Local News

More detail on IPHC decisions

This year’s coast-wide commercial halibut catch will be down again overall. However, Southeast fishermen will see another small increase for the second year in a row.
That’s according to recommendations from the International Pacific Halibut Commission, which voted on the numbers at the end of its 5-day, annual meeting in Victoria, British Columbia Friday. Matt Lichtenstein has more on that story.

Recent News

School on northern Prince of Wales Island closes

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As other schools around the state are welcoming students for the new year, one school in a small village on Prince of Wales Island in Southeast Alaska will not be opening its doors. The school in Port Protection on northern Prince of Wales isn’t open this fall, because of a lack of students. more

Petersburg schools open Monday with enrollment up

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Students head back to class Monday, August 29 in Petersburg as the new school year gets underway. Enrollment numbers have increased in two of the three schools and the district welcomes several newcomers to its faculty. more