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Articles from the December 4, 2014 edition

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 By Mary Koppes    News    December 4, 2014

Petersburg Mayor advises new governor

Petersburg Mayor Mark Jensen brought his fisheries knowledge to bear as a chosen member for new... Full story

 
 By Mary Koppes    News    December 4, 2014

Southeast gillnet and purse seine task forces meet in Petersburg

The Southeast Alaska Drift Gillnet and Purse Seine task forces met in Petersburg on Tuesday and Wednesday, respectively, to review the 2014 season... Full story

 
 By Mary Koppes    News    December 4, 2014

Parade, tree lighting usher in holiday festivities

The fridge is full of leftovers and downtown is bright with Christmas lights and decorations, two... Full story

 
 By Erik LeDuc    News    December 4, 2014

Float sections arrive, scheduled completion nears for harbor project

The first pieces of the floats have arrived for the Drive Down Dock project, though complete installation is still to come as the modular sections...

 

Yesterday's News

December 5, 1914 – J.C. Allen, ex-deputy U.S. Marshal for the Petersburg precinct is attending on the court as a witness. Mr. Allen will return...

 
 By Erik LeDuc    News    December 4, 2014

Small changes made to annual pickling contest at Sons

Some contestants might be in a bit of a pickle as last minute changes are announced to the annual Pickled Herring Contest, to be held this coming...

 

Weather damage knocks KFSK off the air

Local radio station KFSK went off the air on Wednesday due to fan-related transmitter damage from weather. According a statement on their Facebook...

 

Letters to the Editor

To the Editor: I believe the Petersburg Borough should not involve itself in land acquisition at Papke’s Landing unless it is part of a plan to...

 

Police reports

November 25 Following a call to police, Petula A. Ohmer, 49, was charged with Driving Under Influence. A deceased cat near the roadway was reported...

 

Courts

November 26 Superior Court Judge William Carey presided over a Change of Plea hearing for Randi Jo Haviland, charged with Minor Consuming Alcohol....

 
 By Erik LeDuc    News    December 4, 2014

Brewfest finds a better fit with schedule, coordination

The ninth annual Devil's Thumb Brewfest and Chili Cookoff was a huge success under different...

 
 By Erik LeDuc    Sports    December 4, 2014

Hockey club angling for new recruits ahead of tournament

The Wild Kings of Petersburg aren't strapping on their ice skates just yet, but the season is just...

 
 By Mary Koppes    News    December 4, 2014

TAC members identify common ground in timber transition

Tongass Advisory Committee (TAC) members compiled work-group draft recommendations for the Tongass National Forest’s timber management plan...

 

Correction:

The Nov. 20 edition of the Petersburg Pilot incorrectly identified Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Elders Kettle and Lofton as members of...

 
 By Erik LeDuc    News    December 4, 2014

Winter lights for the darkest nights: Event to aid PMHS emergency housing, transportation

Parks and Recreation Director Donn Hayes believes Petersburg should be at its brightest as the year spins towards its darkest day, looking to launch...

 

Fish Factor: Alaska fishery meetings kick into high gear

It’s the time of year when Alaska’s fishery meetings kick into high gear - with five set for this week alone. The industry will get a first...

 

Furbearer trapping season opens in Unit 4

The trapping season for marten, river otter, mink and weasel opened December 1 on Admiralty, Baranof, and Chichagof islands (Unit 4). Unit 4 beaver...

 

Study: World's most acidic sea water in Bering Sea

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) _ The world's most acidic ocean waters are found during the cold winter months in the Bering Sea, according to a new study....

 
 By Erik LeDuc    News    December 4, 2014

Schools testing merits of reduced lighting policy

Petersburg schools will be testing out the idea that less is more when it comes to lighting — and not simply saving a bit on the budget, though...

 

Obituary, Jimmie Rex Stafford

Born in Springfield, Missouri to William Edward and Essie Eunice Stafford on September, 11th 1924....

 

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