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 By Yereth Rosen    Dockside    June 16, 2022

Fishery managers call for deeper look at salmon bycatch, but decline to tighten rules

Western Alaska villagers have endured the worst chum salmon runs on record, several years of anemic Chinook salmon runs in the Yukon and Kuskokwim... Full story

 
 By Chris Basinger    News    June 2, 2022

Drygas makes campaign stop in Petersburg

Heidi Drygas, the former commissioner of the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development, v...

 
 By James Brooks    News    May 19, 2022

Legislature approves budget with $3,200 payout per Alaskan

Three minutes before 11 p.m. on the last day of its regular session, the Alaska Legislature... Full story

 
 By Larry Persily    News    May 19, 2022

Columbia's return nowhere on the horizon

The largest of the state ferries, the 499-passenger Columbia, was still listed as inactive on the Transportation Department website as of Monday,...

 
 News    May 5, 2022

Alaska weighs taking over part of federal permitting program

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska lawmakers are considering a request by Gov. Mike Dunleavy's administration that the state take over part of a federal e...

 

To the Editor

Ocean Rangers To the Editor: If you were disappointed in the Senate Resource Committee’s decision last week and want to stop SB 180 please speak up...

 
 By James Brooks    News    April 21, 2022

House approves budget with $2,600 payment for Alaskans

The Alaska House of Representatives voted last week to turn an oil-price surge into money for...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    April 7, 2022

Legislators scale back governor's heavy reliance on federal money for ferries

The House Finance Committee has rejected the governor's proposal to rely almost entirely on federal...

 
 By Chris Basinger    News    March 31, 2022

Vietnam War commemoration welcomes home veterans

The Alaska Department of Military and Veterans Affairs hosted a ceremony Tuesday in the Petersburg...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    March 24, 2022

Columbia's return to service in doubt for lack of crew

A state Department of Transportation official told legislators that the ferry system is "burning...

 
 By Laine Welch    Dockside    March 24, 2022

Alaska Fish Factor

Salmon returning home to Alaska hatcheries again accounted for nearly one-third of the 2021...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    March 17, 2022

Winning plan for Malaspina would operate it as a maritime museum

The state has started negotiations to sell the Malaspina to a company owned by a business that operates a new multimillion-dollar cruise ship...

 
 By Dermot Cole    Opinion    March 10, 2022

Commentary

More than a month has passed since Sen. Mike Shower claimed that he and other Alaska legislators were so busy they didn’t have time to deal with...

 
 By Laine Welch    Dockside    March 10, 2022

Alaska Fish Factor

March means more fishing boats are out on the water with the start of the Pacific halibut and sablefish (black cod) fisheries this past Sunday,...

 
 By Chris Basinger    News    March 3, 2022

Petersburg likely to receive USCGC Elderberry replacement

During the February 21 Petersburg Borough Assembly meeting, Assembly Member Dave Kensinger gave a...

 
 By Larry Persily    Opinion    March 3, 2022

Column: High oil prices are Alaska's alcohol of choice

It’s not often you hear political debates that invoke religion and booze but have nothing to do with temperance, the social ills of alcohol or...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    March 3, 2022

State asks if anyone wants to buy the Malaspina

The Alaska Department of Transportation is asking anyone interested in taking ownership of the...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    March 3, 2022

House speaker questions ferry system's hiring expectations

State Transportation Department officials recently told legislators the ferry system needed to quickly hire at least 166 new crew in order to meet...

 

5% increase to harbor rates approved in first reading

During Tuesday's meeting, the Petersburg Borough Assembly voted unanimously, 7-0, in support of...

 

Governor proposes new program to replace cruise ship pollution monitors

Almost three years after pulling pollution monitors - called Ocean Rangers - from large cruise...

 

Guest Editorial: Dunleavy's state-paid PR man does double duty as campaign PR man, an obvious misuse of state resources

Since he officially began his reelection campaign last August, Gov. Mike Dunleavy has spent nothing on personnel for his campaign. He’s paid for...

 

Ferry system may reconsider charging more when ships are fuller

State ferry management said they are working to be more responsive to community and passenger...

 

Lack of crew could keep Columbia tied to the dock

Unless the Alaska Marine Highway System can recruit enough workers by March 1 to restaff the unused...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    January 27, 2022

Coastal legislators disapprove of governor's spending plan for ferries

Though they say the level of funding for the state ferry system in Gov. Mike Dunleavy's budget for t...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    January 27, 2022

Legislators cautious of overreliance on high oil prices

WRANGELL­– In a break from past practice, the Alaska Department of Revenue this year will provide monthly updates to legislators whenever...

 

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