Hannah Flor, KFSK - Petersburg

Hannah Flor, KFSK - Petersburg
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a Coast Guard cutter

Coast Guard decommissions longtime Southeast Alaska cutter Anacapa

The 110-foot Anacapa was stationed in Petersburg for more than three decades, patrolling Southeast waters and helping to save many lives.
L’xeis Diane Benson

L’xeis Diane Benson on acting and her work in ‘True Detective: Night Country’

Benson, known for her presence on both Alaska-based TV shows and the state's political stage, spoke about her role in the recent HBO series.
a screening

Petersburg actor L’xeis Diane Benson is in HBO’s ‘True Detective: Night Country’

Benson, who also appeared in ABC's "Alaska Daily," says she can't spoil the significance of her character Bee in the twist-laden HBO drama.
Thomas Bay and Frederick Sound

‘Landless’ legislation clears U.S. Senate committee for the first time

The bill would return land to the original occupants of five Southeast Alaska communities left out of 1971's Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.
school hours

Petersburg secondary schools locking front doors during school hours

The change was made in response to threats by students against the facilities, but a school administrator says he would have eventually done so anyway.
the Petersburg courthouse

6 Petersburg residents arrested on drug trafficking charges

The arrests were made after a year-and-a-half-long investigation by the regional task force Southeast Alaska Cities Against Drugs, or SEACAD.
a plane

Alaska Seaplanes to close Petersburg and Wrangell locations

Company staff say they're ending service to the Southeast Alaska communities by late October due to low ridership, as well as limited cargo.
A woman in a bright neon hoodie operates a trash truck's mechanical arm, to pick up a recycling bin

A large increase in trash shipping costs in Southeast Alaska has leaders exploring solutions

Petersburg's new trash contract comes with a 34% price hike, which would pile onto the community's already sky-high living expenses.
a mountain peak, through the clouds

First climber born and raised in Petersburg summits Devils Thumb

Kyle Knight reached the summit after a lifetime of watching the mountain, dreaming of the climb.
a dock

Trident Seafoods drops salmon prices due to flooding global markets

Trident Seafoods dropped the price for Alaska chum salmon this weekend, from 60 cents to 20 cents per pound for all fisheries.
crab pots

With prices low, many fishermen are skipping Southeast’s Dungeness crab season

Roughly a quarter of the fleet in Petersburg is skipping Southeast Alaska's Dungeness crab season, as many fishermen expect low prices.