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Trident Seafoods will pay fines for Clean Air Act violations

SEATTLE (AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says one of the nation’s biggest seafood companies has agreed to spend up to $23 million to fix serious air pollution issues with its vessels and land-based facilities. Seattle-based...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    January 10, 2019

Borough assembly, residents discuss 2020 budget

Borough manager Stephen Giesbrecht submitted a list of potential budget discussion items to the borough assembly on Monday that outlines possible cuts in funding to services as the assembly begins talks on the 2020 fiscal year budget. “The...

 

Trident Seafoods places first at 26th Alaska Symphony of Seafood

Protein Noodles by Trident Seafoods took top honors at the 26th annual Alaska Symphony of Seafood, winning first place in the retail category and the Seattle People’s Choice award. The winners were announced last week at Pacific Marine Expo. The...

 

Alaska Fish Factor: Pending bill in U.S. Senate would streamline permitting process for offshore aquaculture projects such as offshore fish farms

Offshore fish farms could soon dot the sea scape along with those oil and gas platforms being proposed for U.S. waters by the Trump Administration. The fish farms, which would be installed from three to 200 miles out, are being touted as a way to...

 

Processors ready to handle catch

Despite the departure of processing workers, Patrick Wilson, Icicle Seafoods manager said they will be able to handle the chums coming in from Crawfish Inlet. “We can still do chums, Wilson commented. “We just wish the run came in two weeks...

 
 By Laine Welch    Dockside    August 2, 2018

Alaska Fish Factor: Alaska appears to be exception in gender parity in seafood industry

Alaska appears to be an exception in terms of gender parity at all levels of its seafood industry. Women comprise roughly half of the world’s seafood industry work force, yet a report released last week revealed that 61 percent of women around the...

 
 By Laine Welch    Dockside    June 14, 2018

Alaska Net Hack Challenge aims to find new uses for tons of old nets stockpiled across the state

Plastics in recycled fishing nets are being used to make an amazing array of products around the globe and Alaska plans to get in on the action. An Alaska Net Hack Challenge is being planned for September 8 and 9 that aims to identify potential...

 

Fish Factor: Scoping meetings give insight into history of how families adapt to changes

The way that fisheries are managed determines the daily tempo for fishing families’ lives.  Managers set the dates and times…the when’s and where’s and who’s … and the amounts that fishermen can catch.  What happens to fishing families...

 
 By Laine Welch    Dockside    March 15, 2018

Fish Factor: Second batch of old fishing nets soon to be shipped from Dutch Harbor to Denmark to be remade into high end plastics

More big bundles of old fishing nets will soon be on their way from Dutch Harbor to Denmark to be remade into high end plastics. It will be the second batch of nets to leave Dutch for a higher cause and more Alaska fishing towns can get on board....

 

Seafood processor, EPA reach settlement on waste violations

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Trident Seafoods Corp. will pay a nearly $300,000 civil penalty to settle violations of federal clean water rules at two Alaska ports. The Environmental Protection Agency says the $297,000 proposed settlement is for...

 

Fish Factor: Processors at Bristol Bay pay for doctors during salmon season

The nation’s top fishing port welcomed seven European seafood buyers in late January – all women – and showed off its massive seafood industry during peak operations at Dutch Harbor. The women, whose companies import more than $60 million in...

 

Obituary: Alma Maria (Alvarado) Greinier, 57

Alma Maria (Alvarado) Greinier, 57, passed away on January 16, 2018 peacefully in her home. She was born on May 10, 1960 in Amherst, Texas. Alma grew up in Sunnyside, Washington. She met her husband...

 

Fish processors struggle to find enough workers

KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — Kodiak’s seafood processors are facing staff shortages as older employees reach retirement age and a younger generation is showing little interest in joining the workforce. James Turner, plant manager at Ocean Beauty...

 

Fish Factor: Alaska pollock is the nation's largest food fishery

Alaska pollock is the nation’s largest food fishery, usually producing more than three billion pounds each year. The flaky whitefish dominates in fish sticks, fast food sandwiches and surimi “seafood salad” blends - but most Americans don’t...

 

Fish Factor: Fewer men and women went out fishing in Alaska last year

Fewer men and women went out fishing in Alaska last year, in a familiar cycle that reflects the vagaries of Mother Nature. A focus on commercial fishing in the November Alaska Economic Trends by the State Department of Labor shows that the number of...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    October 26, 2017

Seafood production about wrapped up for winter

Preliminary harvest and value figures for the 2017 commercial salmon fishery indicate the season was a step up above the previous year's disastrous harvest. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    September 7, 2017

Southeast Conference to focus on ferries, budget

WRANGELL — Later this month the region’s economic development organization will be meeting in Haines to discuss new trends, problems and opportunities it will face in the coming year. Representing many of the area’s municipalities,...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    August 24, 2017

Southeast fisheries drawing to a close for summer

WRANGELL — One of Wrangell’s two seafood processors has drawn down production early for the season due to lower than expected returns this summer. Updated twice daily, on Tuesday the Alaska Department of Fish and Game’s Blue Sheet reported...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    July 13, 2017

Summer salmon season off to good start

It’s been a fairly good start to the summer for king salmon fishermen. The first opening of that troll season started on July 1, abruptly ending by emergency order just before midnight on July 4. The order was based on preliminary catch rate and ef...

 
 By Laine Welch    Dockside    July 13, 2017

Alaska Fish Factor: Robots are a sign of things to come in the seafood industry

Robots are cutting up snow crabs in Canada, a sign of things to come in the seafood processing industry. Overall, seafood processing has a relatively small robotic involvement compared to other sectors. Robots have yet to make it into any of...

 
 By Laine Welch    Dockside    June 1, 2017

NOAA's coastal research programs and the Sea Grant program would be slashed in proposed Trump budget

 The 2018 budget unveiled on May 23 by the Trump Administration is bad news for anything that swims in or near U.S. waters. At a glance:  the Trump budget will cut $1.5 billion from the U.S. Commerce Department, with the National Oceanic and...

 
 By Laine Welch    Dockside    May 25, 2017

Fish Factor: Legislative haggling may hurt fisheries management

Alaska salmon managers are hoping for the best and planning for the worst as lawmakers extend into a third special session to try and agree on a state budget. It is the third year in a row they have not finished their legislative session on time due...

 

Optimism showing for this year's fishing season

From record high opening prices in March for halibut and black cod to robust projections of returning pinks to Southeast and Prince William Sound, both fishermen and processors are expressing...

 
 By Laine Welch    Dockside    March 23, 2017

Fish Factor: Salmon fishermen could haul in nearly double 2016's catch

Alaska salmon fishermen could haul in a harvest that nearly doubles last year’s catch, due to a projected uptick in the number of pinks.  An Alaska Department of Fish and Game report on 2017 salmon run forecasts and harvest projections pegs the...

 
 By Laine Welch    Dockside    March 2, 2017

Fish Factor: "Puppy Love": good for your pet, and for Alaska

Puppy Love will soon be putting more people to work in Seldovia, a town of less than 300 people at the tip of the Kenai Peninsula. The love comes in the form of salmon pet treats, formerly made in Anchorage and now ready to come home, thanks to...

 

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