannery

...about $1.2 million. Wards Cove Packing Co. announced late last year that it was shutting down all nine of its salmon processing plants, including the original Wards Cove Cannery that opened in 1928. Several of the other facilities have been...
AlaskaDigest taxes for investments in equipment if it adds value to the salmon processed or creates a product out of salmon-processing waste. The tax credits will be allowed on investments made between Jan. 1, 2003, and Dec. 31, 2005. Sen...
State Briefs Ketchikan now owned by Wards Cove Packing Co., which announced recently it was shutting down all nine of its salmon processing plants in Alaska. Seattle-based Norquest, already owner of Ketchikan's Silver Lining Seafoods, plans to discuss...
State weighs Russian fish processor's application

...forecast - more than 92 million, according to the Department of Fish and Game - and the closure of Wards Cove's salmon processing operations, supporters of Global Seafoods are arguing that the processors won't be able to handle the run...
U.S. processors preferred

...disagree with Mr. Engstrom's opinion on Russian processors processing pinks in Alaska waters. I have worked in salmon processing in Petersburg for 23 years, mostly pink salmon in cans, which have been sent all over the world. I am sure there...
Fish plants move to Lemon Creek

Two Juneau salmon processing plants are migrating to new homes at Lemon Creek this winter. Sound off on the important issues at Northern Keta, a caviar producer...
ADF&G releases 2011 Bristol Bay sockeye salmon processing capacity survey results

The annual Alaska Department of Fish and Game preseason survey of Bristol Bay sockeye salmon processing capacity is complete. Results indicate there will be adequate processing capacity for the number of sockeye salmon expected to...
Kodiak facility refines way of processing salmon

KODIAK - A new salmon processing technique developed at Kodiak's Fishery Industrial Technology Center could mean a way to get more Alaska salmon to consumers...
What became of the Yukon kings? An in-river look

...Jack Schultheis, general manager of Kwik'pak Fisheries, could not agree less. Kwik'Pak Fisheries is a salmon processing operation at Emmonak on the mouth of the Yukon. It is owned by Yukon Delta Fisheries Development Association, or...
State | Local
Senator proposes fed land purchase in Craig

...residents to help them diversify their economy, which has suffered from a downturn in the timber industry. The closed salmon processing property includes about five acres of uplands and five acres of tidelands, said Jon Bolling, Craig city manager...


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