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Articles from the April 26, 2012 edition

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 By Suzanne Ashe    News    April 26, 2012

PIA board president and administrator resign

Tribal Administrator Will Ware handed in a letter of resignation this weekend after two years of service at the Petersburg Indian Association. The 38-year-old father of four boys, was unavailable for...

 
 By Suzanne Ashe    News    April 26, 2012

Forest Service allows Tonka Timber Sale to support local lumber

Forrest Cole, Tongass National Forest Supervisor, last week announced the decision to allow the Tonka Timber Sale on Kupreanof Island to proceed. Now an official appeals process will take place for those opposing the sale. For those in favor, a...

 
 News    April 26, 2012

Roofing the Sons in the sun

Craig Curtiss sits a top the 100-year-old Sons of Norway Hall securing new, red roof sheeting. The roof replacement is being funded by previously unused state capital money, which was set aside...

 
 About Town    April 26, 2012

Yesterday’s News

April 28, 1982 - Mr. L.J. Jackson, MSC Manager for Southeast Alaska announced April 20, the appointment of Jonathan Ness as Postmaster of the Petersburg, Alaska post office. The actual date of his ins...

 
 By Suzanne Ashe    News    April 26, 2012

Health Fair draws a crowd of hundreds

Nolan the Colon, a 30-foot-long, 15-foot-high and 12-foot-wide inflatable colon, covered in polyps and tumors, was the star of Saturday's Health Fair. This was Nolan the Colon's first visit to...

 
 Opinion    April 26, 2012

Letters to the editor

PIA changes To the Editor: Out of respect to the many relationships that the Petersburg Indian Association (PIA) provides to the Petersburg School District, City of Petersburg, Roads Programs, and businesses in the community, the PIA Board of...

 
 Police Reports    April 26, 2012

Police Reports

April 18 Caller reported being harassed on the 200 block of N. Nordic. Caller reported a raven with an injured wing on Fram St. April 19 Unknown suspects vandalized a garden on N. Nordic. An abandoned vehicle was found in a ditch at 13 Mile of Mitkof...

 
 Courts    April 26, 2012

Court reports

April 25 Marc Martinsen entered a plea of not guilty in District Court on charges of DUI and refusal to submit to a Breathalyzer test. He was ordered to not consume alcohol and to stay out of establishments where alcohol is served. A trial date has...

 
 By Suzanne Ashe    News    April 26, 2012

Superior Court rejects Redistricting Board lines

The Alaska Redistricting Board will once again appeal a Superior Court Judge's decision to redraw district lines. Alaska Redistricting Board Executive Director Taylor Bickford said an appeal will be...

 
 News    April 26, 2012

Redistricting board plans appeal

JUNEAU (AP) — The Alaska Redistricting Board plans to appeal a judge's rejection of its second stab at redrawing the state's legislative boundaries. Executive Director Taylor Bickford says the board also plans to ask the Alaska Supreme Court to...

 
 News    April 26, 2012

Members pitch in for Petersburg Rod and Gun Club clean-up

The Petersburg Rod and Gun Club did a little spring cleaning on April 14 at its shooting range. Rod and Gun Club President Chris Cotta said this is just the first event of the season. Cotta hopes...

 
 News    April 26, 2012

Rescued: AK man spent 7 nights outdoors, no food

KETCHIKAN, Alaska (AP) — The fly fisherman reported missing on Saturday was found Tuesday in good condition in the Salmon Bay Lake area and returned to Ketchikan on a Ketchikan Volunteer Rescue Squad floatplane. David Ford, 57, was found at 12:40 p...

 
 News    April 26, 2012

Agency says eastern Steller sea lions recovering

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Steller sea lions from Alaska's Panhandle to California's Channel Islands have reached recovery targets and should be removed from the endangered species list, according to the federal agency that oversees them. The eastern...

 
 News    April 26, 2012

Ted Nugent pleads guilty in illegal bear kill

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Rocker and gun rights advocate Ted Nugent pleaded guilty to transporting a black bear he illegally killed in Alaska, saying he was sorry for unwittingly violating the law. “I would never knowingly break any game laws,”...

 
 Dockside    April 26, 2012

Halibut bycatch the topic of Seattle workshop

Brainstorming over halibut bycatch is the theme of a two day workshop this week in Seattle. Topping the discussions:  the methods used to collect bycatch numbers and the accuracy of the data.   Setting a precedent: the IPHC and NPFMC working...

 
 About Town    April 26, 2012

Lockhart, Kangas wed

Marci Lockhart and John Kangas, both of Petersburg, will be married on May 5, 2012 at the Petersburg Lutheran Church. The bride is a Petersburg High School graduate and has worked at the Petersburg...

 
 About Town    April 26, 2012

Library News

The library will be closed Saturday, May 5 Cupcakes - Friday, April 27, 3 – 5 pm. Open to teens 6 grade and up. Call to register at 772-3349 Join the fun after school at the library and learn how to create fun cupcake designs with Tana O'Leary from...

 
 By Suzanne Ashe    About Town    April 26, 2012

Petersburg’s Blessing of the Fleet

Mild weather and a high tide welcomed this year's annual Blessing of the Fleet on Sunday. The event was hosted by Petersburg Ministerial Association, Petersburg Vessel Owners and the Sons of Norway....

 
 News    April 26, 2012

Pilot earns six Press Club awards for 2011 work

Pilot staff members Orin Pierson, Ron Loesch and Keith Chaplain earned six awards at last weekend's Alaska Press Club conference in Anchorage. The awards were for work done in 2011 and were entered...

 
 
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