Other companies have tried the daily connection between Petersburg and Juneau but haven’t seen enough passenger demand.
In recent years, the assembly has been pretty split over the topic, even voting down multiple resolutions for or against a Tongass exemption. In 2019, assembly members agreed to take no position on roadless.
The company got its start when two Norwegian immigrants, John Hammer and Andrew Wikan partnered on a business called the Petersburg Dairy in 1921.
Researchers say the isolation of Prince of Wales Island and Haida Gwaii allowed the new species to develop.
We’ve heard a lot about COVID-19 from experts over the last year, but what about people who have it themselves?
Health officials say the virus was brought into Petersburg by travelers and spread through close contact at bars, restaurants, day cares and schools.
Supporters say the bill would allow health care providers to continue to offer alternate sites for screening and testing and continue to use telemedicine during the pandemic.
A documentary film about the impacts of logging on Southeast Alaska’s Prince of Wales Island is starting to make its way through film festivals.
There are 18 cabins on the Petersburg Ranger District. Raven’s Roost is the only one on Mitkof Island, although there are several three-sided shelters.
Community members have another chance to weigh in tonight on the potential transfer of Tongass National Forest land to five new urban Native corporations.