Wed Dec 5, 2012

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Two ships announce plans to dock at Halibut Point Marine in 2013. Interview: Gov. Parnell opts to build two smaller Alaska Class ferries in Alaska. Petersburg fishermen question NMFS about new small-boat observer program.


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