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Update on USCG VHF Outages

Last Friday, March 13, 2020, two sites that had been down for over 120 days were brought back to operational. As of Monday, March 16, 2020, sites that the U.S. Coast Guard is unable to receive VHF communications are: Bede … Continue reading

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Rockfish Required Retention in Federal Waters

As a result of the North Pacific Council action taken in December of 2019, beginning March 23, 2020, NMFS has new rockfish retention requirements. This action contains two main provisions: requiring full retention and landing of rockfish by CVs using … Continue reading

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USCG VHF Outages

The Coast Guard has experienced various VHF outages in Southeast and Southcentral Alaska throughout the summer and into the winter. Extra caution is advised in areas of Northern Shelikof Strait, Southern Cook Inlet, and portions of Southeast Alaska.  Repairs are ongoing, … Continue reading

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AMSEA Drill Conductor Class in Petersburg

AMSEA will hold a Drill Conductor class in Petersburg on February 10th from 8am-7pm at the Tides Inn conference room. You can register only at www.amsea.org or by calling (907)747-3287. See the flier here.  

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Public Hearing on Humpback Whale Critical Habitat in Petersburg 1.6.2019

There will be a public hearing held by NOAA concerning the Humpback Whale critical habitat designation in Petersburg from 4pm-7pm January 6th, in the Petersburg Borough Assembly Chambers. The meeting will begin with a brief presentation by NOAA Fisheries giving … Continue reading

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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Public Meeting

There will be a public meeting with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), tomorrow, December 3rd at 3:00pm in the Assembly Chambers regarding the South Harbor Dredge Project. The Project Partnership Agreement will be reviewed and there will be time … Continue reading

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Southeast Sea Otter Stakeholder

The Southeast Sea Otter Stakeholder Meeting is being held in Juneau tomorrow, November 6th, from 8:30am-5:00pm at the Lecture Hall at the Alaska State Library, Archives, and Museum. You can attend in person, or stream the meeting live. In response to … Continue reading

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