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 By Ben Muir    News    July 20, 2017

Five initiatives on the October ballot so far

The ballot in October has five initiatives for Petersburg residents to vote on so far, including an amendment to the Charter, a tax break for business...

 
 By Ben Muir    News    July 20, 2017

Coast Guard cutter visits

One of the newest United States Coast Guard fast response cutters, the John McCormick, made a stop...

 

Road improvement work under way this week

On Tuesday, the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (DOT) began chip seal road resurfacing on some Petersburg roads to fix...

 

Mark select troll fishery to close

The mark select troll fishery (MSF) will close to the retention of Chinook salmon at 11:59 p.m., Friday, July 21. The MSF target harvest of 1,500...

 

Correction:

Due to a reporting error, Eric Castro’s name was omitted from the list of Assembly persons named in the recall application that is being reviewed...

 

Yesterday's News

July 20, 1917 – Joseph Maddock, manager and A.G. Pritchard, president of the Glacier Fish Company expressed themselves as well pleased with the...

 
 By Ben Muir    News    July 20, 2017

Voters to weigh-in on Scow Bay development

Qualified voters in Petersburg will be asked to weigh-in on development of the Scow Bay fishing yard, and decide whether to authorize the Borough to...

 
 By Ben Muir    News    July 20, 2017

Public housing office closed, will be managed from Juneau

The most sought-after low-income housing program in the nation is closing its office in Petersburg and will hence be managed from Juneau, said Cathy...

 

Paddling for dollars

Kayaks and paddle boards were among the vessels that navigated Wrangell Narrows last Saturday to...

 

Guest Commentary

Herewith are my observations and thoughts regarding the restructuring of the utility departments as proposed by the Borough Manager with the intent...

 

Editorial: Airport parking needed

The Borough Assembly should push forward with long-term airport parking at the James Johnson...

 

Police Report

July 12 — Police made a traffic stop at 1100 S. Nordic. A civil matter was reported on Hungerford Hill. A process service was made on N. Nordic. An...

 

To the Editor

Debate issues with respect To the Editor: Rumors, allegations and recall threats in the wake of the former Mayor's resignation seem to be reaching...

 

Trooper report

On July 9, Juneau based Alaska State Troopers received a report of a vehicle that off of the roadway in Angoon. A State Trooper and Village Public...

 
 By Ben Muir    News    July 20, 2017

Assembly approves Petersburg Municipal Power & Light remodel

The Borough Assembly voted on Monday to approve a nearly $540,000 bid to remodel the Petersburg Power & Light building, which comes after members...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    July 20, 2017

Wrangell assembly and union reach 3-year agreement

WRANGELL – Wrangell's City and Borough Assembly and the city's public employees union finally...

 
 By Laine Welch    Dockside    July 20, 2017

Alaska Fish Factor: Salmon prices higher this year compared to 2016

As predicted, Alaska fishermen are getting higher prices for their salmon this year. It’s good news following a 2016 season that saw lackluster...

 

Obituary: Harriet Crocker Jackson Schirmer, M.D., 90

Harriet Crocker Jackson Schirmer, M.D., 90 died at Wrangell Medical Center, Wrangell, Alaska on July... Full story

 

Obituary: Lisa Ann Johnston, 58

Lisa Ann Johnston, 58 passed away peacefully in Petersburg, Alaska, on July 17, 2017 after a long... Full story

 

Newly found fungus could threaten Southeast Alaska trees

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) – A fungus that damages trees is making its way through the state of Alaska. The fungus, spruce bud blight, has left damage in...

 

William Christopher Allen indicted in July 4th 2016 crash

PETERSBURG — On July 20, the Juneau Grand Jury issued a four-count indictment against William Christopher Allen. The charges stem from a vehicle... Full story

 
 By Ben Muir    News    July 20, 2017

State prosecutors allege Allen refused treatment for a seizure disorder

The Alaska Office of Special Prosecutions issued a press release on Tuesday addressing the murder and manslaughter charges against 24-year-old William... Full story

 

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