ANCHORAGE, AK (August 8, 2012) – Fishermen in Western Alaska have been taking to the seas this season with an added level of comfort thanks to lifesaving gear provided by Alaska’s largest Community Development Quota group, Coastal Villages Region Fund (CVRF). [read more]
Attention Halibut Fishers: Coastal’s halibut plants and tender will be fully operational by June 10th -12th. The starting price will be $3.50 per pound and may be reduced after 30 days. The tender will be available for 30 days up to July 10th -12th. [read more]
Coastal Villages is recruiting for Community Benefits Interns to work this summer in their CVRF community. The deadline to apply is May 31. All applicants must show proof that they have been accepted into a university or vocational program this fall. This is a great opportunity for residents who want to work while staying home! Please contact your nearest Community Service Representative for more details. INTERNSHIP DETAILS: - Full and part-time positions available (up to 40 hours a week) - Ability to collect and organize data [read more]
CVRF would like to congratulate the following community residents who submitted photos for the photo contest: Nicole Mael - Chefornak Jamie Phillips - Kwigillingok Jacob Doney - Nightmute Edna Tulik - Nightmute The photos can be viewed in our Winter 2012 newsletter. [read more]
Coastal Villages is accepting submissions for a photo competition. One winning photo from each CVRF community will be chosen for publication in either the 2012 CVRF calendar or the upcoming fall newsletter. Each winner will receive a $50 credit to the local business of their choice.Competition Rules: [read more]
CVRF interns are selling Kuskokwim Salmon processed by its subsidiary - Coastal Villages Seafoods - at the Spenard Farmers Market in Anchorage. Kash Ferguson of Chevak and Albert Beaver of Kongiganak kicked off the program on July 2 with 100 lbs of king salmon jack fillets and sold out before the day was through. Kash, the sales intern, will be working with the other interns throughout the summer. One customer went as far as buying 15 fillets all at once of the Wild Alaska Salmon. [read more]
For Immediate Release – Herring Fishery Cancelled [read more]