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 By Brian Varela    News    September 2, 2021

COVID-19 weekly update:

Breakthrough COVID-19 cases found in Alaska April 30 Between Feb. 1 and March 31, Alaska Department of Health and Social Services identified 152 positive cases of COVID-19 among people in the state... Full story

 By Brian Varela    News    June 24, 2021

Three injured in boat collision

Three passengers onboard a Boston Whaler skiff that crashed into a Hewescraft in the Wrangell Narrows in front of Trident Seafoods and OBI Seafoods on June 16 were transported to Petersburg Medical...

 By Brian Varela    News    June 24, 2021

Vessel collides with boat fishing for herring

A local Boston Whaler vessel crashed into a Hewescraft belonging to Island Point Lodge in the Wrangell Narrows in front of Trident Seafoods and OBI Seafoods on Wednesday morning, resulting in at least... Full story

 By Brian Varela    News    May 13, 2021

Vaccine required to work at Trident, optional at Tonka

Cannery workers at Trident Seafoods are asked to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to work this season, while Tonka Seafoods is leaving that decision up to their employees. "Like last year, we are...


To the Editor

Thank you Petersburg To the Editor: Thank you, Petersburg, for helping us all get through the 2020 salmon season safely and nearly COVID-19-free! Now it is winter, our selling season, and with every...


Alaska coastal communities will get economic boost in 2021

Alaska coastal communities will get a bit of an economic boost in 2021 from increased catches of Pacific cod. The stock, which crashed after a multi-year heat wave starting in 2014 wiped out several year classes, appears to be rebounding throughout...


To the Editor

Government money better spent To the Editor: ADF&G has crunched the numbers on the Red King Crab survey from this summer. Once again by hauling a few pots at the wrong time of year and a lot of...


Guest Commentary: Protecting Alaska's fisheries

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Alaska has faced its share of monumental challenges. The testing of all incoming travelers, providing relief for devastated tourism businesses, creating a new...


Editorial: Seafood worker story not fair or balanced

We have no desire to critique the public radio station's work but last week we had several people ask what we thought of station intern Corinne Smith's story that aired on KFSK. The story highlighted... Full story


Alaska Fish Factor

Snacks that are good for people and the planet now come in the form of crispy chips that are made from Bristol Bay sockeye salmon skins. The new, flash fried snack was spawned by a Los Angeles-based company called  Goodfish, which aims to “propel...


A floral appreciation

Twenty-one Petersburg residents pitched in to a GoFundMe to provide flowers for the cookhouse/breakroom tables at OBI Seafoods, Trident Seafoods and Tonka Seafoods, thanking the visiting processors...

 By Brian Varela    News    July 2, 2020

One new case of COVID-19 locally

A traveler coming into town through the James A. Johnson Airport has tested positive for COVID-19, according to a joint statement between the Petersburg Borough and Petersburg Medical Center released...

 By Brian Varela    News    June 25, 2020

COVID-19: One active case detected locally

On June 18, a positive case of COVID-19 was detected among Trident Seafoods employees, according to a press release from the EOC, and as of Wednesday, the case is still active. All Trident Seafoods...


Trident Seafoods employee tests positive for COVID-19

An employee with Trident Seafoods has tested positive for COVID-19 on the individual’s tenth day of quarantine after arriving to the community, according to a press release from the Petersburg Emergency Operations Center. All Trident Seafoods...

 By Caleb Vierkant    News    June 25, 2020

Fishermen volunteering at Wrangell seafood processor

WRANGEL - Several local fishermen have been volunteering their time and energy, more so than usual, at Wrangell's sole operating seafood processor. With the decision by Trident Seafoods to not...


Trident Seafoods employee tests positive for COVID-19

An employee with Trident Seafoods has tested positive for COVID-19 on the individual's tenth day of quarantine after arriving to the community, according to a press release from the Petersburg... Full story

 By Brian Varela    News    May 21, 2020

Canneries release plans for incoming workforce

Representatives from Icicle Seafoods and Tridents Seafoods laid out their plans for bringing in outside workers to Petersburg amid the COVID-19 pandemic at the COVID-19 community update last Friday....

 By Laine Welch    Dockside    May 21, 2020

Alaska to receive $50 million from $300 million fisheries relief funds

 Giving COVID relief funds to the seafood industry and stepping on the gas for offshore fish farming are two big takeaways from the executive orders and congressional packages coming out of the nation’s capital. Recent news that Alaska would recei...

 By Brian Varela    News    May 7, 2020

Borough in talks with canneries over incoming workers

Borough Manager Steve Giesbrecht told the borough assembly on Monday that the borough has been working with Icicle Seafoods and Trident Seafoods on their plans for bringing cannery workers into town...

 By Caleb Vierkant    News    April 30, 2020

Uncertainties across industries as Wrangell economy works through pandemic

WRANGELL - With Health Mandate 16, part of Governor Mike Dunleavy's plan to reopen Alaska's economy safely during the COVID-19 pandemic, communities across the state are considering what the near...

 By Brian Varela    News    April 2, 2020

26 tests come back negative for COVID-19

As of Wednesday afternoon, Petersburg Medical Center has submitted 39 COVID-19 testing samples to state and commercial laboratories, 26 of which have come back negative and the remaining 13 tests are...

 By Caleb Vierkant    News    March 12, 2020

Trident Seafoods plant to remain closed for salmon season

WRANGELL - Trident Seafoods, one of the two main seafood processors in Wrangell, has decided not to operate during the upcoming salmon season. Stefanie Moreland, vice president of government...


Dutch Harbor Top Fishing Port in US for 22nd Year in a Row

Dutch Harbor remained the top fishing port in the USA for the 22nd year in a row with 763 million pounds crossing the docks in 2018 valued at $182 million. And Naknek ranked as the nation’s second most valuable port for fishermen with landings...


Police report

January 14 — Authorities responded to an intoxicated individual at a location on S. 6th St. An individual at a location on Haugen Dr. reported a concern with a water drain. Authorities investigated a report of domestic violence at a location on...


Alaska Fish Factor: Fish Factor's annual Fishing Picks and Pans for 2019

Every year since 1991 Fish Factor has selected “picks and pans” for Alaska’s seafood industry - a no-holds-barred look back at some of the year’s best and worst fishing highlights, and my choice for the biggest fish story of the year. Here...


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