Monday, December 14, 2015

Traffic halted

The U.S. Coast Guard on Friday closed all maritime entrances in the Pacific Northwest due to severe sea conditions and large amounts of debris in the water.

Fish board sticks with Anchorage despite governor’s appeal

Planned Pacific Seafood plant riles Mukilteo neighborhood

Finding refuge for salmon, cold water preferred

Whales entangled at alarming rate along California coast

The more humanely a fish is killed, the better it tastes

Editorial: Fish board snubs Kenai Peninsula again

Editorial: Rotate fish board meeting locations


Tuesday, December 15, 2015

'Minimal changes'

The Bristol Bay Regional Seafood Development Association highlights results from the recent Alaska Board of Fisheries meeting.

Big storm spares Unalaska but rakes Adak, Atka

Family, friends remember Greg Fisk

Petersburg passes resolution on transboundary mining

Study shows fish evolved rapidly after 1964 Alaska quake

November takes a bite out of the 'blob'

Domoic acid plagues not only Dungeness crab but sea lions


Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Budget crunch

Alaska is trying to figure out how to trim the cost of running its fish and game boards.

Year-end start eyed for Oregon Dungeness season

Sitka wins clean harbor certification

New NOAA report assesses Arctic changes

Ports of Chinook, Ilwaco draft management agreement

Opinion: Are you eating Frankenfish?


Thursday, December 17, 2015

'Frankenfish' fight

The congressional omnibus spending bill includes a provision to require the Food and Drug Administration to develop guidelines for the mandatory labeling of genetically engineered salmon, Sen. Maria Cantwell says.

Cantwell: Spending bill also has pollock naming language

Cook Inlet and Prince William Sound groundfish outlook

Alaska Sea Grant overhauls business website for fishermen

ASMI announces winners in annual photo contest

Memorial set for Ballard fisherman Walter Christensen

Pacific Northwest storm trashes aids to navigation

Commentary: Signing of IUU act is milestone


Friday, December 18, 2015

Trawlers, get ready

The state has set a 5,950-ton quota for the Prince William Sound pollock fishery opening Jan. 20.

Southeast Alaska Dungeness crab harvest below average

Adak declares disaster as another storm pounds Aleutians

Yukon lamprey pay $1.50 per pound, fishery wraps up

Hatchery sockeye proposal near Homer draws opposition

'Alaska Fisheries Report' from KMXT in Kodiak

Comment invited on Alaska observer amendments

Murkowski highlights fish provisions in budget bill

No charges under B.C. mining laws for Mount Polly disaster

Astoria port official wants action on Columbia sea lions

Newport fishing families receiving Christmas aid

Opinion: How to keep Prince Rupert cannery open