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Kupreanof Opposes Northern Route For Kake Intertie

PETERSBURG, AK The small city of Kupreanof is opposing the northern route for an electrical connection from hydro-powered Petersburg to diesel-powered Kake. The Kupreanof city council remains in support of supplying Kake with cheaper, cleaner power but Kupreanof residents don’t want the project to cut through their community.

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Strong king catch means early closure for Southeast trollers

Troll caught winter king salmon (Photo courtesy of Matt Lichtenstein)
Southeast Alaska’s commercial salmon trollers are heading back into port after the winter season closed this week. Thanks to strong catches of king salmon on the outer coast near Sitka, it’s the earliest closure on record for the winter fishery. more

Petersburg sole bidder on three Mental Health Trust parcels

Petersburg is the sole bidder on the three uppermost parcels toward the top of this image. (Image from the Alaska Mental Health Trust Land Office).
It looks like the Petersburg borough will be purchasing some land at Papke’s Landing, about 10 miles south of town. more