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Ukraine faces years of dependence on Western aid

VELYKI PRYTSKY, Ukraine - Looking on from her vegetable patch at the motorcade of U.S.
Nation and World
UCIDA pres.: Maw doesn't oppose state-managed fisheries

Recent Board of Fisheries appointee Roland Maw's relationship with the state government has been mischaracterized, according to the president of the fisheries organization where Maw served as executive director.
State | AK legislature
NOAA disburses final payment for salmon disaster

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Monday the approval of a second round of disaster funds for research and distribution to fishermen who were negatively impacted by the chinook salmon fishery disasters in 2012.
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.
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.


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