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Questions remain about king counts after ADFG shift to high-tech sonar

Editor's note: this is the sixth story in the Morris Communications series "The case for conserving the Kenai king salmon.
Commerce secretary declares Alaska salmon disaster

ANCHORAGE - King salmon fisheries in major Alaska watersheds have been declared failures by the U.S. Department of Commerce, making commercial fishermen eligible for disaster relief. Acting U.S.
Alaska Digest

A bear that had a death sentence after its capture in downtown Juneau this week won a temporary reprieve for science, state biologists say
Federal panel concedes to Alaska on aquaculture

A federal advisory panel on Thursday called for more public input and more environmental and economic analysis before aquaculture can be expanded to U.S. federal waters.
Four in Juneau vie for fish council seat

Four Juneau residents are among 12 applicants seeking to fill a position on the North Pacific Fishery Management Council.
Feds urged to launch halibut charter quota plan

Members of the North Pacific Fishery Management Council are frustrated that four years after it approved the controversial halibut charter IFQ plan, federal regulators still haven't drafted regulations.
State Briefs

Alaskans invited to gov.'s open house; Ground Zero flag at state museum; Hawker still the winner in Anchorage; Soldotna man joins federal fish board; Marshall students charged with fraud; Body spotted near Savoonga disappears; Subsistence board seeks comments; More study needed for port expansion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

Two Southeast fishing groups say they are disappointed that neither of Gov. Tony Knowles' latest two appointees to a federal fishing panel was a Southeast fisherman.
Northwest Digest

City OKs $300,000 for gravel quarry; World Affairs Council to host journalist; Replacement named for fishery council; Kenai man pleads guilty to wire fraud; Joshua Wade trial moved to Fairbanks; Fire marshal stops Kenai management; Alaska Old Believers prepare for funerals; Disease kills bighorn lambs in Oregon
Sealaska official gets Obama Administration appointment

Juneau - Sealaska Corp.'s chief operating officer, Sam Landol, has been appointed to the Obama administration's new Manufacturing Council.
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