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Voters to decide on long term-indebtedness

The Petersburg municipal election is next week, and only one proposition, which would authorize long-term indebtedness for utility capital projects, will be on the ballot. The loans will be through...

 

No recycle pickup for at least six weeks

Beginning this week, Public Works will not be picking up commingled recyclables for a minimum of six weeks, while the borough's new baler is being installed. The current baler has already been...

 

Yesterday's News

September 26, 1919 Considerable work is being planned about the Standard Oil Plant within the next few weeks. A new garage is to be constructed next to the residence at the plant and the one ton truck is expected to arrive on one of the next boats. J...

 

Construction completed on school cafeterias

Food service staff can now work with ease in full-size commercial kitchens now that construction on the new elementary school and high school cafeterias has been completed. Work on the elementary...

 

To the Editor

Trade is best option To the Editor: I find it interesting that those who have written to you opposed to the Petro-Borough land trade have a few things in common. A. none have come and visited with me...

 

Meet the Candidates:

Mayoral candidates Jeff Meucci General Information Age: 64 Experience: I served on the Petersburg Park & Recreation advisory board, the Petersburg City council and served two terms as the Petersbu...

 

Court report

Sept. 3 — Mitchell Lee Eide entered a guilty plea to charges of commercial fishing outside fishing seasons and periods. The court sentenced the defendant to a $100 fine and $20 surcharge. Herbert James Murray was arraigned on charges of waste of sa...

 

Police report

September 18 — Extra patrols were requested twice on Cornelius Rd. Authorities responded to individuals smoking marijuana in public on Harbor Way. Extra patrols were requested on 4.5 St. and S. 4th St. September 19 — A disturbance was reported...

 

Hospital board candidates answer questions at forum

Six candidates running for the three seats up for election on the Petersburg Medical Center's Board of Directors answered questions from representatives from KFSK and the Petersburg Pilot during a...

 

Viking cross country prepares for Regionals

The Petersburg High School cross country team will be traveling to Sitka this weekend to compete in Regionals. The top seven boys, Uriah Lucas, Kole Sperl, Chase Lister, Michael Durkin, Reed...

 

Landslide blocks highway early Saturday morning

The Department of Transportation responded to a landslide near the 18 mile marker of Mitkof Highway on Saturday. The landslide was first reported to DOT at 2:30 A.M. Saturday morning by the...

 

New generator moved into Wrangell power plant

WRANGELL - The Wrangell Municipal Light & Power Department spent most of their day last Thursday, Sept. 19, moving one of their new generators into the power plant. Wrangell recently purchased...

 

Wrangell assembly considers joining tax authority, discusses overpaid property tax refund

WRANGELL — The Wrangell Borough Assembly held a work session on top of their regular meeting Tuesday, Sept. 24. The work session was to discuss the Alaska Municipal Sales Tax Authority, a statewide entity that the Alaska Municipal League is...

 

Wrangell supports its newest resident

WRANGELL - Sabina Schlotzhauer, at one month old, is one of Wrangell's newest residents. Born to Kassee and Curtis Schlotzhauer, Sabina is facing some medical issues. Kassee said in a Facebook...

 

Major oil company plans 7 wells in Alaska petroleum reserve

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A major oil company will drill seven new exploratory wells in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska. ConocoPhillips is planning the work for this winter, the Alaska Journal of Commerce reported . The wells will be focused... Full story

 

Judge halts planned timber sale for now

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A federal judge in Alaska has halted a timber sale planned within the country’s largest national forest while the merits of the case are argued. In a written order, U.S. District Court Judge Sharon Gleason said conservation... Full story

 

Alaska Fish Factor

Federal stewards of Alaska’s fisheries will meet in Homer for the first time since 1983 as they continue their pursuit of involving more people in policy making. From September 30 to October 10, the Spit will be aswarm with entourages of the 15...

 

Alaska fishing town cut off as budget cuts end ferry service

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A coastal Alaska fishing town will soon be cut off from vehicles with the closure of its ferry service because of state budget cuts, officials said. The Alaska Marine Highway System will temporarily end service to Cordova...

 

Group predicts jump in Alaska cruise ship passengers in 2020

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — An industry trade group predicts the number of Alaska cruise ship passengers will break records in 2020 for the fifth consecutive year. CoastAlaska reports the outlook comes from Cruise Lines International Association Alaska....

 

Artifact Archive

Whetstone This hand-cranked whetstone was made by Harold Lee, Sr., ca. 1910. It sharpened tools and blade edges through grinding and honing. To sharpen an edge, the wooden well was filled with water,... Full story

 

Obituary

John Frank Bringhurst Jr's. earthly journey concluded September 19, 2019, following an 11-month battle with brain cancer. Born Nov. 5, 1943, in Ogden, Utah, John was the second of six children born... Full story

 

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