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Articles from the September 10, 2015 edition

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 By Mary Koppes    News    September 10, 2015

Icicle Seafoods sale cancelled

Icicle Seafoods owner Paine & Partners announced Sept. 4 that the sale of the company to buyers Dominion Catchers, LLC and Convergence Holdings, Inc.... Full story

 
 By Jess Field    News    September 10, 2015

School Board approves much needed cafeteria improvement

The Petersburg School Board held its first meeting of the 2015 school year. At the meeting, the board unanimously approved spending $18,510 for the... Full story

 
 By Mary Koppes    News    September 10, 2015

Swan Lake roof bid awarded by SEAPA board

In a special meeting on July 7, board members of the Southeast Alaska Power Agency (SEAPA) met to discuss two items. The board voted to award a bid... Full story

 

Yesterday's News

September 11, 1915 – When the cannery boats arrived in last Sunday morning with 27,000 seine fish the catch for the season was finished, and within...

 
 By Jess Field    News    September 10, 2015

PMC updates mammogram technology

Petersburg Medical Center (PMC) recently added digital mammography to its list of services offered....

 
 By Mary Koppes    News    September 10, 2015

Assembly to consider cemetery fee increases

An ordinance changing the language and fee structure of cemetery services will go before the Assembly at today’s regular meeting. The changes are...

 

To the Editor

Sorry, there is no resemblance To the Editor: Can Alaskans trust the government of British Columbia to act honestly, responsibly and openly as B.C....

 

Police reports

September 2 Officers patrolled an area on foot after receiving a noise complaint. Police responded to a report of possible fireworks or gunshots but...

 

Courts

September 2 Magistrate Judge Desiree Burrell presided over an arraignment for Archie Richard Jr. who is charged with Drunken Person on Licensed...

 
 By Mary Koppes    News    September 10, 2015

One arrested, three suspected, in conjunction with local psilocybin grow operation

Petersburg police have been investigating a local commercial psilocybin—hallucinogenic mushroom—grow operation. So far one of three suspects,...

 

Viking swimmers prove tough in season opener

The Petersburg Swim and Dive team began the season last weekend by hosting Craig and the larger 4A K...

 

Viking cross country continues success

Petersburg High School cross country continued their strong showing in the second meet of the season. Last weekend the boys and girls traveled to...

 

Rainforest Run Labor Day Half Marathon

Results: Name Time Keith Billi - First Male Finisher 1:32:00 Debbi Eddy - First Female Finisher...

 
 By Jess Field    News    September 10, 2015

Transient residents required to pay for P.O. Box

The United States Postal Office (USPS) considers transient individuals to be anyone living in a moveable structure. Therefore, according to USPS... Full story

 

Alaska borough to sell idled ferry to Philippine Red Cross

ANCHORAGE (AP) — There may finally be a buyer for a multimillion dollar ferry that's never seen service. The Alaska Journal of Commerce reports...

 

Medicaid looks to cut back on new disability program users

KENAI (AP) — An Alaska Medicaid program that funds care for adults with developmental disabilities is looking to cut the number of people it...

 

Mat-Su newspaper files complaint against trooper

ANCHORAGE (AP) — A Wasilla newspaper has filed a complaint with the Department of Public Safety after an Alaska State Trooper pulled over a...

 

Fish Factor: Big pink harvest keeps downward pressure on prices

Alaska’s pink salmon catch is pushing 180 million fish, making it the second largest harvest ever (219 million pinks was the previous record set in...

 

Scientists link oil exposure to reduced survival of fish

ANCHORAGE (AP) — Federal scientists may have found a link between the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill and a decline of herring and pink salmon...

 

Obituary, Frieda E. (Miller) Jordan, 87

Frieda Elsie (Miller) Jordan, 87, died in Bellingham, Wash. on September 5, 2015. She was born... Full story

 
 By Jess Field    News    September 10, 2015

RAC funds help improve local trail infrastructure

Visitors to the Blind River Rapids Trail, just south of Petersburg, can now take advantage of a new...

 

Correction:

In last week’s issue of the Pilot, it was stated Petersburg Medical Center Board of Directors voted to update the telephone system in the Joy... Full story

 

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