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Confluence of factors cause disconnect in salmon pricing

...on it."Bristol Bay fishermen received 50 cents per pound of sockeye as the ex-vessel price from the area's fish processing plants, less than half the average price processors paid Bristol Bay fishermen in 2014. Processors in turn sell...
Senate approves TransCanada buyout

...respond to Dunleavy's concerns when she rose to speak in support. "It's not the state of Alaska building another fish processing plant that will never be used. This is the real thing," she said.The state's oil-company partners are spending...
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Local politicians speak at Industry Outlook Forum those electrical generation, space-heating, and industrial needs." "Across the spectrum, from mines to fish-processing plants to small commercial ventures, the dreams of Alaskans are most often not realized due to the reality of the...
Taking wounded warriors fishing on Kenai gets new name

...staff to honor these brave young men and women with a great weekend celebration. I'm sure there will be a lot more fish processing required this year so we'll need helpers getting the fish off the boats, weighed in and cleaned, so if folks are...
Peninsula farmers to learn good soil

...he said, but he also predicts fish-based composting will be an essential part of dealing with fish waste from fish processing companies in the near future. The sense that Alaskans can't sustainably rely on outside produce, might be contributing...
Voices of the Peninsula: Parnell has natural gas pipeline on the right track

...understand.I'm glad he was never successful; his gasline made about as much sense as grain silos in Valdez or a fish processing plant in Anchorage. His gasline, had it been built, would have drained the North Slope of gas that was critical...
Chamberlain: Overreaching power must be curbed

...a backpack full of clothes and $650. A few days later I was in Kenai. A few weeks later in Kasilof working in a fish processing plant. That summer changed the course of my life. I was drawn to this place and made it my home. I met my wife...
Russian River opens to anglers, agencies address public concerns

...future projects, the interagency group is prioritizing action that would allow for the construction of an on-site fish processing facility. Although, the group still is identifying the best options. Two proposals discussed during the public...
Kenai dedicates new park to Daubenspecks

...around the lake in kayaks. Mayor Porter said, "To me this is really exciting." Harold Daubenspeck bought a small fish processing plant near the mouth of the Kenai in 1949. Daubenspeck named the company the Kenai Salmon Packing Company, now Pacific...
Local anthropologists research Dena'ina and Yup'ik perspective on the impact of mining in Bristol Bay

...a subsistence diet permeated the culture at every level, Boraas said, as he showed photos of multigenerational fish-processing camps and subsistence netting. "That's what people are concerned about. If you take away the keystone of it...


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