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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 17, 2020 

Voluntary COVID-19 plan coming soon

On Friday, Sept. 11, Incident Commander Karl Hagerman said his voluntary community plan for preventing the spread of COVID-19 will be released soon after weeks of drafting and editing. "Thankfully the...

 

Fish Factor: Bering Sea crabbers will soon know how much they can catch for upcoming season that opens Oct. 15

Bering Sea crabbers will soon know how much they can pull up in their pots for the upcoming season that opens October 15. This week the Crab Plan Team, advisers to state and federal fishery managers...

 

 U.S. Senate candidate Gross says he has 'prescription for change'

It was inaction on health care that ultimately made Dr. Al Gross of Juneau decide to challenge Republican Dan Sullivan, who is running for a second, six-year term to represent Alaska in the U.S....

 
 By Laine Welch    Dockside    July 9, 2020

Pandemic hits to seafood industry demand and pricing will be long lasting

 The global seafood industry will experience lasting impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic, including reduced demand and pricing. That is the conclusion of the State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture report produced every two years by the Food and...

 
 By Laine Welch    Dockside    June 18, 2020

All systems are "go" for Alaska's fisheries

All systems are go for keeping close tabs on fish and crab stocks in waters managed by the state, meaning out to three miles. While constraints from the coronavirus resulted in nearly all annual stock surveys being cut in deeper waters overseen by...

 
 By Laine Welch    Dockside    May 14, 2020

Alaska Fish Factor: Alaska halibut gets battered by foreign imports; Salmon starts; Get mugged 

Sales of Alaska’s most popular seafoods are being hit hard by markets upended by the coronavirus, but perhaps none is getting battered worse than halibut. Along with the big losses in the lucrative restaurant trade, Pacific halibut also is facing...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    April 30, 2020

UASE professor talks crabs, global warming

Sherry Tamone, a professor of biology at University of Alaska Southeast, held a virtual lecture this month as part of the Petersburg Science Series on her research in crab species in Southeast and the...

 

Court report

April 28 — John Thomas Dupree entered a not guilty plea to the charge of commercial fishing with having more sable fish than allowed by quota. The court continued the arraignment to June. Jimmy Dee Legget II entered a no contest plea to the charge...

 
 By Laine Welch    Dockside    April 16, 2020

Alaska Fish Factor: UFA aims to protect communities while fleets go fishing

How can fishermen be sure their vessels are clean of coronavirus contamination? Where can they find out about relief funds that are newly available for fishermen?  COVID-19 has Alaska’s seafood industry traveling in uncharted waters as more...

 
 By Laine Welch    Dockside    April 9, 2020

Alaska Fish Factor: State of Alaska wants input by April 10 on plans to distribute nearly $24.5 million in federal disaster relief funds for 2018 Gulf of Alaska cod crash

The State of Alaska wants input on plans to distribute nearly $24.5 million in federal disaster relief funds for stakeholders and communities hurt by the 2018 Gulf of Alaska cod crash. Better make it quick – the deadline to comment is April 10....

 

S.E. Dungeness crab closes

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game announced that the season for the commercial Dungeness crab fishery in Registration Area A (Southeast) will close in Districts 1 and 2, and Section 13-B outside...

 

Alaska Fish Factor: No limits imposed on Russian seafood coming into US despite nearly six year embargo on seafood imported to Russia

Lost in the headlines about the hits to seafood sales from the Trump Administration’s trade war with China is another international barrier with Russia that’s been going on far longer. In August of 2014 Russia placed an embargo on all U.S. food...

 

Several fish bills before the AK Legislature have wide support from fishermen

Alaska lawmakers are making fast work of several fish bills that have wide support from Alaska’s fishermen.  “I was anticipating a somewhat slow start, but they’re organized and they’re diving right into these issues and taking these bills...

 
 By Patrick Fowler    News    January 9, 2020

Petersburg Fishing Report

While some anglers may hang up their fishing rods until Spring, don't forget about the many angling opportunities that exist throughout the winter. Remember to purchase your 2020 fishing...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    January 2, 2020

2019: Year in Review

January Following the shutdown of the U.S. government on Dec. 22, 2018, the U.S. Coast Guard stated it would continue offering essential services. The borough assembly approved $600,000 for a new...

 

Court report

Nov. 19 – Helen Ann Olson was granted permission to travel out of state. The defendant was ordered to sign a waiver of extradition. Eric Ryan Luna entered a guilty plea to a charge of violating conditions of release at a change of plea hearing....

 
 By Brian Varela    News    November 21, 2019

Petersburg to host NMFS hearing

The borough assembly requested Dec. 6 at 3 P.M. as the date for a public hearing with the National Marine Fisheries Service on the humpback whale critical habitat proposed rule. NMFS recently publishe...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    November 7, 2019

Assembly requests NMFS meeting

The borough assembly approved a letter to the National Marine Fisheries Service on Monday that requests the organization hold a public hearing in Petersburg to allow community members to express...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    October 31, 2019

Crab run outshines salmon harvest in SE

This year's salmon harvest came in below expectations in Southeast Alaska with a particularly bad chum salmon run, but the Dungeness crab fishery kept cannery crews and fishermen busy. "It was a...

 

Alaska Fish Factor

They are certainly cute but the voracious appetites of sea otters continue to cause horrendous damage to some of Southeast Alaska’s most lucrative fisheries.  How best to curtail those impacts will be the focus of a day long stakeholders...

 

Petersburg Fishing Report

As the snow line creeps lower on the mountainside there’s no doubt that winter is fast approaching. While some anglers may hang up their fishing rods until spring, don’t forget about the many angling opportunities that exist throughout the...

 

Alaska Fish Factor

Hundreds of fishery stakeholders and scientists will gather in Anchorage next week as the state Board of Fisheries (BOF) begins its annual meeting cycle with a two-day work session. The seven-member BOF sets the rules for the state’s subsistence,...

 

Two Petersburg fishermen charged with commercial fishing violations

On September 11, Hunt Parr, Sr., 63, of Petersburg was issued a summons by Alaska State Troopers for commercial fishing the closed waters of District 6A. Parr is the permit holder aboard the F/V...

 

Alaska Fish Factor

"Unpredictable" is the way salmon managers describe Alaska's 2019 salmon season, with "very, very interesting" as an aside. The salmon fishery is near its end, and a statewide catch of nearly 200...

 

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