Articles from the March 20, 2014 edition

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 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 20, 2014

Elementary renovation prompts early summer break

Summer break will start early for Stedman Elementary School students this year after the Alaska Department of Education Commissioner gave the... Full story

 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 20, 2014

Crystal Lake Hatchery reconstruction to move forward

Southern Southeast Regional Aquaculture Production Manager Bill Glass said plans are moving forward to continue production at Crystal Lake Hatchery... Full story

 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 20, 2014

Sitka herring sac roe goes on notice

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game announced the Sitka Sound herring roe fishery is on a two-hour notice as of 8 a.m. March 20. A test sample... Full story


Yesterday's News

March 21, 1914 – It will be of interest to packers to know that the custom authorities in France have issued a regulation which may be well to h...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 20, 2014

Assembly to discuss possible electric rate increase

The Petersburg Borough Assembly and Power and Light staff will meet this Friday to determine whether or not to raise electric rates by 2 percent....

 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 20, 2014

Superintendent applicants to tour community

Three Petersburg School District Superintendent applicants land in Petersburg early next week for interviews and will speak with PSD staff and...


Letters to the Editor

Scow Bay Turnaround limit rumor To the Editor: Over the last couple of weeks, the Petersburg Borough Assembly has received letters from out of town...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 20, 2014

High school could expand vocational offerings

Petersburg High School may soon offer a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) course. PHS Principal Rick Dormer said the course would be added to the...


EDITORIAL: The decision to publish

This newspaper’s decision to publish the name of a rape victim in its report in the March 6 edition was influenced by many factors. While many p...


Police reports

March 13 An officer responded to a report of suspicious activity at a business. A caller reported losing a firearm. A caller reported damage to a...



March 10 Superior Court Judge Trevor Stephens ordered a decree of divorce between Jennifer Hansen and Anthony Hansen. March 14 Davinnia Tullos...

 By Kyle Clayton    Sports    March 20, 2014

Petersburg soccer team takes first at Juneau tournament

Petersburg soccer players took home championship trophies from the Shamrock Soccer Tournament held...

 By Kyle Clayton    Sports    March 20, 2014

Local sport club brings home trophy

The local hockey club The Petersburg Whalers won the Rainforest Classic's B Division tournament in J...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 20, 2014

Assembly to hear from public before rezoning residential properties

The Petersburg Borough Assembly approved 4-3 the first reading of an ordinance that would rezone residential property to commercial in the Olsen...

 By Brian O Connor    News    March 20, 2014

Legislature considers nixing cost of living for ferry vessel employees

A bill being considered in the State Senate could impact local ferry workers. Senate Bill 182 amends Alaska State law pertaining to bargaining rights...


Borough manager's report

During Petersburg’s latest Borough Assembly meeting, Borough Manager Steve Giesbrecht reported the following: Gary Peters from ProCom Alaska was here...

 By Laine Welch    Dockside    March 20, 2014

Fish Factor: Innovations ahead for fish oils and byproducts

Co-products is the big new buzz word in the seafood industry as more companies move towards ‘head to tails’ usages for fish. “For instance, the oils...


Unit 4 Spring Brown Bear Season to Open

(Sitka) – The brown bear hunting season opens March 15 in Game Management Unit 4 (GMU4) with two registration hunts; RB088 and RB089. Both hunts o...

 By Brian O Connor    News    March 20, 2014

Wrangell students shine in act of kindness

WRANGELL — It’s an ethical dilemma as old as the hills. You find a wallet stuffed with money lying unattended on the ground. What do you do? Mem...


Obituary, Daniel Wayne Sims, 67

Daniel Wayne Sims, 67, passed away in Lebanon, Ore. February 17, 2014. Dan was born in Toledo, Ore.... Full story


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