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Obituary: Chris Jensen

James Christopher Jensen was born in Petersburg, Alaska on March 18, 1954. His parents, Gordon and Helmi Jensen, and his sister Sue welcomed him to his childhood home on Wrangell Avenue, a paradise... Full story

 

Processors ready to handle catch

Despite the departure of processing workers, Patrick Wilson, Icicle Seafoods manager said they will be able to handle the chums coming in from Crawfish Inlet. “We can still do chums, Wilson commented. “We just wish the run came in two weeks...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    September 6, 2018

Salmon season misses the mark

Three of the five commercially harvested salmon species are coming in below Department of Fish and Game forecasts, according to assistant area management biologist Kevin Clark. “Biologically, I think that we’re going to be alright in the long...

 

To the Editor

Vote yes To the Editor: Push is coming to shove at the borough budget due to declining revenues. Management is having to make budget cuts. Property taxes and sales taxes are the largest two sources of revenue that pay for schools, police, fire...

 

Icicle Seafoods brings Julianne Curry onboard as Public Affairs Manager

Icicle Seafoods, Inc. reports that Julianne Curry, a fourth-generation family fisherman and advocate for the Alaska seafood industry, has been named the company's Public Affairs Manager. "Julianne...

 
 By Laine Welch    Dockside    June 14, 2018

Alaska Net Hack Challenge aims to find new uses for tons of old nets stockpiled across the state

Plastics in recycled fishing nets are being used to make an amazing array of products around the globe and Alaska plans to get in on the action. An Alaska Net Hack Challenge is being planned for September 8 and 9 that aims to identify potential...

 

Alaska Salmon Fellows convene in Petersburg on Friday

Alaska Humanities Forum's (AHF) second cohort of Alaska Salmon Fellows convened in Petersburg at the Holy Cross House for 5-days beginning with a reception at the Sons of Norway Hall last Friday....

 

Fish Factor: Processors at Bristol Bay pay for doctors during salmon season

The nation’s top fishing port welcomed seven European seafood buyers in late January – all women – and showed off its massive seafood industry during peak operations at Dutch Harbor. The women, whose companies import more than $60 million in...

 
 By Ben Muir    News    February 1, 2018

Eight power and light employees voice opposition to borough reorganization plan

Eight current Petersburg Municipal Power and Light employees are in opposition of the borough’s plan to reorganize the public works and electric utility departments, according to a letter given to the Pilot. In a letter addressed to members of the...

 

Obituary: Alma Maria (Alvarado) Greinier, 57

Alma Maria (Alvarado) Greinier, 57, passed away on January 16, 2018 peacefully in her home. She was born on May 10, 1960 in Amherst, Texas. Alma grew up in Sunnyside, Washington. She met her husband...

 
 By Ben Muir    News    November 23, 2017

Assembly approves more funding for P&L

The assembly approved a bid award on Monday to spend about $59,000 on the electrical portion of a power outage response project, which raised questions from members as to why it can’t be done by Power & Light linemen. The award was given to...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    October 26, 2017

Seafood production about wrapped up for winter

Preliminary harvest and value figures for the 2017 commercial salmon fishery indicate the season was a step up above the previous year's disastrous harvest. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game...

 
 By Ben Muir    News    October 19, 2017

Project to lessen the blow of power outages approved

The assembly on Monday approved a bid award to the Power & Light department for a project that would make restoring power during an outage quicker and safer. In a memo to the borough manager, Public Works Director Karl Hagerman requested about...

 

Fish Factor: The "bread and butter" salmon catches are far better than last year despite the 2017 statewide salmon take falling short

Alaska’s salmon season is winding down and while catches have made the record books in some regions, the statewide take will fall a bit short of the 204 million fish forecast. “We are within about 10 percent of the forecast, so that’s very posi...

 
 By Laine Welch    Dockside    July 20, 2017

Alaska Fish Factor: Salmon prices higher this year compared to 2016

As predicted, Alaska fishermen are getting higher prices for their salmon this year. It’s good news following a 2016 season that saw lackluster catches in all regions but Bristol Bay, a failure of pink salmon runs, and paltry pay checks nearly...

 

Optimism showing for this year's fishing season

From record high opening prices in March for halibut and black cod to robust projections of returning pinks to Southeast and Prince William Sound, both fishermen and processors are expressing...

 

Fishery support vessel has all female crew

Sitka (AP) - On a door of the F/V Kamilar is a sticker with pink script: “Girls fish too.” And in the case of this boat, it is girls only. Vessel owner Brannon Finney is captaining the tender for the Sitka sac roe herring fishery with her...

 

Glenn Cooke: We all speak the language of seafood

Glenn Cooke, CEO of Cooke Inc. was the keynote speaker at the Chamber of Commerce annual meeting and banquet on Saturday night at the Sons of Norway Hall. His company purchased Icicle Seafoods in June...

 

Ocean Beauty facility won't can salmon this year

PETERSBURG (AP) – A seafood processing company will stop canning salmon at its facility in the southeast Alaska city of Petersburg this year in response to a growing demand for frozen salmon. Tom Sunderland, vice president of marketing for Ocean...

 

Glenn Cooke to be featured speaker at Chamber of Commerce dinner

Glenn Cooke, President of Cooke Seafood, Inc. will be the guest speaker at the Petersburg Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting and banquet to be held at the Sons of Norway Hall on February 25. In June 2016 Cooke Seafood, Inc. purchased Icicle...

 
 By Jess Field    News    January 12, 2017

Chum release in Thomas Bay given green light

An application for an Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) permit alteration to release 40 million chum salmon in Thomas Bay brought forth by the Northern Southeast Regional Aquaculture Association (NSRAA) has been approved. The application...

 
 By Jess Field    News    January 5, 2017

Petersburg news highlights for 2016

January Public Works rolled out the borough's highly anticipated blue cart recycling program. The borough received $820,117.61 from the annual raw fish tax. Dave Zimmerman was hired as the new...

 
 By Jess Field    News    December 8, 2016

Local earns recognition for empowering women

YWCA Alaska presented Petersburg resident Kris Norosz with a statewide award last month for her dedication to supporting the organization's mission of eliminating racism and empowering women. She is...

 

Petersburg Borough manager's report

Petersburg Borough clerk Debbie Thompson gave the following Borough Manager’s Report during the assembly meeting on Oct. 18. Representatives of the Rasmuson Foundation and Alaska Community Foundation were able to visit the Children’s Center last...

 

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