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Articles from the August 24, 2017 edition

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 By Ben Muir    News    August 24, 2017

Jensen returns to oppose Lagoudakis for mayor

The race for mayor on October 3 is between the former mayor who resigned a few months ago and his replacement, who had previously hinted strongly she...

 

Sitting pretty

A Rufous Hummingbird perched on a cable near a home along Libby Straights last week. It is a small...

 
 By Ben Muir    News    August 24, 2017

School year begins Monday with four new teachers

Rain is expected for the next week in Petersburg, along with the start of school. From elementary...

 
 By Ben Muir    News    August 24, 2017

Six candidates running for two Assembly seats

There will be eleven candidates running for Borough leadership on the ballot in October, including a contentious run for the mayor post, and a...

 

Yesterday's News

August 17, 1917 – At a special meeting of the council held last night Louis Israelson was engaged as construction foreman for sewer and street...

 
 By Ben Muir    News    August 24, 2017

Mayor speaks to governor about visiting

Mayor Cindi Lagoudakis in an Assembly meeting on Monday said the governor is hoping to visit...

 
 By Ben Muir    News    August 24, 2017

Bear trapped in Petersburg at unusual time, biologist says

Alaska department of Fish & Game trapped a black bear on Howkan Street Monday evening, which...

 
 By Ben Muir    News    August 24, 2017

Partial eclipse in Petersburg rendered no change

The highly anticipated total eclipse that swept across much of the country on Monday went viral,...

 

Dental fluorosis

To the Editor: What is dental fluorosis? While the right amount of fluoride makes our teeth more resistant to the enamel-dissolving acids made by the...

 

Police Report

Aug. 16 — Police made a traffic stop at 6-mile Mitkof Hwy. Police received a call of a disturbance at an Odin St. location. Suspicious activity was...

 

Torched SUV

The Petersburg Volunteer Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire at 503 Ira II St. at 2:40 a.m....

 

Trooper report

On Aug. 19, Alaska State Troopers on Prince of Wales Island were notified of a motor vehicle collision which occurred in Coffman Cove near Luck Lake....

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    August 24, 2017

Belgian canoer missing on Stikine River

WRANGELL - Wrangell emergency responders took part in a search for a missing canoer on the Stikine...

 

Mist in the morning

A soft mist framed a float house in Shakes Slough early Sunday during a brief rain break. The float...

 

Rotary District Governor commends local club

District Governor Harry Kieling visited the Petersburg Rotary Club this week and commended the club...

 

Loss of sea ice leads to early visits by walruses

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) – Hundreds of Pacific walruses came ashore to a barrier island on Alaska’s northwest coast, the earliest appearance of the...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    August 24, 2017

Monofill project heads present plan to Wrangell populace

WRANGELL - Project heads for a contaminated site reclamation met with townspeople Monday evening to...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    August 24, 2017

Southeast fisheries drawing to a close for summer

WRANGELL — One of Wrangell’s two seafood processors has drawn down production early for the season due to lower than expected returns this...

 

Fish Factor:  The US dollar has dropped in value all year against a basket of other global currencies

While that may sound like a bad thing, it’s great news for Alaska seafood and anyone doing business overseas. “It’s a good thing for Alaska...

 
 By Ben Muir    News    August 24, 2017

Retail marijuana owner applying for grower's license, current grower nearing harvest

A Petersburg woman who owns a retail marijuana shop appears to be in the early stages of expanding...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    August 24, 2017

Wrangell resident participates in war memorial proceedings

WRANGELL - A Wrangellite had a unique opportunity to take part in some Alaskan history this year,...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    August 24, 2017

Wrangell water situation back to normal

WRANGELL – Public Works changed its summertime water management conservation level back to normal last week, ending a month of minor restrictions....

 

Empty harbor slips

Vast sections of the South Boat Harbor sat vacant last week as commercial boats were underway to...

 

Women's health clinic

Women, 29 years old and under, with limited or no access to health care can get exams and reproductive health services on a sliding scale at the...

 

State Representative Kreiss-Tomkins

State representative Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins will be here Fri. August 25, holding public office hours from 9-10 am at the Salty...

 

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