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Articles from the January 2, 2014 edition

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Yesterday's News

January 3, 1914 – Capt. Egill Erickson, skipper of the halibut schooner Polaris, a well known fisherman all along the southeastern Alaska coast, on his return to Seattle last week reported having discovered and located new halibut banks near...


2013 Year in review

January Petersburg residents contributed a record amount to the Salvation Army Christmas program last year-$15,618.17-more than $9,700 than the year before. Jan. 4, a 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck... Full story


Registration for comingled recycling program has begun

The Petersburg Borough Sanitation Department has set February 4 to be the start date of the new comingled voluntary recycling program. Residents who want to participate must call Public Works at 772-4430 to sign up. Once that’s done, sanitation... Full story


Police reports

December 24 A caller reported concern for an individual. An officer responded to a report of reckless driving. December 26 Harbor officials requested assistance with an individual. A caller reported an abandoned vehicle. December 27 A caller...



December 23 Dean Haltiner and Autumn Vasquez appeared before Magistrate Judge Burrell to request dissolution of marriage. The court recommended to Superior Court Judge Carey to grant the dissolution. December 27 Cristian Gomez-Gillardo appeared...


Fish Factor's retrospective look back at 2013

Alaska’s seafood industry worked hard again in 2013 to ramp up its message to policy makers, most of whom still tend to overlook the industry’s economic significance to the state and beyond. What is that message? That “the industry” is made...


Obituary, John Chester Randrup, 72

John Chester Randrup, 72, died on December 26, 2013 in Petersburg, Alaska. He prevailed over adolescent and mid-life illnesses but could not overcome the battle with cancer. He was born to Wesley and... Full story


Economic development council promotes crowd funding

Matt Lichtenstein, recent KFSK news director and now full-time troller fisherman, just earned $5000 in crowd funding after the Petersburg Economic Development Council (PEDC) implemented a new program earlier this month. PEDC partnered with the...


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