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Whale Watching and LeConte Glacier Tours based out of Petersburg Alaska
 

2011 Year-End News Review

 

Pilot File Photo

Year in Review: This young bull, probably a year old, stopped along the Shakes Slough shoreline on the Stikine River to check out the surroundings. He casually browsed and grazed while moving slowly around the fringe of the slough.

Jan. 6: A solitary case of “whooping cough,” was reported by the Public Health Nurse. Bordetella Pertussis is a highly contagious respiratory infection that is easily spread and can be treated with antibiotics.

The city council asked Petersburg Municipal Power and Light superintendent to re-evaluate its request for a back-up generator after bids came in at over a million dollars beyond the budgeted $1.8 million cost.

Jan. 20: The Petersburg Police Department filed a 19-page petition to forego representation by the Petersburg Municipal Employees Association and form their own bargaining...



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