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State considers B.C. mines as promoters plan visit

State considers B.C. mines as promoters plan visitA new Walker-Mallott administration working group is addressing British Columbia's mining boom near its border with Alaska. But the group is not ready to take the stands mine critics hope for.

Southeast Alaska king salmon head north in search of cooler waters

Southeast Alaska king salmon head north in search of cooler watersThis news was delivered to the Alaska Board of Fisheries as their spring meeting opened in Sitka Monday afternoon.

Commercial fisheries commission chief reacts to being on chopping block

Commercial fisheries commission chief reacts to being on chopping blockBruce Twomley says the work the commission does is complicated and specialized.

A filmmaker’s love story with salmon screens around Alaska

A filmmaker’s love story with salmon screens around AlaskaIndependent filmmaker Mark Titus presents issues facing Alaska's wild salmon population in his new film "The Breach." After four years of fundraising and production, Titus takes his film on a 12-stop national tour.

Board of Fish meets in Sitka today

Board of Fish meets in Sitka todayOn the agenda for the board are 107 proposals for changes in management to Southeast Alaska’s herring, salmon, and groundfish fisheries.

Haines king salmon derby cancelled

Another tough year is predicted for king salmon in Southeast and that has prompted the cancellation of the annual Haines King Salmon Derby.

Maw withdraws from consideration for Board of Fisheries position

A spokesperson for Senate Majority Leader John Coghill’s office confirmed the withdrawal of Dr. Roland Maw but couldn’t provide additional details.

Slideshow: Sikuliaq stops in Juneau

Slideshow: Sikuliaq stops in JuneauUAF officials roll out gangplank for public to view new research vessel devoted to polar oceanography.

House Bill targets Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission for elimination

House Bill targets Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission for eliminationHB112 comes after a Department of Fish and Game report questions the efficiency and organizational structure of the CFEC.

NPFMC to review 50 percent cut on halibut bycatch

NPFMC to review 50 percent cut on halibut bycatchHalibut harvests have been on the decline in the Bering Sea for several years. But the amount that trawlers and catcher-processors are allowed to take incidentally has stayed the same.