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 By Brian Varela    News    July 25, 2019

Sewage discharge "not likely" from the Le Soléal, says DEC

An investigation by the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation revealed that the Le...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    July 25, 2019

Borough assembly votes against filling second police sergeant position

The borough assembly denied Police Chief Jim Kerr's request to advertise and fill a vacant police...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    July 25, 2019

Vacant EMS coordinator position to remain vacant

The borough assembly voted against filling a vacant EMS coordinator position last week that would fr...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    July 25, 2019

USCGC ELDERBERRY returns to Petersburg

From Oct. 31, 2018 through July 6, the United States Coast Guard Cutter ELDERBERRY, home ported in...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    July 25, 2019

Hemlock sawfly outbreak continues for a second summer

Southeast Alaska is currently going through its second year of increased hemlock sawfly activity,...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    July 25, 2019

Part 2: Food fight between SE fishermen and sea otters

Sea otters are protected by the Marine Mammal Protection Act, a federal law that prohibits the...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    July 25, 2019

Water and wastewater projects move to second reading

The borough assembly approved an ordinance last week in its first reading that would give voters...

 

Hundreds of Alaska ferry workers go on strike

Juneau, Alaska (AP) - A spokesman for a union representing workers for the Alaska ferry system says...

 

Alaska House comes up 1 vote short on capital budget funding

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Alaska House failed by one vote Monday to win sufficient support to use reserve funds to help pay for a state...

 

Stikine River Federal subsistence Sockeye Salmon fishery closed

Wrangell District Ranger Clint Kolarich, under authority delegated by the Federal Subsistence...

 

Fast food

A rufous hummingbird was attracted to a scarlet bee balm plant on Tuesday....

 

Guest Commentary: To: Petersburg Borough Assembly

Over the past 10 months, the Petersburg Borough Assembly has debated the necessity of filling a...

 
 By Ron Loesch    Opinion    July 25, 2019

Editorial: IBU strike benefits Gov. Dunleavy

The strike called for by the Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific (IBU) this week defies all logic....

 
 By Ron Loesch    Opinion    July 25, 2019

Be part of the solution

While last week's unfounded account that the visiting cruise ship Le Soleal discharged sewage into...

 

To the Editor

PVFD strive to be ready for anything To the Editor: Some of the amateurs on the borough assembly...

 

Family picnic

Whales bubble net feed in the haze near Big Creek in Frederick Sound on July 10....

 

Police report

July 17 — Randall Sassine was issued a citation for driving without a valid license. Brina Compton, 24, was arrested on charges of violating...

 

Court report

May 30 — Ivan Antonio Gil entered a guilty plea to a charge of DUI. The court sentenced the defendant to 30 days/27 suspended home confinement, a...

 

Sitting pretty

A rufous hummingbird takes a break on local resident John Havrilek's porch. Havrilek believes it to...

 

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