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 By Ben Muir    News    December 28, 2017

Fisherman fined $12,000 for crab gear violations

A Petersburg man pleaded guilty last Tuesday of interfering with crab pots belonging to four other fishermen in town, coming after a hearing with...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    December 28, 2017

KSTK to transfer assets to CoastAlaska in sale

WRANGELL — The board of Wrangell’s public radio station last month approved a deal which would transfer its ownership to a regional corporation....

 

Yesterday's News

December 28, 1917 Mr. Anderson reports that the company’s manager, M.B. Dahl, who is now in Tacoma, plans to return north in February, when it is...

 
 By Ben Muir    News    December 28, 2017

P&L superintendent job down from ten to three applicants, borough considers re-advertising

The search to find an electrical superintendent in Petersburg has narrowed to three applicants, coming after a borough screening committee started...

 

Local fuel price notices to end

With the next edition, the Wrangell Sentinel and the Petersburg Pilot will discontinue the Posted Fuel Notice that has been published in both papers...

 
 By Ben Muir    News    December 28, 2017

Salvation Army distributes over $8,000 in gifts and food

Between Thanksgiving and Christmas, the Salvation Army in Petersburg distributed about $8,000 worth...

 

Editorial: KFSK should broadcast signal to Wrangell

Lack of support from KSTK public radio listeners and businesses in Wrangell may bring ownership changes to the station. A public notice published in...

 

Man charged with assault on Prince of Wales Island

On December 15, Alaska State Troopers on Prince of Wales were advised of a domestic violence assault in Coffman Cove. Investigation revealed Walter...

 

PVFD extinguishes chicken coop fire

Firefighters responded to a blaze at 7.6 mile Mitkof Highway at 2 a.m. Wednesday and found a 20x20 chicken coop fully involved upon their arrival....

 

Police Report

Dec. 20 — Christopher J. Miller, Jr., 27, was cited for liability insurance required. Stephen L. Waddle, 41 was arrested on 3 counts of violating...

 

Court report

Dec. 8 — Patricia McMurren was awarded judgment of $4,410 plus interest along with possession of the trailer occupied by Chris Miller Jr. Stephen...

 
 By Pilot Staff    News    December 28, 2017

Two more boat fires extinguished

The Petersburg Volunteer Fire Department responded to two more boat fires this week. Two engines responded to the South Boat Harbor last Thursday,...

 
 By Ben Muir    Sports    December 28, 2017

Two Viking wrestlers place in state tourney

The Petersburg high wrestling team placed 22nd at the division two state tournament last week,...

 

Red Kettle donations top 2016

Red Kettle donations to the Salvation Army increased by $4,000 compared to last year's...

 

Regulators consider reducing Pacific halibut quota next year

KENAI, Alaska (AP) — Regulators are considering reducing the amount of halibut that fishermen are allowed to catch along the Pacific coast next...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    December 28, 2017

Draft action plans released for 2018 Chinook fisheries

Action plans for the emergency management of Chinook salmon in Southeast Alaskan rivers have been...

 

Decorating Contest Winners

Winners of the Petersburg Chamber of Commerce Christmas Decorating Contest were announced this...

 

Man still looking for owner of plaque he found 11 years ago

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Eleven years ago, Guy Holt was walking on Sandy Beach when something caught his eye. An intricately carved piece of wood lay...

 

Fish Factor: Aging of the fleet prompts recommendations for deckhand apprenticeships

The clamor of “take me fishing” is taking on new meaning in Alaska. Prospects for a deckhand apprenticeship program just got a big lift from a $14...

 

Alaska leaders claim victory with refuge drilling provision

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska political leaders on Wednesday hailed as historic the passage of federal legislation that will allow for oil and gas dr...

 

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