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Five nations tentatively agree to arctic fishing ban

Five nations tentatively agree to arctic fishing banThe United States and four other Arctic nations have tentatively agreed to prevent commercial fishing in the high Arctic.

Crystal Lake hatchery building, eggs destroyed in fire

Crystal Lake hatchery building, eggs destroyed in fireFire destroyed a salmon incubation building and over a million eggs at Crystal Lake Hatchery on Mitkof Island south of Petersburg early Tuesday morning.

Judge rules for Petersburg in boundary dispute

Judge rules for Petersburg in boundary disputeLocal Boundary Commission already considered Juneau issues during review of Petersburg Borough's petition

Industry says U.S. fish law works well in Alaska

Industry says U.S. fish law works well in AlaskaThe Magnuson-Stevens Act, the 1976 law that governs fishing in the Bering Sea, Gulf of Alaska and other federal waters, is up for reauthorization in Congress.

Alaska gets $21 million in federal disaster funds

Poor king salmon returns in three regions are pulling in $21 million in disaster-relief funds for the state.

Assembly hopes to attract more federal research jobs to Juneau

Assembly hopes to attract more federal research jobs to JuneauA city task force will study the issue and report to the assembly in six months.

U.S. pushes international ban on arctic fishing

U.S. pushes international ban on arctic fishingThe United States is gathering support for an international moratorium on commercial fishing in the Arctic Ocean.

Political solution sought for China geoduck ban

Political solution sought for China geoduck banThe ban has been in place since mid-December, when Chinese officials claimed they found high toxin and arsenic levels in geoducks from Washington State and from dive areas around Ketchikan.

Judge hears arguments over Juneau cruise ship docks

Judge hears arguments over Juneau cruise ship docksThe ongoing dispute between the Alaska Commercial Fishermen’s Memorial and the City and Borough of Juneau continued in court on Monday.

Big inventory of Alaska pink salmon presents marketing challenge

Big inventory of Alaska pink salmon presents marketing challengeThe record setting pink salmon catch in Alaska last year has left seafood processing companies with several year’s worth of inventory of canned product, although not all of the pink salmon winds up in a can.