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 By Ron Loesch Publisher    News    May 18, 2017 

Power superintendent replacement proposal draws strong criticism

Borough Manager Steve Giesbrecht's proposal to...

 
 By Ron Loesch Publisher    News    May 18, 2017 

LeConte Glacier field work continues for second year

Researchers from the University of Alaska...

 
 By Ron Loesch Publisher    News    May 18, 2017 

Grand jury indicts Kenneth L. Birch on two counts of sexual assault

A grand jury indicted Kenneth L. Birch, 36, on two counts of sexual assault, one in the first...

 
 By Ron Loesch Publisher    News    May 18, 2017 

Others weigh-in on proposed PMP&L replacement

Representatives of the IBEW Local 1547 office in Ketchikan and the Power and Light Superintendent...

 
 News    May 18, 2017 

King salmon fishing crews fall short of winter season limit

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) – King salmon fishing crews in Southeast Alaska have fallen short of catching...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 18, 2017 

Borough Assembly advances budget 5-1, revises and approves sales tax exemption ballot measures for fall

The Petersburg Borough Assembly advanced 5-1 the fiscal year 2018 budget in its second reading with...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    May 18, 2017 

Wrangell boat yard hoists centenarian vessel

WRANGELL – The sounds of a couple dozen projec...

 
 News    May 18, 2017 

Rod and Gun Club awarded $10,000 grant

The Petersburg Rod and Gun Club announced the receipt of two grants from the National Rifle...

 
 News    May 18, 2017 

Third air ambulance service comes to southeastern Alaska

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) – A third air ambulance will be servicing a southeastern Alaska community. Jun...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    May 18, 2017 

Wrangell elementary school principal heading north

WRANGELL – The school district has begun advertising for a new principal at Evergreen Elementary...

 
 News    May 18, 2017 

Alaska officials lower price for tied-up ferry

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) – Officials are lowering the asking price for a state ferry that has been...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    May 18, 2017 

National Guard closing down Wrangell armory

WRANGELL – Troops were in town recently, decommissioning Wrangell’s National Guard armory on...

 
 News    May 18, 2017 

Classical concert May 19

Evan Drachman on cello and Doris Stevenson on piano will be performing at 7 p.m. on Fri., May 19 at...

 

Police rescue resident from apartment fire

Petersburg Police responded to an apartment fire...

 

Power and Light Superintendent retires after 14 years

Power and Light Superintendent Joe Nelson...

 

Murkowski: Omnibus bill yields benefits for Alaska

Last week the United States Senate passed an omnibus bill to fund the government through the end of...

 

Alaska students walk out to support education funding

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) – Hundreds of Alaska residents and students gathered in Fairbanks on...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    May 11, 2017

Wrangell may hike water rates and install meters

WRANGELL – Topping Tuesday’s city agenda was a continued discussion of the city’s residential...

 

Rider thrown from ATV

On Tuesday, May 9 Petersburg Police and EMS...

 

Alaska ferry has steel defects in engine room, officials say

KETCHIKAN, Alaska (AP) – An Alaska Marine Highway System ferry will not depart in May as...

 

Long awaited land trade approved

KETCHIKAN, Alaska (AP) – A recently approved U.S. Senate bill secures a long-awaited land trade....

 

Alaska Marine Highway System manager resigns

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) – The Alaska Marine Highway System needs a new manager. Capt. Mike Neussl...

 

Alaska's Young votes for health care law overhaul

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) – Alaska U.S. Rep. Don Young was among a majority of House members who voted...

 

Alaska's 24/7 earthquake monitors in jeopardy of being lost

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) – Alaska might lose its 24/7 earthquake monitors due to budget cuts. The...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    May 11, 2017

New temporary staff hired for Wrangell water plant

Staff numbers have been boosted for Wrangell’s ailing water treatment plant this summer in an effo...

 

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