How low chum runs changed the lives of these Western Alaska fisheries workers
KYUK by Olivia Ebertz - August 24, 2021
For decades, Kwik’Pak Fisheries in the Western Alaska village of Emmonak has provided reliable summer employment in one of the state’s most unemployed regions. The company is the only fish processor on the Yukon River.
Sablefish, halibut fisheries recertified by MSC
Cordova Times - August 24, 2021
A collaborative effort by the Pacific Northwest fisheries industry landed the North Pacific fixed gear sablefish fishery recertification by the Marine Stewardship Council and also extended that certification to the Northern Southeast Inside’s sablefish fishery.
Serving baby food with Alaska Native values
Cordova Times by Margaret Bauman - August 23, 2021
Her family heritage may be rooted in Greece, but Zoi Maroudas has found a strong binding tie to Alaska Native people in their common practice of introducing children early to the taste and nutritional values of wild-caught seafood.“We are all in this together,” said Maroudas, whose Bambino’s Baby Food entrees include salmon filets, salmon strips and salmon bisques, as well as halibut, chicken, vegetable stew and filet mignon. “We share a common mission honoring our families.”
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