Hannah Flor, KFSK - Petersburg

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.