Thursday’s Little Norway Festival runs all day
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Little Norway Parade 2013. Photo by Mindy Anderson
Little Norway Festival activities began Wednesday in Petersburg but the festival really picks up speed today with events running morning to night.
Janet Holten, Chair of the Little Norway Festival Committee, talked to Angela Denning about Thursday’s schedule:
Doors open at 7:15 p.m. for the Mitkof Mummer’s performance. Again, that’s at the Wright Auditorium.
The Little Norway Festival runs through Sunday. We will be airing more details of the festival schedule in future newscasts.
The Sitka Conservation Society and U.S. Forest Service are holding meetings this week on two wilderness areas near Wrangell and Petersburg.
The conservation group is hoping to hear observations on use and conditions in the Stikine-Leconte wilderness near Wrangell and the Petersburg Creek-Duncan Salt Chuck wilderness on Kupreanof Island near Petersburg. more
Commercial Dungeness crabbers have a full two-month summer and two-month fall season for most of Southeast Alaska again this year. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game announced this week the summer season would continue through August 15 and a fall season is planned for October and November. The season length is set based on the catch from the first week of fishing. Crabbing opened on June 15th. more