Bruce Twomley says the work the commission does is complicated and specialized.
Independent 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.
On the agenda for the board are 107 proposals for changes in management to Southeast Alaska’s herring, salmon, and groundfish fisheries.
Another tough year is predicted for king salmon in Southeast and that has prompted the cancellation of the annual Haines King Salmon Derby.
A spokesperson for Senate Majority Leader John Coghill’s office confirmed the withdrawal of Dr. Roland Maw but couldn’t provide additional details.
UAF officials roll out gangplank for public to view new research vessel devoted to polar oceanography.
HB112 comes after a Department of Fish and Game report questions the efficiency and organizational structure of the CFEC.
Halibut 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.
Efforts to establish tribal co-management of Kuskokwim salmon are slowly progressing.
The International Pacific Halibut Commission Friday voted to recommend a 1.7-million pound increase in the coast-wide catch of halibut.