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Articles from the July 16, 2020 edition

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 By Brian Varela    News    July 16, 2020

Emergency response ordinance passes in second reading

The borough assembly voted in favor of amending borough code to add language for a civil emergency...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    July 16, 2020

Cruise ships down to 10 port calls

American Cruise Lines has cancelled their voyages through Southeast Alaska this summer leaving...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    July 16, 2020

Local resident contracts virus in Washington

A visitor from outside of the state with COVID-19 was identified at the testing site at the James A....

 
 By Brian Varela    News    July 16, 2020

PMC to test local cannery workers

The borough assembly voted in favor of a memorandum of agreement between the Petersburg Borough and...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    July 16, 2020

Chief Kerr stands behind local police force

Petersburg Police Chief Jim Kerr spoke in support of the Petersburg Police Department, in statement...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    July 16, 2020

Renewal of Raven Trail nears completion

Upgrades to the Raven Trail are about 80 percent done, with construction expected to be completed...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    July 16, 2020

Assembly corrects quorum issue in special meeting

The borough assembly unanimously approved two emergency ordinances at a special meeting Thursday...

 

Southeast Alaska commercial shrimp beam trawl fishery

The guideline harvest levels (GHLs) for the second fishing period (July 1–August 30) are 308,000 lb in District 6 and 250,000 lb in District 8, in...

 

Alaska judge declines to block virus aid to businesses

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A state court judge Friday denied a Juneau man’s request to block distribution of federal coronavirus relief aid under...

 

Future of AK SeaLife Center in jeopardy due to virus

SEWARD, Alaska (AP) — Center is in jeopardy of closing after concerns surrounding the coronavirus pandemic have drastically reduced visitation...

 

Colorado company agrees to $7M cleanup of former Alaska mine

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A Colorado company agreed to a $7 million cleanup plan for Alaska’s only uranium mine, which has left radioactive waste in...

 

Alaska city approves draft of wide-ranging equal rights law

KETCHIKAN, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska city council approved a draft ordinance to protect equal rights for residents covering a range of personal, cultu...

 

Board of Regents name Pitney interim president for UA

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The University of Alaska Board of Regents on Tuesday named Pat Pitney interim president, a position she is expected to hold...

 

Coronavirus hurting Alaska attempt to reduce tuberculosis

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska is on track to repeat last year’s mark of the nation’s highest rate of tuberculosis infections, health...

 

City votes to raze site where first Alaska flag was sewn

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A neglected site where the Alaska territorial flag was designed, sewn...

 
 By Laine Welch    News    July 16, 2020

Fish Factor: Controversial selections to state Board of Fisheries to get legislative hearing in early fall; public comments being accepted

Governor Dunleavy’s controversial selections to the state Board of Fisheries (BOF) will get a legislative hearing in early fall and the call is out...

 
 By Patrick Fowler    News    July 16, 2020

Petersburg Fishing Report

King Salmon New regional king salmon regulations were issued on July 10th, increasing king salmon bag, possession, and annual limits. From now...

 

The good life

Winston, a rescue dog from Texas, spending time onboard the F/V Deam Maid. He came to Alaska after...

 

Yesterday's News

July 16, 1920 The health board was instructed to pick out a site and prepare plans for a pest house and present data at the next meeting. It was...

 

To the Editor

It's simple math To the Editor: Here is some simple math for the local folks who don't want to wear...

 

Editorial: Don't threaten

We love public comments. So do public officials, in both elected and administrative positions. It's...

 

Short-term mandates are ok

The following editorial was posted to the newspaper website on Monday, July 13. My goodness....

 

Police report

July 8 — Extra patrols were requested on Mitkof Highway, Gjoa St. and Skylark Way. A theft was reported at a location on Mitkof Highway. Thomas...

 

Trooper report

Orion Fenner, 38, of Petersburg was issued two misdemeanor summons for commercial gillnetting closed waters on July 9. Fenner is the owner and permit...

 

Volunteer landscaping

Over the course of a week in early June, Teresa Stolpe did some landscaping work in front of the...

 

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