Thursday, July 25, 2024

Tag: CT021921

Commentary: Setting the record straight on the PFD

We can't let political squabbling delay sending economic aid to suffering Alaskans, writes Gov. Mike Dunleavy.

Murkowski, Sullivan explain their impeachment decisions

Though Sen. Dan Sullivan voted against impeachment, he said he was angered by former President Donald Trump's "blatant disregard for his own vice president" and "poor judgment in calling a rally on that day, and his actions and inactions when it turned into a riot."

Norton Sound red king crab GHL set at 25,152 pounds

Federal fisheries managers have set the guideline harvest level for the upcoming Norton Sound commercial red king crab fishery at 25,152 pounds.

Schatz, Murkowski will head Senate Indian Affairs committee

Sens. Brian Schatz, D-HawaiI and Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, have been elected unanimously as chairman and vice chairman, respectively, of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.

Fish Factor: CDC edict says fishermen must be masked

Fishermen must wear masks while they are underway, even while sleeping, and the Coast Guard intends to enforce it.

Federal maritime commissioner supports restoring Alaska cruises in 2021

Federal Maritime Commissioner Louis Sola is lending his support to waiving federal cabotage restrictions, the right to operate at sea within a particular territory, as a possible option to allowing cruise ships to come to Alaska in 2021.

Trident may resume Akutan operations

Testing continues, but with the dramatic drop in new positive cases of the novel coronavirus, Trident Seafoods officials say they are moving closer to reopening their facility at Akutan, one of the largest seafood processing facilities in the state.

VHF network issue in SE Alaska resolved

Coast Guard officials say that the network issue causing intermittent communication outages in the VHF radio system across Southeast Alaska has been resolved.

Appeals court brings Willow project work to temporary halt

A federal appeals court decision has delayed winter road building, gravel mining and blasting near Nuiqsut on ConocoPhillips’ Willow oil project in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska.

Andrew Broders, ‘adventure-loving’ fisherman, dies in plane crash

"In my 35 years on this earth with him, I never heard him once say a mean or negative thing to anyone," said Nick Carr, Broders's cousin. "If he thought that someone needed help, he would offer it."