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Alaska Fisheries Report Oct 13

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Candidates for U.S. Senate were grilled over fish Wednesday night, but they wrapped up after we put the Alaska Fisheries Report to bed, so we’ll have a full recap next week; meanwhile, there is praise for a long-time champion of responsible fishing, and, the quota for crab out west is down. All that and more, coming up on the Alaska ... Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report

Coming up this week, the fisheries in Cook Inlet remain so contentious that the Feds are being sent in to manage it; They’re going to try and track illegal fishing with an eye in the sky, and while many Alaskans are calling on the president to stop creating marine monuments, the people of Saint George are asking the feds for ... Read More »

Talk of the Rock: Island Trails Network

On today’s Talk of the Rock, host Kayla Desroches chats with Tom Pogson from the Island Trails Network about the group’s progress clearing Shuyak Island of marine debris. Pogson is the director of education, outreach, and marine programs for ITN and will touch on how kayaking plays into the group’s efforts. You’ll also hear how you can get involved in ... Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report

Coming up this week, an explosion at the Westward plant in Unalaska this week caused considerable damage, but didn’t stop production; we hear how a cannery was vital to the founding of Petersburg, and… what is that? A giant tadpole or something? All coming up on the Alaska Fisheries Report. We had help from KUCB’s Laura Kraegel and from Alaska ... Read More »

Talk of the Rock: The Angyaaq

On this week’s Talk of the Rock, host Kayla Desroches sits down with former Alutiiq Museum Executive Director Sven Haakanson to speak about building the historic open boat, the angyaaq. Haakanson made some finishing touches on a full-sized vessel with members of the Akhiok community this summer. He’s also researched and built one in Seattle, where he serves as Curator ... Read More »

Dog Eared Reads Episode 14

Beyond the Cover Feature: Catherine Coulter, author of 70 books of both regency romance and FBI Thrillers, joins us this month to discuss her writing process, what it’s like to co-write with other authors, and shares some stories about her decades-long career as a full-time, bestselling writer.  She also dishes about some of her contemporaries, including J.T. Ellison, Clive Cussler ... Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report

Coming up this week, there are renewed concerns about mine waste pollution in Southeast, as well as worry over the invasive green crab showing up one day soon. All that, and it’s the last fishery for one long time biologist, coming up on the Alaska Fisheries Report. We had help this week from KCAW’s Robert Woolsey in Sitka, KSTK’s Aaron ... Read More »

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