Alaska Economic Trends – November

Nov2015TrendsNovember Trends looks at jobs in Alaska’s fishing industry. Seafood harvesting employment grew in 2014 because of stellar groundfish harvests, which more than offset minor job losses in salmon fishing. The issue also profiles a Southwestern community that relies heavily on the fishing industry – King Salmon. At the gateway to Katmai and a few miles upriver from Bristol Bay, King Salmon has a commercial-size airport and is a strategic location for tourism, transportation, and support for Bristol Bay’s enormous sockeye harvests.

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