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Articles from the January 26, 2012 edition

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 By Ron Loesch    News    January 26, 2012

PVFD moves into new station

As of Thursday night, the Petersburg Volunteer Fire Department began responding to emergencies from their new fire hall. Trucks and emergency vehicles, with lights flashing, drove to the new Haugen...

 
 News    January 26, 2012

Nearly six pounds of marijuana seized from shipment to Kake

PETERSBURG — Slightly less than six pounds of marijuana was seized Sunday, Jan. 22 from a shipping tote at Alaska Marine Lines. Police Chief Jim Agner said Tuesday the entire shipment was destined f...

 
 About Town    January 26, 2012

Yesterdays News

January 27, 1982 - Petersburg Processor’s owner, Ray Wood announced the pending sale of Petersburg Processors to Nelbro Packing Co., an American Company headquartered in Seattle. Wood made the...

 
 News    January 26, 2012

Alaskans sharing PFDs at unprecedented rates halfway to 2012 goal, pledges thus far total $1 million

ANCHORAGE – Generous Alaskans from across the state are opting to give a portion of their 2012 Permanent Fund dividend to nonprofit causes at rates that exceed the first three years of the program. Participation rates of 4.5 percent and an average...

 
 News    January 26, 2012

Alaska exports top $5 billion for first time

Governor Sean Parnell announced this month that Alaska has topped the $5 billion mark in exports for the first time. The news reflects goods exported from January through November 2011, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Alaska’s total exports...

 
 About Town    January 26, 2012

Petersburg’s New Year’s Baby

Alexander Nahlee Deberry is Petersburg’s New Year’s baby. He weighed 7 lbs. 12 oz. and was born to Monique Davis and Eric Deberry in Anchorage on Saturday, Jan. 7 at 8:06 a.m. Deberry told the...

 
 Opinion    January 26, 2012

Letters to the Editor

Moved in To the Editor: Now that the Volunteer Fire Department has moved into Station One, we'd like to thank the State of Alaska for the funding for our new building. Countless hours were put into the design plans for the building and overseeing...

 
 By Representative Peggy Wilson    Opinion    January 26, 2012

Peggy's Corner of the House

Hello and welcome to Peggy’s Corner of the House. I’m excited to be back in Juneau representing District 2 in the State House. I’m sad, though, that this will be my last year representing...

 
 Police Reports    January 26, 2012

Police Reports

Jan. 11: Justin Patrick, 26, was arrested on a charge of criminal mischief. Police responded to a report of a drunken male causing problems at an Ira St. home. Gasoline was reported stolen from a vehicle at Nordic and Gjoa. A vehicle was reported on...

 
 By Orin Pierson    Sports    January 26, 2012

Vikings lose a pair to Sitka in Petersburg

The Sitka Wolves prowled into Petersburg last weekend to challenge the Vikings boys basketball team. Sitka left with a handful of wins but the story is more interesting than the scores show. The Vikin...

 
 By Orin Pierson    Sports    January 26, 2012

Lady Vikings battle on Sitka’s basketball court

The Petersburg Lady Vikings rode the big blue boat to Sitka last weekend to challenge the Lady Wolves to a few games of basketball. The Wolves are known to have one of the strongest teams in the...

 
 News    January 26, 2012

Analyst: State faces tough budget decisions

JUNEAU (AP) — Alaska is similar to a person approaching retirement age, Legislative Finance Division Director David Teal said Tuesday, noting that as income falls, there's a greater reliance on savings. Teal told the Senate Finance Committee the st...

 
 By Orin Pierson    About Town    January 26, 2012

The Capitol Steps put the 'mock' in democracy

Petersburg Arts Council brought the Capitol Steps to Petersburg on Tuesday. The Capitol Steps are a group of political satirists, whose live show feature song parodies and skits roasting the...

 
 By Laine Welch    Dockside    January 26, 2012

Fish Factor

An array of 19 new seafood products will compete for top honors at the annual Symphony of Seafood contest, and the crowd will choose the popular People’s Choice award.  The Symphony began nearly two decades ago as a way to celebrate innovation...

 
 Dockside    January 26, 2012

Alaska salmon packers leave program

KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — Seventy-five percent of Alaska's salmon packers have decided to pull out of the Marine Stewardship Council's fisheries certification program when the current agreement expires at the end of October. Those processors are Triden...

 
 By Courtesy of Michael Nore Collection    About Town    January 26, 2012

Ginrod twins

The twin girls featured in the historic photo from the Michael Nore collection last week were Marolyn and Carolyn Grinrod. The twins were born in November 1937 and later graduated from Petersburg...

 
 
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