Young Fishermen's Network keeps growing

May 19th 10:52 pm By Lawrence Hamilton, The Bristol Bay Times-Dutch Harbor Fisherman

Activities help fishermen understand their role in the global marketplace


Statewide Stories

Opinion: Spring is perfect time to set limits for screen use in your home

May 5th 8:58 am

On Saturday, I happened to wander into the house for a minute from the sun-drenched gardens outside. It was a beautiful day, blustery, with birds singing and puddles all over the place. Inside, however, it was quiet, stone quiet, which could only mean one [...]

Salmon permit sales slump across state

May 5th 8:52 am

Buyers and sellers are still feeling hangover from last year's tough fishing season The values of Alaska salmon permits are on a downward slide, while prices for quota shares of other catches continue to skyrocket. Despite an optimistic outlook this year [...]

Regional trusts proposed for lease of fish permits

April 27th 6:37 pm

Communities could lease to fishermen who otherwise couldn't afford permits

Opinion: Education cuts will hurt, not help, economy

April 27th 5:54 pm

The current proposal by the Alaska Senate majority to cut education 5.7 percent while failing to offer up any new solutions to the state's fiscal crisis should infuriate every Alaskan, not only those with children currently in school or college in the state [...]

Tundra swans take two distinct paths to Alaska

April 27th 5:45 pm

By Ned Rozell University of Alaska Fairbanks Skiing to work over a persistent spring snowpack, I looked up to see a large white bird flapping gracefully over the spruce tops. A few gentle honks confirmed it was a tundra swan. After a long winter when all [...]

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Young Fishermen's Network keeps growing

May 19th 9:52 pm

Activities help fishermen understand their role in the global marketplace

Trump EPA reaches deal with Pebble

May 19th 10:41 pm

WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency has settled an ongoing lawsuit with the Pebble Limited Partnership and says the company can apply for a federal permit for its proposed massive gold and copper mine in the Bristol Bay watershed. [...]

Even a smaller mine could face development hurdles

May 19th 10:36 pm

Now that they've settled their case with the Environmental Protection Agency, Pebble mine developers say they plan to scale back their proposal for the Bristol Bay watershed, though they haven't yet revealed what that will look like. The EPA, though, already [...]

Cannery worker found dead on beach near Togiak

May 19th 10:37 pm

An Oregon man working at a cannery near Togiak died Wednesday, in what Alaska State Troopers believe was a fall from the cannery's dock. The body of 56-year-old James Schneider, from Warrenton, Ore., was found on a beach near the Togiak Fisheries cannery in [...]

Alternative cargo transportation offered due to Tustumena delay

May 19th 10:39 pm

The Alaska Marine Highway System announced that Coastal Transportation, Inc. will assist AMHS customers impacted by the delay of the M/V Tustumena. Coastal Transportation, based in Seattle, will carry cargo on an "as-able basis" from Homer and Kodiak, to [...]

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