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Articles from the February 18, 2021 edition

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 By Brian Varela    News    February 18, 2021

Home goes up in flames early Tuesday

The Petersburg Volunteer Fire Department responded to a house fire on Tuesday in the early morning...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    February 18, 2021

Petersburg expects over 80 port calls this summer

The Canadian government issued an order on Feb. 4 to prohibit cruise ships in all Canadian waters...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    February 18, 2021

One new case of COVID-19 reported

A local resident who has recently traveled has tested positive for COVID-19, which is the first...

 

Yesterday's News

February 18, 1921 Last Saturday night a big dance and benefit for the Petersburg Hospital was given by the Sons and Daughters of Norway in the S. of...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    February 18, 2021

Few local health mandates stay intact

Alaska's disaster declaration, which was used to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, expired on...

 

Chilly morning cruise

Two mallards forage in the chilly waters of the Wrangell Narrows as snow falls around them last...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    February 18, 2021

Over 1/3 of local population has received at least one vaccine dose

Petersburg Medical Center administered a second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on Feb. 11 to...

 

Following the leader

A group of surf scoters play "follow the leader" in the Wrangell Narrows Feb. 9...

 

To the Editor

He was my hero To the Editor: I was saddened to hear about the passing of Jonas Hollingstad and wanted to tell his family that he was the most...

 

Police report

February 10— Authorities served a trespass notice to an individual at a location on Birch St. A welfare check was done as requested at the five...

 

Happy Valentine's Day from Mrs. Wilkes' class

Amy Wilkes' third grade class pose for a picture during Rae C. Stedman's Feb. 11 Valentine's Day...

 

Court report

Jan. 15 – Bobby Douglas Egen was arraigned on charges of violating a domestic violence protective order. The defendant was released on a $500...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    February 18, 2021

The Riemers: 64 years and counting

Dave and Sally Riemer were students at Shaker Heights High School in Ohio when they had their first...

 

Lady Vikings win two more games

The Lady Vikings had two wins in the past week against Thorne Bay and Klawock, but while the...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    February 18, 2021

MVM deck project raises $5,374

The Deck Out Our Deck organizers just raised $5,374 through a raffle fundraiser on Feb. 14, which br...

 

Ice rink 2021

Public Works staff fill the ice rink at the ball field with water ahead of the freezing...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    February 18, 2021

SPED preschool to open at elementary school

Rae C. Stedman Elementary School will begin offering special education preschool beginning in the 20...

 

Happy Valentine's Day from Ms. Curtiss' class

During the month of February, teachers at Rae C. Stedman Elementary School focused their lesson...

 

Alaska Fish Factor: Edict by CDC says fishermen must wear masks while underway, even while sleeping; Coast Guard will enforce it

Fishermen must wear masks while they are underway, even while sleeping, and the Coast Guard intends to enforce it. That’s an edict issued as a...

 

Obituary: Angelette "Angie" Hofstad

Angelette "Angie" Hofstad passed away in the loving care of her family while living out-of-state... Full story

 

Obituary: Rick Whitethorn

Rick was born in Petersburg, Alaska to Elmer Whitethorn and Margaret Roundtree Whitethorn. Rick had... Full story

 

Obituary: Barbara Martin Short, 89

Barbara Martin Short, 89 died of natural causes, while eating her favorite ice cream with Wayne's... Full story

 

Obituary: Patrick James Murray, 58

Patrick J. Murray 58 passed on December 11, 2020 in Anchorage, Alaska. He was born in Salisbury, Mar... Full story

 

Obituary: Doyle John Cook Jr., 63

Doyle John Cook Jr., 63 passed away unexpectedly on February 7, 2021 on a work boat of a suspected... Full story

 

Authorities identify 2 people killed in AK plane crash

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska State Troopers have identified two people killed in last week's crash of a small plane in Wrangell-St. Elias Nationa...

 

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