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Articles from the November 6, 2014 edition

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 By Erik LeDuc    Sports    November 6, 2014

Vikings boys Region V swim champions

The Petersburg Vikings swim because they're too fast for sports that require clothes, the banners at... Full story

 By Mary Koppes    News    November 6, 2014

Assembly approves new budget policy guidelines

After much discussion, the assembly unanimously approved a resolution to establish a new budget policy that will help guide management of Borough... Full story

 By Mary Koppes    News    November 6, 2014

Local State House hopeful falls to opponent despite strong local support

By and large local voters aligned with state results. In two races, Petersburg voters diverged with... Full story


Yesterday's News

November 7, 1914 – Petersburg business man J. Bruce, visited Ketchikan this week. Mr. Bruce, besides being a business man is also the district...

 By Mary Koppes    News    November 6, 2014

Assembly makes strides in clarifying public services for outlying areas

A thorough discussion of public services under the Borough charter was had at Monday's regular Assembly meeting. Member John Havrilek broached the mat...


Editorial: Surprise… Pot is legalized

Having failed twice in 2000 and again in 2004, we didn’t imagine Alaskans would legalize pot in 2014. But they did. Alaska will now be headed down...


Police reports

October 29 An individual driving without a license was reported to police. A caller requested advice regarding an unwanted person on their property....

 By Erik LeDuc    News    November 6, 2014

Sunday hikers lost on way to Raven's Roost, returned with S&R

Four local hikers on their way to Raven’s Roost cabin on Sunday got much more than they bargained for, returning by helicopter after an...



October 30 Magistrate Judge Desiree Burrell presided over a Domestic Violence hearing for IraLee Galaktionoff, petitioner, and Jack Galaktionoff,...

 By Erik LeDuc    News    November 6, 2014

Series of Canadian mines pose threat to Alaskan waters, group asserts

Alaskan opponents of a series of proposed Canadian mines paid a visit to Petersburg on Oct. 29,...

 By Mary Koppes    News    November 6, 2014

Formline design artist to offer workshop

Robert Davis Hoffman is coming to town this weekend to teach a formline design workshop at the...

 By Erik LeDuc    News    November 6, 2014

Older and wiser: Viking momentum checked by tough northern competition

The Viking wrestlers went north with the expectation of competition, some familiar and some new, and were not disappointed on any count. New faces,...

 By Erik LeDuc    News    November 6, 2014

Long road ahead of volunteers to bring in spring Chautauqua

Summer is a long way off as Petersburg heads into winter, but it’s still on the minds of a number of volunteers looking to bring New Old Time...

 By Erik LeDuc    News    November 6, 2014

Crane dock open but capacity diminished

Petersburg’s improved crane dock is open again for business, but the improved facility will be running at diminished crane capacity through the...


Cattle Egret sightings bring small tourism boost to town

Rarely seen avian visitors drew at least four visitors to Petersburg last week, as birders from...

 By Mary Koppes    News    November 6, 2014

Assembly appointments, approvals and discussion items

The main topics at Monday's regular assembly meeting were service areas and a new budgeting tool for use in the Borough. The following is a list of...


Fish Factor

Alaska claimed the nation’s top three fishing ports for seafood catches last year, and wild salmon landings – 95 percent from Alaska – topped on...


Obituary, Bruce Kent Williams, 61

Bruce Kent Williams, 61 died October 19, 2014 in Anchorage. He was born in Petersburg Alaska, July... Full story


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