Petersburg Pilot -

Petersburg Visitor Guide

Articles from the November 9, 2017 edition

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 25



 By Ben Muir    News    November 9, 2017

Assembly denies homeless data request

The assembly unanimously denied a request by the Petersburg Housing Coalition that asked borough departments for data and solutions to the homeless po...

 
 By Ben Muir    News    November 9, 2017

Campers find local woman's message in a bottle

Soon after Rachel Kvernvik's dad died at sea in 2002, she wrote him a letter, sealed it in a bottle...

 

Yesterday's News

November 9, 1917 – Telegraphic instructions were received from Juneau to arrest the skipper and crew of the halibut schooner Manhattan, should the...

 

Petersburg Fishing Report

Winter is fast approaching but that doesn’t mean you should hang up the fishing rod yet. This will be the last Petersburg/Wrangell fishing report...

 
 By Ben Muir    News    November 9, 2017

Local quilting group continues veteran giveaways at Oktoberfest

Rain Country Quilters showcased about 40 quilts at its annual quilt show at the recent Oktoberfest...

 

Letter to The Editor

Earned not won To the Editor: Your reporter stated that the Girl Scout gold award is a prize to be “won.” It is not. It is earned through hard...

 
 By Ben Muir    News    November 9, 2017

Man visiting Petersburg helps extinguish escalating house fire

Firefighters on Tuesday responded to a distress call from a woman whose front lawn had caught fire,...

 
 By Ben Muir    News    November 9, 2017

Governor to visit on November 16

Mayor Mark Jensen reported on Monday that Gov. Bill Walker is scheduled to visit Petersburg next week to sign a borough land bill. Senate Bill 28,...

 

Police Report

Nov. 1 — A hit and run was reported on 12th St. Police assisted with a lock-out at a Mitkof Hwy. location. Police responded to a disturbance on N....

 

Court report

Hearings before Magistrate Judge Burrell: Oct. 26 — Matthew Ashenfelter, charged with taking moose out of season. The defendant entered a No Contest...

 
 By Ben Muir    Sports    November 9, 2017

PHS Volleyball undefeated in Metlakatla

The Petersburg Volleyball team continued its regular season winning streak in Metlakatla last...

 
 By Ben Muir    Sports    November 9, 2017

PHS swim competes in state championship

Four Petersburg High School swimmers went up against about 30 teams at the state championship in Anchorage last weekend, where two finished in the top...

 

Horizon Air to phase out turboprop aircraft in Alaska

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — Horizon Air and its Bombardier turboprop Q400 aircraft will be phased out of Alaska in March and replaced with Boeing...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    November 9, 2017

Extinguisher company issues widespread recall

A wide-ranging recall of fire extinguishers produced by Kidde has been issued, after a device failur...

 

China change on recyclables could impact Alaska communities

SITKA, Alaska (AP) — A policy change in China has officials in the Alaska panhandle city of Sitka anticipating a major change in the city’s...

 

Fish Factor: Shrimp holds number one spot for America's seafood favorites, followed by salmon

Alaskans pull home packs of fish from their freezers all year round and know it will cook up nutritious and delicious. Yet there is still a...

 

Kennicott taken out of service temporarily, sailings halved

The Department of Transportation and Public Facilities reported that the M/V Kennicott has been...

 

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2021