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Petersburg guard armory to be used for wildlife trooper

The Alaska Army National Guard is transferring armories in rural communities to various different organizations including municipalities around the state. Here in Petersburg, the armory on Haugen Drive was transferred to the Division of Public Safety in May of this year.

Driver in fatal van wreck to change plea next month

It looks like the driver of a Petersburg borough van that crashed on July 4th, 2016 will not be going on trial for murder and manslaughter charges this summer. Attorneys in the case have reached an agreement on a jail sentence for the fatal wreck.

Largest component of Southeast hatchery chums not meeting expectations

Operators of fish hatcheries in Southeast Alaska are a little puzzled with early returns of chum salmon this summer. The numbers of four-year-old dog salmon are not living up to expectations, while younger and older fish are making up a bigger portion of this season’s catches.

Commercial firewood sales proposed for Mitkof Island forest land

The U.S. Forest Service is proposing to offer trees for commercial firewood sales on Mitkof Island. Personal use firewood cutting is already allowed. But commercial sale of that wood is something that local residents have sought on Mitkof.

New Yorker Radio Hour

Marketplace Weekend is being discontinued by the producers to focus resources on the economic stories of the day for the program which airs Monday through Friday on KFSK, 6:50am Learn more about our proposed new program for Saturday mornings, 11am New Yorker Radio Hour

Welcome to KFSK: Alanna Elder 2018 Summer News Intern

Stop by and say hello or give her a warm welcome should you meet her in the community. Alanna is a recent graduate from the University of Wyoming with a B.S. in Agroecology & Environment and Natural Resources, 4.0 GPA

Overturned cabin cruiser stuck in Redoubt Bay

A 31-foot vessel, the Catalina Condor remains in Redoubt Bay, after it was intentionally grounded and then accidentally overturned when the tide changed. The owner is working with the U.S. Coast Guard and local resources to...

Video: Coast Guard rescues two hikers in Glacier Bay

Two hikers were picked up by the U.S. Coast Guard on Saturday (7-14-18) in Glacier Bay National Park, after one hiker injured a knee and required immediate medical care. The hikers sent a transmission through their personal...

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