Annual sport fishing harvest survey

This week, ADF&G Division of Sport Fish will begin mailing the first wave of 2016 Alaska Sport Fishing Surveys to Anglers who purchased an Alaska sport fishing license in 2016. The survey is sent to approximately 47,000 randomly selected Alaska...

Southeast hunters cited for shooting swimming deer

ANCHORAGE - Two southeast Alaska hunters have been cited for shooting swimming deer. Alaska Wildlife Troopers on Saturday seized six deer from the fishing vessel Sumner near Washington Bay on Kuiu Island. Troopers say 49-year-old Robert Martin of...

Petersburg flirting with historically dry month

In 1971, there was a record setting stretch of 17 days without rain during September and October. In 2012, there was a 13-day stretch during the same period with dry weather, according to NOAA meteorologist David Levin based in Juneau. Levin says... Full story

Assembly authorizes payment for study

The Petersburg Borough Assembly unanimously voted to authorize borough manager Stephen Giesbrecht to enter into a cost share agreement for a dredging study of South Harbor at its meeting Monday... Full story

Petersburg swimmers ready for regionals

The Petersburg High School swim teams took off to Juneau last weekend to compete in their final meet before regionals in two weeks. Head coach Andy Carlisle says both teams did well. “We had several best times, and that’s always good,” he...

Obituary, Harley C. Solberg, 92

Harley C. Solberg, 92, died in Seattle on October 5, 2016. He was born on February 4, 1924 in Sparta, Wisconsin to Adolf Solberg and Selma (Nelson) Solberg. He spent his years growing up in Oaklee,... Full story

Fish Factor: Despite numbers, fish moving swimmingly to market

It was a rough salmon season at most Alaska regions this summer, with Bristol Bay being the big exception. While sockeye catches exceeded expectations, all other species came up short. But salmon stakeholders can take heart that the fish is moving...