Tag Archives: KYUK

Alaska Fisheries Report: September 07, 2017

Coming up on this week, Kuskokwim tribes are busy collecting harvest data to help with in-season management. Also, a parcel of land that contains valuable fish habitat on Afognak Island is now safe from future development. We had help from KYUK’s Anna Rose MacArthur in Bethel and KFSK’s Nora Saks in Petersburg.

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HUD and AHFC Will Ban Smoking in Public Housing

Anna Rose MacArthur/KYUK A new federal rule bans smoking in public housing nation-wide. The notice was released Wednesday by the Department of Housing and Urban Development and will take effect in 18 months. But Alaska is looking to do that a lot sooner— in five to six months. “April or May,” said Cathy Stone, Director of the Alaska Housing Finance …

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The Alaska Fisheries Report 28 July 2016

This week, two crews are safe after their fishing vessels meet their fate in the past week, we have king salmon news from the upper Yukon and chum salmon news from the lower river, and more, coming up on the Alaska Fisheries Report. Thanks to KMXT’s Kayla Desroches for sitting in while I was away for a few weeks. We …

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Alaska Fisheries Report 2 June 2016

Coming up in this edition, salmon openings are making their way around horn this week, but Kusko setnetters get snubbed. There’ll be less enforcement on the water with the state selling off one of its patrol boats, and it looks like Fish and Game still has employees. We had help from KYUK’s Charles Enoch in Bethel, KDLG’s Dave Bendinger and …

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The Alaska Fisheries Report with Jay Barrett


A Tencel Salmon Blazer from fashion designer Lindsay Long features lapels and pockets trimmed in salmon skin leather. It’s part of her line of salmon-detailed clothing coming out this fall. Coming up this week, the long-time boss at ASMI is fixin’ to retire, while officials plan to fix the MV Excellence, its crew has been stranded in Unalaska, fishing on …

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