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Articles from the December 20, 2018 edition

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 By Brian Varela    News    December 20, 2018

Borough continues moving forward with land trade with Petro 49, Inc.

The borough assembly voted on Monday to continue moving forward with negotiations for a possible land swap with Petro 49, Inc. after new information regarding costs to the borough were revealed. In th...

 

Grandparent adoption bring smile

It is better to give than receive, is an old adage, and an especially poignant one this time of year. One that Marlena Erickson took to heart as the organizer of Petersburg's First Annual "Adopt a...

 

Yesterday's News

December 20, 1918 How about a rousing big box of good things and presents for the boys from Petersburg now in the service at Fort Seward. Many of these boys have no relatives to see that they are remembered and they did their part to win the war as...

 

Haines heli-ski company to operate near Petersburg

Beginning in January, adrenaline junkies heading to Alaska for heli-skiing can now launch off a boat moored at the foot of untouched mountains in Petersburg. After three consecutive bad winters, Southeast Alaska Backcountry Adventures (SEABA) has...

 

To the Editor

Grateful for Secret Santa To the Editor: I have recently arrived in Petersburg, in town visiting family when I ended up with an abscessed tooth. I had just recently started working and I have no money. I wish to express my sincere gratitude to the...

 

Guest Commentary: Sitka Herring

To those with concern of the Sitka herring fishery, This letter is in regard to the upcoming Sitka herring fishery in 2019. There are a few intentions in taking the time to write this. I understand much of the wording involved here is best to...

 

Guest Commentary: Department heads cite accomplishments

We all too often make the mistake of only focusing on our challenges rather than all the good things going on in our Community. In this vein, I asked the Department Heads to give me two statements each for this last meeting in 2018: “Your...

 

A Review: The secret is out

The secret is out about Secret Cove Charters. 31-year charter boat captain Dan O'Neil has let the cat out of the bag in his nearly tell all book, "Dropping My Lines." Through humorous, sometimes...

 

Police report

December 12 — Abandoned property was removed from the roadway on N. Nordic Dr. A deer was struck and killed by a vehicle. The deer was salvaged. December 13 — Christian Holten, 18, was arrested on charges of driving under the influence....

 
 By Brian Varela    News    December 20, 2018

Assembly approves budget policy, postpones capital projects list

The borough assembly approved an amended fiscal year 2020 budget policy and community service grant application. A decision on the fiscal year 2020 capital projects list was postponed until January and the manager’s addendum to the budget policy,...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    December 20, 2018

Girl's basketball kicks off the season against Metlakatla

In their first game of the season, the girl's junior varsity and varsity basketball teams played close games against Metlakatla over the weekend at home. The varsity team lost both their games, and...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    December 20, 2018

District Ranger Dave Zimmerman transfers to Juneau regional office

District ranger Dave Zimmerman has taken a position at the forest service regional offices in Juneau working in forest management after serving two and half years in Petersburg. While the United States Forest Serves goes through a competitive hiring...

 

Boys basketball start conference season 0-2

In Metlakatla, the boys varsity basketball team played two conference games on Friday and Saturday, followed by a regular season game in Ketchikan on Monday. The varsity team lost both games in Metlakatla 48-53 and 33-42. The junior varsity team...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    December 20, 2018

School district renews superintendent's contact for another three years

On Dec. 11, the Petersburg school board renewed Superintendent Erica Kludt-Painter's contract for another three years beginning July 1, 2019 and ending June 30, 2020. "I think she has provided some...

 

Two dogs found dead off of Spur Road

WRANGELL – Two dogs were found dead near Spur Road on Dec. 11. Wrangell resident Melvin Gadd found the dogs. He was driving down the trail off of the spur road, and stopped to clear some brush away from the road, when he found them. He said that...

 

Marine safety instructor scholarships for Bristol Bay fishermen

The Alaska Marine Safety Education Association (AMSEA) has teamed up with the Bristol Bay Regional Seafood Development Association (BBRSDA) to offer training scholarships to Bristol Bay fishermen that want to teach marine safety and cold-water...

 

Alaska Fish Factor: Cordova, Sitka, Ketchikan and Petersburg were top 20 Alaska ports in 2017

Alaska is the nation's super power when it comes to seafood. American fishermen landed just shy of 10 billion pounds of fish and shellfish last year valued at $5.4 billion, both up slightly. Of that,...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    December 20, 2018

Salvation Army to give away over 60 Christmas dinners

The Salvation Army will be distributing approximately 65 Christmas food boxes to families and individuals that signed up to receive one on Friday from 9 A.M. to 12 P.M. Each box will have enough food for a Christmas dinner and include a turkey. In No...

 

Icy runway causes minor incident at Tyee Hydro Plant

WRANGELL – Ice on the runway caused a minor incident involving an aircraft at the Tyee Lake Hydro Facility. On the morning of Dec. 17, a pilot contracted with Southeast Alaska Power Agency landed at the facility, located at the head of Bradfield...

 

Obituary: Marjorie Paust

Marjorie was born on May 6, 1947, in Hartford, Connecticut, to Edward and Eva Tangarone Fischer. She was the youngest of three children and was raised in a family particularly proud of its Italian her... Full story

 

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