EPA Kicks Off Bristol Bay Protection Plan

By Chris Cocoles UPDATE: State of Washington U.S. Senators Maria Cantwell, who spoke at last month’s stop the mine rally at Seattle’s Fisherman’s Terminal, and Patty Murray, praised the EPA’s announcement: Here’s Cantwell’s reaction: “I applaud this action today to protect Northwest fishing jobs from being destroyed by the largest open pit mine in North America,” said Cantwell. “Washington … Read more EPA Kicks Off Bristol Bay Protection Plan

Anchorage Cabela’s Store Set To Open April 10

Posted by Chris Cocoles News out of Sidney, Neb. today is exciting news for outdoors-crazed Alaskans: The state’s first Cabela’s store is set to hold its grand opening on April 10. Here’s the release from the Cabela’s folks: Cabela’s Announces Official Opening Date of Anchorage, Alaska, Store Ribbon-cutting scheduled for 10:45 a.m.; doors to open … Read more Anchorage Cabela’s Store Set To Open April 10

American Sportfishing Association Weighs In On Pebble Mine

Fishing on the Nushagak River in the Bristol Bay area. (BRIAN LULL) The American Sportfishing Assocation   has weighed in on the Pebble Mine in Bristol Bay debate. The ASA released the following on Monday: For Immediate Release Mary Jane Williamson, Communications Director mjwilliamson@asafishing.org, 703-519-9691, x227 www.asafishing.org Alaska’s Proposed Pebble Mine Not Worth the Risk Alaska … Read more American Sportfishing Association Weighs In On Pebble Mine