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Petersburg chuch holds one of many vigils for Mackenzie Howard

A group of Petersburg residents gathered at the Salvation Army Church Friday Night for a candlelight vigil in memory of Kake teenager Mackenzie Howard and in support of her family. It was one of many such events around Alaska. You can listen to the Petersburg vigil below:
You can download or listen to an mp3 version here (It is a large file)

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Renovated municipal building opens in Petersburg

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City hall has received a major facelift. Petersburg borough employees and the local police department this month have been moving into the newly renovated municipal building on Nordic Drive and will be open for business at that site on Monday, February 27th. more

State cuts bring changes to SE commercial fisheries

This super cub at Eliza Lake allows biologists to track pink escapements. Photo courtesy of Troy Thynes
Commercial fisheries in Southeast Alaska have survived two years of state budget cuts but not without some changes. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game’s Division of Commercial Fisheries has cut some positions, ended some monitoring programs, and found some new funding sources. more