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Articles from the February 13, 2014 edition

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 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 13, 2014

Court grants homeowners stay of demolition

A Superior Court Judge ruled in favor of the owners of the house on 1011 Wrangell Ave. Tuesday morning granting a stay of demolition after the Petersburg Borough issued a demolition order against the structure. The building’s foundation failed in... Full story

 
 By Kyle Clayton    About Town    February 13, 2014

Cupid marks Hammer couple's 60th anniversary

Art and Jeanine Hammer's wedding anniversary is on tomorrow's Valentine's Day. Before meeting Jeanine during the summer of 1953, Art, nine years her senior, was used to the bachelor life. "I was just... Full story

 
 About Town    February 13, 2014

Yesterday's News

February 14, 1914 – Returning Petersburgers from Seattle on the Admiral Sampson, have brought the unconfirmed, but hopeful news that the Pacific Coast & Norway Packing Company held its annual stockholders meeting, and that it was decided that...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 13, 2014

State transportation experts present Nordic and Haugen construction designs

Alaska Department of Transportation staff outlined future road construction plans for South Nordic Drive and Haugen Drive to Petersburg residents Tuesday night. The more than $9 million project... Full story

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 13, 2014

Community provides input on superintendent hiring process

A school board member and the elementary school principal hosted a community meeting to learn what local residents want from the incoming superintendent. The community meeting was part of a comprehensive survey also given to district staff, which aim...

 
 Opinion    February 13, 2014

To the Editor

Congratulations To the Editor: Congratulations on your 40 years of serving Petersburg. As a PHS alumni, I still enjoy getting the Pilot. Greg Severson...

 
 Police Reports    February 13, 2014

Police reports

February 5 Police issued a citation to Jean S. McCay, 61, for speeding on North Nordic Drive. February 6 A caller reported possible domestic violence. A caller reported a speeding vehicle. February 7 Police received a report of smashed glass blocks....

 
 Courts    February 13, 2014

Courts

February 6 Carla Ratliff appeared before Magistrate Judge Burrell for a charge of Driving Under the Influence. The court entered a not-guilty plea on the defendant’s behalf and set conditions of release. Davinnia Tullos appeared before Magistrate...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 13, 2014

Resident charged with theft after pet escaped "doggy jail"

A Petersburg man is representing himself at a jury trail after police charged him with Theft and Criminal Trespass for taking his dog from the borough pound. Martin Massin said his dog, Lucky, ran away when he was cutting wood near Hungry Point. He...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 13, 2014

Attorney: Child pornography case may not go to trial

A local man charged with several counts of possessing and distributing child pornography will see his trial pushed back after a district court judge granted a motion by his attorney last December to declare the case complex. According to U.S. Code,...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    Sports    February 13, 2014

Lady Vikings win two home games

The Lady Vikings tamed the Sitka Wolves during both of last weekend's home games. Head Coach Dino Brock said Friday evening's senior appreciation night revved up the team and the crowd. "We came out...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 13, 2014

Operation Sea Lion disperses sea lions, for now

The borough's war against aggressive marine wildlife dubbed "Operation Sea Lion" has been successful in keeping the animals off the floats and away from people. It's latest weapon: a solar powered...

 
 About Town    February 13, 2014

Borough Assembly to discuss elections & hospital ordinance

The Petersburg Borough Assembly meets tomorrow (Feb. 14) at 12 p.m. in the assembly chambers. The assembly will hold a public hearing on the borough’s election ordinance. The ordinance maintains the current in-person election process. It will also...

 
 Obituaries    February 13, 2014

Obituary, Roderick G. Bain, 91

Long-time Alaskan Roderick G. Bain, 91, died at home in Anchorage on Feb.5, 2014. He was born May 13, 1922, in Portland, Ore. to Roderick M. and Sophie Bain. He was raised in Long Beach, Wash. He was... Full story

 
 By Laine Welch    Dockside    February 13, 2014

Fish Factor: Alaska seafood free of Fukushima radiation

Alaska seafood is free of radiation stemming from Japan’s 2011 tsunami and Fukushima nuclear reactor disaster. That was the take home message from the Alaska Dept. of Conservation to the state Senate Resources Committee at a recent hearing. Citing...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 13, 2014

Ketchikan requests support from Petersburg in lawsuit against state

Ketchikan Gateway Borough officials are again requesting Petersburg’s, along with more than 30 other municipal government’s, assistance with its lawsuit against the state of Alaska. Ketchikan is moving forward with its lawsuit over the...

 
 
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