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Trident finishing up new ice house in Petersburg

The seafood processing company Trident is putting the finishing touches on new building on the waterfront in downtown Petersburg. The 30 by 70-foot, two-story structure houses a new ice machine for chilling salmon and other fish landed by Trident’s fleet. Joe Viechnicki spoke with the company’s plant manager in Petersburg Dave Ohmer about the construction project.

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Fish and Game worker treated following Stikine River shotgun incident

A view from the sand dunes of the Stikine River mouth near Wrangell (KFSK file photo)
An employee with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game from Petersburg was treated for a shotgun wound last week following an incident on the Stikine River involving another department employee. more

Petersburg’s “purple librarian” passes away at 100

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Ruth W. Sandvik passed away July 29 in Seattle’s Kline Galland home in the comfort of her family. Ruth, 100 years old, fractured her hip at her assisted living in Petersburg then was air evacuated to Swedish Medical Center in Seattle. After a successful operation she suffered a stroke and didn’t ever fully recover. more