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Articles from the February 2, 2012 edition

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 By Ron Loesch    News    February 2, 2012

Architect recommends new police station, nixes remodel

After approving the report of Jensen, Yorba, Lott, Inc. the city council agreed Wednesday night to have councilor Sue Flint, Mayor Dwyer and the city manager lobby for design funds for the city police station when they are in Juneau next week. The...

 
 News    February 2, 2012

Avenson given six months jail time for felony theft

Judge Carey sentenced Tammi L. Avenson, 49, to serve six-months in jail when she was sentenced on Jan. 23 for conviction of felony theft in the 2nd degree and attempted falsification of business records. Avenson worked as a bookkeeper for...

 
 News    February 2, 2012

City RV park and dump facility going away with library construction

The city is exploring new options for the recreational vehicle staging area and dump/water station services now located in the parking lot adjacent to the Romaid Building. The new library will be constructed on that site beginning this summer. The...

 
 By Submitted Photo    About Town    February 2, 2012

Drug Abuse Resistance Educated 5th graders

Principal Erica Kludt-Painter, Police Chief Jim Agner, Mayor Al Dwyer, City Manager Steve Giesbrecht, School Board member John Bringhurst, and DARE Officer Mike Schwarte proudly stand behind the 27...

 
 By Compiled by Maria Silva    About Town    February 2, 2012

Yesterday's News

February 3, 1982 - Petersburg should have a new shooting range by fall if plans by the city and the Petersburg Rod and Gun Club run on schedule. Using funds supplied by the Alaska Department of Fish...

 
 News    February 2, 2012

Christie Ware sentenced to serve 60 days

Christine J. Ware, 37, appeared before Judge William Carey for felony sentencing under terms of a plea agreement with prosecutors in which she pleads to one felony charge of 2nd degree theft and one misdemeanor charge of attempted falsifying...

 
 Opinion    February 2, 2012

Peggy's Corner

Hello and welcome to week two of Peggy’s Corner of the House. The pace is really picking up as legislators jockey to get their bills into committees early so that they can get them passed before...

 
 Police Reports    February 2, 2012

Police Reports

Jan. 25: A caller requested Papke’s Landing Road be plowed for school bus. Slippery road conditions were reported on Fifth St. and Birch St. Police issued a citation to Scott J. Peterson, 21 for illegal overtake on left. A caller reported sliding...

 
 News    February 2, 2012

Townsend not liable for payment of line of credit

Judge Kevin Miller ruled in December that Frank Townsend, former owner of Petersburg Shipwrights was not liable for payment to his ex-wife Barbara S. Sinclair for a line of credit that was taken out for her commercial fishing business and for their...

 
 By Pilot Photo    About Town    February 2, 2012

White out

The State DOT-PF truck plowed Haugen Drive Saturday morning as heavy, wet snow blanketed Petersburg. By that afternoon, snow turned to rain and the melting cycle is expected to continue into the next...

 
 News    February 2, 2012

City drops pollution insurance requirements for lessees and establishes, “best management practices” policy

After over a year of back and forth debate, the city council and the harbor advisory board have agreed to drop pollution insurance requirements for persons using and, or leasing city land and requiring best management practices which are specified...

 
 News    February 2, 2012

City again tries to engage D.A. with 2nd letter to Governor

Once again the city is attempting to resolve longstanding issues with the District Attorney’s office by calling a town hall meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 21 and inviting representatives of the Governor’s office to attend. Kim Kilkenny of Petersburg Me...

 
 By Orin Pierson    Sports    February 2, 2012

Vikings feel the grind of back-to-back road games

The boys of the Petersburg Vikings basketball program know the meaning of hard work, as the past week attests. They just played five games in six days all against top teams in the region. Their...

 
 By Orin Pierson    Sports    February 2, 2012

Rookie director leads students on the stage

The actors of Petersburg High School took to the stage, over the weekend, performing the play ‘Straight from the Horse’s Mouth.’ It was performed Thursday through Saturday, with big crowds...

 
 Obituaries    February 2, 2012

Edward Mark Glenz, 80

Edward Mark Glenz, 80, passed away January 27, 2012 at his home in Wrangell. Ed was born July 9, 1931 to Edward and Helene Glenz in Portland, Ore. The family home was in Castle Rock, Wash. Ed came...

 
 Obituaries    February 2, 2012

Kathryn Ann Chaney (Lohr), 81

Kathryn Ann Chaney (Lohr), 81 passed away January 12, 2012 at her home in the Dover area southeast of Sandy, Ore. Kathryn was born October 29, 1930 in Dansville N.Y. She married Don Chaney in 1947 in...

 
 Obituaries    February 2, 2012

Dale Lee Tennison, 68

Dale Lee Tennison, 68 passed away January 29, 2012 at his home in Spokane, Wash. after a 10 month battle with cancer. Dale was born July 9, 1943 in Olympia, Wash. His family moved to Petersburg when...

 
 Obituaries    February 2, 2012

Stan Otness, 86

Stan Otness, 86, died on January 13, 2012. Stan was born on June 30, 1925, in Petersburg, Alaska to John and Ragna Otness. He was the fourth of five adventurous boys growing up fishing commercially...

 
 By Laine Welch    Dockside    February 2, 2012

A look at the drop in halibut catch numbers

As expected there will be less halibut available for fishermen to catch this year – an 18% drop to 33 million pounds, to be split among fisheries along the west coast, British Columbia and Alaska. That follows a 19% cut to the catch last year. The...

 
 About Town    February 2, 2012

Library News

Adult Reading Raffle - Enter weekly to win a KINDLE FIRE and other great prizes online at psglib.org or at the Public Library. Open to adults 18+ Snacks+Music+Fun=TAG - Sat, Feb 4  - 11 am-1 pm Have an impact. Join the library’s Teen Advisory...

 
 
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