Articles from the October 30, 2014 edition

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 By Mary Koppes    News    October 30, 2014

Hatchery rebuild progressing, minimal impact anticipated

With a crew working six days a week, construction at the Crystal Lake Hatchery facility is moving al... Full story


Masked auction for swim club

Mad hatter auctioneer Brad Taylor ups the bidding for a package at Saturday night's Viking Swim...

 By Mary Koppes    News    October 30, 2014

Wrangell Avenue home razed; case remains under advisement

Though the case is still under advisement with a judge, the building at 1011 Wrangell Avenue owned by Karen Ellingstad and Fred Triem has been taken... Full story


Out-of-towners on the lawn

A pair of Cattle Egrets, or "fathers of all ticks" as they are known in their native home, were...

 By Erik LeDuc    News    October 30, 2014

PMC looks to fill board, discusses roles

Petersburg Medical Center's board of directors will be looking to fill some holes in its ranks left...


Yesterday's News

October 31, 1914 – Secretary Lane has finally decided to remove the land office for Alaska from Seattle to Juneau, the removal to take effect the...

 By Erik LeDuc    News    October 30, 2014

PMC begins paying of EHR debts

The hospital’s debts took a dive after a large payment went out to pay off the cost for...


Local halibut trends differ from coastwise average

The Petersburg Vessel Owners Association hosted a presentation by the International Pacific Halibut Commission (IPHC) exploring long-term halibut tren...

 By Mary Koppes    News    October 30, 2014

Weaver pleads not guilty

At his arraignment held Oct. 23, Petersburg resident Mark Weaver, 59, plead not guilty to two felony charges of Possession of Unregistered Destructive...



October 21 Christian Buschmann appeared before Magistrate Judge Desiree Burrell for Further Proceedings for a Failure to Appear Warrant. A...


Police reports

October 22 Police received a report of a suspicious person. A caller reported an abandoned vehicle. A possible theft was reported. An officer...

 By Dan Rudy    News    October 30, 2014

Measuring up next week's ballot

After Nov. 4 the last of the political adverts will finally hibernate for the year, marking the end... Full story

 By Erik LeDuc    Sports    October 30, 2014

Younger Vikings volleyball team tastes victory

While the Vikings Varsity volleyball team is away, the JV girls went to play in Sitka — and they played hard, winning the majority of their matches...

 By Erik LeDuc    Sports    October 30, 2014

Vikings get the pin again as wrestlers continue improvements

The wrestling Vikings are continuing to bring in wins, mixing up their rosters and rankings over the...

 By Mary Koppes    News    October 30, 2014

Assembly to draft herbicide ordinance

In last week’s regular Assembly meeting, members decided to draft an ordinance to address herbicide spraying in the Borough. This represents the...

 By Erik LeDuc    News    October 30, 2014

Elementary remodel wraps up, energy savings starting to roll in

It has been a warm start to winter inside Petersburg Elementary schools, and the comfort and cost-sa... Full story


Elks hoop shoot

Elks Member Matt Pawuk passed out awards to young competitors at the hoop shoot, starting with...

 By Dan Rudy    Dockside    October 30, 2014

Changes recommended to Stikine River fishery

wrangell — Some changes to the federally-administered subsistence fisheries were recommended by the Southeast Alaska Subsistence Regional Advisory...


Breakfast for bruins: ADFG on trail of garbage can raider

Alaska Department of Fish and Game workers are on the trail of a persistent raider of trash cans in the Severson subdivision. For a few weeks now,...

 By Erik LeDuc    News    October 30, 2014

Rotary still seeking student applications for exchange

Petersburg youths wishing to spend a year overseas should begin looking to filling out an applicatio...

 By Dan Rudy    News    October 30, 2014

Southeast timberlands exchange in the works

An agreement is currently being worked out between the Alaska Mental Health Trust (AMHT) and the...

 By Erik LeDuc    News    October 30, 2014

Callers experience hiccups in Medicaid conference

Phone lines to listen in at the Medicaid Reform Advisory Group’s final public input session were overwhelmed on Wednesday, as about 88 callers from...

 By Erik LeDuc    News    October 30, 2014

PMC staying current on infectious disease policies

Petersburg Medical Center Board members were apprised of the hospital's ongoing measures to stay current and protected against Ebola and other...


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