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 By Mary Koppes    News    August 13, 2015

Former PFI worker faces felony charge for alleged death threat

Police arrested Mark Diega, 50, of Chula Vista, Calif., on a Class C felony charge of Terroristic Threatening in the 2nd Degree on Friday after he allegedly threatened to kill PFI staff and went shopping at the Trading Union (TU) Hardware store for... Full story

 By Mary Koppes    News    August 13, 2015

It takes a village:

The Petersburg Children’s Center (PCC) is one step closer to adding an additional classroom, and capacity for a dozen more students, after a variance was approved by the Planning and Zoning Commission earlier this week. The proposed expansion inclu... Full story

 By Mary Koppes    News    August 13, 2015

Base student allocation increased by $50 per student

The School Board met again after a one-month summer break on Tuesday evening, but they picked back up where they left off in June, talking about the budget. “I feel like that’s all I’ve talked about for six months, since I walked into this... Full story


Yesterday's News

August 14, 1915 – The fast and commodious launch Trigby will leave Petersburg next Monday for Cape Fanshaw, Port Houghton, Pybus Bay, Tyee, Warm Springs Bay, Kuiu Island points, and Kake. Such is the announcement of S.L. Hogue, who this week...

 By Mary Koppes    News    August 13, 2015

School board approves capital projects list, discusses building savings to self-fund

The Petersburg School Board unanimously approved a list of capital projects for the district at their Tuesday evening meeting. Maintenance Director Dan Tate helped prepare and prioritize the list, which outlines the district’s needed capital...


Police reports

August 5 Andre Henry, 30, received a citation for open container. Later that day, Henry was arrested on a charge of Criminal Trespass at the Harbor Bar. An officer responded to a domestic disturbance. A caller requested a welfare check after reportin...


Trooper report

California resident Gregory Hunyada, 63, was cited by Alaska Wildlife Troopers for sport fishing in closed waters and snagging salmon. He was contacted while fishing within the posted closed waters at the Falls Creek fish passage near Petersburg....



August 5 Cameron Hackworth appeared for an arraignment before Magistrate Judge Desiree Burrell on a charge of Petition to Revoke Probation. The defendant admitted to the charge was sentenced to forfeit $500 bail and 15 days of jail time from the orig...

 By Mary Koppes    News    August 13, 2015

School Board approves teacher evaluation system

While students have been enjoying a summer away from school, Superintendent Erica Kludt-Painter and other staff have been working behind the scenes preparing for the upcoming year. At Tuesday’s regular School Board meeting, the superintendent also...

 By Dan Rudy    News    August 13, 2015

Wrangell Cancer Care tournament raises $6,400

WRANGELL — Area golfers teed off for cancer treatment last weekend, during Wrangell Medical Center's tenth annual Rally For Cancer Care Tournament at Muskeg Meadows. The yearly tournaments raise funds for the WMC Foundation's cancer care program,...


Fish Factor: Crucial salmon stream water rights decisions coming up

Two hearings this month could change the face of Alaska’s salmon fisheries forever. On August 21, the Department of Natural Resources will hear both sides on competing claims to water rights for salmon streams at Upper Cook Inlet’s Chuitna River...

 By Mary Koppes    News    August 13, 2015

Local response to transboundary mines ramps up

Vice Mayor Cindi Lagoudakis attended an invitation-only meeting in Juneau to discuss transboundary mines last week. The meeting was organized by Lieutenant Governor Byron Mallott, tasked by Governor B...


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