Monday, April 20, 2015
Cotten in, Ruffner out
The Alaska Legislature on Sunday confirmed Sam Cotten as Alaska's fish and game commissioner, but rejected Robert Ruffner for the Board of Fisheries.
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Plenty of whales
The National Marine Fisheries Service proposes taking humpback population segments off the endangered species list.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Prince William Sound salmon outlook
Gillnetters in the Copper River District are expected to tally a strong commercial catch of 2.2 million sockeye this season.
Thursday, April 23, 2015
Cut it in half
A group of Alaska legislators is asking the North Pacific Fishery Management Council for a 50 percent reduction in the amount of halibut Bering Sea trawlers can take as bycatch.
Friday, April 24, 2015
The Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard has scheduled an April 28 hearing on the topic "Staying Afloat: Examining the Resources and Priorities of the U.S. Coast Guard."