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Another year of halibut quota cuts on the table

...and Southeast Alaska, or Area 2C, would increase slightly. Area 4A, or part of the Bering Sea at the end of the Alaska Peninsula, would also increase compared to 2014, but the rest of the Bering Sea would have a decreased catch.The projection...
Safeguard Bristol Bay watershed

Too few Alaskans know the humbling beauty of the Alaska Peninsula and the imposing journey into Bristol Bay. But over the past nine years, I have had the good fortune of spending summers aboard...
Federal judge rules to keep Cook Inlet out of salmon management plan 1976, but was required under revisions to the law that passed in 2006. Cook Inlet, Prince William Sound and Alaska Peninsula salmon fisheries were removed from the federal FMP, leaving only Southeast salmon still under federal jurisdiction...
Commercial fishing groups, feds, testify on salmon management

...unanimously voted to officially have Alaska Department of Fish and Game manage Cook Inlet, Prince William Sound and Alaska Peninsula salmon fisheries, and note that in the federal fishery management plan, or FMP.The council manages most fisheries...
Lease sale nets $5.2 million

...state's annual Cook Inlet and Alaska Peninsula "areawide" lease sales Wednesday...tracts near Port Moller on the Alaska Peninsula in southwest Alaska. The state...there have been no bids for Alaska Peninsula leases since 2007. Shell acquired...
Tustumena departs Ketchikan after overhaul

...that very few Americans really get to see - the Alaska Peninsula and the Aleutian Islands. So I liken that route...replace Tustumena in the open-ocean routes of the Alaska Peninsula and Aleutian Chain. The AMHS initial reconnaissance...
State announces oil and gas lease sale

...deadline for bidder qualification is 4 p.m. on May 2 and bids must be received by 4 p.m. on May 5. Lease sale of Alaska Peninsula area tracts ranging in size from 1,280 to 5,760 acres was also announced.A map of tracts is available on the...
Halibut quota cut again 2013? 3B (Western Gulf of Alaska): 2.84 million pounds, down from 4.29 million pounds in 2013? 4A (Alaska Peninsula): 850,000 pounds, down from 1.33 million pounds in 2013? 4B (Aleutian Islands): 1.14 million pounds...
Alaska to sue for road through wildlife refuge

...EYE'-zem-bek) National Wildlife Refuge to connect King Cove with Cold Bay, two communities at the tip of the Alaska Peninsula near the start of the Aleutian Chain.The road is proposed for an isthmus along the 150-square-mile Izembek...
Alaska village sues feds to open road in refuge

...arbitrary because no other reasonable transportation alternatives exist.King Cove and Cold Bay are at the tip of the Alaska Peninsula, which juts southwest from mainland Alaska toward the start of the Aleutian Chain.The road is proposed for an...


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