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Two ships announce plans to dock at Halibut Point Marine in 2013. Interview: Gov. Parnell opts to build two smaller Alaska Class ferries in Alaska. Petersburg fishermen question NMFS about new small-boat observer program.
Wed Dec 5, 2012
Sen. Mark Begich says the reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Act will not be moving forward without Alaska’s input. He says Florida Sen. Marco Rubio’s bill (introduced on September 16) was intended to lay out language important to the Republican’s home state. It won’t necessarily be the final language in the bill. more