The sockeye salmon run returning to the Stikine River near Petersburg and Wrangell was predicted to be good, but it’s turning out to be even better than expected.
During an Alaska campaign tour, Murkowski stopped into Petersburg Tuesday night to hold a two-hour meet and greet at the Sons of Norway hall.
People can file for office until Aug. 23. The elected positions range from the mayor to the library board.
Finkenbinder says as a Republican she'll have a better chance to make changes than her Democratic opponent.
Organizers say the weather forecast for this weekend is unsafe for paddlers.
Petersburg borough’s assembly was united in voting at Monday’s regular meeting. Everything they voted on ended with unanimous support including two ordinances on marijuana.
The Petersburg borough assembly approved the ballot question in response to a citizens initiative that gathered enough signatures for a vote. The question would ask voters if all sales and importation of marijuana should be illegal, including cultivation and testing.
Petersburg's borough assembly meets Monday to consider marijuana proposals, a state income tax, and other issues in a regular meeting.
Police Chief Kelly Swihart says SB 91 creates softer arrest and bail conditions and will make it more difficult to keep the public safe.
Well child checkups are limited to children six and under. People over 29 can longer get immunizations, STD checks or birth control although there are a few exceptions.