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Video – Big boom for tiny shrimp in Petersburg, Alaska

Alaska is home to one of the most prized species of salad shrimp, Pandalus borealis. In Petersburg, Tonka Seafoods has just three boats permitted for salad shrimp fishing, but is looking for more as demand for the Alaska species soars. “We have a different species than you get in other parts of the Pacific Northwest.” Tonka Seafoods President Wendell Gilbert said. “And these are what they are looking for in Iceland, because this is exactly the same shrimp they have on the East Coast and in their area.” Read the rest here 10:44

Obituary, Jerry P. Wollen 58 Petersburg, Alaska

Gerald “Jerry” Patrick Wollen, 58, was born in Aberdeen, Washington on June 14th, 1957 to parents James and Ruth. Jerry’s final resting place will be on the beach in front of his home he shared with Glorianne in Alaska. There was a whole lot of living between the beginning and the end. Read it here 21:57