Monday, February 9, 2015

Salmon-gobbling birds to be killed

The Army Corps plan involves shooting 11,000 double-crested cormorants nesting on East Sand Island at the mouth of the Columbia River.

Panels team up to address Being Sea halibut bycatch

Stoltze revives bill giving priority to personal use fisheries

Tribal co-management sought for Kuskokwim salmon

Red Chris mine in Stikine watershed gets OK for test ops

Washington state shellfish poacher sentenced to prison

Dungeness crab prices soar at Newport as landings dwindle

Buyback fee collections on Oregon coastal Dungeness end

Finalists named for Oregon Fish and Wildlife director

More congressional legislation filed on vessel discharges


Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Bering Sea halibut bycatch under fire

North Pacific Fishery Management Council votes to study the impact of cutting the bycatch limit by as much as 50 percent.

Unalaska police believe body is that of missing fisheries observer

Cutter Alex Haley returns to Kodiak after 70-day Bering Sea patrol

Subsistence board revamping rural determination process

Family finds closure in recovery of bones from Arctic Rose sinking

The Kalakala is no more

NMFS initiates 5-year reviews for Pacific salmon, other listed species


Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Alaska, Puget Sound do big business

Just under 24,000 Puget Sound jobs and $1.3 billion in wages are tied to Alaska's seafood industry, new study finds.

Unalaska police confirm death of fisheries observer on hike

Bristol Bay association rips reality TV show

Alaska state senators protest Kenai subsistence gillnet ruling

Genetic analysis shows origins of Gulf Chinook trawl bycatch

Alaska posts new edition of 'Chinook News'

Unalaska picks interim city manager

R/V Sikuliaq makes first Alaska stop in Ketchikan

Halibut commission posts full summary of annual meeting

Video: Sea lions mob herring seines in Strait of Georgia

Oregon to award four commercial bay clam dive permits

Proposed Columbia River LNG terminal called bad for salmon

Seabird decline could signal drop in ocean productivity

Six nations engaging in IUU fishing, new NMFS report says


Friday, February 13, 2015

Oregon Gov. Kitzhaber under pressure to resign

The four-term governor is mired in a growing ethics scandal involving his fiancée.

Crewman with severed fingers hoisted off Being Sea factory trawler

Bering Sea crabbers thank Young for co-sponsoring anti-piracy bill

'The Alaska Fisheries Report' from KMXT in Kodiak

B.C. crabbers to be queried on management changes

New NMFS team to focus on West Coast recreational fisheries

Editorial: Mining disasters must end with Mount Polley