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2013 SE salmon catch by the numbers

Alaska’s 2013 Salmon harvest will be one for the record books and the Southeast harvest was more valuable than that of any other part in the state. Matt Lichtenstein has more on the overall catch and value for the region:
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Southeast candidates suggest a range of state budget fixes

Bob Sivertsen, Sheila Finkenbinder, Bert Stedman, Sam Kito III and Dan Ortiz
Candidates for state office representing Southeast Alaska presented a wide range of approaches to fixing the state’s multi-billion dollar budget crisis in September. Ideas ranged from use of Permanent Fund earnings, to an income tax, to more budget cuts, to harvesting natural resources. more

PHS girls first, boys fourth at cross country regions

The region champ PHS cross country team from left, Shlya Cook, Eva Lenhard, Meghyn Parker, Kayliegh Eddy, Erin Pfundt, Julia Murph, and Melanie Chase (Photo courtesy of PHS cross country)
Petersburg High School girls cross country team took first place at the region meet in Sitka Saturday, nabbing four of the top five spots. Sitka came in second in the girls race, followed by Mt. Edgecumbe. more