Guest Editorial

City will dissolve if borough is approved


With the establishment of the State’s borough formation election in December, people are asking questions and the city is working to provide factual information as they answer those queries.

One person this week commented that some don’t realize the City of Petersburg will go out of existence if and when the borough is formed. There will be no more city government. The only remaining city within the borough will be the City of Kupreanof.

Were the City of Petersburg to remain in existence, we would not favor borough formation. Having lived in Ketchikan and submitted property taxes to bot...

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