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  1. Sitka tribe to develop shellfish testing labRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    The Sitka Tribe of Alaska is planning to build a lab to test shellfish for naturally occurring toxins that could pose a health threat to subsistence harvesters in the region. The development of the Sitka-based lab is being paid for by a $527,000 grant from the Administration for Native Americans, which is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.


  2. Board of Fisheries readies for annual work sessionRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 9 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    The Alaska Board of Fisheries will meet in Juneau Oct. 15 and 16 to discuss Southeast and Prince William Sound escapement goals and agenda change requests for the upcoming meeting cycle. The board is meeting for its annual work session, where it hears preliminary reports on escapement goals for each of the regions it will discuss as part of its regular meeting cycle for 2014-15.


  3. Forest Service plans to close 10 low-use cabinsRead the original story

    Sep 12, 2014 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    The U.S. Forest Service is closing 10 low-use public recreation cabins within the Tongass National Forest, citing budget constraints. The agency also plans to convert the Distin Lake Cabin, located in Admiralty Island National Monument, to a three-sided shelter and to continue renting Checats Lake Cabin, provided it remains in serviceable condition and is reserved at least 10 nights a year.


  4. Board of Fisheries releases proposals for 2014-15 cycleRead the original story

    Aug 28, 2014 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Fishermen and other stakeholders are asking the Alaska Board of Fisheries to consider 162 proposals to change subsistence, commercial, personal use and sport regulations in fisheries throughout the state during the 2014-15 meeting cycle.


  5. Scallop boats remain the same after change to open accessRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2014 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Despite a new management structure, Alaska's commercial scallop fisheries will look much the same as they have in prior years when they open July 1. Statewide, up to 407,500 pounds of shucked meat could be harvested this season, compared to 400,000 pounds during the 2013-14 fishery, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game announced June 19.


  6. Fish Factor: Farmed salmon, big Fraser River run impacting 2014 pricesRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2014 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Salmon prices at wholesale show marked seasonal variations for both wild and farmed fish.


  7. Homer photographer gets photo on new Alaskan beer labelRead the original story

    May 1, 2014 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Like a lot of Homer entrepreneurs, Scott Dickerson has not one, but several business ventures.


  8. Data collection to begin as council moves toward Gulf ratzRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2014 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Upcoming discussions on plans to rationalize the Gulf of Alaska trawl fisheries will consider adaptive management and the potential for community fisheries associations.


  9. Southeast Alaska guides prep for strong king salmon seasonRead the original story

    Apr 11, 2014 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Selmon Holland, center, hands over one of the 25 salmon caught on his boat at the Douglas Harbor for the Golden North Salmon Derby in August 2011.


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