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Articles from the August 27, 2015 edition

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 By Mary Koppes    News    August 27, 2015

Voters to consider financial disclosure for a second time

The Petersburg Borough Assembly met on Thursday, Aug. 20, instead of their regularly Monday meeting,... Full story


Southeast pink salmon price low, harvest low

Of an estimated 58 million pink salmon harvest... Full story

 By Mary Koppes    News    August 27, 2015

16 candidates declared to fill 21 board vacancies

Sixteen local residents have declared candidacy... Full story

 By Jess Field    News    August 27, 2015

New school year right around the corner

Student registration is well underway for the...

 By Jess Field    News    August 27, 2015

Activities director discusses budget cuts, 2A reclassification

For Jaime Cabral, pulling double duty as the Petersburg High School and Middle School activities dir...

 By Jess Field    News    August 27, 2015

Dodson joins the Police Department

Officer John Dodson, 26, is the newest member of...


Rainforest Islands Ferry starts service this Friday

The Rainforest Islands Ferry is now taking reservations and service is scheduled to begin on...


Police reports

August 19 Public urination was reported. Police received multiple complaints of a noise disturbance...



August 19 Brittany Holten appeared before Magistrate Judge Desiree Burrell for a Felony First...


Trooper report

August 25 Christopher Haerling, 23, of Petersburg, was cited by the Alaska Wildlife Troopers for...


Southeast longliners benefit from healthy halibut stocks

While the pink salmon harvest is coming in below expectations for price and quantity, the...


Borough Manager's Report

Borough Manager Steve Giesbrecht gave the following report at Thursday’s Assembly meeting: - The...


Officials limit wolf harvest in southeast Alaska to 9

KETCHIKAN (AP) — Due to a lower estimate of the number of wolves in southeast Alaska, state and...


Yukon River salmon swim to Canada in record high numbers

FAIRBANKS (AP) — Despite a below-average overall run, the Yukon River king salmon population had...

 By Jess Field    News    August 27, 2015

Cannery workers reflect on season in Petersburg

Steven Missouri, 28, has worked in Alaska for a...


Fish Factor: King salmon decline research program slashed by budget cuts

One of the casualties of this year’s budget cuts was funds for a program aimed at discovering why...

 By Jess Field    News    August 27, 2015

Early morning fire damages Frederick Drive property

Early Saturday morning, police dispatch received a call from a home owner reporting a garage on...


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