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 By Brian Varela    News    August 2, 2018

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man

On July 25 at 9:20 P.M., the United States Coast Guard suspended their search for John Phillips, 59, who went missing when the vessel he was on...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    August 2, 2018

Local post office requires verification on PO boxes

In early July, the United States Postal Service sent out a nationwide letter asking customers with...

 

First Bank raises over $18,000 for PMC Foundation

Through a variety of methods, including a fundraiser July 27, First Bank has raised a total of $18,030 recently for the Petersburg Medical Center...

 

Yesterday's News

August 2, 1918 The facts in last week’s story were that the officials in question did visit the red-light district and were seen there by several...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    August 2, 2018

Medical center begins new fiscal year strong

As the first month of the fiscal year ended, Petersburg Medical Center's board of trustees approved...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    August 2, 2018

PMC CEO meets with board to discuss first month on the job

On Thursday, Petersburg Medical Center CEO Philip Hofstetter addressed the hospital’s board of trustees and gave an executive summary detailing what...

 

Petersburg Fishing Report

King Salmon King salmon catch rates are slowing as the season winds down. Anglers may continue to intercept king salmon in marine waters although at...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    August 2, 2018

PMC seeks chiropractor for holistic approach to care

A doctor of chiropractic position has been created at the Petersburg Medical Center to offer a wider range of holistic treatments. “You want to...

 

Police report

July 25 - Coby Bell, 21, was arrested on charges of driving under the influence at around 3:30 A.M. Authorities arrested Bell near the two mile mark...

 

Court report

August 1 — Flahavan Abbott entered a guilty plea to a DUI charge. Judge Magistrate Burrell entered a SEJ judgment, placed the defendant on 1 year...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    August 2, 2018

Wrangell golf tournament rallying funds for cancer care

WRANGELL - The hospital's charitable foundation is planning a big weekend August 11 and 12 for its...

 

Officials to study ticks in Alaska to determine danger level

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A new project will examine ticks found in Alaska to see if they carry the pathogens that cause Lyme disease, tularemia or...

 

The court wall

About two weeks ago, the lower paneling on the back of the court house building peeled away from... Full story

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    August 2, 2018

Wrangell Native stories shared last Saturday

WRANGELL - Chief Shakes Tribal House was filled with curious visitors looking to learn about the Tlingits, a Native Alaskan people indigenous to South...

 

School News

Mariah D. Taylor was named to the University of Wyoming’s 2018 spring semester academic Dean’s Freshman Honor Rolls....

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    August 2, 2018

Wrangell symposium: Mining pollution impacts bears

WRANGELL — A symposium was held Wednesday night at the Nolan Center to discuss the effects of mining on Southeast Alaska’s bear population. Lance...

 

Death Notice

Jimmie Wayne Thompson, 80, passed away peacefully on July 5, 2018 at the Wrangell Medical Center. At his request, no services will be held. A... Full story

 
 By Laine Welch    Dockside    August 2, 2018

Alaska Fish Factor: Alaska appears to be exception in gender parity in seafood industry

Alaska appears to be an exception in terms of gender parity at all levels of its seafood industry. Women comprise roughly half of the world’s...

 

Wildfire in eastern Alaska grows; hot, dry weather continues

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A wildfire burning in remote eastern Alaska has grown to nearly 19 square miles (49 sq. kilometers). Hot, dry and windy...

 

Obituary: William "Bill" Kenneth Stedman, 94

William "Bill" Kenneth Stedman, 94, one of the last post war Alaskan pilots, took his last and...

 

Alaska mine project review proceeds over governor's doubts

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is proceeding with an environmental review of a proposed copper and gold mine located near a...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    August 2, 2018

Telegraph Creek fire not contained yet

The ongoing wildfire near Telegraph Creek, a small town on the Stikine River, has not yet been... Full story

 

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