Elected officials and residents in Petersburg have also asked about lost revenues from past timber sales and what’s been done to correct oversight.
The summer harvest was so good that it’s higher than nearly all other full-season harvests — but the value of the fishery was not near a record breaker.
A combination of low prices and low returns has the summer of 2020 shaping up to be one of the worst in decades.
In Petersburg, workers were restricted closed campuses — they were only allowed to go between the plant, dorms and cafeteria. Some workers said they felt resigned to it. Others said it felt like jail.
The teams timed their own 5K races at home and then shared them. The girls’ and boys’ teams from Juneau-Douglas: Yadaa.at Kalé both finished first.
Fish and Game said 2020 is ‘definitely a historic, very poor pink salmon harvest.’
The medical center estimates that about 177 local workers from OBI and Trident get tested each week.
One thing Michael has learned through dozens of interviews is that people are not always limiting their social bubbles.
Researchers believe this is the orca’s first trip to Alaska waters.
The language revitalization effort is modeled after Hawaii’s successful program, with the goal to offer Native language in all Alaska schools, from pre-kindergarten to college.