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.
Kupreanof Opposes Northern Route For Kake Intertie
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
It looks like the Petersburg borough will be purchasing some land at Papke’s Landing, about 10 miles south of town. more