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Charters lost big

The economic analysis the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said was too complicated to be done before halibut quota was taken away from Alaska charter fishing businesses and given to commercial […]

Grow $$$$$

After listening to a pitch from hatchery advocates on Tuesday, Alaska House Rep. Louise Stutes, R-Alaska, the chair of the Special Committee on Fisheries,┬ácame up with a new idea how to solve […]

Future beer

Twenty-seven years ago this March, the New York Times declared the Alaska Delta barley project, the dream of the late and revered Gov. Jay Hammond and policy sidekick Bob Palmer, a giant […]

Framed?

Already struggling financially and facing unhappy neighbors in Alaska’s Kachemak Bay, the Cook Inlet Aquaculture Association (CIAA) now finds itself being drawn into a public-relations mess with four board members charged in […]

Humpy war

Hatchery pink salmon from Prince William Sound are now flooding Cook Inlet streams at levels almost 35-times greater that what the Alaska Department of Fish and Game established in 2010 as the […]

Runaway net pens

Pens loaded with immature salmon tore loose from their moorings in Kachemak Bay on Thursday, but the Cook Inlet Aquaculture Association (CIAA) says Alaska dodged the Great Salmon Spill that rocked the […]