Petersburg facility resumes fish processing
Trident Seafoods will resume fish processing in Petersburg after a light pink salmon run brought an early end to the processing work in the Wrangell plant.
Plant manager Dave Ohmer said Wednesday that 43 Trident Seafoods workers who were temporarily transferred to the Wrangell plant on June 28 have returned to Petersburg as planned.
Trident Southeast Manager John Webby, who was in Petersburg Wednesday said the decision earlier this summer was made to save money as well as put employees where they’d get the most work.
“We were expecting pink salmon in the 30 million range and it’s goin...