December 13, 2012 | Vol. 39, No. 50

Editorial

Cast your borough vote

Remember to fill-out your borough ballot and return it to election officials by next Tuesday, Dec. 18. The election for the Petersburg Borough will go down in history as the single most significant referendum to be decided for decades to come.

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Juneau officials hope Petersburg’s borough formation proposal fails because the door will be flung open for them to expand their borough boundary well into Petersburg’s back yard.

Petersburg will lose rights to:

• 1,700 acres in state land that will be granted to the borough.

• $600,000 in transition funding to set up the new borough governme...

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