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Articles from the April 14, 2016 edition

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 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 14, 2016

School board hires two new teachers, approves other contracts

The Petersburg School Board approved the employment of two new teachers within the district. Eliza Warmack will join staff as a 5th grade teacher... Full story

 By Dan Rudy    News    April 14, 2016

Plane crashes on Admiralty; three dead, one survives

WRANGELL - A passenger plane based out of Wrangell crashed on Admiralty Island April 8, during a... Full story


Yesterday's News

April 15, 1916 – A new course of procedure in the matter of changing master's papers, which will be of great convenience to Petersburg's boats, is...

 By Jess Field    News    April 14, 2016

Rainforest Islands Ferry ready for summer start

The North End Ferry Authority is prepared to resume ferry service on Friday, after shutting down for the winter due to low customer traffic. The...


To the Editor

Bike safety To the Editor: I saw something horrible Monday night after work. I was headed down Haugen. There was a little girl on a pinkish bicycle...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 14, 2016

ADFG seeking citizen scientists to help monitor white nose syndrome

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game is looking for citizen scientists to track bat local bats in... Full story


Engagement Announcement

Susan and Weldon Benzinger, of Kneeland, Calif. announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah,...


Police reports

April 7 A caller reported a juvenile late returning home from a walk. The caller asked if the juvenile was seen please send home. An officer was...


Drift gillnet opens May 2

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game announced the first opening of the Southeast Alaska drift gillnet fishery will begin Monday, May 2, 2016. This...


SE Alaska king salmon sport fishing regulations for 2016

The 2016 sport fishing regulations for king salmon in Southeast Alaska and Yakutat will be effective 12:01 a.m. Tuesday, April 12, 2016 – 11:59...


Rod and Gun Club to hold annual meeting

The Rod and Gun Club will hold its annual meeting and range clean-up on Saturday, April 16 at the Gun Range at 9:00 am. Election of officers will be...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 14, 2016

Truth hurts: How saying 'I don't love you anymore' saved one couple's marriage

A little more than a year ago on a cold winter morning, not unlike many Petersburg couples, Meggan a... Full story



April 12 Travis Adams appeared before Magistrate Judge Burrell for charges of assault IV and violating conditions of release. The court entered a not...

 By Jess Field    News    April 14, 2016

Former Petersburg resident takes on reality TV

Clare Painter has always liked a little adventure in her life, and she recently undertook a...

 By Laine Welch    Dockside    April 14, 2016

Fish Factor: Alaska Senator Dan Sullivan discusses efforts for fisheries

Alaska Senator Dan Sullivan has scored seats on nearly every Congressional committee that deal with issues on, over and under the oceans. That...


Delta to end year-round service in Juneau

JUNEAU (AP) — Delta Airlines says it will no longer offer flights from Juneau in the fall and winter months because demand from Alaska residents at...


Fewer salmon expected in 2016 commercial harvest

KETCHIKAN, Alaska (AP) — Commercial fishermen in Alaska are expected to harvest fewer salmon this year. The Ketchikan Daily News reports that...


Walker not sure legislators can wrap fiscal work by Sunday

JUNEAU (AP) — Gov. Bill Walker said Tuesday that as much of an optimist as he is, he doesn't see state legislators wrapping up work on all the...


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