Tuesday, February 16, 2016

‘Reckless endangerment’

A salmon troller is jailed at Sitka after a drunken ruckus at sea.

North Pacific Council February newsletter

Russians sound alarm on salmon, LNG projects

Pollution lawsuit filed against Coast Seafoods Co.

U.S. to ban fish imports tied to slavery, improve seafood tracking

Commentary: Let’s mend fences, move forward at Cook Inlet


Wednesday, February 17, 2016

CFEC move

Alaska Gov. Bill Walker has signed an administrative order transferring major functions of the Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission to the Department of Fish and Game.

Alaska Fish and Game plans to cut 30 positions

With improving ice, Norton Sound king crab fishery opens

Former Sen. Begich says he isn’t running for office

A look at guiding trends in Alaska

Donations rallied at Crescent City for struggling crabbers

Study highlights safety benefits of catch share programs


Thursday, February 18, 2016

Informing consumers

The Oregon House has passed a bill requiring the labeling of genetically engineered fish.

Southeast Alaska crab fisheries get started

Hatchery life changes fish genetics, Oregon State study finds

B.C. herring quotas, license counts posted

Jensen completes engineering for 170-foot F/V Defender

Barriers, air dancers to be used against Columbia sea lions

Dungeness task force favors waiting until toxin fully abates

Senate subcommittee to hold Magnuson-Stevens hearing


Friday, February 19, 2016

Alaska’s budget crunch

Fishermen and legislators chew over a proposed hike in fisheries taxes.

Alaska communities assessed for reliance on marine resources

UniSea seeks permit for Unalaska rock quarry

Wrangell considers buying former mill site for marine industry

Alaska legislative ethics committee cites ex-Rep. Weyhrauch

B.C. salmon farmers refute link to sea lice outbreak

Washington commission to discuss salmon fisheries

Eagle III tragedy remains under investigation

Huge squid taken as bycatch ends up in Humboldt State lab

Commentary: Alaska needs teeth in ‘fish-first’ policy