Community discussion planned for Petersburg
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Everyone’s invited to a community discussion Wednesday night called “Let’s Talk Petersburg.” Organizers are hoping to attract residents of all ages and walks of life to an evening of roundtable discussions on the community’s values, problems and possibilities.
Joe Viechnicki spoke with two members of the Let Talk Petersburg group, Nicole McMurren, a board member with the Petersburg Community Foundation and Jessica Ieremia with Petersburg’s public library about this week’s forum.
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The Lets Talk Petersburg meets Wednesday November 7th at 6:15 p.m. at the Sons of Norway Hall. Parents interested in attending can take advantage of free child care and pizza provided at the Petersburg Childrens Center from 6-9.
The Alaska Supreme Court may have a decision in the next month or two on the boundaries of the Petersburg borough.
The size of the new municipality has been up in the air since it was approved by area residents in December of 2012. That’s because the city and borough Juneau sought to annex some of the same land on the northern end of the proposed Petersburg borough. A superior court ruled in Petersburg’s favor last year and Juneau appealed that ruling to the state’s highest court. more
Petersburg High School volleyball has earned a berth in the state tournament with a first place finish at the Region Five 2A tournament in Skagway last weekend. The Vikings beat Metlakatla once and Craig twice to secure the region title. Joe Viechnicki spoke with coach Jaime Cabral about the tournament and his team. more