Articles from the November 21, 2019 edition

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 By Brian Varela    News    November 21, 2019

Wet winter ahead for Petersburg

The heavy rainfall this month has been pushing precipitation levels closer to the normal 109.23...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    November 21, 2019

Tracked package leads to controlled substance arrest

A Grand Jury indicted Eric Jennings, 39, on three of the five counts set before them on Nov. 14....

 

New manager hired at Hammer and Wikan

Jim Floyd, 52, assumes the general manager position at Hammer and Wikan this week. Most recently...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    November 21, 2019

Vote supporting Roadless Rule in Tongass postponed

A resolution supporting alternative one of the draft environmental impact statement for the...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    November 21, 2019

Additional pump station project funds approved

The borough assembly approved an ordinance to transfer $194,695 from the wastewater fund to the...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    November 21, 2019

'Alaska PD' to air on January 1

Engel Entertainment, a production company that filmed a reality TV show in Petersburg this past...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    November 21, 2019

PSD approves restrictions on sex offenders

The Petersburg School Board approved a board policy in its first reading regarding restrictions on...

 
 By Ron Loesch    News    November 21, 2019

TU to eliminate hardware and expand food offerings

One of Alaska's oldest retailers is proposing bold changes in its quest to provide Petersburg...

 

Morrison manages Kake SOS Value-Mart pending future purchase

Since spring of this year, Barry Morrison, General Manager at The Trading Union, Inc., has been...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    November 21, 2019

Fourth Community Cafe focuses on elder care

The Petersburg Medical Center held its fourth Community Cafe last week, which focused on healthcare...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    November 21, 2019

CTE students draw crowd at conference

Four career and technical education students gave an overview of their presentation at a conference...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    November 21, 2019

Tyee Lake set to power borough through winter

The water level at Tyee Lake was at 1,380.6 feet as of Monday, which will allow the hydro plant to p...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    November 21, 2019

Petersburg to host NMFS hearing

The borough assembly requested Dec. 6 at 3 P.M. as the date for a public hearing with the National M...

 

Nolan Center opens new shipwreck exhibit

WRANGELL - The Nolan Center opened its newest exhibit on shipwrecks with much fanfare on Friday,...

 

Vikings go 1-1 against Wrangell Wolves

The Petersburg High School volleyball team went 1-1 in two exhibitions matches over the weekend...

 

Report: Pilots faced shifting winds before fatal crash

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The flight crew of a plane that crashed in a remote Alaska community last month, fatally injuring a man, abandoned an initial...

 

FBI report: Alaska sexual assault rate highest in nation

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska has the nation’s highest rate of sexual assault and violent crime has increased in the state, a new FBI report...

 

Alaska tax change group sues over ballot initiative wording

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A group seeking changes to Alaska’s oil tax credit system has filed a lawsuit against state officials over language...

 

AK ferry system study looks at aging fleet, fewer riders

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Alaska Department of Transportation is considering how to act on a study addressing issues within the Alaska Marine...

 

Tazlina to provide service to some Alaska communities

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The state plans to resume some level of service to several communities that had runs disrupted or canceled due to repair...

 

Yesterday's News

November 28, 1919 The attention of residents of Petersburg and vicinity is called to the law passed by the Territorial Legislature in 1913 requiring...

 

Ayriss graduates

Officer Andrew Ayriss, left, graduated from the Alaska Law Enforcement Training academy in Sitka on... Full story

 

Letters to the Editor

Heed vaping warning To the Editor: As of November 13, 2019, 2,172 cases of e-cigarette, or vaping, p...

 

Lift the Roadless Rule on Tongass

Southeast Alaskans have been given the opportunity to lift the onerous roadless designation from...

 

Police report

November 13 — A resident reported a crab pot was removed from the front of his apartment. A resident questioned the procedure for removing an...

 

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