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Processors ready to handle catch

Despite the departure of processing workers, Patrick Wilson, Icicle Seafoods manager said they will be able to handle the chums coming in from Crawfish Inlet. “We can still do chums, Wilson commented. “We just wish the run came in two weeks...

 

Crawfish Inlet catch sets statewide record

The purse seine fleet set a single day chum salmon catch record for the entire state with a haul of over 980,000 chum salmon taken at Crawfish Inlet south of Sitka on Thursday, Aug. 30 according to...

 

$56 million allocated 2016 pink salmon disaster

The United States Department of Commerce has allocated $56 million for the 2016 pink salmon disaster, according to borough D.C. lobbyist Sebastian O’Kelly. Congress appropriated $200 million for 12 fishery disasters. $56 million of that money, the...

 

Yesterday's News

September 6, 1918 The school term for the Petersburg schools opened and the bell which calls the children to their lessons is again heard daily. So far the teaching staff is short two members but they are expected on the first boat from the south....

 
 By Brian Varela    News    September 6, 2018

HS students begin journey in health care

High school students in the certified nursing assistant program through Petersburg Medical Center began their training last week. CNAs work directly under a registered nurse or licensed practical nurse and provide the more hands on care to patients a...

 

Correction:

In a story on page 8 of the Aug. 30 issue of the Petersburg Pilot, Adam Axmaker was referred to as Adam Morton.... Full story

 

Sandy Beach water service interrupted

Public Works employees have been working to repair a leak in a water main in the 1000 block of Sandy Beach Road since Sunday. Public Works Director Karl Hagerman said employees began looking for leaks...

 

To the Editor

Clarification To the Editor: Thank you to the Petersburg Pilot for the coverage of the 1st annual Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Walk/Run. I would like to clarify that while my granddaughter Amalia was correctly identified as Alaska Native, I...

 

Salmon for all: Hatcheries support strong science and abundance for Alaskans

Few things define Alaskans more than our love of salmon. Not surprisingly, salmon allocation decisions and fluctuations in resource abundance often spur bitter political battles between user groups. A robust public process rooted in best available...

 

Police report

August 29 — A missing teen was reported to authorities and was later found. A broken window at a church on Sandy Beach Rd. was reported, but no one was located on the scene. On South Nordic, a deer was salvaged. Authorities contacted the owners of...

 

Court report

Aug. 13 — Superior Court Judge Kevin Miller granted Skylark Park, LLC a forcible entry detainer against Wayne and Janie Collins. Aug. 15 — Katie Jo Edfelt appeared before Magistrate Judge Burrell on two counts of Assault in the 4th Degree. The...

 

Girls swim team comes in top three

Petersburg High School hosted a swim and dive meet on Friday and Saturday that saw the girls team finish in the top three in several of the relay events. "I was really happy with the girls relay,"...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    September 6, 2018

Good Samaritan thwarts burglary

On Aug. 20, around 3 A.M., 21-year-old David Churchill of Wrangell broke into Harbor Bar with the intention of burglary, according to authorities. He broke a window, entered the liquor store and attempted to steal bottles of liquor, said Police...

 

Girls cross country team comes in first at Metlakatla

At the cross country meet in Metlakatla on Saturday, the Petersburg girls team came in 1st place with 31 points and the boys team came in 2nd with 32 points after Ketchikan. "We did really well," said...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    September 6, 2018

Petersburg wins 18 blue ribbons at SE Alaska State Fair

Petersburg won two department grand champion ribbons and 18 blue ribbons at the Southeast Alaska State Fair in Haines. Thirty-nine residents submitted art projects, crafts and photography with nearly...

 

Alaska Fish Factor: Pollock skins tested for use in creative new ways

Cell phones are being used by fishermen to bounty hunt for lost fishing gear for pay. California fishermen created the retrieval project last year along with the Nature Conservancy to get ropes, buoys, pots and anchors out of the water after the...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    September 6, 2018

Assembly approves travel fund for Meucci to advocate at SEC

At a borough assembly meeting on Tuesday, the assembly voted to fund member Jeff Meucci’s travel to Southeast Conference in Ketchikan later this month to advocate for a seat on the board of directors. The assembly is already sending Mayor Mark...

 

New bronze posts preserve Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian art

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The three bronze posts unveiled under sunny skies also double as pillars. They hold up and support the vibrancy and resilience of the Tsimshian, Tlingit and Haida cultures. “We are not just a part of history, we are here...

 

US officials seek public comment on AK roadless rule

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Trees soon may be cut down in Alaska’s Tongass National Forest, and federal officials want the public’s input on the matter. A new rulemaking process for an Alaska — specific version of the Roadless Rule — which...

 

Obituary: Don "Scott" Bagley, 69

Don "Scott" Bagley, 69, went to be with the Lord on August 3, 2018. He was born on July 28, 1949 in Yreka, California to Virginia and Don Bagley. Scott remained living in Northern California and... Full story

 
 By Brian Varela    News    September 6, 2018

Salmon season misses the mark

Three of the five commercially harvested salmon species are coming in below Department of Fish and Game forecasts, according to assistant area management biologist Kevin Clark. “Biologically, I think that we’re going to be alright in the long...

 

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