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Consultant: Cruise industry again “bullish” on Alaska. DEC investigates sinking of tug Silver Bay II in Wrangell. Blatchley Spelling Bee has new champion. Petersburg to remodel Stedman Elementary School this year.
Fri Jan 17, 2014
The herring spawn is in full swing in Sitka Sound. According to Alaska Department Fish and Game Biologist Dave Gordon, 29 nautical miles of active spawn were recorded today (Wed 4-1-15) and 32 miles on Tuesday. Gordon said that Sitka Sound is likely at the peak of it’s spawn volume, with a possible secondary spawn expected around mid-April. more
A large, smelly fuel spill in Crescent Harbor caught the attention of passersby yesterday evening. But the Coast Guard Marine Safety Detachment, which is responsible for investigating fuel spills, have not been able to determine it’s origins. more