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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.

Permanent Fund payout expected to be close to 2014 amount

Permanent Fund payout expected to be close to 2014 amountThe head of the Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation says this year's dividend is expected to be in the same range as last year's payout.

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.

Filmmakers fear industry stagnation with Sen. Stoltze’s tax repeal

Filmmakers fear industry stagnation with Sen. Stoltze’s tax repealAlaska’s film and television producers fear an attempt to repeal the 7-year-old tax credit system will stifle their growing industry.

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.

Tongass transition plan may run short

Tongass transition plan may run shortA new forecast says current plans for logging younger Tongass trees will not provide enough wood to maintain the region’s timber industry. But a more aggressive approach might.

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.

Walker seeks to scale up state gasline project

Walker seeks to scale up state gasline projectWalker would like to substantially grow the Alaska Stand Alone Pipeline project, so the state could sell gas to Asian buyers, too.