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Farewell Cordova

By Marina Briggs Dear Editor, The time has come to say farewell to the beautiful town and great big state that has been our home for...

Crew school for purse seiners opens in April

Washington Sea Grant and the Gig Harbor BoatShop are launching a hands-on crew school to train individuals interested in working on commercial purse seiners in Alaska.

Murkowski reflects on attack on democracy

Sen. Lisa Murkowski-R Alaska, was among many members of Congress to comment on the one-year anniversary of the Jan. 6, 2021, mob attack at the U.S. Capital in Washington, D.C.

Murkowski: A tough year, but bipartisanship points the way

"In many ways, 2021, was a difficult year in Washington, D.C.," Sen. Lisa Murkowski writes. "There has been a lot to not be thankful for in 2021. Yet, when Congress did set aside its differences and work together, we made some significant achievements that will deliver benefits for a long time to come."

Resolution honors International Year of the Salmon

State representatives from Alaska, Oregon and Washington have introduced resolutions and a joint memorial to recognized 2019 s the International Year of the Salmon.In...

Delegation backs protecting states on marijuana issue

Alaska’s congressional delegation is backing a bipartisan measure to protect states that have legalized marijuana, citing the matter as an issue of states rights.The...

Herring sac roe harvest nixed for Sitka

Abundance aside, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game has cancelled the commercial sac roe herring fishery in Sitka for 2019 for lack of...

New agreement reached on coastwide halibut quota

Commissioners of the International Pacific Halibut Commission reached a new agreement in Victoria, British Columbia on Feb. 1 on a coast wide Pacific halibut...

Three sentenced for illegal big game hunts

Three men have been sentenced to five years of probation for violation of the Lacey Act and other federal laws for conspiring to provide...

Gas line is on track to begin construction by 2020

Alaska is finally in the driver’s seat, with the gas line on track to begin construction by 2020. We have momentum now like never...
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