Wednesday, October 31, 2018

October 31, 2018

Alaska/Pacific Coast

Sitka Assembly ponders future ownership of Marine Services Center
KCAW by Emily Kwong - October 24, 2018
Work on Sitka’s waterways was a major theme atTuesday night’s Sitka Assembly meeting. They pondered what to do with the city-owned marine service center and whether to require a permit for businesses to set up shop at the Eliason (ell-eye-ah-son) Harbor drive down ramp.

Begich says fish decisions should be based on science, young people should be able to break into industry
KMXT by Maggie Wall - October 30, 2018
Alaska needs to base fisheries decisions on science, and needs to get young people into the industry. That according to former U.S. Senator Mark Begich who is the Democratic candidate for governor.

Is the choice 'stand for Alaska' or 'stand for salmon' — or both?
KTUU by Richard Mauer - October 30, 2018
Stand for salmon or stand for Alaska?
Maybe it’s a bit of both.
A very expensive initiative is coming to an end. But how did Ballot Measure 1 get its start?

Alaska seafood leaders talk tariffs, competition from Russia and Canada
National Fisherman by Jessica Hathaway October 30, 2018
Mark Begich, Alaska’s Democratic gubernatorial candidate, made a cameo at the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute’s All Hands on Deck meeting in Anchorage this week.

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