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Articles from the July 16, 2015 edition

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 By Dan Rudy    News    July 16, 2015

Agreement reached in Tongass land swap

The United States Forest Service (USFS) announced the next step has been taken in a land deal with... Full story

 By Mary Koppes    News    July 16, 2015

Devil's Thumb Shooters take aim at state competition

Part of the local team, the Devil's Thumb... Full story

 By Mary Koppes    News    July 16, 2015

Two Petersburg start-ups on the 'Path to Prosperity'

Two Petersburg-based businesses have been chosen... Full story


Limited number of Anan permits available

A limited number of Anan Wildlife Observatory permits will be made available at the Wrangell...


Yesterday's News

July 24, 1915 – The Glacier Fish Company, which was organized by a number of substantial Tacoma...


Police reports

July 8 An assault was reported by an individual A caller reported that someone had hit his vehicle w...



July 14 Superior Court Judge William Carey presided over a bail hearing for Jase Payne. The...


Trooper report

On July 9, Thomas A. Stammer, 71, of Port Townsend, Wash. was cited by an Alaska Wildlife trooper...

 By Mary Koppes    News    July 16, 2015

Parks and Rec attends to recent ball field vandalism

Parks and Recreation Director Donnie Hayes said there’s been a string of vandalism this month at t...

 By Mary Koppes    News    July 16, 2015

Petersburg Medical Center CEO contract renewed

A new three-year contract was approved for...

 By Mary Koppes    News    July 16, 2015

Rainforest Islander undergoes another round of repairs

Mechanical and electrical problems plagued the Rainforest Islander ferry on its way to Ketchikan...

 By Dan Rudy    News    July 16, 2015

Bird strike downs power grid early Monday

Early birds and night owls may have noticed a lack of power during the early morning hours Monday,...


Troopers, Coast Guard recover body in Tongass Narrows

KETCHIKAN (AP) — Alaska State Troopers are asking for help in their investigation of the death of...


Walker to announce plans for Medicaid expansion

JUNEAU (AP) — A spokeswoman for Gov. Bill Walker says Walker is expected to announce this week...


Bristol Bay sockeye harvest not meeting projections

ANCHORAGE (AP) — Experts say this year’s Bristol Bay sockeye harvest will be less than half the...


Body of Kake woman found under Juneau bridge

JUNEAU (AP) — Juneau police say foul play is not suspected in the death of a 51-year-old Kake...

 By Laine Welch    Dockside    July 16, 2015

Fish Factor, Massive debris cleanup effort begins this week

Kodiak volunteers were scrambling with front end loaders and dump trucks to ready 200,000 pounds of...


Official says ferries using outdated water treatment system

JUNEAU (AP) — While environmentalists are quick to complain about cruise ships dumping waste in...


Obituary, Malcolm "Jay" Miller, 74

Malcolm "Jay" Miller, 74, died July 1, 2015, in... Full story


Obituary, Sharol Annette Lind Otness, 67

Sharol Annette Lind Otness, 67, passed away July... Full story


School News

Western Oregon University. Amanda Kubo has been placed on the Dean’s Honor Roll for spring term...


University targets low-enrollment programs for elimination

JUNEAU (AP) — The University of Alaska plans to eliminate or suspend a number of majors this year...


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