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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...
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...
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...
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...
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

...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...
Commercial-charter halibut plan released for comment

...provide additional harvest opportunity for the charter sector, GAF has issues of its own, Hilyard said. The small boat operators that are most hurt by any reduced harvest are also the operators who would have the hardest time buying quota, he...
Regs limit halibut charters

...need to prove that their business operated in either 2004 or 2005 and 2008 to receive a permit to carry anglers. The boat operators must have continuously owned the business throughout this period of time. The new rule, which takes effect next...
Kids Don't Float: The program works unlikely incident where a boat operator dropped off his passengers at...retrieved their vehicle, the boat operator made a wide circle to meet the...special thanks to parents and boat operators who insist that PFDs be worn by...


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