Articles from the January 5, 2023 edition

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 By Chris Basinger    News    January 5, 2023

Contract awarded for Blind Slough hydropower refurbishment

The Petersburg Borough Assembly unanimously voted during Monday's meeting to award the construction...

 By Chris Basinger    News    January 5, 2023

Petersburg residents log thousands of birds during Christmas count

Petersburg birders cast their gaze to the skies on Dec. 17 as part of the National Audubon Society's...


Yesterday's News

January 5, 1923 – Following custom, the bachelors of Petersburg will give another of their annual dances at the Sons of Norway Hall on Saturday...

 By Chris Basinger    News    January 5, 2023

PIA seeks rezoning of 12th Street lot ahead of prospective purchase

The Petersburg Borough Assembly unanimously approved an ordinance in its first reading during...


To the Editor

Community Emergency Response Team in the works To the Editor: The Petersburg Volunteer Fire Department (PVFD) Auxiliary committee has been looking...


Police report

December 28 – A minor in need of supervision was cited for curfew violation. Petersburg Police Department (PPD) received a report of a lost dog....

 By Chris Basinger    News    January 5, 2023

Over $13,000 raised by Salvation Army red kettles

The famous Salvation Army red kettles, manned during the holiday season by volunteers armed with sil...


Vikings build experience at Thunder Mountain

The Petersburg High School boys basketball team traveled up to Juneau over the winter break to take on the Thunder Mountain Falcons in two varsity...

 By Larry Persily    News    January 5, 2023

Wrangell Borough commits $2.2 million to develop residential subdivision

Wrangell — The borough’s target date is 2024 for the sale of the first 22 residential lots in the proposed subdivision of the former Wrangell...


Warming waters are driving Bering Sea crashes, but Alaska's fishing industry is quiet on climate

Billions of snow crab disappeared from the Bering Sea in the past few years — a crash that’s devastated Alaska’s crab fishing fleet and a... Full story


Wrangell Borough starts cost review of new wastewater permit requirements

WRANGELL — The borough is about to begin the five-year, state-mandated process of updating its wastewater treatment plant. Borough officials are...

 By James Brooks    News    January 5, 2023

University of Alaska will gain land under new federal budget law

An obscure clause in the just-passed $1.7 trillion federal omnibus budget law has awarded the University of Alaska a plot of land half the size of the... Full story


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