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Summit aims to spark collaboration, new ideas in SE Alaska’s economy

Summit aims to spark collaboration, new ideas in SE Alaska’s economyJEDC's 3rd annual Innovation Summit is Wednesday and Thursday at Juneau's Centennial Hall.

Southeast commercial halibut catch increased for 2014

Southeast commercial halibut catch increased for 2014Southeast Alaska’s commercial halibut catch limit is going up.

Commercial fishing film festival celebrates third year

Commercial fishing film festival celebrates third yearThere’s a big mix of commercial fishing footage in Alaska and elsewhere, from the historical to the hysterical online this week for the Third Annual Commercial Fishing Film Festival.

Alaska goes on charm offensive against Wal-Mart over salmon dispute

Alaska goes on charm offensive against Wal-Mart over salmon disputeFor months, Wal-Mart and state officials have gone back and forth on whether Alaska salmon should be sold in their stores.

Wash. closes geoduck harvesting area

Chinese reportedly detected arsenic in shipment of clams harvested in October by the Puyallup Tribe in Poverty Bay

China bans northwest shellfish over PSP

China bans northwest shellfish over PSPEnvironment and health officials in the U.S. say they are puzzled by China’s decision to ban shellfish harvested from Northern California to Alaska.

Halibut catch-sharing plan about to begin

Halibut catch-sharing plan about to beginMost halibut charter boat operators will be working under a new regulatory system next year. They expect their clients will get to keep fewer fish.

What would you do with 9 tons of salmon you can’t sell?

What would you do with 9 tons of salmon you can’t sell?Nine tons of individually wrapped frozen salmon steaks sit in a container at Juneau’s Alaska Marine Lines.

FDA To Announce Decision On Genetically Modified Salmon

FDA To Announce Decision On Genetically Modified SalmonSen. Mark Begich has asked the head of the agency not to exploit the holiday season to release what’s expected to be an unpopular report.

Climate change could affect Southeast salmon habitat

Climate change could affect Southeast salmon habitatResearchers suggest increased rainfall, temperatures could affect juvenile development, adult migration