Articles from the June 29, 2023 edition

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 By Liam Demko    News    June 29, 2023

State budget allocates $2.6 million for Crystal Lake Hatchery improvements

Petersburg's Crystal Lake Hatchery is set to receive $2.6 million in funding as part of the...

 By Chris Basinger    News    June 29, 2023

USCGC Pike changes command

The U.S. Coast Guard held a Change of Command Ceremony for the new officer in charge of the USCGC...

 By Orin Pierson    News    June 29, 2023

Ferreira quinceañera:

The family of Yenka Faith Ferreira are celebrating her quinceañera this Saturday, and as far as the...


Yesterday's News News from 25-50-75-100 years ago

June 29, 1923 – Leonard Martins suffered a cracked bone in one of his legs and Leif Mathieson suffered a severely bruised foot last Thursday night,...

 By Larry Persily    Opinion    June 29, 2023

Guest Editorial

More than two months ago, Gov. Mike Dunleavy told legislators he would introduce a state sales tax as part of a long-term, budget-balancing fiscal...


Police report

June 21 – A driver on Frederick Point Road was issued a warning for parking in the middle of the roadway and impeding traffic. An officer responded...

 By Chris Basinger    News    June 29, 2023

Rep. Himschoot reflects on legislative session during Petersburg visit

Alaska State Rep. Rebecca Himschoot visited Petersburg last week to meet with constituents as part...

 By Chris Basinger    News    June 29, 2023

More visitors expected in Petersburg as Alaska tourism booms

The sun is shining, the days are longer, and bands of people wearing identical jackets are...

 By Caroleine James    News    June 29, 2023

Wrangell assembly approves real estate contract to sell hospital property

WRANGELL – Wrangell’s borough-owned hospital property on Bennett Street has been vacant since March 2021 and on the market for about a year....


State ferry Columbia expected back at sea this week

The state ferry Columbia, after a week in the shop to repair leaky pipes and its bow thrusters, was expected back at work starting Wednesday, June...

 By Larry Persily    News    June 29, 2023

State ferry system says it is unable to provide hiring numbers

The Alaska Marine Highway System, which five months ago embarked on improving its hiring process to address chronic crew shortages, is unable to say...


Artifact Archive

A recent addition to the Clausen Memorial Museum are these rosemaled panels installed on our...


Obituary: Sandra Dee Lyons, 52

Born on January 25th, 1971 to Myron Lyons Jr. and Julie Owens-Lyons in Petersburg. Sandra passed... Full story


Obituary: Myron Leroy Lyons Jr, 73

Born on October 3rd, 1949 to Myron Sr. and Gertrude Lyons in Petersburg, Myron peacefully passed awa... Full story


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