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 By Brian Varela    News    June 11, 2020

George Floyd vigil draws large turnout

About 160 residents showed up for a vigil on Sunday outside of the Petersburg Courthouse for George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, who allegedly died during encounters with police, to show their...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    June 11, 2020

Kake/Petersburg road construction to start in July

Construction on the Kake Access Project is expected to begin in mid-July and depending on conditions in the upcoming year, the project should be completed by late summer 2021, according to Joseph Kemp...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    June 11, 2020

Borough to screen incoming travelers

An updated version of Gov. Dunleavy's state health mandate #10 took effect early Saturday morning and set new guidelines for residents and visitors who are entering Alaska from the lower 48 or...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    June 11, 2020

Assembly begins planning for CARES Act funding

The Petersburg Borough Assembly approved an ordinance in its third reading at a special meeting last week that creates a new special revenue fund for the first distribution of Coronavirus Aid,...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    June 11, 2020

Fire Department douses trailer fire

The Petersburg Volunteer Fire Department responded to a trailer fire at the 5.3 mile mark of Mitkof Highway just before 8 A.M. on Saturday. Assistant Fire Chief Dave Berg said as of Monday afternoon,...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    June 11, 2020

Rachel Newport fills magistrate judge position

Following the retirement of the previous local magistrate judge in May, Rachel Newport has taken on the role after serving as clerk of court for two years. Newport began working at the Petersburg...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    June 11, 2020

HS, MS activities could resume in July

Outdoor activities will possibly resume at Mitkof Middle School and Petersburg High School on July 13, said Activities Director Jaime Cabral at the Petersburg School Board meeting on Tuesday. School d...

 

To the Editor

Precautions being taken To the Editor: The Petersburg Volunteer Fire Department is continuing to enforce its protection measures for its members and the public at the Fire Station. This is to... Full story

 

Police report

June 3 — A disturbance was reported at a location on Chief John Lott St. June 4 — A vehicle was abandoned at a location on Surf St. Extra patrols were requested at Sandy Beach. Authorities responded to a disturbance at Fram St. and 4th St. June 5...

 

Home again

Wrangell dog Thorton is home safe and sound after a multi-week disappearance upriver. Thorton, a Chesapeake Bay Retriever, and his owner Brandon Kenfield were up the Stikine River about three weeks...

 

Yesterday's News

June 11, 1920 The Prueschoff Brothers, who are known as being among the most successful loggers of Southeastern Alaska have just delivered a raft of logs containing 150,000 feet to the Petersburg Lumber Co. mill. Included in this raft were ten large...

 

School News

Erin Pfundt and Joshua Thynes were named to the Provost’s Honor Roll for the Spring 2020 semester at Whitworth University...

 

Jumping in the rain

A killer whale breaches in Frederick Sound near Sandy Beach on Monday....

 
 By Laine Welch    Dockside    June 11, 2020

COVID cuts into annual fish, crab surveys

Surveys of Alaska's fish, crab and halibut stocks in the Bering Sea have been called off or reduced due to constraints and dangers posed by the coronavirus.  In what they called an "unprecedented"...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    June 11, 2020

First case of COVID-19 announced in Wrangell

WRANGELL - On Sunday evening, June 7, the first positive case of COVID-19 was announced in the community of Wrangell. A joint press release from the city and SEARHC reports that the patient is an...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    June 11, 2020

$60,000 MOU approved for Wrangell cannery worker COVID-19 tests

WRANGELL - The Wrangell Borough Assembly met last Wednesday evening, June 3, for a special meeting. City administration was wanting to enter a Memorandum of Understanding with SEARHC to provide...

 

Artifact Archive

Woven hats Woven hats are a hallmark of indigenous peoples of the Pacific Northwest and Alaska. Bear grass and carved wood are materials sometimes incorporated into Tlingit headwear. Tsimshian...

 

Alaska ferry crew, passengers must undergo COVID-19 testing

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) – Forty-one crew members and passengers of an Alaska state ferry will undergo testing for COVID-19 before disembarking the Tustumena in Homer later Monday after another crew member tested positive over the weekend. The crew...

 

National Guard improves sex assault handling

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska Department of Administration audit has found that the state’s National Guard units improved the handling of sexual assault and sexual harassment since 2014, but some problems remain. The administration...

 

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