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Articles from the March 7, 2019 edition

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 By Brian Varela    News    March 7, 2019

Borough to send out RFP for new baler

The Petersburg Borough will send out a request for proposals for a new baler, after the assembly approved the decision on Monday. In January, the...

 

Thomas Bay

A view of Thomas Bay from a flight to Juneau on Feb. 20. Snow covers the mountain tops near Baird...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    March 7, 2019

USCG running active shooter drills

United States Coast Guard members throughout Southeast Alaska will be in Petersburg this week...

 

Yesterday's News

March 7, 1919 The mail boat Trygve returned from the Kake run on Tuesday night and those operating the boat report an exceptionally rough trip. She sa...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    March 7, 2019

Decision to designate assembly seats could go to voters

The borough assembly amended ordinance #2019-01 on Monday in its second reading, which would put the decision to designate assembly seats on the...

 

Correction:

In last week’s issue of the Petersburg Pilot, the front page story reporting on the borough’s 24-hour diesel campaign used the term megawatts...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    March 7, 2019

SEAPA to reimburse the borough for running diesel generators

The Southeast Alaska Power Agency board passed a motion at their regular board meeting on Thursday that would reimburse the Petersburg and Wrangell...

 

Watchful eyes

A bald eagle perches high up in a tree mid Feb....

 

Letter to the Editor

Why a free pass? To the Editor: How is this fair? The Borough Assembly just voted to put a proposed...

 

Editorial: Education vs. PFDs

Education is too critical a part of our state's future to allow for reduced funding of that line...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    March 7, 2019

Local reality show begins filming

Engel Entertainment, a production company filming a reality TV show focused on law enforcement in Alaska, has begun filming in Petersburg. “You...

 

Police report

February 27 — Brandon Johnson, 35, was arrested on charges of burglary in the first degree, vehicle theft in the first degree, assault in the third...

 
 By Brian Varela    Sports    March 7, 2019

Vikings win last two home games of the year

The boys varsity basketball team won their last two home games of the season against Wrangell...

 
 By Brian Varela    Sports    March 7, 2019

Lady Vikings lose last two home games of the season

The girls varsity basketball team lost their last two home games of the season against Wrangell...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    March 7, 2019

Heather Conn selected as the elementary principal

Heather Conn, special education teacher with the Petersburg School District, will be replacing Teri...

 

Senator hopes for agreement to fund ferries through mid-2020

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A co-chairman of the Senate Finance Committee said Thursday he wants to reach a budget agreement that would fund the...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    March 7, 2019

Community fills auditorium for screening of A HERD OF ORPHANS documentary

Petersburg residents filled about two-thirds of the Wright Auditorium on Thursday to view the...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    March 7, 2019

Roadless Rule, Galore Creek Mine hot topics during SEACC visit

WRANGELL - The Southeast Alaska Conservation Council, SEACC, was founded in 1970 to protect the land...

 
 By Laine Welch    Dockside    March 7, 2019

AK pollock noodles swept awards in products competition 

Push that pasta aside. Noodles made from Alaska pollock are poised to become a center of the plate...

 

Obituary: George Stephan Murrison, 84

George Stephan Murrison, 84, passed away at his home in Petersburg on February 10 with his wife... Full story

 

Ballot measure seeks to move legislative sessions from Juneau

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A proposed ballot measure seeks to move Alaska legislative sessions from the state capital of Juneau to the state’s biggest...

 

Women's health clinic

Women up to age 29, with limited or no access to health care, can get exams and reproductive health services on a sliding scale at the Public Health...

 

Death Notice

Tom Lewis passed away March 2, 2019 at Petersburg Medical Center. An obituary and Celebration of Life will follow.... Full story

 

Homecoming court

This year's homecoming court was crowned on Friday between the girls and boys varsity basketball...

 

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