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  1. Borough manager moving to Rifle, CORead the original story

    Friday | The Skagway News

    ... had previously worked in Colorado, in the town of Salida until 2002. He then worked his way through Cordova and Petersburg, Alaska, returned home for a stint as a stock broker in 2011, and then was hired by Skagway. Borough Assembly members and ...


  2. Rita Wadene Ward of Paris, TexasRead the original story

    Friday Jul 13 | EParis Extra

    ... College. She married Louis William Ward on August 16, 1953 in Poteau. Mr. and Mrs. Ward were lay missionaries in Petersburg, Alaska where she was the Sunday school superintendent for several years. She was an active member of Pathway International ...


  3. Judge rules against plaintiffs in sealed search warrant suitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 12 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    A judge ruled against two plaintiffs in a Petersburg law suit challenging the state's rules for sealed search warrants. Former Petersburg resident Danny Thompson and current resident Greg Richeson filed the challenge to state rules of criminal procedure for evidence seized in a criminal investigation that doesn't result in any charges.


  4. A Juneau Afternoon, 7-10-18Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 9 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Today we'll hear an episode of The Write Question from Montana Public Radio featuring an interview with author Bjorn Dihle about his new book "Ghosts, Legends, and Mysteries of Southeast Alaska" A collection of twenty stories showcasing the supernatural legends and unsolved mysteries of Southeast Alaska, with a focus on the region between Yakutat and Petersburg, where the author has lived his entire life, writing, teaching, guiding, commercial fishing, and investigating ghost stories. Each chapter is rooted in Bjorn's own adventures and will intertwine fascinating history, interviews, and his reflections.


  5. Letters to the editorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 28 | Homer News

    ... om being separated from our families and raised in boarding schools. When I was six, a missionary kidnapped me in Petersburg and took me to an


  6. Family sues Petersburg in 2016 fatal van crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 26 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    A memorial for two killed in the July 4, 2016 van crash overlooks Petersburg's South Harbor. The family of a young woman killed in a van wreck two years ago now is suing the Petersburg borough and the driver of that van.


  7. Central Southeast king salmon following forecastsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 15 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Anglers have only been allowed to keep chinook salmon in a limited few areas with hatchery kings for the first part of this month. Anglers there are hoping to catch some of the 2,600 adult chinook forecast to return to the Crystal Lake Hatchery, about 18 miles south of Petersburg.


  8. Petersburg sees brief influx of March flies in MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2018 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... t Alaska winter and also trigger these springtime mating swarms. He speculates that conditions were just right in Petersburg this winter and Juneau six years ago that large numbers survived to adulthood.


  9. Controversial timber sale can't find a bidderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2018 | Capital City Weekly

    After failing to sell the first time around, the controversial sale of a stand of old-growth trees on Kuiu Island, west of Petersburg, ended a second round of bidding Tuesday. Nobody made an offer as of the June 5 deadline, USFS' Petersberg Office's Ted Sandhofer confirmed with the Empire on Wednesday.


  10. Legislative ethics bill will keep issue off fall ballotRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2018 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... to the ballot measure. "I like the idea of it going to a vote in some respects," Walker said during a visit to Petersburg in May. "The advantage of that is it can't be changed for a couple years. Once it goes to a vote that's the advantage of that. ...


  11. JPD receives funding for two more officers, recruitment; Eaglecrest gets money for snowmaking equipmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2018 | Capital City Weekly

    ... be approved by the Assembly. "It is a very important program," Paul said. "My son Carson in a marine mechanic in Petersburg and my other two sons who took the program, live and work in Juneau. It affords kids hands-on opportunities to learn skills ...


  12. Breakfast, horses, and other wisdom from retiring uber-reporter Ed SchoenfeldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2018 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... at CoastAlaska, the five-station consortium including KCAW in Sitka, KTOO in Juneau, KRBD in Ketchikan, KFSK in Petersburg, and KSTK in Wrangell. CoastAlaska has since expanded and will soon include KUCB in Unalaska. Schoenfeld is the ...


  13. Alaska News Nightly: Friday, June 1, 2018Read the original story

    Jun 1, 2018 | APRN

    ... 15 of them as CoastAlaska's regional news director), Ed Schoenfeld retires. A cruise ship that used to stop in Petersburg will be using the small town as its home port this summer. Its tour company is the latest of several to add the town to an ...


  14. AK: Safari Quest returns to PetersburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2018 | KSKA

    The Safari Quest tied up at Petersburg's South Harbor the day before its first trip of the summer. A cruise ship that used to stop in Petersburg will be using the small town as its home port this summer.


  15. Petersburg celebrates Memorial Day weekend derby-freeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2018 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Slumping king salmon numbers and a ban on sport fishing in inside waters drove Petersburg, Wrangell and Ketchikan to cancel their annual king salmon derbies. By 9 a.m., the rain in the forecast had not yet arrived, and the low, grey clouds cast a sleepy glow over the docks.


  16. Celebration 2018 brings 45 dance groups to JuneauRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2018 | APRN

    ... is Regional News Director for CoastAlaska, a consortium of public radio stations in Ketchikan, Juneau, Sitka, Petersburg and Wrangell. He primarily covers Southeast Alaska regional topics, including the state ferry system, transboundary mining, the ...


  17. Petersburg teenager pleads guilty to running down deerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    A Petersburg teenager charged with intentionally running down deer with a vehicle pleaded guilty and was sentenced Tuesday, Alaska State Troopers said. Seventeen-year-old Sebastian Davis pleaded guilty to harassing game and taking game with a motorized vehicle, online records show.


  18. Sheldon makes campaign stop in KetchikanRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2018 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Gubernatorial candidate Michael Sheldon of Petersburg is traveling the state promoting his platform and seeking support. The conservative Republican and his running mate, Stephen Wright, visited Ketchikan and Metlakatla May 16th - 18th.


  19. Ferries fully funded in operating budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2018 | APRN

    ... is Regional News Director for CoastAlaska, a consortium of public radio stations in Ketchikan, Juneau, Sitka, Petersburg and Wrangell. He primarily covers Southeast Alaska regional topics, including the state ferry system, transboundary mining, the ...


  20. SEARHC awards healthy living grant to Petersburg Indian AssociationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2018 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Leatha Merculieff, SEARHC's vice president of executive administration, awards a "Healthy is Here" grant to Petersburg Indian Association tribal council president Tracy Welch. The Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium awarded a $50,000 healthy living grant to the Petersburg Indian Association Monday night.


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