NOAA Attorney provides details about vessel operators making settlements following IFQ violations

On October 27 the Pilot reported that the owners, operator and individual Fishing Quota permit holder of the F/V Spicy Lady were charged with three counts under the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act and the Northern Pacific...

Vehicle rollover on Mitkof Highway

On Nov. 17, at 5:47 p.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report of a motor vehicle collision in Petersburg. Investigation revealed Tommy Marsh, age 41, of Petersburg was northbound at Mile 11.6 Mitkof Highway when he lost control of his vehicle,...

Bulkhead construction completed ahead of schedule

Construction of the newest improvement to the Petersburg's harbor facilities is complete ahead of schedule. The bulkhead addition project also came in under budget, according to harbormaster Glo...

Thomas Bay chum release gains support

Alaska Department of Fish and Game held its fall regional planning team (RPT) meeting in Juneau on Wednesday and unanimously supported releasing 40 million stock chum salmon in Thomas Bay north of Petersburg. The chum would come from Hidden Falls...

PHS volleyball ready for regions

The Lady Vikings wrapped up the regular season with two victories against Wrangell before the Thanksgiving break. The teams played in Petersburg on Friday and faced off in Wrangell the next night....

Alaska Fish Factor: 2017 sale conditions looking positive for Alaska salmon

Alaska seafood goes to roughly 120 countries around the world and competes in a rough and tumble commodities market. Looking ahead to next year, sales conditions are looking positive for Alaska salmon, with some mixed market outlooks for other main...