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Commercial fishing season looks bright: Managers expect strong Cook Inlet salmon return, good prices at the dock

...Last year sockeye topped $1.75 per pound. And he said it's likely the market could reach that price again. Mark Powell, president of Kenai's Alaska Salmon Purchasers Inc., said that while prices are uncertain this time of year the...
Prices up for commercial catch : Better-than-expected return makes for brighter season

...Shields said. He said this is attributed to a better-than-expected survival from brood years 2004 and 2005. Mark Powell, president of Kenai's Alaska Salmon Purchasers Inc., said his company is paying fishermen 50 percent more for sockeye...
Fishers gear up for 'Kenai Wild'

...favorably. The goal, said commercial fisher and board president of the non-profit Cook Inlet Salmon Brand Inc. Mark Powell, is to gain a stronger foothold in a domestic seafood market currently dominated by farmed salmon. "We actually want...
Borough assembly chooses Brown's replacement

...votes, it took 16 ballots for the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly to select a new assembly member Tuesday evening. Mark Powell, Nikiski's representative on the borough Planning Commission, will replace Jack Brown, who represented Nikiski...

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Proposal sparks mixed response

...specifications based on a prototype developed by the private corrections firm that has facilities across the United States. Mark Powell, of Kenai, said he was part of the team that evaluated proposals from firms wanting to work with the borough on the...
Several amendments get attention before $50.8 million budget passes

...consider the request "very, very carefully." A seven-to-two vote awarded the transportation group $50,000, with Mark Powell, of Nikiski, and Paul Fischer, of Kasilof, voting against it. Asked to provide more information to the assembly...


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