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Russian bans add to uncertain picture for salmon prices

Judge rules NMFS erred in implementing observer program

FISH FACTOR: Republican Senate candidates talk environmental regs

State will appeal ruling allowing setnet ban initiative

The State of Alaska will appeal a Superior Court decision to allow a ballot initiative that would ban setnets in urban areas of the state.

FISH FACTOR: Vessel discharge exemption advances

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Mixed start for kings as salmon runs begin around state

Mixed start for kings as salmon runs begin around state

In downtown Anchorage, fishers at Ship Creek are enjoying one of the state’s stronger king returns.

Bering Straits Native Corp. seeks land for future Arctic port

The prospect of new port facilities in Western Alaska will rely heavily on Arctic oil and gas development, according to a recent Northern Economics study.
R/V Sikuliaq readies for ocean research

R/V Sikuliaq readies for ocean research

Next summer, there’ll be a new ship docking in Dutch Harbor and Nome on its way to the Arctic.
Appeal filed in Cook Inlet fisheries management lawsuit

Appeal filed in Cook Inlet fisheries management lawsuit

The Cook Inlet Fisherman’s Fund is appealing the court decision that upheld the Alaska Department of Fish and Game’s 2013 management of Cook Inlet salmon fisheries.
State reaches tentative contract with ferry union workers

State reaches tentative contract with ferry union workers

 


Fishery disaster relief payments announced

Eligible Cook Inlet setnetters will receive base payments of $2,000 as relief for the 2012 fishery disaster, with an additional sum based on their fishing history from 2007 to 2011.

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Fishery disaster funds plan moving forward

Cook Inlet and Yukon River commercial fishermen could receive direct payments as part of the 2012 fishery disaster relief aid this fall.

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Mohr job description changes, Moreland named to Pacific Salmon Commission

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Judge rules that NMFS failed to consider costs, data of new observer program

A federal judge ordered the National Marine Fisheries Service to prepare a supplemental environmental assessment for the revised marine observer program that was implemented in 2013, although no immediate changes to the program will be made.

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NMFS publishes at-sea scale changes

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Fish Bytes

News and notes from the North Pacific fisheries and beyond by Molly Dischner.

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