Monday, August 17, 2015

Big year

Alaska’s commercial salmon harvest now totals more than 200 million fish.

Dead herring, poison mussels found on Unalaska shorelines

‘Alaska Fisheries Report’ from KMXT in Kodiak

B.C. rejects environmentalists’ bid to sit on mining regulation panel

Moody’s: American Seafoods recapitalization helps ‘credit metrics’

Crews deepen channels to help salmon up Olympic Peninsula river

Ilwaco fundraiser to seed ‘hardship’ grants for processing workers

California coho and the ‘portfolio effect’

Opinion: State should’ve been more conservative with Kenai kings


Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Shell shock

B.C. shellfish farmers are reeling after health officials order restaurants to stop serving raw oysters.

Diesel spills into Sitka Sound

SE Alaska Dungeness catch unlikely to match last summer’s haul

Oregon Dungeness landings lowest in 14 years

Washington limits suction dredging, other activity in rivers

Tribes press for water releases to protect Klamath salmonids

Sen. Sullivan says trade bill will benefit seafood sales


Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Calling all candidates

The nomination period has been extended for two U.S. seats on the International Pacific Halibut Commission.

IPHC announces meeting dates, calls for proposals

Prince William Sound pink salmon harvest still running strong

Company pursuing Pebble mine looks to raise cash

Nuclear submarine pops up in Dutch Harbor

Cook Inlet Harbor Safety Committee’s first meeting Sept. 22

American Fisheries Society meeting this week in Portland

New acoustic tagging system offered to fisheries researchers

Oregon permit board to meet Thursday on rockfish case

Agricultural giant Cargill enters the salmon market

Opinion: Chuitna salmon far more valuable than Chuitna coal


Thursday, August 20, 2015

Feedback wanted

The Marine Stewardship Council is touting a new global seafood traceability tool.

Ocean acidification kiosk debuts in Homer

Fraser River sockeye and pink salmon update

Nominations sought for Willapa Bay salmon advisory group

Opinion: Invest now in Washington’s coastal salmon runs

Editorial: Dam removal shows what happens when sediment runs free


Friday, August 21, 2015

Pink salmon blues

The Southeast Alaska humpy harvest is coming up well short of forecast.

Protest boats gather at Bob Penney’s Kenai River home

‘New beginning for American Seafoods’ as refinancing closes

NOAA to investigate deaths of 30 whales in Gulf of Alaska

‘Alaska Fisheries Report’ from KMXT in Kodiak

Alaska Permanent Fund value reaches nearly $53 billion

Alaskans urge officials to uphold Boundary Waters Treaty

Canada approves Brucejack mine, and Alaska is OK with it

Astoria cutter commander permanently relieved of post

Whale entanglements mean trouble for California crabbers