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 By Brian Varela    News    September 17, 2020 

COVID-19 daily update:

Last chance to speak up on emergency ordinance Sept. 18 The public will get one last opportunity to offer input on the borough’s civil emergency provisions ordinance during Monday’s assembly... Full story

 
 By Brian Varela    News    September 3, 2020

Limited visitors allowed at MVM

Mountain View Manor Assisted Living has begun allowing visitors into the facility under a limited basis, according to acting Incident Commander Sandy Dixson at the COVID-19 community update on...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    June 18, 2020

State issues guidance for school districts

The Petersburg School Board reviewed a guidance document released by the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development at their school board meeting last week that lays out a framework on plann...

 

Letter to the Editor

Why a free pass? To the Editor: How is this fair? The Borough Assembly just voted to put a proposed ordinance on the ballot this fall to change the way Borough Assembly Member seats are elected. This...

 

Fish Factor: ​The catch of 213 million salmon has surpassed the forecast

Alaska’s salmon season is nearly a wrap but fall remains as one of the fishing industry’s busiest times of the year. For salmon, the catch of 213 million has surpassed the forecast by nine million fish. Highpoints for this season are a statewide...

 
 By Laine Welch    Dockside    June 15, 2017

Fish Factor: ADF&G analyzing the impacts of a government shutdown

Want a fishing license to crew on a salmon boat this summer? Got friends or family visiting who want to wet a line for a prized Alaska catch? Don’t count on it. If the Alaska legislature continues to defy its constitutional obligation to pass a...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    July 28, 2016

Bearfest bringing chef in addition to researchers

WRANGELL – Events for the 7th Annual Bearfest are already underway, with the first two workshops and symposium presented yesterday at the Nolan Center. The annual activity was started in 2010 by...

 

Santa's Mailbox

Dear Santa, Would you like to look at my tree? I love you! Can I have a dark purple and pink dinosaur that is little? I am making you a toy to buy. Or do you want to go back home? Do you want to look...

 

Letters to the Editor

To the Editor: True Tongass ‘transition’ would increase local jobs per log cut. In its latest statement on the direction of the much-awaited Tongass transition, the Forest Service says the future is now for the Tongass National Forest. We...

 
 By Laine Welch    Dockside    June 19, 2014

Fish Factor: Where do major candidates stand on seafood, Alaska's biggest employer

You’ve heard it before and you’ll hear it again: The seafood industry is Alaska’s largest private employer, putting more people to work than mining, oil/gas, timber and tourism combined. The annual revenue the seafood sector contributes to...

 

To the Editor

Borough will benefit surrounding area To the Editor: I believe formation of the borough is a good thing for the people of Petersburg and the surrounding area. The people living in this region want a say in what goes on around us. We’ve seen many...

 

Halibut fishery underway, prices expected to rise

The Pacific halibut fishery gets underway on March 17 and if the dynamic of supply and demand holds true, there will be an upward push on prices. The coast wide halibut catch was reduced by more than 18% this year to 33.5 million pounds, following a...

 

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