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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

Russian execs fear lasting damage from plane crash

Having for months dismissed Western sanctions on Russia as toothless, business leaders here are now afraid that the downing of the Malaysian jetliner will bring about an international isolation that will cause serious and lasting economic damage.

Breaking News 2014

House votes to limit tax credit for immigrants

The House passed a bill Friday that would gradually increase the popular child tax credit and make it available to more families with higher incomes.

Breaking News 2014

Miller brings in nearly $130K, Treadwell $164K

Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Mead Treadwell raised $164,000 during the latest fundraising quarter.

Breaking News 2014

Governor asks feds to buy surplus canned salmon

Gov. Sean Parnell has asked a federal agency to buy about 1 million cases of canned pink salmon to ease a glut that has weighed down prices for Alaska fishermen this year.

Blogs 2014

Kenai king fishing closed

Alaska Department of Fish and Game managers announced a closure of the Kenai River king salmon fishery Thursday after continued low counts of returning fish into the river.

Breaking News 2014

EPA inches closer to stopping Pebble

The Environmental Protection Agency took another step towards blocking a Pebble copper and gold mine July 18.

Breaking News 2014

King salmon restrictions affect Cook Inlet sockeye management

The announcement of a catch-and-release fishery for Kenai River king salmon, a severe reduction in harvest opportunity for sport anglers — triggered an equally severe restriction on hours in the East Side Setnet Fishery, one of the two commercial fishing groups in the Cook Inlet tasked with harvesting sockeye, or red salmon.