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Law enforcement prepares for dipnet season

...Sandahl said. "People are extracted out of the water by other dipnet participants." Sandahl said he hopes all boat operators maintain safe speeds and remain vigilant of their surroundings throughout the season. Reach Megan Pacer at megan...
An Outdoor View: Fishing and luck

...rod and reel. In swift current, such as that of the Kenai River, the task gets tough enough that both angler and boat operator have to know what they're doing.Or do they?In the July 30 edition of the Anchorage Daily News, sports writer...
Voices of Alaska: Cook Inlet would benefit from a Harbor Safety Committee - here's why

...Guard, port authorities, vessel operators, terminal operators, marine pilots, commercial fishing and pleasure boat operator designees, labor organizations with waterborne vessels operations, State agencies, etc. Currently, there is no...
Kenai launches new enforcement boat area is patrolled only during high tide with one boat operator from the fire department and two police officers on board for enforcement. On Monday, Kenai Fire Department boat operator Courtney Lehl, escort Kenai Police Sergeant Jay Sjogren...
First cruise ship of the season arrives earlier than expected

...still scheduled to be completed by May 2, according to the contract. Even if businesses and tour bus and charter boat operators aren't yet ready for Saturday, tourists will still have something to do in Juneau. The glacier is always open...
Alaska salmon management: A unique process for a unique state

...from the board members' experience. "When you have history and background of commercial or sport user or charter boat operator, they will lean toward group they're most familiar with," he told the Journal in 2011. "It's not unusual to...
News | Conserving the Kenai King
Hunting for halibut a good option for early season anglers continues in the Cook Inlet, many anglers are looking to the sea to start their fishing seasons. Charter boat operators, tackle shop employees and biologists from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game said the halibut fishing season...
Busy weekend sees increase in accidents

...he said boaters should put their motor in neutral and try to approach the bow downriver at an upriver angle."The boat operator should concentrate on not causing another accident and shouldn't be fixated on rescuing with so many boats not paying...

...mangrove roots in places such as the Black River, which snakes through a marshland known as the Great Morass. Tour boat operators regularly take tourists along the river to gape at crocs accustomed to circling the boats, lured by the promise of...
Nikiski, Soldotna and Kenai fire departments increase water rescue capabilities with 3-day course

...Services and Nikiski train for the possibility of water rescues, Tilly said. The Rescue 3 course is more of an advanced boat operator course, Tilly said. Rice, a former Juneau firefighter, brought a level of experience and background that was invaluable...


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