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 Sitka Conservation Society and U.S. Forest Service are holding meetings this week on two wilderness areas near Wrangell and Petersburg.
The conservation group is hoping to hear observations on use and conditions in the Stikine-Leconte wilderness near Wrangell and the Petersburg Creek-Duncan Salt Chuck wilderness on Kupreanof Island near Petersburg. more
Commercial Dungeness crabbers have a full two-month summer and two-month fall season for most of Southeast Alaska again this year. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game announced this week the summer season would continue through August 15 and a fall season is planned for October and November. The season length is set based on the catch from the first week of fishing. Crabbing opened on June 15th. more