Tag Archives: Jay Barrett

Remembering Jay ‘JayBob’ Barrett

Jay Barrett in the KYUK-Bethel newsroom in 1996. (Photo: Martha Scott/KDLL) KDLL | By Sabine Poux Veteran Alaska journalist and KBBI news director Laurence Jay Barrett died Thursday, March 17, at his home in Homer. He was 60. If you’ve ever turned on a radio in Alaska, there’s a good chance you’ve heard Jay Barrett’s unflinchingly upbeat voice. That voice has …

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The Alaska Fisheries Report with Jay Barrett

Coming up this week, Cook Inlet setnetters finally get a break; there’ll be no Frankenfish Bill this year in Congress; Southeast Kings come up short, while the Copper River sockeye run is nearing a record…. and crewmen: if you think your skipper is tough on you, wait till you hear the story of the shotgun-toting Canadian skipper. We had help …

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The Alaska Fisheries Report with Jay Barrett

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Dutch astronaut Andre Kuipers aboard the International Space Station with his can of Alaska Salmon. Photo by Andre Kuipers Coming up this week, the families of five commercial clam diggers killed last summer are suing Pacific Seafoods, Copper River’s salmon season has opened, with the expected fanfare, and another installment of Fish In Space. We had help from KCHU’s Tony …

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