Sitka herring fishery kicks off

Thanks to KCAW — www.kcaw.org This story was last updated at 6:29 p.m on Wednesday Some 48 seiners went fishing for herring this afternoon in the waters off Sitka. The first opening of Sitka’s lucrative and fast-paced commercial herring fishery began at 3 p.m....

Parnell makes Board of Fisheries Appointments

Parnell press release:  Board of Fish appointments March 27, 2013, Juneau, Alaska – Governor Sean Parnell today reappointed Thomas Kluberton of Talkeetna and Claude “Vince” Webster of King Salmon to the Board of Fisheries. The seven-member Board of Fisheries is...