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Articles from the April 23, 2020 edition

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 By Brian Varela    News    April 23, 2020

Borough passes face covering mandate

A public health mandate requiring residents to wear face coverings in public when social distancing...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    April 23, 2020

Governor excludes Petersburg from discussion on opening businesses

The Petersburg Borough Assembly held a special meeting on Wednesday to discuss a list of questions...

 

Petersburg Pilot places 2nd as best weekly newspaper

The Petersburg Pilot has again been named among the best weekly newspapers in Alaska according to...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    April 23, 2020

School district churns out thousands of meals each week

Last week, the Petersburg School District distributed 3,946 meals to 310 kids in the district as stu...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    April 23, 2020

Second case of COVID-19 identified in community

The Petersburg Borough confirmed the second positive result for COVID-19 in the community on...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    April 23, 2020

Borough assembly finalizes $100,000 appropriation to PEDC

The borough assembly approved an emergency ordinance to amend the fiscal year 2020 budget to...

 

Travel restrictions delay AMHS vessels operation

The Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) is developing a reduced service operating plan for spring...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    April 23, 2020

Borough approves public health mandates #5, #6

The borough assembly approved two health mandates at their assembly meeting on Monday regarding the...

 

Covid-19: The Faces Behind the Masks, part two

This week with the Petersburg Borough announced Public Health Mandate #4; All community member are...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    April 23, 2020

PMC hosts events to keep residents active amid pandemic

Petersburg Medical Center is kicking off a healthy community series this week beginning with an Eart...

 

Petersburg Fishing Report

Steelhead The spring steelhead fishing season is off to a strong start. Anglers report strong catch rates in the last week as more bright fish are...

 

Police report

April 15 — Two burglaries were reported at locations on Mitkof Highway. Authorities responded to a disturbance report at a location on N. Nordic...

 

Trooper report

On April 14, Brandon Consolver, 25, of Oak Harbor, Washington was cited for taking a deer during a closed season on Kupreanof Island. The deer was...

 

AK Native group sues over coat's design

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska Native cultural organization is suing luxury retailer Neiman Marcus, saying the Dallas-based company violated...

 

Alaska fishing towns object to virus restrictions mandate

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Some midsize coastal towns in Alaska have voiced opposition to state rules barring the communities from establishing their...

 

Opponents lose court case against Alaska mine near fishery

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Opponents have lost a court case against the proposed copper and gold mine near a major salmon fishery in Alaska’s Bristol...

 

Alaska officials warn of fentanyl-laced pills

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A public warning was issued to Alaska residents about the dangers of fentanyl after multiple overdoses were reported this...

 

AK initial jobless claims down, but well above average

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Initial unemployment claims in Alaska are down slightly from a historic high, but they are about 12 times what is typical for...

 

Alaska Fish Factor: 2020 salmon catch expected to be down 36% after 2019 season

Alaska’s total salmon catch for 2020 is projected to be down 36 percent from last year’s haul of 207 million fish, the eighth largest on record...

 

Springtime joy

Tucker Gibson and his dog Fergie enjoy an afternoon muskeg jumping after hunkering down at...

 

Movie night

Residents begin to fill the parking lot at Lighthouse Assembly of God for their drive in movie...

 

Social visit

Two harlequin ducks stand on rocks in the waters of Wrangell Narrows on Sunday....

 

Social Isolation

An abandoned flat with crab pots on it was retrieved on Friday in the Wrangell N...

 

Natural gathering

A gathering of ducks and birds sit offshore of the Wrangell Narrows near the bike path on S. Nordic...

 

Artifact Archive: Before our Gymnasium

In the 1920s all local basketball games were played in the Sons of Norway Hall. For both players...

 

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