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Friday, March 24, 2017

No sign of trawler Alaska Juris

A 218-foot fishing trawler owned by the Seattle-based Fishing Company of Alaska apparently sunk into the Bering Sea in the Aleutian Islands, following the...

Betsy Baker joins NPRB in November

New leadership is coming to the North Pacific Research Board in Anchorage on Nov. 21, when international lawyer Betsy Baker signs in as executive...

Forecast is for early run of Yukon Delta kings

A preliminary outlook for Yukon Chinook salmon timing released in May by the Alaska Ocean Observing System advises being prepared for an early run...

Pace of modernizing North Pacific fleet accelerates

Modernizing the North Pacific commercial fishing fleet, which plays a critical role in Alaska fisheries, is an increasingly important issue for Washington’s maritime industry,...

NSEDC salutes St. Lawrence region

Norton Sound Economic Development Corp.’s newest fishing tender, scheduled to go into service in June 2017, will bear the name T/V St. Lawrence, a...

RFM certification draft assessment on halibut out

The Alaska Responsible Fisheries Management certification draft assessment report for reassessment of the Alaska halibut fishery is available for stakeholder comment through Jan. 16,...

Demand for Alaska crab remains hot

A market summary on Alaska’s crab fisheries, posted in December on the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute’s website, pronounced the crab market as “hot” and...

Search over for 2 crew from sinking vessel

Coast Guard crews have suspended their search for two mariners missing after the motor vessel Exito sank 14 miles northeast of Dutch Harbor on...

Cordova Chronicles: Tender fleet awaits next opener

Much of the Prince William Sound tender fleet laid on anchor beside major processors Trident, Ocean Beauty, and Copper River Seafoods last week, awaiting...

Walker nominates Arctic, Cook Inlet waters for OCS program

Alaska has made its pitch to the Interior Department to include the Beaufort and Chukchi seas and Cook Inlet in the proposed upcoming five-year...

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