Thursday, July 25, 2024

Tag: Southeast Alaska

2018 salmon season among highest in value

Alaska’s 2018 commercial salmon harvest, excluding 2016, was the smallest in 34 years, but the seventh most valuable since 1975, earning harvesters $595.6 million. That’s...

SEITC backs Stand for Salmon

The Southeast Alaska Indigenous Transboundary Commission, which represents 15 federally recognized tribes of Southeast Alaska, has taken a stand in support of Alaska Ballot...

BSAI shellfish season opens Oct. 15

Crab catches dominate Alaska’s fish news in early October as boats gear up for mid-month openers in the Bering Sea. As expected, crabbers will see...

Commentary: Clear plan, funding needed for transboundary waterways

Commentary By Chris Zimmer For The Cordova Times The Taku River is a vital Southeast Alaska resource. The Taku River is usually Southeast Alaska’s largest overall...

Fish Factor: Cell phones employed to bounty hunt for lost gear

Cell phones are being used by fishermen to bounty hunt for lost fishing gear for pay. California fishermen created the retrieval project last year along...

M/V Tazlina to begin service in May 2019

A new ferry will join the Alaska Marine Highway System fleet in May of 2019 to provide service in the Lynn Canal area of...

Coast Guard medevacs man from tugboat

A man exhibiting possible symptoms of a stroke was medevaced by a Coast Guard Air Station Sitka helicopter crew on May 9 from an...

Measure supports protection of transboundary waters

Legislature passed April 6 by the House Special Committee on Fisheries urges protection of fish habitat in Southeast Alaska waterways from mine development and...

Sitka Sound herring sac roe fishery underway

Harvests continued in the Sitka Sound herring sac roe fishery in late March, with the cumulative harvest as of March 26 at 13,543 tons,...

Cordova Report: Community concerns include education, AMHS

By Rep. Louise Stutes For The Cordova Times I’d like to thank everyone who attended the open house at the Cordova Legislative Information Office last Saturday. It...