Area commercial harvest reaches over 438,000 salmon

When state fisheries biologists shut down the Copper River commercial salmon for two 12-hour openers on June 3 and June 8 retail markets in...

NOAA reports to Congress on monitoring of seafood imports 

Federal fisheries officials combatting illegal, unreported and unregulated fisheries are working to expand partnerships to perform intelligence-led investigations to target future suspected violations, while...

Labor economist: Women are potential source to meet construction industry needs 

Construction jobs in Alaska hit an eight-year peak in 2023 and the growing need for those workers in 2024, in a tight labor market,...

Comment extension deadline requested on GOA Chinook salmon litigation

State fisheries officials have asked National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) to extend the deadline for comments on a petition from a Seattle-based environmental group...

Copper River fisheries catch nears 267,000 fish 

Copper River commercial fishery harvests climbed to some 266,475 fish through the fourth 12-hour opener on May 30, with the Alaska Department of Fish...

Chamber’s six-year effort brings cruise ship to Cordova

An extended effort by the Cordova Chamber of Commerce to boost cruise tourism got off to a smooth start last Monday, with visitors from...

NOAA study begins of whether Chinook salmon need ESA protections 

A federal study is underway to determine if Endangered Species Act protections are warranted for Gulf of Alaska Chinook salmon. Such protection for the...

Copper River commercial sockeye harvest surges, prices drop 

An abundance of fresh caught Copper River sockeye salmon showed up in retail markets in advance of the Memorial Day weekend holiday, and was...

A seaweed exchange: Alaskan seaweed farmers visit Scotland 

From May 4 to May 12 an Alaskan delegation of seaweed farmers visited Scotland to learn more about different technologies and processes in the...

Northline Seafoods barge embarks on maiden trip to Bristol Bay 

A new state-of-the-art seafood barge is enroute to Bristol Bay, with a freezer capacity to hold over one-million pounds of frozen salmon. The vessel...
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