The compromise would leave sport fishing bag limits unchanged throughout the season.
The proposal was supported by both the Alaska Department of Fish and Game and fishermen.
Oksana Tolkachova says her family in Ukraine goes to bed every night fully dressed, ready to leave at a moment’s notice.
In total, there are 27 places proposed for renaming on federal land in Alaska.
Petersburg’s Indigenous name is Séet Ká Kwáan. It means people of the fast moving waters, referring to the Wrangell Narrows in front of town.
The Petersburg borough is reporting a large COVID-19 outbreak among residents and staff at its assisted living facility.
Cruise ship stops and interest from independent travelers are up in 2022. That follows a shortened season in 2021 and no visits by cruise lines the year before at the start of the pandemic.
This year’s total coast-wide limit increases more than 5% over last year’s, to 41.22 million pounds.
The study involves using DNA from deer droppings to help estimate numbers of Sitka blacktails on the island.
The fishery starts on Feb. 11, and the harvest and price could be historic.