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My Turn: Bristol Bay salmon are in the spotlight, and rightly so

...of jobs in Alaska in favor of short-term profits. Citizens, thank you for looking at the facts and supporting our efforts to protect this place. ? Joe Faith is a commercial and subsistence fisherman and attorney from Dillingham.
Yukon River king salmon returns see improvement

...that the minimum treaty goal has been reached.The decline in king salmon has led to fishing restrictions for subsistence fishermen who live along the river and depend on the salmon for food. This year, all fishing for kings - subsistence...
Alaska appeals court hears subsistence case

BETHEL - The Alaska Court of Appeals is considering a case involving western Alaska subsistence fishermen who are appealing their convictions of illegal king salmon fishing on the Kuskokwim River during a weak run in 2012.Attorneys...
Mercury in Fishes Study Released, Measurable Levels Detected in Alaska National Parks

...toxins over their lives than other species of fish. They are not consumed in great quantities by either sport or subsistence fishermen so the risk to people is likely low, but variable given location and frequency of fish consumption. The extent...
Fishermen suggest moratorium on Yukon king fishing

...Stickman said. "The moratorium may or may not influence the 2015 projected run, but it will unite the rural subsistence fishermen toward a goal, potentially for the common good."Biologists estimate that just 76,000 of Alaska's largest...
Fishermen appealing convictions say state erred

ANCHORAGE - Subsistence fishermen appealing their convictions of illegal fishing say the state failed to weigh their spiritual right to fish for king salmon before...
My Turn: Is Alaska letting cruise industry waste dumping damage the greatest fisheries in the world?

...initiative, for the right of outside cruise ship companies to endanger our resources - ones sport, commercial and subsistence fishermen rely upon.? Gara is an Anchorage Democrat. He represents Downtown, Fairview, Government Hill and Eastridge...
Trials set to begin in subsistence fishing case

...restrictions or not, Jackson plans to fish on the Kuskokwim River this summer when the kings are running. Other subsistence fishermen in the region plan to do the same thing, he said."We've got to practice our way of life, what we've been...
Yup'ik fishermen appeal fishing convictions

ANCHORAGE - Nearly half of the subsistence fishermen who were found guilty of illegal fishing on the Kuskokwim River are appealing their convictions.Their attorney, James J. Davis...
State files cross-appeal in tribal fishing case

ANCHORAGE- The state has filed a cross-appeal in a case it won against 13 subsistence fishermen who are contesting their convictions of illegal fishing on the Kuskokwim River.About two dozen fishermen were found guilty in...


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