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 About Town    October 23, 2014 

Yesterday's News

October 24, 1914 – The first law enacted by our territorial legislature two years ago was the law giving women the right to vote. The gallantry of the men voters of Alaska was fully demonstrated by the way the law was accepted. Every one – or nea...

 
 About Town    October 23, 2014 

Appointments and vacancies

The following appointments were made at Monday’s assembly meeting: Vice Mayor: Cindi Lagoudakis (continuing) Southeast Conference and AML Representative: Mayor Mark Jensen (continuing) Liason to the Harbor Board: Kurt Wohlhueter (continuing)...

 
 About Town    October 23, 2014 

Tidal Echoes seeking submissions

Tidal Echoes, the literary and art journal of Southeast Alaska, is now accepting submissions for the 2015 edition Attention all artists, authors, playwrights and poets: the University of Alaska Southeast is now accepting submissions for its 2015...

 
 About Town    October 23, 2014 

First Bank showcases non-profits weekly

In recognition of “National Philanthropy Day” on Nov. 15, First Bank in Petersburg will showcase a local non-profit service organization in their lobby each week starting the end of October and through most of November. The showcase schedule for...

 
 About Town    October 23, 2014 

Moose harvest totals

End of Season RM038 Moose Harvest Total Year Harvest Total 2014 104 (second highest on record) 2013 92 2012 68 2011 88 2010 81 2009 109 (highest on record) Mean 88 moose per year 2014 Moose Harvest...

 
 About Town    October 23, 2014 

Borough Manager's Report

Borough Manager Steve Geisbrecht presented the following report to the assembly at Monday’s regular meeting: Medicaid recertification for the Mountain View Manor is approved. We’re good for two more years. Final touches are being put on the ten...

 
 About Town    October 23, 2014 

Official election results for the borough election held Oct. 7.

Proposition 1 Yes 489 No 518 Proposition 2 Yes 186 No 823 Proposition 3 Yes 593 No 417 Proposition 4 Yes 256 No 759 Proposition 5 Yes 440 No 569 Proposition 6 Yes 748 No 266 Proposition 7 Yes 548 No 467 Assembly, two 3-year terms Cindi Lagoudakis, 64...

 
 By Mary Koppes    About Town    October 16, 2014

Locals get moving for a cancer cure

Runners and walkers turned out en masse for the 15th Annual Beat the Odds Race for a Cure on a drizzly Saturday morning. Marlene Cushing, co-chair of the Beat the Odds committee, said she estimates... Full story

 
 About Town    October 16, 2014

Yesterday's News

September 26, 1914 – Mary A. C. Gibson, candidate for election to the territorial legislature left last Tuesday evening for Skagway where she will meet with her supporters for consultation and outline her program for the campaign. Mrs. Gibson will...

 
 By Erik LeDuc    About Town    October 16, 2014

Seaweed for closeup

From left, Josie Prus, Clara Henriksen, Marie Giesbrecht and Abel Aulbach gather and bag masses of seaweed alongside other Petersburg High School students as part of a fundraising drive to send youth...

 
 By Erik LeDuc    About Town    October 16, 2014

Clausen Memorial Museum recruits new director

Brittany Zenge landed in Petersburg on October's first Sunday, carting her worldly possessions off the ferry through the dark of night. A few days later, she was starting her new job, settling in as...

 
 By Dan Rudy    About Town    October 16, 2014

Bountiful moose harvest reported as season wraps up

It appears to have been a successful month for moose hunters as the season came to an end yesterday. As of Tuesday morning, Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADFG) biologist Rich Lowell reported it...

 
 About Town    October 16, 2014

Stork report

Evynne Michelle Thomas was born to Brandon and Heather Thomas, on September 28, 2014 at 10:00 p.m at Bartlett Regional Hospital, in Juneau. She weighed 6lbs 15oz and was 19.5 inches...

 
 About Town    October 9, 2014

Yesterday's News

September 26, 1914 – Mrs. Maude E. Gilson of Snohomish, is anxious for information in regard to her husband, Chris or C. E. Gilson, who disappeared from his home April 14, 1914 and left presumably for Alaska. He is 31 years old, 5 feet 8 or 9...

 
 By Erik LeDuc    About Town    October 2, 2014

Halfway around the world, Petersburg still looks like home

Clara Henriksen has relocated from her home in Denmark to Petersburg where she will live as a Rotary Exchange Student until July of next year. "It's almost the same, but we don't have as much rain as... Full story

 
 About Town    October 2, 2014

Yesterday's News

September 26, 1914 – The boys are home: Paul Lund, Jack Hanseth, Jack Wanberg, Tony Michaelburst, Chris Lange and the cook—Paul doesn’t know his name— all jolly and popular bachelors, who have spent the summer at their logging camp, returned...

 
 By Erik LeDuc    About Town    October 2, 2014

Connecting to history: Library to continue digital archive additions

Petersburg Public Library just finished the grant phase of a project to digitally preserve local Tlingit and borough history, according to Taralee Alcock, Library Director. The grant, obtained from...

 
 About Town    October 2, 2014

New Pilot reporter

Erik LeDuc joins the Petersburg Pilot as staff reporter. He joins Mary Koppes who also produces news reports and photos for the paper. LeDuc and his wife Caitlyn arrived last week from Las Cruces,...

 

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