Archive of: Lunchbreak



July Issue 4 2014

Judge rules in favor of setnet ban ballot initiative

Voters could to be asked to decide whether to ban setnets in certain parts of Alaska under a court decision made today in Anchorage.

Breaking News 2014

Largest ferry worker union ratifies contract

The largest union representing workers on the Alaska Marine Highway System has ratified a three-year contract.

Breaking News 2014

Union votes to end strike against Enstar

Employees of Enstar Natural Gas Co. will end their strike.

Breaking News 2014

Kenai Peninsula hopes to host Board of Fish meetings

Municipalities across the Kenai Peninsula are slated to consider asking the Alaska Board of Fisheries to hold the 2017 Upper Cook Inlet Finfish meeting on the Kenai Peninsula.

Blogs 2014

Citizens file APOC complaints over Kenai River Classic participation, gifts

Complaints have been filed against three state officials for taking gifts for themselves or their families in relation to an annual Kenai River fishing event.

Breaking News 2014

Seafood industry, delegation seek Russian import ban

The United States seafood industry is pushing for Russia to end its import ban on food from several countries including the U.S., but if it doesn’t, a coalition of companies wants an import ban in response.

Blogs 2014

Murkowski, Begich talk recreational fishing at roundtable

U.S. Sens. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, and Mark Begich, D-Alaska, joined panelists at the Kenai River Classic Roundtable in a discussion about recreational fishing and the reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Act Aug. 22 at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex.

Breaking News 2014

Airline group forecasts uptick in Labor Day travel

A trade group for the nation's big airlines predicts that air travel over the Labor Day weekend will rise 2 percent from the same holiday last year.

Breaking News 2014

Union member rally for higher minimum wage

Advocates for a higher minimum wage rallied in Fairbanks to support Ballot Measure 3 in the November general election.