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Articles from the July 6, 2012 edition

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 By Shelly Pope    News    July 6, 2012

Fourth festivities brings out revelers

Fourth of July activities brought out visitors and residents alike. Semi-clear skies and no rain made for great times for all. Festivities began in earnest Tuesday, with competitors hitting the water... Full story

 
 By Shelly Pope    News    July 6, 2012

PVFD Fire Chief rebuts accusations before council

Petersburg Volunteer Fire Department Fire Chief Jerod Cook gave rebuttal to accusations put before the Public Safety Advisory Board during the Monday night’s City Council Meeting. “After accusations made by the Chief of Police before the PSAB and... Full story

 
 About Town    July 6, 2012

Yesterday's News

June 30, 1982 - A spokesperson for Cablevision and the deputy commissioner of Administration say they are nearing an agreement that will allow for the broadcast of instructional television here that c...

 
 By Shelly Pope    News    July 6, 2012

Multi-year utility rate hikes proposed

Ordinances 963, 964 and 965 were amended during the Petersburg City Council meeting Monday night. The City of Petersburg Ordinance #963 has the purpose of adjusting the rates for providing safe potable water to residents and businesses. “The water... Full story

 
 By Shelly Pope    News    July 6, 2012

City receives $7.39 million in grant funding for fiscal year 2013

The Petersburg City Council voted to accept $7.39 million in legislative grants for fiscal year 2013 during Monday night’s City Council Meeting. A grant in the amount of $250,000 is awarded for the...

 
 By Shelly Pope    News    July 6, 2012

August 2013 start date possible for North Harbor Dredge

Petersburg City Manager Stephen Giesbrecht summarized the activities taking place for the city during the Petersburg City Council Meeting Monday, July 2. The Corps of Engineers opened up the bid period for the North Harbor Dredge Project Friday,...

 
 Opinion    July 6, 2012

Letters to the editor

The perspective of fairness To the Editor: Recently, several city residents in support of the borough made an acrid accusation that my husband and I are free loaders in regard to city services. For the benefit of other like-minded individuals, I...

 
 By Ron Loesch    Opinion    July 6, 2012

Editorial

We like to hear from our readers. Some people write letters. Some people drop by the office. A recent visitor questioned why the Pilot carried two pages of news on the recall of the Wrangell hospital board and the subsequent firing of the hospital...

 
 Police Reports    July 6, 2012

Police reports

June 27 A report was made of three lost keys on a white Arima float tag lost approximately three weeks ago. Two iPod FM transmitters were taken from a vehicle on Marion. An officer was notified. A case of possible public fornication was reported on...

 
 Courts    July 6, 2012

Court

June 28 Kristoffer A. Norheim, 23, appeared before Magistrate Desiree Burrell for an arraignment hearing for a petition to revoke probation. Norheim entered a plea of not guilty and the case was placed on the August calendar. Jacob Alan Sturgeon,...

 
 By Shelly Pope    Dockside    July 6, 2012

Senator hears issues with sea otters and government regulations

Senator Lisa Murkowski visited Petersburg Monday, July 2, and discussed issues and concerns in regards to fisheries. “I am here to listen to issues that impact your ability to make a living and...

 
 By Laine Welch    Dockside    July 6, 2012

Fish Factor

A first ever accounting of bycatch in US fisheries has been achieved by federal scientists in a user friendly report that aims to set a baseline for the accidental takes of fish, marine mammals, seabirds, and other creatures by fishing gear. The...

 
 About Town    July 6, 2012

Wanderaas, Rolandson to wed

Greg and Kim Rolandson, of Billings, Mont. announce the engagement of their daughter, Allyn Rae, to Jon Michael Wanderaas. Jon is the son of Bill and Patricia Moulton of Petersburg, and Dave...

 
 By Suzanne Ashe    News    July 6, 2012

27th legislative session ends with oil and gas taxes unresolved

Rep. Peggy Wilson, R-Wrangell and Sen. Bert Stedman, R-Sitka in May wrapped up the 27th legislative session, including a 30-day special session. They passed several pieces of legislation that benefit...