Joe Viechnicki, KFSK - Petersburg
The goal is to mimic natural processes to bring back topsoil and improve fish habitats.
The LeConte Glacier student survey was started in 1983 by Petersburg High School teacher Paul Bowen and has happened almost every year since then.
As of Monday, the outbreak at the borough’s Mountain View Manor assisted living wing involved one death and at least 10 people testing positive.
Anchorage’s larger hospital capacity played a role in the decision to move the meeting as the state sees COVID case numbers set new record highs this month, says the Board of Fish executive director.
Petersburg’s active COVID-19 case count dropped to single digits this week, the lowest total since late October.
The bill would grant just over 23,000 acres of land that’s now national forest to each of the five new corporations.
Southeast’s commercial troll catch of king salmon fell short of its target in the first summer opening in July. The fleet gets another shot at those chinook in a second fishing period that starts Friday, Aug. 13.
Just days before the relaxation of some travel restrictions at the U.S.–Canada border, Canadian workers are warning of long delays at the border because of a labor dispute.
Supporters of a disaster extension say it would allow health care providers to continue to offer alternate sites for screening and testing and continue to use telemedicine during the pandemic.
The Southeast Alaska town ranks fourth of any counties in the U.S., according to a New York Times analysis.
For many, civil rights icon Elizabeth Peratrovich is more than a historical figure. For Diane Benson, a Tlingit woman living in Petersburg, learning of Peratrovich changed her.
Mistakes meant $2 million less for habitat restoration work on the Tongass National Forest, according to the internal audit by the US Forest Service.
A federal agency has put some dollar amounts to the impact from the COVID-19 pandemic on commercial and charter fishing industries nationwide in the first part of last year.
The Alaska Marine Highway System announced the new coronavirus-related protocols on Sunday. Three days later, it sent out a statement tweaking some of them.
After announcing there would be no spring bear hunting in the state, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game has partially changed its mind. All non-resident brown and black bear hunts will remain closed through May 31. Spring bear hunting for Alaska residents remains open during that time.