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BOF head Johnstone resigns

...Association - a commercial fisheries advocacy group - for months and no longer owns a commercial drift fishing permit in the Upper Cook Inlet.Johnstone, a retired Alaska Superior Court Judge, has been on the Board of Fisheries since 2008 when he was nominated...
Politicos have tough hands to play in 2015

...Energy Inc., Japanese consortium planning a 1 to 1.5 million tons-per-year LNG project at Port MacKenzie on upper Cook Inlet.REI hopes to have its project operating by 2020 and plans to use Cook Inlet gas as feedstock, but if North Slope...
Upper Cook Inlet sockeye harvest forecasted to beat 2014 numbers

...their natal streams - leaving a harvest of about 3.7 million fish.Fish and Game staff on Monday released the 2015 Upper Cook Inlet Sockeye Salmon Forecast; the document outlines harvest predictions in several major systems in the Cook Inlet including...
NOAA disburses final payment for salmon disaster

...the Cook Inlet area. In 2012, the U.S. Secretary of Commerce declared federal fishery disasters for the 2012 Upper Cook Inlet salmon fisheries, the 2010-12 Yukon River king salmon runs and 2011-12 Kuskokwim king runs. In 2014, Congress...
Alaska Editorial: A fish board meeting on the peninsula is long overdue

...Kenai-Soldotna area when it next considers Upper Cook Inlet finfish issues in 2017.We second...up by the fish board during an Upper Cook Inlet meeting deal with Kenai Peninsula...impacted by board decisions.The Upper Cook Inlet meetings, which take place once...
Parnell, Walker joust at Soldotna forum

...There's something wrong with that."The candidates were asked about whether they think the Alaska Board of Fish 2017 Upper Cook Inlet Finfish meeting should be held on the Kenai Peninsula.Parnell, Myers and Clift all said the Board of Fish need to...
Board of Fisheries readies for annual work session

...the locations for the lower and upper Cook Inlet finfish meetings. There has...push for the board to hold its Upper Cook Inlet meeting on the Kenai Peninsula...2014 meeting. The next regular Upper Cook Inlet meeting isn't until 2017...
State | Local
Kenai Peninsula municipalities hope to host upcoming fish board meetings

...Board of Fisheries hold the 2017 Upper Cook Inlet Finfish meetings on the Kenai...agenda.A location for the 2017 Upper Cook Inlet finfish meetings will be announced...Haight. The board addresses Upper Cook Inlet issues every three years.Testimony...
State to appeal setnet initiative ruling

...petition in 2013 seeking to ask voters whether to ban setnets in urban parts of the state, which would primarily impact Upper Cook Inlet setnetters.Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell rejected the initiative in January, based on a state Department of Law opinion...
Letter: HB77 needs 'real fixes'

...77. We have some of the last remaining wild salmon runs in the world. We we need to protect salmon habitat. In Upper Cook Inlet, a coal company wants to take 100 percent of the flow of miles and miles of wild salmon stream to mine coal; not...


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