Articles from the July 27, 2017 edition

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 By Ben Muir    News    July 27, 2017

Assembly recall applications denied

Debbie Thompson, the Petersburg Borough clerk, denied petition applications on Monday that aimed to recall four Assembly members, causing the group...

 

William 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...

 

Workers removing loose gravel near chip seal paving areas

The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (DOT&PF) has been conducting preventative maintenance work in Petersburg with the goal...

 

Correction:

Due to a reporting error, Mayor Cindi Lagoudakis was omitted from the list of Assembly members who attended the meeting last week. She was there to...

 

Yesterday's News

July 27, 1917 – Forest Service W. G. Wiegle of Ketchikan, was in town accompanied by W. H. Waugh, civil engineer, from Juneau to inspect the...

 
 By Ben Muir    News    July 27, 2017

Borough accepting candidacy forms for 2017 election

Election season is descending upon Petersburg and there are 23 open positions between city boards and the Borough Assembly that will appear on the...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    July 27, 2017

Legislature to convene for capital budget session today

In a joint news release on Monday, House Speaker Bryce Edgmon (D-Dillingham) and Senate President Pete Kelly (R-Fairbanks) announced that the Alaska L...

 

Editorial: Drop the recall

We hope the recall sponsors will decide to drop the proposed recall effort. Their time will be better spent looking for candidates that will be willin...

 
 By Ben Muir    News    July 27, 2017

New postmaster is one of the strongest men in Alaska

One of the strongest men in Alaska recently took over as postmaster at the Petersburg Post office....

 
 By Ben Muir    News    July 27, 2017

State prosecutors allege Allen refused treatment for known 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...

 

Court report

July 17 — Ryan Dawson was arraigned before Magistrate Judge Burrell on charges of Assault in the 4th Degree Domestic Violence (DV) and Misconduct...

 

Police Report

No media information (used to compile the weekly police report) was received from the Petersburg Police Department prior to press time this...

 

Trooper report

On July 22, Prince of Wales based Troopers were notified of an apparent trespass/theft in progress on Port Saint Nicholas Road. A resident contacted...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    July 27, 2017

The World bypasses Petersburg

WRANGELL – Wrapping up a visit to Wrangell over the weekend, cruise ship The World was on its way...

 

ADOT&PF seeks review of 2017-18 winter ferry schedule

(Juneau, AK) – The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities proposed Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) schedule for fall,...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    July 27, 2017

New Wrangell manager learning ins and outs, union raise extended to non-union workers

WRANGELL – Wrangell’s new city manager sat in on her first meeting of the City and Borough Assembly Tuesday evening. Starting work last week,...

 

Orca whale repeatedly rams fishing boat, Alaska man says

SITKA, Alaska (AP) – An Alaska man said his boat was attacked over the weekend by an orca during a salmon fishing excursion with his 14-year-old...

 
 By Dan Rudy    Sports    July 27, 2017

Wrangell golf tourney loses one day to bad weather,

WRANGELL – Intermittent rains and wind on Saturday prompted Muskeg Meadows Golf Course to cancel...

 
 By Laine Welch    Dockside    July 27, 2017

Alaska Fish Factor: Modern tech keeps fishermen informed about fishing issues

As state lawmakers mull ways to update permitting laws to protect salmon habitat, a dual sweepstakes is using text messaging and social media as the...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    July 27, 2017

AFDF Competition seeks entries for seafood expo

WRANGELL – A state seafood industry think tank is seeking value-added products for competitive entry. Alaska Fisheries Development Foundation will...

 

School News

Kris Thorsteinson a senior in the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota has been named to the spring semester Dean’s...

 
 By Ben Muir    News    July 27, 2017

Duncan Canal mountaintop radio site clean-up and disposal work continues

A former radio site that used to help detect suspected Russian missile attacks in the Cold War is...

 

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