The Southeast harvests in both 2020 and 2018 were around 8 million fish — among some of the lowest in decades.
Petersburg’s third COVID-19 outbreak is on its way to becoming its worst.
The state spent $40 million to extend and upgrade the remote road outside of the Southeast Alaska village of Kake across the northern side of the island to a new boat ramp about 12 miles from Petersburg.
The resolution asks for a pause on permitting for new mine projects until there’s an agreement between the U.S. and Canada on protecting rivers from mining pollution.
Nearly half this year’s haul, or 61 moose, came from Kupreanof Island.
Troopers say it appears that 55-year-old David Dalton succumbed to the elements.
Health care providers are urging people to get vaccinated for the flu as well as COVID-19.
The lighthouse building dates back to 1935, built in the art deco style. It replaced one that burned to the ground in 1933.
Petersburg’s middle and high schools have been operating remotely because of cases among staff and students.
The size of the harvest was close to average, but the value of the crab was exceptional.