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Sitka fishermen continue herring fishery

SITKA, Alaska - Seine boats fishing off Sitka took in 5,000 tons of herring Sunday in the second opening of the 2014 season.The Sitka Sentinel (http://bit.ly/1kY3Fs2) reports the total was just under the 5,300 tons caught Thursday in the first opening of the sac roe herring fishery.Both openings were in Starrigavan and Katlian bays.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-28/sitka-fishermen-continue-herring-fisher
Local
Fisherman honored for saving mariner's life

SITKA - A Sitka fisherman has received one of the U.S. Coast Guard's highest civilian honors for his role in saving a fellow mariner last summer.John...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-11-10/fisherman-honored-saving-mariners-life
State
Fair fare

...information on the network's marine conservation efforts. For this subscription season, fish will be coming from Sitka fishermen and Sitka-based processors who worked with the CSF last year. Behnken welcomes partnerships with Juneau processors...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012311/nei_774781113.shtml
Neighbors
Aid for fishing fleet dries up

...door with the U.S. Department of Labor to obtain free education in a new career. For example, Carl Peterson, a Sitka fishermen, is studying in Oregon, tuition-free, to become certified as a massage therapist. "I probably wouldn't be...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111805/sta_20051118026.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...C.-based group. ``It's time to shut down these four dams, instead of shutting down the fishermen,'' Sitka fisherman Eric Jordan said in the group's news release. A group of nine federal agencies, known as the Federal Caucus...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030600/Loc_salmon.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...of Kodiak fisherman Kevin O'Leary, who has moved from the state. Madsen was chosen to replace Linda Behnken, a Sitka fisherman, who was not eligible for another three-year term. Behnken called both candidates "very qualified." However...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031601/Loc_Irk.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...option values benefits to the fishing industry at the expense of marine mammals. Another emphasizes only habitat. Sitka fishermen Linda Behnken, who heads the Alaska Longline Fishermen's Association, wants the agency to develop a preferred...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032801/Loc_Groundfish.shtml
Alaska Digest

...initiative also could not be put on the ballot of an election held within 60 days of the certification, under the bill. Sitka fisherman ordered to pay fine ANCHORAGE - A Sitka commercial halibut fisherman has been ordered to pay a $20,000 fine and...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030605/sta_20050306013.shtml
News
Halibut season starts earlier, industry discusses year-round season

...in early March)," he said. "But we have enough of a resident force here to respond to the earlier opening." Sitka fisherman Richie Davis, who is also the director of the cooperative, said the earlier opening is beneficial to fishermen who...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031903/sta_halibutseason.shtml
News
Two Sitka men saved when boat sinks

ANCHORAGE - Two Sitka fishermen were rescued when their fishing boat sank west of the southern tip of Baranof Island, the Coast Guard said Sunday. The men called...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032502/sta_sink.shtml
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