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ADF&G figures show commercial pinks slow to arrive in Southeast

...met expectations as a late surge of sockeye brought nearly 13 million fish in the final week of the run.In Prince William Sound and Kodiak, however, huge pink salmon catches have overwhelmed processors to the point that some have shipped fish...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-27/adfg-figures-show-commercial-pinks-slow
Local
Massive debris removal planned

...Many of the project sites are remote and rugged. Crews working at sites like Kayak and Montague islands in Prince William Sound, for example, get there by boat and sleep onboard. The need to keep moving down the shoreline as cleanup progresses...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-13/massive-debris-removal-planned
State
Ferry sailings take budget hit

...aren't proposed for other regions' ferry service in the coming winter because "there's only one ship in Prince William Sound, one ship that serves Kodiak Island. There's not any way you can reduce that further than one ship."The system...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-02/ferry-sailings-take-budget-hit
State
Lack of ferries drastically cuts Tenakee Springs' summer business

...engine failure and could no longer operate in Prince William Sound," Woodrow wrote.The Aurora went north to be the only ferry in Prince William Sound; the Fairweather went to Ketchikan for repairs, and...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-07-01/lack-ferries-drastically-cuts-tenakee-spr
Art
New members sought for Snowmobile Trails Advisory Council

...vacant seats to be filled on the nine member board, one of which represents the Kenai Peninsula, Valdez and Prince William Sound, and the other two seats representing Western Alaska and Southeast Alaska. The terms for these positions will expire...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-06-04/new-members-sought-snowmobile-trails
Outdoors
Home Runs: Homegrown solutions can end fossil fuel rollercoaster

...oil rides high, Alaska still pays for its dependence. Twenty-five years after the Exxon Valdez oil spill, Prince William Sound still hasn't recovered its $20 million herring fishery. Northern Alaska is now bracing for the 75 percent chance that...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-06-11/home-runs-homegrown-solutions-can-end
Opinion
Coast Guard says remains of missing Alaska pilot found

ANCHORAGE - Searchers have found the remains of the pilot of a plane that went missing in Alaska's Prince William Sound.The Coast Guard says the man's remains were recovered after being found Wednesday evening.Responders say the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-16/coast-guard-says-remains-missing-alaska
State
Off the Beaten Path: Transboundary mining efforts are just another gold rush scam

...hoodwinked by steamboat companies advertising a supposed easier route to the Interior, were dropped off in Prince William Sound. In the ensuing months the would-be prospectors tried to reach the Klondike via a route over the Valdez Glacier...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-04-10/beaten-path-transboundary-mining-eff
Outdoors
Exxon CEO talks Arctic oil drilling

...part of the world, including successful projects in Russia - but also a catastrophic oil spill in Alaska's Prince William Sound when the Exxon Valdez oil tanker ran aground in 1989.Below are excerpts of the interview, edited for length and...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-06/exxon-ceo-talks-arctic-oil-drilling
State
Budget passes from Senate

...cuts stand now, M/V Lituya service, which runs between Ketchikan and Metlakatla, and fast ferry service in Prince William Sound may be reduced.Egan also introduced amendments to restore more money for public broadcasting and bring back a Haines...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-03/budget-passes-senate
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