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Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Fish Factor: Ante is up for shares of halibut catch

As Alaska’s iconic halibut fishery wraps up this week, stakeholders are holding their breath to learn if catches might ratchet up slightly again in...

Obama appoints Behnken to IPHC

Fisheries veteran Linda Behnken, of Sitka, executive director of the Alaska Longline Fishermen’s Association, named by President Obama on Nov. 3 as a U.S....

5 saved from sinking vessel near Naked Island

A Coast Guard boat crew teamed up with Good Samaritan to rescue three adults and two teenagers on Oct. 30 from a 32-foot personal...

Fick joins ABSC

Tyson Fick, who has led communications efforts for the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute for several years, will become the executive director of Alaska Bering...

Pebble partnership, EPA consider mediation

Attorneys for a proposed large-scale mine near the headwaters of the Bristol Bay watershed have agreed with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to consider...

SeaShare donates 170,000 salmon servings

SeaShare, the Washington State non-profit dedicated to bringing seafood to food banks, has donated 170,000 servings of salmon to food banks in Washington D.C....

Fish Factor: Salmon permit prices take a nosedive

By Laine WelchFor The Cordova TimesValues of Alaska salmon permits have taken a nosedive after a dismal fishing season for all but a few...

Upcoming state meeting addresses finfish

Forty-seven proposals regarding Lower Cook Inlet finfish are on the agenda for the Alaska Board of Fisheries meeting Nov. 30-Dec. 3 at the Alaska...

Lower fish tax revenue sharing anticipated

In 2015, the city of Cordova’s share of fisheries business taxes and fishery resource landing taxes collected by the state added up to $1,029,301.That...

Federal grant will expand health care, aviation training

A competitive federal grant for $1,019,985 awarded to the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development will help finance training of more Alaskans for...