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Holland America Passenger Medevaced From Cruise Ship in Alaska Waters

A news release from the U.S. Coast Guard stated a woman was medevaced from a Holland America cruise ship near Ketchikan, Alaska on Thursday (Sept. 13th). According to the statement, A 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Ketchikan … Continue reading

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Alaska Issues Air and Water Violations to Polluting Cruise Lines

The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) issued air quality violations to eight cruise ships and water quality violations to nine cruise ships last week, according to the Juneau Empire. In an article by Kevin Gullufsen, the newspaper reported that … Continue reading

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Alaska Salmon Season Highs and Lows

Salmon season is always an anxious time for fisherman, as everyone waits to see how accurate catch predictions will be. But this year has proven to be quite disappointing as Alaska’s statewide salmon catch is expected to fall 31 percent … Continue reading

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Chinese Tariffs on Pacific Northwest Seafood Could Hit Alaska Hard

Commercial fishing is full of variables and risk; extreme weather, aging fleets, dwindling stocks, fish migration, and climate change to name just a few. However, economic issues have a way of overshadowing everything when they arise. This summer, commercial fishermen … Continue reading

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Passenger with Measles on Norwegian Jewel to Alaska

A passenger on a cruise ship visiting Alaska last week had the measles, according to health officials at the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, prompting concerns that other cruise passengers as well as air travelers may spread the … Continue reading

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