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Papers delayed by broken platemaker; delayed part delivery


March 24, 2016

Editions of the Petersburg Pilot and Wrangell Sentinel have been delayed for the past two weeks due to a breakdown of the platemaker at the Pilot printing plant. Once our staff and an electrician were able isolate the cause of the malfunction, the replacement part was ordered from the factory in Denmark.

“On Tuesday of this week we learned the part was delivered to the Brussels, Belgium airport that was bombed,” explained publisher Ron Loesch. “We don’t know how long the part shipment will be delayed,” Loesch added.

Orin Pierson worked with factory repairmen and electrician Darby...

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