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Articles from the August 23, 2018 edition

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 By Brian Varela    News    August 23, 2018

School district welcomes new staff

Three teachers, a counselor and four paraprofessionals join the Petersburg School District this... Full story

 
 By Brian Varela    News    August 23, 2018

Petersburg may be featured in a cop reality TV show

On Monday, the borough assembly approved the filming of a reality TV show focusing on the Petersburg Police Department, pending the approval of the...

 

Petersburg Fishing Report

Coho Salmon Coho salmon are regularly being intercepted in the marine sport fishery. Catch rates have continued to increase but have remained below...

 

Yesterday's News

August 23, 1918 Notice has been received from the assayer in charge of the Seattle Assay office that in the future all platinum offered for sale in...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    August 23, 2018

Like father, like son: Two sons help rebuild the same fish pass their fathers built

In the summer of 1992, the Student Conservation Association sent six interns to Kupreanof Island to...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    August 23, 2018

People gather to remember the late John Pickens

Family and friends of John Pickens, as well as members of the United States Forest Service and...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    August 23, 2018

Local elections bring out candidates for public office

Eighteen of the 20 public seats up for election in borough elections have been filed for candidacy....

 

Police report

August 15 — Matthew Boseman, 28, was arrested on charges of violating the conditions of his release. Katie Edfelt, 29, was arrested on charges of...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    August 23, 2018

Assembly responds to closure of Ocean Beauty

In response to Ocean Beauty announcing that they’ll be closing their plant in Petersburg, the borough assembly discussed a draft letter in response...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    August 23, 2018

Shoemaker Bay Harbor prepares for refurbishing

WRANGELL - Shoemaker Bay Harbor was built in 1977 with a life expectancy of 25 to 30 years,...

 

Ketchikan shipyard expects to lay off 50 to 80 workers

KETCHIKAN, Alaska (AP) — A Ketchikan shipyard is expecting to lay off 50 to 80 workers between October and the end of the year. Vigor Alaska...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    August 23, 2018

Firefighting efforts in Telegraph Creek, British Columbia ongoing

WRANGELL - The wildfire near Telegraph Creek, British Columbia is still burning. According to Amy...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    August 23, 2018

Structure fire reported on Zarembo Island

A fire was reported at about 6 a.m. Tuesday morning on Zarembo Island. The fire, according to a Facebook post by the U.S. Forest Service, is a tenth...

 

Alaska Fish Factor: Alaska pollock is the top fish catch for four years running

As Bill Governor Walker prepares to sign a bill this week enacting the Alaska Mariculture Development Plan, 16 new applicants hope to soon begin...

 

AK seafood organization seeks comments on US tariffs

KENAI, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska seafood organization is encouraging industry members to comment on the proposed U.S. tariffs on products imported f...

 

Women's Health Clinic

A Woman’s Health Clinic will be at Petersburg Public Health Center, Sept.4-6. Women, 29 and younger with limited or no access to health care can...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    August 23, 2018

Borough fails to fund assembly member's travel to SE conference

The borough assembly, on Monday, failed to approve the funding of assembly member Jeff Meucci’s travel to Southeast Conference to advocate for...

 

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