The crew had been fishing on the F/V Magnus Martens of Juneau and F/V Vigilant of Petersburg.
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At a time when monuments of colonizers and enslavers are being debated and removed across the country, a mural is going up this July 4th in the birth place and on the birthday of a Native civil rights leader. The new mural in the Southeast Alaska community of Petersburg celebrates Elizabeth Peratrovich, her legacy as…
Pilot Hal Andersen finished off a nearly 30-year career with Alaska Airlines the same way he started it — flying the “milk run” through Southeast Alaska.
According to the statement, the infected person is in quarantine, and Alaska public health officials are monitoring their condition.
The 57-year-old Matanuska broke down in January, leaving Petersburg, Wrangell and other Southeast Alaska communities without ferry service.
The state has hired Allen Marine Tours to run daytrips between Juneau, Kake, Angoon and Tenakee Springs. Those runs will be Saturday, Feb. 29 and Tuesday, March 3.
Service on the ferry Matanuska, the Alaska Marine Highway’s sole operating mainliner this winter, has yet to begin. Transportation officials have announced more cancellations through the middle of April, when the Columbia is expected back in service.
A fossil of a marine reptile in Southeast Alaska has officially been declared a new species and Tlingit elders have named it after a well-known creature in their traditional stories.
The next crab season in Southeast will open in mid-February.