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Commercial fishing industry deserves local support from the city, and residents

...suited as a transportation hub and source of relatively inexpensive electricity, is very competitive in the seafood processing industry. Data from 2009 shows that of the 53 seafood processors in SEAK, 10 are in Juneau. These 430 seasonal jobs...
Salmon runs help keep processing company busy

...Office of Fisheries Development says businesses headquartered out-of-state currently dominate Alaska's seafood processing industry, but for Erickson, keeping the company in the family is a "pride thing." He sees a good future for Alaska...
New group works to bring mine service jobs to Juneau send jobs to other places, he said.The group decided to include representatives from the marine and seafood processing industries in the group. Members agreed that other parities are needed to make the group successful.The group plans...
3 SE Alaska towns lose supply line

...freight carrier before, but this time it may be more difficult for them to fill the void. The loss of the seafood processing industry in Pelican has created major disincentives for Seattle-based freighters to travel through the region. In...
Murkowski pushes Alaska hire initiative

...up about 70 percent of the work force in the seafood processing industry, but earn 60 percent of the wages. "That' 2001. Officials in the construction and seafood processing industries - which have traditionally relied on a large...
Business Digest

...Space is limited and those interested can register by calling 463-3789. Fisheries hiring 350 for season Seafood processing industry employers are recruiting now through Dec. 9 for more than 350 Alaska workers needed for the pollock "A...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...good decisions on what we do now,'' Elton said in a recent interview. Elton said many in the established seafood processing industry have long questioned the economic viability of moving fish, breading and packing materials to Anchorage and...

...Alaska Legislature must then confirm the appointment. Kevin Duffy resigned as commissioner to take a job in the seafood processing industry in late 2004. Coast Guard pulls two teens off island JUNEAU - The U.S. Coast Guard reported pulling two...
A longtime champion of fisheries conservation

...University of Alaska Anchorage, a fisheries educator, echoed Stevens' importance to Alaska and the U.S. seafood processing industry. "Beyond that he was tirelessly involved in every major piece of fisheries legislation for many decades...
State: More jobs going to Alaskans

...23.7 percent and bottomed out during the statewide economic crash in 1987 at 15.5 percent. Alaska's seafood processing industry is made up primarily of nonresidents, officials said. Another highly seasonal, low-paying industry is...


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