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Lowly no more, chum salmon center stage in allocation dispute

Lowly no more, chum salmon center stage in allocation disputeSoutheast trollers want to see an increase in their share of hatchery-produced chum salmon.

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.

Update: Burglary suspect arrested, appears in court

Update: Burglary suspect arrested, appears in courtBerton A. Tullis is charged in connection with burglaries of two Juneau businesses.

Sec. Jewell on the Hot Seat in Murkowski’s Committee

Sec. Jewell on the Hot Seat in Murkowski’s CommitteeMurkowski used the occasion to bash Jewell for recent department decisions blocking oil development on the North Slope.

Hoffbeck talks gas line during confirmation hearing

Revenue Commissioner Randall Hoffbeck says Gov. Bill Walker plans to continue pushing the major liquefied natural gas project that Alaska has been pursuing with oil and gas and pipeline companies.

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.

Lost crab pots still catching king crab in Kodiak Island bay

Lost crab pots still catching king crab in Kodiak Island bayFederal biologists say derelict crab pots lost on the bottom of a Kodiak Island bay are capturing significant numbers of its king crab.

Federal Subsistence Board seeks change to rural determination process

The definition of rural has been slippery in Alaska, where many communities exist outside the developed road system.

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.