In Congress yesterday, a bill that would allow foreign students to work in Alaska fish processing plants cleared a major committee.
Four weeks into salmon fishing restrictions, the atmosphere along the Kuskokwim River is tense.
Some subsistence users blame gold miners and regulators for failing to take into account the negative impacts mining is having on other resources around Nome.
The U.S. Senate is poised to pass a spending bill that includes more than $150 million for federal programs important to Alaska’s fishing industry and marine navigation.
Capt. Shannan Greene took over for Capt. Scott Bornemann at a ceremony Friday at Centennial Hall
Wrangell’s new boat lift means more big ships can be repaired without leaving the region.
The U.S. House Natural Resources Committee yesterday moved a bill to update the Magnuson-Stevens Act, the primary fisheries law in federal waters.
NMFS came out in favor of allowing more fishing in its environmental impact statement released Friday morning.
Starting July 21, Alaska farmers can sign up for the US Department of Agriculture’s Reimbursement Transportation Cost Payment Program.
Officials were worried for the pup’s safety with increased activity expected in the Auke Bay area over Memorial Day weekend.