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Fish Factor: Alaska seafood industry wants Russia’s seafood out of US

“If they don’t buy from us, we shouldn’t buy from them,” Alaska’s seafood industry has grumbled since 2014 when Russia abruptly banned all food imports from the U.S and several other countries. Then, as now, the face-off stemmed from Russia’s invasion and subsequent takeover of chunks of Ukraine which prompted backlash and severe sanctions.

More foreign workers now welcomed for seasonal jobs in Alaska

An additional 20,000 H-2B nonagricultural worker visas are to be issued for the first half of fiscal year 2022 by the Departments of Homeland Security and Labor, making a potentially much larger workforce available for Alaska’s commercial fishing and tourism businesses.

Young takes aim at offshore fish farms

In his 46 years as Alaska’s lone representative in Congress, Rep. Don Young helped toss out foreign fishing fleets from Alaska’s waters with the onset of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act in 1976, and today he is intent on doing the same with offshore fish farms.

H.R. 2467 would restrict aquaculture operations

Legislation introduced in Congress by Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska, would keep commercial finfish aquaculture operations out of the federal exclusive economic zone unless specifically authorized by Congress.

‘Uncle Ted is back’: Anchorage airport unveils sculpture by Cordova artist

Sen. Ted Stevens resisted the idea that the airport named for him should also bear his likeness when he was alive, his daughter Lily...

Bills would ensure federal funds for essential tribal services

Bipartisan bills introduced in the U.S. House would authorize appropriations for essential tribal services funded by the federal government a full year in advance...

Commentary: Kavanaugh’s record shows little regard for minority voters

Commentary By Heather Kendall Miller For The Cordova TimesPresident Donald Trump has nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court. As the Senate scrutinizes...

Track now where public officials stand on offshore drilling

A new digital tool launched by the National Resources Defense Council allows users to track public officials nationwide on where they stand on offshore...

Murkowski: end cruel, tragic separation of families

Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, and Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska, have joined the growing cry in Congress and beyond for an end of the forced...

Education advocate plans to challenge Young in Alaska

JUNEAU — An education advocate plans to challenge Republican U.S. Rep. Don Young for Alaska's lone House seat.Alyse Galvin, who was launching her campaign...
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