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My Turn: Does UFA still speak for fishermen?

...times over the last two or three years, UFA executives, particularly the insiders, that many now concede that UFA no longer represents fishermen. Just like on the habitat issue, UFA clearly doesn't represent fishermen's...
UFA moves forward

...politics of United Fishermen of Alaska (UFA) and our newly elected state officials...articles, letters and editorials about UFA's positions on matters ranging from marketing...long-time member, it is refreshing to see UFA in the news as an action-oriented organization...
UFA elects new leadership

...Alaska Crab Coalition, has served on the UFA board of directors since 1997 as the representative of the ACC, and served as UFA's national committee chair since 2005. In preparation for taking the office with UFA, Thomson moved to Anchorage as part of...
UFA petitioning for aid for salmon harvesters

...In the petition, which is due Sept. 1, UFA must show how increased imports have July. Murkowski has said she expects UFA's petition to be approved. "Alaska fishermen...payments are capped at $10,000. If the UFA petition is approved by Sept. 30, the...
UFA publishes fishing economic facts a release from the group.The group is seeking to provide UFA groups and members with economic information to illustrate the...contributions of the fishing and processing industry across Alaska," UFA President Arni Thomson stated in a release."The most commonly...
Fishermen fight farmed fish imports

...out of business, said Bruce Schactler, a UFA board member. "This farmed salmon thing...doing," said Schactler, speaking for UFA, which represents 24 Alaska fishing's top producer of farmed salmon. UFA also appealed to Gov. Tony Knowles, who...
EPA exemption still in limbo

...throughout the country.Parts of the regulations are "so draconian that they're almost absurd to be able to follow," said UFA's Julianne Curry.? Molly Dischner is a reporter for the Alaska Journal of Commerce. She can be reached at molly.dischner...
Management challenge: 'Fish wars' escalate as king productivity ebbs on and disseminated information from a UFA board of directors teleconference regarding...Through its teleconference vendor, the UFA traced a participating line on the call...after board Chairman Karl Johnstone informed UFA Executive Director Julianne Curry by email...
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

UFA asks feds to put lid on Chilean salmon By KATHY...out of business, said Bruce Schactler, a UFA board member. "This farmed salmon thing's doing," said Schactler, speaking for UFA, which represents 24 Alaska fishing groups...
My Turn: Habitat concerns fishermen, governor

...importance to the United Fishermen of Alaska (UFA) than the vitality and reproductive capacity of Alaska's habitat and environment. UFA has a long history at the national, state...drilling in Bristol Bay and Cook Inlet, UFA has long sought to balance Alaska's need...


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