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Articles from the February 25, 2021 edition

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 By Brian Varela    News    February 25, 2021

Petersburg at red status for COVID-19

Seven more residents tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday, bringing Petersburg's total active case count to 36, according to a joint press release from the Petersburg Borough and Petersburg...

 

A marine road trip

A pod of orcas swims through the Wrangell Narrows Tuesday morning....

 
 By Brian Varela    News    February 25, 2021

Report inconclusive on 2019 Guardian flight crash

An aviation accident report on the Guardian King Air 200 medical life flight that lost control en route to pick up a patient in Kake in January 2019 could not definitively identify the cause of the...

 

Yesterday's News

February 25, 1921 On Monday night the Petersburg Fire Department gave another of those delightful annual dances for which the department is justly famous. The hall was decorated appropriately with hose and fire fighting paraphernalia of all kinds. Th...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    February 25, 2021

Borough assembly updates health mandates

The Borough Assembly updated several local health mandates and an emergency directive at an emergency meeting Tuesday in response to the expiration of the state's emergency declaration. The health...

 

Happy 100th Day!

Luke Glasow holds his 100th day of school bag of trail mix, which includes gummy bears. Kerri Curtiss' first grade class celebrated the 100th day of school by making special crowns and wearing their...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    February 25, 2021

PMC expects several vaccination clinics in March

The Petersburg Medical Center has the potential to vaccinate residents who want but have not yet received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on March 12, but recipients will have to commit to...

 

Happy 100th Day! from Mrs.Wilkes' class

Amy Wilkes third grade class celebrated the 100th day of school on Feb. 29 by dressing up as 100-year-olds. They also created collages that feature 100 individual pieces of a particular item. Back...

 

Editorial: It's so preventable

It should be obvious by now that no amount of peer reviewed science or proven medical knowledge is going to change the minds of those who choose to ignore common sense guidelines to prevent the...

 

To the Editor

Little Norway Festival To the Editor: As we all know last year took us on a journey that we weren't expecting or even prepared for. With that, many events that we do had to be put on hold, Little...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    February 25, 2021

DEC releases report on local water quality

Two sample sites in the waters around Petersburg tested above the Alaska Water Quality Standard (WQS) for fecal coliform, according to a preliminary marine water quality report on Alaska's ports and...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    February 25, 2021

Assembly awards bid to repair Motor Pool Shop

The Borough Assembly awarded a bid to Rainforest Contracting for the repairs to the Motor Pool Shop for an amount not to exceed $1,130,450 at their meeting on Monday. The borough's insurance company...

 

Police report

February 17— Suspicious activity was observed at locations on Reservoir Rd. and Hungerford Hill Rd. Extra patrols were requested at the three mile mark of Mitkof Highway. February 18— Authorities spoke with a victim of theft at a location on Scow...

 

Except for Bristol Bay, Alaskans prepare for salmon season of poor to average runs to most regions

Alaskans are preparing for another salmon season of poor to average runs to most regions. The big exception once again is at Bristol Bay where another massive return of more than 51 million sockeyes is expected. Managers predict that surge will...

 

Commercial Tanner Crab effort at 4,640 pots

The Registration Area A (Southeast Alaska) Tanner crab harvest strategy establishes commercial Tanner crab fishing season length using estimated mature male biomass and the number of registered pots...

 

S.E. commercial Dungeness closure on Feb. 28

The commercial Dungeness crab fishery in Registration Area A (Southeast) will close in Districts 1 and 2, and Section 13- B outside of the Sitka Sound Special Use Area by regulation at 11:59 p.m. on...

 

Artifact Archive

The Alaska Music Trail In 1948, Russian-born pianist Maxim Shapiro had a debut and reception hosted by the Governor and Dorothy Gruening. Shapiro, impressed by Alaska's beauty and his audience's...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    February 25, 2021

Airport testing extended to June 30

Greeting, screening and testing services at James A. Johnson Airport will remain in place until June 30 for intrastate, interstate and international visitors under two health mandates passed by the...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    February 25, 2021

Assembly awards RFP for hydroproject repairs

The Borough Assembly awarded an equipment procurement contract for the Blind Slough Hydroelectric project to Gilbert Gilkes and Gordon, Ltd. for a total of $2,002,396 at their meeting Monday. Gilbert...

 

Stock Market Game winners

Two students in Rick Brock's eighth grade exploratory class took first and second place in Alaska in a nationwide stock market game. Iris Case, right, came in first place in the state, and Kristina...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    February 25, 2021

Active cases reach 52 Thursday afternoon

The total active COVID-19 case count for Petersburg has reached 52 as of Thursday afternoon, according to a joint press release from the Petersburg Borough and Petersburg Medical Center. Six new... Full story

 
 By Brian Varela    News    February 25, 2021

Petersburg to stay in red for another week

The Emergency Operations Center is maintaining Petersburg's high risk level for COVID-19 transmission for at least another seven days, as positive cases of the virus continue to be identified and... Full story

 
 By Brian Varela    News    February 25, 2021

Active case count jumps up to 65

Eleven more active cases of COVID-19 were reported in Petersburg on Tuesday, bringing the local case count up to 65, according to a joint press release from the Petersburg Borough and Petersburg... Full story

 

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