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Articles from the May 7, 2020 edition

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 By Brian Varela    News    May 7, 2020

Balanced fiscal year 2021 budget passes

The borough assembly passed an ordinance adopting the borough's fiscal year 2021 operating budget...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    May 7, 2020

Borough face mask mandate expires

The borough assembly on Monday failed to make a motion to extend public health mandate #4, the...

 
 By Savann Guthrie    News    May 7, 2020

Hannah Balcom: A Mother's Day story

In 1914 President Woodrow Wilson declared May 10 Mother's Day as a national holiday. Hannah Balcom...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    May 7, 2020

Assembly passes first reading of mail-in election ordinance

In the event that the Petersburg Borough can't hold an in-person municipal election this fall due...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    May 7, 2020

Borough in talks with canneries over incoming workers

Borough Manager Steve Giesbrecht told the borough assembly on Monday that the borough has been...

 
 By Savann Guthrie    News    May 7, 2020

The Market's "Victory Garden"

One of the things Petersburg residents look forward to with the change of the season and the...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    May 7, 2020

Borough to speak with top state medical staff

Borough officials will be having a work session with state medical professionals next Wednesday to...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    May 7, 2020

Replacement date for SEAPA line unknown

Southeast Alaska Power Agency is still in the process of trying to replace a damaged submarine...

 
 News    May 7, 2020

Organizers cancel SE State Fair, citing virus

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Organizers of the Southeast Alaska State Fair said Friday that the summer event in Haines has been canceled this year due to...

 
 News    May 7, 2020

Alaska conservationists urge action on transboundary mining

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Federal lawmakers have been urged by tribes and local conservation groups to address transboundary mining, which some...

 
 News    May 7, 2020

Alaska's largest newspaper wins Pulitzer Prize

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - Alaska's largest newspaper won a Pulitzer Prize in public service Monday for...

 
 News    May 7, 2020

Pandemic erases most of Alaska cruises, passenger bookings

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Nearly 70% of this summer’s Alaska cruise ship voyages have been canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic, with hundreds...

 
 By Laine Welch    Dockside    May 7, 2020

COVID-19 cuts values of Alaska salmon permits

The value of Alaska salmon permits is another casualty of the coronavirus with prices dropping for all fisheries across the state. There are a lot of...

 

Police report

April 29 — Authorities responded to a wildlife complaint on Hungry Point Trail near Sandy Beach Rd. A welfare check was conducted at a location on...

 

Yesterday's News

May 7, 1920 Fish handling facilities are to be installed on the Trading Union dock by that concern at once, according to the announcement of manager C...

 

An angry customer

Early Tuesday morning, Officer Andrew Ayriss was confronted by a beaver in the middle of the road...

 

Spring really is here

A skunk cabbage was seen in full bloom in the muskeg near the Nature Boardwalk T...

 

Girls on the Run

Friday & Saturday May 2nd & 3rd...

 

Off course

A salty-backed gull takes a rest in town Friday morning. The gulls are usually found farther north...

 

Mile-high lunch

On Sunday, a porcupine climbed to the top of a tree near Cabin Creek reservoir to nibble on tree...

 

Stork Report

Raiden Luis Hendrikus Wagemaker was born to Brandon and Maria Wagemaker on April 1, 2020. He...

 

Sky art

Sandhill cranes fly over Bear Claw Mountain on April 30....

 

Leters to the Editor

Ferry situation a disgrace To the Editor: The article on the AMHS receiving $10M in U.S. Virus...

 

Editorial: Cover your kisser

Before residents cheer the expiration of Petersburg's face masking mandate, they need to remember...

 

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