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Articles from the June 25, 2020 edition

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 By Brian Varela    News    June 25, 2020

Some lodge patrons shopping before quarantining

After seeing some lodges drop off their customers at the hardware, grocery store or the liquor store before taking them to the lodge, local residents have been concerned that lodges aren't following...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    June 25, 2020

Gueller sentenced to five years

Carter Gueller was found guilty of misconduct involving a controlled substance in the second degree and was sentenced to five years behind bars on Monday by Superior Court Judge Trevor Stephens. Guell...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    June 25, 2020

COVID-19: One active case detected locally

On June 18, a positive case of COVID-19 was detected among Trident Seafoods employees, according to a press release from the EOC, and as of Wednesday, the case is still active. All Trident Seafoods...

 

Trident Seafoods employee tests positive for COVID-19

An employee with Trident Seafoods has tested positive for COVID-19 on the individual’s tenth day of quarantine after arriving to the community, according to a press release from the Petersburg Emergency Operations Center. All Trident Seafoods...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    June 25, 2020

Borough to be paid for airport COVID-19 screenings

The borough assembly held a special meeting on Friday to enter into a contract with the state of Alaska to receive payment for the borough's greeting, screening and testing services currently in...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    June 25, 2020

Fourth of July festivities scaled back

The COVID-19 pandemic was able to cancel this year's Little Norway Festival, but the community is still going to host the Fourth of July Festival, though it will look different from past years. This y...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    June 25, 2020

Paddle Battle offers fun way to exercise 6-feet apart

Twenty-one paddlers competed in Petersburg Medical Center's Paddle Battle on Saturday as a way to exercise while social distancing and raise money for PMC staff education. Participants began leaving...

 

Petersburg Fishing Report

King Salmon Now is the time for king salmon! With the opening of much of our local waters on June 15, many anglers are enjoying time on the water targeting king salmon. The regional king salmon regulations have been updated as of June 15th,...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    June 25, 2020

Joan Mei creates first logo in 27 years

Joan Mei has created a modern representation of the dragon logo that the restaurant had at its original location in downtown Petersburg after 27 years of no official logo. Joan Mei was founded in...

 

Police report

June 17 — Authorities responded to a disturbance report at a location on S. 2nd St. Hunt Parr was arrested on charges of violating conditions of release. Suspicious activity was reported at a location on N. Nordic Dr. June 18 — Authorities...

 

Court report

May 29 – The court denied the bail request sought by Austin Wayne Dixon. June 1 – Byron Fletcher entered not guilty pleas to charges of violating a protective order and two counts of violating conditions of release. The defendant was released on...

 

Trooper report

On June 22, Garitt L. Johnston, age 30 of Petersburg was issued a summons to appear in Petersburg District Court.  Johnston is charged with six criminal wildlife offenses; two counts of Wanton Waste of Big Game, two counts of Take Moose Closed...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    June 25, 2020

Fishermen volunteering at Wrangell seafood processor

WRANGEL - Several local fishermen have been volunteering their time and energy, more so than usual, at Wrangell's sole operating seafood processor. With the decision by Trident Seafoods to not...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    June 25, 2020

Number of COVID cases in Wrangell rise to eight

WRANGELL - The number of COVID-19 cases in Wrangell has increased since last week's edition of the Wrangell Sentinel. As of Tuesday, June 23, there are eight total cases of the virus in town. The...

 

Ketchikan warns virus spread possible after quarantine break

KETCHIKAN, Alaska (AP) – A person who didn’t follow quarantine procedures after arriving in Alaska has created the possibility of broad community spread of the coronavirus after going to social gatherings and public places in Ketchikan while awai...

 
 By Laine Welch    Dockside    June 25, 2020

Fishermen still waiting on relief payments from cod crash

Unexpected upheavals stemming from the coronavirus have slowed the process of getting relief payments into the hands of fishermen and communities hurt by the 2018 Gulf of Alaska cod crash. In late February, the Secretary of Commerce cut loose...

 

Artifact Archive

Currin's Whale Oil Paste In 1898 the Alaska Gold Rush drove demand for sturdy boots. By 1908, Hugh Currin and Warren Green opened the Currin-Greene Shoe Manufacturing Company in Seattle, specializing...

 

Yesterday's News

June 25, 1920 The warehouse capacity of the Citizens Wharf is being considerably extended by the building of a 50 foot by a 100 foot addition to the present buildings. For some time the space on the dock has been crowded but with the new addition it...

 

To the Editor

Vital access corridor To the Editor: The Scow Bay turnaround has been a vital access corridor to Kupreanof homeowners and others in Petersburg for several decades. It came as quite a surprise to me...

 

Off with a bang

Irene Littleton, dressed in royal garb, rises from her throne to watch the Luncheonettes perform at her retirement parade on Friday. See more photos on page 10....

 

Lifting Spirits

Participants of Kinder Skog Nature Program came up with a creative solution to say hello to residents of PMC Long Term Care on Tuesday. Tamico generously donated a helium tank and the kids wrote...

 

Off with a bang

Friday, June 19...

 

Sing along

Sarah Hofstetter hosts a sing-along with Ray Olsen via Zoom, a resident at Petersburg Medical Center's Long Term Care. Olsen is assisted by Activities Aide Noelle McPherson....

 

Having a 'ball'er time

Troy Larson was kayaking early Friday morning when he saw a ball of juvenile king crabs in front of his house on Sandy Beach Rd....

 

Obituary: Robert Marsh Nilsen, 87

Robert Marsh Nilsen. 87, died on June 19, 2020. His voyage began on October 21, 1932 on Lummi Island in Washington State. Bob was the third oldest of ten children born to Mathias (Matt) and Thelma... Full story

 

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