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Borough says ‘no’ to local contractor’s offer to settle harbor bid issue

The Petersburg Borough Assembly this week denied a local contractor’s request that they be reimbursed for the money they spent on their bid for the North Harbor replacement project in exchange for dropping their appeals over the contract award. Matt Lichtenstein reports:
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$8 million summer Dungeness harvest for Southeast

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Commercial crabbers are out fishing again this month for Dungeness crab in Southeast Alaska. The numbers are in for the summer crab fishery and it looks like it was a pretty average season. more

Middle schoolers join in monitoring for invasives in Petersburg harbor

Sixth graders were in Petersburg’s Middle Harbor Thursday morning checking for an invasive species that has shown up on the waterfront not too far away in Sitka. So far students have not seen any sign yet of the marine animal nicknamed D Vex here. more