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From supplements to textiles, creative uses for seafood byproduct on the rise

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Local wins Petersburg Salmon Derby with 50 pound fish

He was alone on his boat, and it was a bit of a battle. Scott Stafford, of Petersburg, caught his Salmon Derby winning 50.9 pound fish on Saturday. Fishing from his 22-foot-long Alice Marie, just... Full story

Marijuana committee takes a closer look at borough-run store

The possibility of a borough-run marijuana store was once again broached during the Local Marijuana Regulation Advisory Committee’s second meeting as a whole group Wednesday evening. Dr. James Baker, a retired chiropractic physician with medical... Full story

Record dry weather causing fire concerns

Petersburg has moved from its wettest April on record to what’s looking to be its driest May. Despite rain Wednesday and more precipitation forecasted for today (Thursday), this May is “definitely still looking like it’ll be the driest,”...

PHS boys earn first-ever regional title

The boys Track and Field team emerged as the Region V champs at last week's regional meet in Juneau. The girls team took second place, behind Sitka, and twelve PHS athletes qualified for the State... Full story

Aulbach to swim for Division I, University of Louisville

Petersburg High School senior Abel Aulbach will trade in his Viking blue for the University of Louisville's Cardinal red as he suits up to swim for the school's team starting this fall. Aulbach has...

Injury shakes up Vikings; PHS falls to Kings in three games

The Vikings baseballers struggled to match the Ketchikan Kings intensity in a three-game matchup last week. A Friday night injury to starting pitcher Colby Bell’s hand shook up the team; they were finally able to recover and play competitively...

Petersburg Community Foundation awards $11,000 to local nonprofits

The Petersburg Community Foundation (PCF) awarded six grants totaling $11,000 to area nonprofits in an award ceremony on May 16. Several special guests and donors were present for the ceremony...

PHS students measure LeConte Glacier movement

Despite a mild winter, LeConte Glacier really hasn't receded or advanced much. Six Petersburg High School (PHS) students traveled by skiff and helicopter to survey the glacier on May 12 and mapped...

From supplements to textiles, creative uses for seafood byproduct on the rise

Public and private groups are looking at new ways to enhance the value of Alaska's seafood industry. The multibillion-dollar sector is of significant importance to the state's economy, and Southeast...

Fish Factor

Alaskans will have to wait until fall to learn if salmon habitat prevails over a coal mine proposed at Upper Cook Inlet. A decision due earlier this month by the state Department of Natural Resources has been delayed until after a public hearing...

 
 
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