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Robert Charles Tauriainen

...who homesteaded in Nikiski in 1959. He was a proud Navy seaman who channeled his love of the sea into being one of the best deckhands in the Cook Inlet Drift fleet. He fished with both of his brothers, first with Rich on the majestic Fairdays and later on...
Troopers identify Bristol Bay deckhand who drowned last week

ANCHORAGE (AP) -- Alaska State Troopers have released the name of a deckhand who fell from the fishing vessel Blue Falcon and drowned in Bristol Bay last week. Jeffrey Douglas Porter, 41, of Torrance...
Humblest among us find fishing glory

...walleye fisherman from North Dakota fail to catch a silver salmon in Pony Cove under the mid-July sun. As a charter boat deckhand with two seasons under my belt I had to make sure I wore extra thick sunglasses purchased from the Seward Harbor gas station...
Revenge best served with rockfish heads

...the captain of the SeaVenture docked in Seward and I was the deckhand aboard the Grande Alaska. He was a seasoned prankster with...Peninsula Clarion, an avid fisherman and a former charter boat deckhand. Share your fishing pranks with him at brian.smith@peninsulaclarion...
Voices of the Peninsula: Connecting the coast: bycatch in the Bering Sea; the 77 registered buyers of halibut in the 32 communities where those fish land; the thousands of charter captains, deckhands, subsistence fishers, processors, and consumers of halibut: keep the Bering Sea on your radar. This impacts you.In...
Sterling author shares journey of life at sea

...he took a summer job as a deckhand on a commercial fishing boat...crewmembers Captain Tim Moore and deckhands Karl Kircher and Greg Gabriel...without befriending a fellow deckhand Mark, whom Atcheson was off this guy needed two deckhands just before the opening...
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Micciche, Treider compete for Senate seat

...Eric Treider, of Soldotna, would best represent them in Juneau.Micciche compares his role as a state lawmaker to that of a deckhand with 40,000 skippers in charge of a ship named District O."I've spent 32 years as a community activist and commercial...
State report details fisheries injuries Alaska's Bulletin of Epidemiology Dec. 5.Of the fishermen seen in Dutch, processors were slightly more likely than deckhands to be injured while fishing, while trawl vessels accounted for 60 percent of the injuries, compared to 21 percent for longliners...
Peter Micciche: People come before politics

...when constituents thank me for listening. The ADN quoted me as being accountable to my constituents when I said, "I am a deckhand to the 40,000 skippers I represent in District O." On Nov. 4, I am reapplying for my job representing District O in the...
Busy weekend sees increase in accidents

...the rescue and pulled a father and son from the frigid river.While on a commercial fishing excursion, Zack Porter said a deckhand noticed a boat upside down about 50 yards away, not far from Kenai Landing. He drove his skiff up against the boat and pulled...


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