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Over 200 to testify on herring, salmon proposals at Board of Fish

More than 200 people turned out Tuesday (1-16-18) to testify about herring and salmon fisheries in front of the Alaska Board of Fisheries in Sitka. And about two-thirds of those who spoke were concerned over the commercial management of the Sitka sac roe herring fishery.

Among 100+ proposals, Sitka’s sac roe herring fishery a top issue

The parking lot at Harrigan Centennial Hall in Sitka is packed to the gills. That’s because the Alaska Board of Fisheries is in town, reviewing over 100 finfish proposals. One of the major battles concerns the future of the Sitka sac roe herring fishery.

Testimony opens at Alaska Board of Fisheries meeting in Sitka

And so it begins. The Alaska Board of Fisheries will be in Sitka for almost two full weeks considering hundreds of proposals for changes in the management of Southeast Alaska's shellfish, herring, salmon, and bottomfish fisheries.

On the (tiny) home stretch

Three years in the making, the "Tongass Tiny Home" demonstrates the feasibility and beauty of using locally-sourced second-growth materials in home construction. There will be an open house and tours, 4-7 p.m. Thursday, January 18, at Sitka High School.

Taku sale complete

The Alaska Marine Highway System sold the 55-year-old ferry Taku Friday. It will leave Ketchikan in about a month. (KRBD photo by Leila Kheiry) The Alaska Marine Highway System fleet was reduced by one ship as of Friday morning....

Petersburg cruise ship, senior fees get first approval

New fees for cruise ship passengers and senior citizens got the first of three approvals by the Petersburg borough assembly this week. Elected officials are seeking to recoup some money from visitors to the area along with...

CoastAlaska soon to own KSTK to keep local station alive

The Southeast public radio consortium CoastAlaska will acquire Wrangell’s local station, KSTK. The move is an effort by both parties to keep the station healthy in the face of increased funding challenges on both the state and...

Governor follows up on State of the State speech

Alaska Gov. Bill Walker gave the State of the State address Thursday night. His main message was that Alaska can control its own destiny if it follows through on policies he’s proposed. Alaska Public Media and KTOO’s Andrew...

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