The Highliner

Commercial fishing is a bedrock industry in Alaska, and has been for more than a century. Every year scores of fishermen net millions of migrating salmon, challenge the icy Bering Sea to trap king crabs, lay miles and miles of baited hooks for halibut, and scoop up enough pollock for a zillion fish sticks. And when fishermen aren't out fishing, they're usually talking about fishing. That's what this blog by Wesley Loy has been all about for the two years he has written it.

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Is Trident's Wrangell deal dead?

Looks like Trident Seafoods Corp. might not be buying Wrangell Seafoods Inc. after all (The Highliner, March 11).

Trident objects to a National Labor Relations Board position that any new owner be subject to a "successor collective bargaining obligation."

The prospect of the plant not running this salmon season has local officials in Wrangell upset over the loss of 130 jobs.

This letter to state legislators seeking help with the NLRB says Trident has “terminated the agreement to buy the assets.”

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