Monday, August 31, 2015

Touching down today

In his weekly address, President Obama talks about his Alaska trip.

White House announces Denali, Chinook management actions

Coast Guard responds to 30 cases during Pacific NW storm

More on Trident’s new Georgia plant

Petersburg Cannery Tales: Nichelle Stanfield

Fraser River sockeye and pink salmon update

DFO announces changes to Pacific herring planning process

Are tailings dams safe? B.C. mines chief says ‘yes’

Legal action blocks Toledo boatlift project

Big rise in sea level seems almost certain now

Will Stelle opinion: NMFS embraces climate research


Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Dear Mr. President

Seafood Harvesters of America writes Obama, asking him to keep the Magnuson-Stevens Act “largely intact.”

Conservationists urge Obama to create marine monuments

Alaska salmon catch surges to over 245 million

Oregon governor addresses coastal summit

Costco urged not to sell genetically engineered salmon

Study finds most seabirds have plastic in their guts

Opinion: Bristol Bay residents ready to welcome Obama


Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Bristol Bay season summary

The harvest of all species (mainly sockeye) was huge at 36.7 million fish, but the ex-vessel value of $94.8 million was 15 percent below the 20-year average, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game reports.

President Obama to visit Dillingham today

Kodiak governments sign letter on trawl bycatch management

Sitka diesel spill traced to commercial vessel

California man found dead on boat in Wrangell

Fraser River Panel estimates pink salmon run at 6 million fish

Seattle wants to limit drawbridge openings to ease car traffic

Huge fish farm planned off San Diego

Opinion: Alaska sits in judgment of B.C.


Thursday, September 3, 2015

Spawning goodwill

President Obama saw Bristol Bay salmon culture up close Wednesday in Dillingham.

Chinese navy ships spotted off Aleutian Islands

Seiner runs aground, sinks at Sitka

Salvage job completed in Nushagak River

ASMI to study potential for Alaska seafood in South Korea

Commercial catch upsets Skeena fish group

A ‘restaurant supported fishery’ launches in California

NOAA awards $4.5M in grants to support species recovery

EPA proposes rule to curb the flushing of pharmaceuticals

U.S., Russia united on protecting Arctic from unregulated fishing


Friday, September 4, 2015

A lousy season

Southeast Alaska trollers seem to have faced only adversity this summer.

Update on the F/V Pacific Venture sinking at Sitka

‘Alaska Fisheries Report’ on KMXT in Kodiak

Agenda for North Pacific Council’s October meeting

Opinion: Alaska fishermen are talking climate change

Opinion: A day Dillingham will never forget