Monday, April 03, 2017

Sea Grant in jeopardy

The director of Alaska Sea Grant urges action to save the program from proposed federal budget cuts.

Oil spill reported in Cook Inlet after ‘impact’ felt at platform

Effort afoot to rally money for Bristol Bay salmon management

Sealaska to acquire majority stake in value-added seafood firm

National security cutter Munro commissioned in Seattle

Wider World: ‘The Codfather’ pleads guilty


Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Is Chuitna project dead?

The company behind the controversial coal mine proposed for the west side of Cook Inlet is suspending all permitting efforts.

Cook Inlet oil spill reportedly less than 3 gallons

Report: Pilot project boosts Bristol Bay sockeye sales

Inside an Unalaska testing lab

Senators stand up for imperiled Sea Grant program

NMFS weekly enforcement highlights


Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Permits for lease

A bill pending in the Alaska Legislature would make a big change in how people gain entry to the state’s commercial fisheries.

Officials outline electronic monitoring plans in Alaska fisheries

PWS sablefish to open April 15 with 117,000-pound quota

Cook Inlet smelt season to open May 1 with 200-ton quota

B.C. Strait of Georgia herring gillnet fishery closes

Feds can now make loans for fishing vessels over 165 feet


Thursday, April 06, 2017

Relief requested

Seventeen members of Congress sign a letter urging disaster funds for several West Coast and Alaska fisheries.

Trawl industry objects to Washington governor's council picks

Kuskokwim fishermen might have buyer for silver salmon

Study: Catch shares are 'slowing the race to fish'

Longliner Northern Leader to be featured on 'Mighty Ships'

NOAA Office of Law Enforcement annual report


Friday, April 07, 2017

New hatchery chief

Prince William Sound Aquaculture Corp. has named Timothy Joyce as interim general manager.

Strong projection for Kenai River early-run king salmon

Arctic-Yukon-Kuskokwim herring outlook

PenAir pledges commitment, better service to Bristol Bay

Disaster looms for California tribes, salmon fishermen

Wider World: Newfoundland cod are coming back