Articles from the March 2, 2017 edition

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Glenn Cooke: We all speak the language of seafood

Glenn Cooke, CEO of Cooke Inc. was the keynote speaker at the Chamber of Commerce annual meeting and...

 

Petersburg Medical Center strategic plan monitors financial strength

Oversight and communication by the Chief Financial Officer are a key component of PMC's strategic...

 

State Senator Stedman talks ferries, budget and oil tax credits

State Senator Bert Stedman predicts the legislature will be in session for a full 120 days with an additional 30 day session if they are to complete...

 

Petersburg Rotarian travels to India to build dam; give polio vaccines

Petersburg Rotarian Rick Braun traveled to India recently to administer polio vaccines and help...

 

Jackson sentenced to 23-months on state drug charges

Superior Court Judge William Carey presided over the sentencing of Marvin Mitchell Jackson on state...

 

Yesterday's News

March 2, 1917 – Mayor Pryer received by Tuesday evening’s mail the satisfactory news that the townsite of Petersburg is to be surveyed, which is...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 2, 2017

Borough Assembly discusses deferal funding priorities, water fluoridation

The Petersburg Borough Assembly gathered in its newly renovated municipal building this week during its February 27 meeting. During the meeting, the...

 

To the Editor

Not much has changed To the Editor: Due to circumstances beyond our control, Deb and I had to move back to Juneau temporarily a bit over a year ago. A...

 

Editorial: Per Diem

The Alaska Dispatch News reported this weekend that Juneau’s three lawmakers “are collecting thousands of dollars in public money meant to pay for...

 

Police reports

Feb. 22 — Police made a traffic stop at 3.5 mile Mitkof Highway. Process papers were served to an Odin St. address. A protective order was served at...

 

Courts

Feb. 14 — Ray Stoner III entered a No Contest Plea for operating gear without a permit card. The defendant was sentenced to a $300 fine and ordered...

 

First person housed in new jail makes court appearance

Luis Guillermo Arce is the first prisoner to be housed in the new community jail. Arce, age 59 of...

 
 By Dan Rudy    Sports    March 2, 2017

Second buzzer-beater eludes girls in Metlakatla

The Lady Vikings were beaten by the buzzer again last weekend while hosting division leaders...

 
 By Dan Rudy    Sports    March 2, 2017

Vikings lose three in road games

The Vikings boys had their first losses of the season last week, playing a string of games on the road against a pair of formidable teams. Following...

 
 By Laine Welch    Dockside    March 2, 2017

Fish Factor: "Puppy Love": good for your pet, and for Alaska

Puppy Love will soon be putting more people to work in Seldovia, a town of less than 300 people at the tip of the Kenai Peninsula. The love comes in...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    March 2, 2017

Southeast Conference to review ferry sustainability fixes

WRAGNGEL – When Southeast Conference meets for its annual Mid-Session Summit in Juneau later this...

 

Salmon Derby Committee to meet Friday

The Petersburg Chamber of Commerce Salmon Derby committee will meet this Friday, March 3 at noon at the chamber offices. Planning will begin for the...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    March 2, 2017

Wrangell Interim borough manager selection confirmed

WRANGELL – The City and Borough Assembly confirmed its selection of an interim borough manager to...

 

Theater named for Peratrovich

KETCHIKAN (AP) – Elizabeth Peratrovich’s name now stands over the theater in the Southeast Alaska Discovery Center, placed there by the U.S. Fores...

 

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