Monday, May 18, 2015
Slow start for Copper River
Thursday’s season opener produced an estimated catch of 16,100 sockeye salmon and 1,400 Chinook, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game reports.
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Alaska's budget battle
Gov. Bill Walker warns of mass layoffs unless legislators can settle on a fully funded spending plan.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
The North Pacific saw a “dramatic increase” in the sockeye salmon harvest in 2014, the North Pacific Anadromous Fish Commission reports.
Thursday, May 21, 2015
Third man up
In his latest attempt to fill an Alaska Board of Fisheries vacancy, Gov. Bill Walker appoints Robert Mumford, a retired wildlife trooper.
Friday, May 22, 2015
The Marine Stewardship Council proposes mediation to help resolve a “certificate sharing” dispute between two groups of Alaska salmon processors.