As revenues for the City of Kenai's dipnet fishery approach the $500,000 mark, city employees reported positive and negative changes in the prosecution of a fishery that continues to grow in popularity.
CHICAGO - Dozens of tornadoes and intense thunderstorms swept across the Midwest on Sunday, causing extensive damage in several central Illinois communities, killing at least three people and prompting officials at Chicago's Soldier Field to evacuate the stands and delay the Bears game."The whole neighborhood's gone. The wall of my fireplace is all that is left of my house," said Michael Perdun, speaking by cellphone from the hard-hit town of Washington, where he said his neighborhood was wiped out in a matter of seconds.
...there's been no progress made in a request to U. S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker to direct the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to immediately begin the quota-issuing process for fishermen and processors.In a letter to Pritzker...
ANCHORAGE - The Alaska red king crab fishery that's featured on the popular reality show, "Deadliest Catch," faces an uncertain start because of the federal government's partial shutdown, and a late opening could have costly implications in Japan.
JUNEAU - Two-and-a-half years after an earthquake and tsunami devastated parts of Japan, suspected debris from the disaster continues to quietly wash ashore in Hawaii and along the West Coast of North America.
...evidentiary support, despite recent "preliminary findings" by a group of "experts" from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) that a Washington Post editorial suggests may prove, "warming has boosted the chances...
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration?Fisheries officials estimated thousands of comments were received on the proposed halibut Catch Sharing Plan. The comment period...
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Scientists with the Smithsonian Institution have discovered at least one new fish species at a deep reef off Curacao while conducting a yearlong project to gather data on temperature and biodiversity for monitoring climate change effects in the Caribbean.The discovery occurred in recent weeks off the southern edge of the Dutch Caribbean island as scientists used a submarine to explore depths up to 1,000 feet (305 meters).
Ruscia-lea Colton of Nikiski was not going to spend her summer idle, and thanks to the Alaska Native Science and Engineering Program at the University of Alaska, she is ensuring her summer is spent continuing her education.
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