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Parenting workshop offered

Most parents have to deal with a child’s bad behavior from time to time; some more than others. Diffusing the often-resulting power struggle is the focus of a parenting workshop at Stedman Elementary School in Petersburg Thursday (9/27). It’s called “1, 2, 3 Magic”. To find out more, Matt Lichtenstein spoke with Stedman special education teacher Barb Marifern.
The “1,2,3 Magic” workshop is tonight (Thu, sept 27th) at six in the Stedman Elementary School library. Free childcare will be available across the street at the Petersburg Children’s Center and there will be Pizza for parents and their kids.

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Southeast Conference looks at several models for reformed ferry system

Alaska Department of Transportation deputy commissioner Mike Neussl addresses the Southeast Conference annual meeting September 21, 2016.
Business and community leaders in Southeast Alaska are looking into how other ferry systems are operated around the world and a different way of managing Alaska’s ferries. The annual meeting of Southeast Conference in Petersburg in September focused on the first steps of a project to reform the state ferry system, find efficiencies and keep ferries running between coastal communities despite the state’s budget crisis. more