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Fish Factor: Plummeting prices, flushed meds

Alaska's 2015 salmon season produced the second largest harvest ever, but rock bottom prices yielded the lowest pay out to fishermen since 2006.
Alaska raises concerns over possible mine activity in Canada

JUNEAU - A provincial map showing the planned or potential mining activity in British Columbia is so pocked that Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott says it looks like it has the measles.
Tribes, public work toward unified voice

...the small, little, cumulative injuries that cause harm, rather than the catastrophic failures," he said. United Fishermen of Alaska at-large board member Lindsey Bloom told Mallott at the Thursday meeting she's looking "for something a...
Board director resigns over appointment

...Board of Fisheries. The appointment rumors surfaced in a May 15 letter from commercial fishing organization United Fishermen of Alaska urging its members to contact the governor's office to object to Quintavell's possible appointment based...
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Bartlett Foundation and Armed Services YMCA thanks supporters

...Putnam, Premera, Ashley Reed, Paul Richards, Southeast Alaska Seiners, Reed Stoops, Teamsters Local 959, United Fishermen of Alaska, John Walsh and Royce WellerBartlett Foundation and Armed Services YMCA
Across state, early salmon catches underweight

...We've seen small fish before," said Jerry McCune, president of both Cordova District Fishermen United and United Fishermen of Alaska. "But nothing like this."State workers and fishermen have been noticing drops between a half-pound and...
Happy Birthday to the late Bob Tkacz

...good about to getting to know the people of Juneau. On behalf Tkacz's family, we would like to thank the United Fisherman of Alaska for honoring him with induction into their hall of fame. He really cared about the natural resources of Alaska...
EPA exemption still in limbo

...Senate subcommittee hearing, representatives from United Fishermen of Alaska, the Alaska Longline Fishermen's Association...a permanent fix is needed.At the hearing, United Fishermen of Alaska Executive Director Julianne Curry said tighter...
My Turn: Sullivan and Parnell promoted Pebble Mine over Alaskans' objections

A recently leaked video reveals that Sean Parnell tried to find a funder for Pebble Mine after Anglo-American pulled out of the project.
Fisherman's Memorial thanks community of their boats in the blessing, and who every year help spruce up the Memorial for the annual Blessing. United Fishermen of Alaska and its staff member Mark Vinsel provided information on the value of the commercial fishing industry to Juneau...


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