February 9, 2018

Alaska/Pacific Coast Future workforce will be smaller, but smarter Fisheries Technologists Conference looks at ways to boost training, improve food safety Cordova Times by Margaret Bauman – February 8, 2018 Fishing industry officials faced with a declining workforce are increasingly

February 8, 2018

Alaska/Pacific Coast Unalaska gets new pollock plant Bristol Bay Times by Jim Paulin – February 2, 2018 The city of Unalaska has a big new fish processor, but it’s not new to Unalaska Island. The Northern Victor, owned by Icicle

February 7, 2018

Alaska/Pacific Coast Bering Sea Crab Fisheries Receive Certifications Recognizing Their Sustainability KNOM by Davis Hovey – February 6, 2018 Five Alaska crab fisheries, including two Bering Sea ones, have met the Alaska Responsible Fisheries Management (RFM) Standard. http://www.knom.org/wp/blog/2018/02/06/bering-sea-crab-fisheries-receive-certifications-recognizing-their-sustainability/ International Canada

February 6, 2018

Politics Southeast lawmakers agree on protecting funding for fisheries KHNS by Berett Wilber – January 31, 2018 The Alaska Legislature gaveled in two weeks ago. Legislators are facing a three billion dollar budget deficit for the fourth year in a

February 5, 2018

Alaska/Pacific Coast Cuts in commercial fishing budgets lead to reductions in staffing Peninsula Clarion by Elizabeth Earl – February 2, 2018 Budget cuts at the Alaska Department of Fish and Game have led to reductions in staffing in the commercial