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Fish Factor: By all accounts Bering Sea fish stocks are in great shape

Bering Sea fish stocks are booming but it’s a mixed bag for groundfish in the Gulf of Alaska. Fishery managers will set 2017 catches this week for p...

 
 By Laine Welch    Dockside    August 4, 2016

Fish Factor: Mariculture could model Alaska's successful salmon enhancement program

Who knows more about local salmon and their habitats than Alaska fishermen? That’s the impetus behind a new information-gathering project spawned...

 

Alaska parental notification abortion law struck down

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) – The Alaska Supreme Court on Friday struck down a state law requiring parental notification for girls under age 18 seeking...

 
 By Laine Welch    Dockside    April 28, 2016

Fish Factor: Budget cuts continue to affect Alaska fisheries in all regions

Cuts affecting Alaska’s fisheries will be spread across all regions and species, depending on the final budget that is approved by state...

 
 By Laine Welch    Dockside    April 7, 2016

Fish Factor: Few fishermen are hooking into the Coast Guard direct SOS lifeline

Alaska fishermen can send an SOS call directly to the Coast Guard, but many are not hooking up to the new lifeline. Digital Selective Calling (DSC)...

 

Fish Factor: Halibut catches will not be slashed for the first time in 15 years

Alaska’s halibut stocks are showing signs of an uptick and fishermen’s catches will not be slashed for the first time in 15 years. Fishery...

 

Fish Factor: Alaskan mariculture expanding from shellfish to seaweed farming

Alaska’s mariculture industry has passed some big milestones, and is getting set to head into the weeds. Aquatic farming, which was Ok’d by...

 

Fish Factor: Contest call is out for innovative seafood products contest

The call is out for products to compete in Alaska’s most celebrated seafood bash, and another new category has been added to the mix. For the 23rd...

 
 By Jess Field    Sports    November 12, 2015

Wrestlers hit the mat against toughest competition of the year

Four Viking wrestlers headed to Anchorage last weekend to participate in the Lime Solar/Alaska Christian Schools (ACS) Invitational. The two-day...

 
 By Dan Rudy    Dockside    May 28, 2015

From supplements to textiles, creative uses for seafood byproduct on the rise

Public and private groups are looking at new ways to enhance the value of Alaska's seafood...

 
 By Laine Welch    Dockside    March 5, 2015

Fish Factor

Right after the yearly halibut catch limits are announced each January, brokers usually are busy with buying and selling and transferring shares of...

 

Fish Factor: Seafood marketers ready to spend money worldwide to promote Alaska salmon

Alaska seafood marketers are ramping up promotions and bankrolling a global $1 million media blitz to counteract a tough sockeye salmon market....

 

Fish Factor: Commercial uses for seafood byproducts continue to increase

Alaska seafood innovators are getting serious about ‘head to tail/inside and out’ usages of fish parts, and they see gold in all that gurry that...

 

Fish Factor: Bering Sea crab fleet has shrunk to 77 vessels

The Bering Sea crab fleet now stands at 77 vessels, a far cry from the nearly 250 boats before the fishery downsized to catch shares in 2005. Fewer bo...

 
 By Laine Welch    Dockside    August 7, 2014

Vessel Incidental Discharge Act could protect fishermen from burdensome permit

Fishermen won’t need special permits to hose off their decks thanks to a bill moving through the US Senate. That’s garnered a big sigh of relief...

 
 By Brian O Connor    News    June 12, 2014

TBPC approves resolution supporting SEAPA takeover

WRANGELL — Thomas Bay Power commissioners voted 5-0 to support the handover of Tyee Lake to the Southeast Alaska Power Agency (SEAPA). The special...

 
 By Brian O Connor    News    May 15, 2014

Wrangell assembly votes to move ahead with TBPA negotiations

WRANGELL — The borough assembly voted 5-0 in favor of a motion authorizing negotiations over the Tyee Lake power facility. The vote was taken on...

 

Yesterday's News

April 25, 1914 – In the fall of 1913, Dr. Kirby of Chicago closed his banking establishment owing some $30,000 to the depositors. Recently and just...

 
 By Brian OConnor    News    April 24, 2014

Assembly discusses future of Thomas Bay Power Authority

WRANGELL — The future of the Thomas Bay Power Authority and the commission governing it took center stage at Tuesday’s borough assembly meeting....

 
 By Laine Welch    Dockside    April 24, 2014

Fish Factor

Alaska salmon permits in many fisheries have tripled in value since 2002 and the upward trend continues. An overview of April listings by four...

 
 By Brian O Connor    News    March 20, 2014

Wrangell students shine in act of kindness

WRANGELL — It’s an ethical dilemma as old as the hills. You find a wallet stuffed with money lying unattended on the ground. What do you do?...

 

Fish Factor: Innovative Alaska seafood products to be showcased

Eleven new seafood products from seven companies are set to be showcased at the upcoming Symphony of Seafood galas in Seattle and Anchorage. In its...

 

Wrangell moves toward SEAPA operation at Tyee

WRANGELL — The borough assembly voted 5-0 Tuesday night on a draft resolution which — if approved next week — could begin the process of...

 

TBPA's future discussed at SEAPA board meeting

WRANGELL — The two-day Southeast Alaska Power Agency board meeting became in part a prism through which to view debate over the future of the...

 
 By Brian O Connor    News    October 3, 2013

Wrangell voters reject sales tax reduction

WRANGELL — Wrangell voters insurmountably rejected a proposal to lower the sales tax, retained the...

 

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