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Articles from the June 20, 2019 edition

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 By Brian Varela    News    June 20, 2019

Heather Ann sinks in Wrangell Narrows

Just before 7 A.M. last Friday, the United States Coast Guard was notified of a wooden, seine...

 By Brian Varela    News    June 20, 2019

Assembly, department heads evaluate borough manager

The borough assembly and borough department heads conducted an annual performance evaluation of...


Yesterday's News

June 20, 1919 The town of Petersburg will celebrate on the 4th of July and will extend a general invitation to everyone in this section of Alaska. It...

 By Brian Varela    News    June 20, 2019

School board passes district 2020 operating budget

The Petersburg School Board approved the district's fiscal year 2020 operating budget at their...



A photo on page 15 of last week’s issue of the Petersburg Pilot showed Public Works employees removing a metal grate from around a tree stump near... Full story

 By Brian Varela    News    June 20, 2019

Eleven school board policy changes approved

Changes to 11 board policies are set to go into effect after the Petersburg School Board approved...


To the Editor:

Borough unfairness To the Editor: I moved here 30 years ago and fell in love with this community....

 By Brian Varela    News    June 20, 2019

Trash in muskeg surrounding baler facility caused by wind

Some residents have noticed trash scattered around in the muskeg near the baler facility, which has...


Police report

June 12— Authorities responded to a report of an intoxicated individual walking in the middle of Odin St., but the man was gone upon arrival. June 1...

 By Brian Varela    News    June 20, 2019

Fisherman helps veterans overcome past experiences

Some veterans have kept their experiences on the battlefield bottled up in their minds where they co...

 By Laine Welch    Dockside    June 20, 2019

Alaska Fish Factor

Salmon dominates the summer fishing headlines but it’s among many other fisheries going on throughout the Gulf of Alaska and Bering Sea. Alaska’s...

 By Emmalee Blender    News    June 20, 2019

Sing Lee's murder remains unsolved

Sing Lee’s story started in 1892 when Mar Goey emigrated from China to Alaska. By the time he...


Obituary: Judith E. Erickson, 71

Judith (Judy) E Erickson, 71, passed away June 1, 2019 in Juneau, Alaska with her children by her... Full story

 By Caleb Vierkant    News    June 20, 2019

Dead whale reported

WRANGELL - The carcass of a gray whale was reported floating between Wrangell and Channel Island,...

 By Patrick Fowler    News    June 20, 2019

Additional King fishing opens in the Petersburg and Wrangell areas

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game have announced sport fishing regulations for king salmon in...


Climate change forcing some Alaskan villages to relocate

QUINHAGAK, Alaska (AP) — Accelerating erosion is forcing villages in western Alaska to begin making plans to move, officials said. Erosion caused...


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