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Articles from the April 5, 2018 edition

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 By Ben Muir    News    April 5, 2018

Petersburg Ranger District considers guide permit until community pushes back

The forest service in Petersburg was hardset on waiting to decide on a recent controversial guide...

 
 By Ben Muir    News    April 5, 2018

Research biologist explains communication with humpbacks

Researchers at a lighthouse near Petersburg have...

 

Yesterday's News

April 5, 1918 John Allen, who returned from Juneau last Friday on the Admiral Watson, brought word t...

 
 By Ben Muir    News    April 5, 2018

Southeast power agency CEO updates Borough assembly on savings, water levels

The CEO of Southeast Alaska’s wholesale power provider stopped by an assembly meeting on Monday...

 
 By Ben Muir    News    April 5, 2018

Herring fishery closes 8,330 tons short of guideline level

The Sitka Sound sac roe herring fishery closed Tuesday for the remainder of the 2018 season after...

 

Local paper price increases to $1.50

With this week’s edition the price of both the Wrangell Sentinel and Petersburg Pilot increases...

 

Correction:

A story last week said that Jeffrey Jones, a candidate for CEO of the Petersburg Medical Center,... Full story

 
 By Ben Muir    News    April 5, 2018

WAVE promotes 'Embrace Your Voice' for sexual violence month

A non-profit group's theme for sexual assault...

 

Editorial: Newsprint prices rise dramatically

Since June 2017 this newspaper has received three price increases totaling $167 metric/ton from our...

 
 By Ben Muir    News    April 5, 2018

About 10 applicants for police chief position so far

The Petersburg Borough is a month into recruiting for a police chief, and about 10 applications...

 

Local man charged with alleged burglary at Trading Union

A Petersburg man is facing a burglary charge...

 

Police Report

March 28 — An officer responded to a theft. An officer made contact with an ATV on the shoulder...

 
 By Ben Muir    News    April 5, 2018

Borough upgrades old response equipment

The Petersburg Borough recently installed two...

 

After extended debate, Alaska House passes operating budget

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — After nearly two weeks of debate, the Alaska House has passed its version...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    April 5, 2018

Wrangell water alert level lowers to Stage II watch

WRANGELL - The city has lowered its alert stage...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    April 5, 2018

Wrangell Chamber suggests late-summer coho derby

WRANGELL — The Chamber of Commerce’s annual king salmon derby has been cancelled, it announced...

 

Longer public comment sought ahead of Pebble project review

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A state agency and critics of the proposed Pebble Mine want the U.S. Army...

 

Nominate Petersburg to receive a grant for a local park

For the fourth year in a row, the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) is collaborating w...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    April 5, 2018

King salmon sport fishery closed down for coming months

WRANGELL - The Alaska Department of Fish and Game...

 
 By Laine Welch    Dockside    April 5, 2018

Fish Factor: At start of halibut opener March 24 federal fishery managers announced commercial catches for Alaska will be down 10 percent

Pacific halibut catches for 2018 won’t decline as severely as initially feared, but the fishery...

 

Alaska marijuana regulators to again review on-site use

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska regulators, once on the cusp of allowing on-site use of marijuana at...

 

AK House backtracks on full dividend vote

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Alaska House’s populist vote earlier this week to pay Alaskans the...

 

Walker proposes centralized 911 dispatch system

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Gov. Bill Walker wants to spend $9.5 million for a centralized statewide...

 

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