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Hatchery king release proposed for Frederick Sound near Petersburg

A plan aimed at establishing a hatchery king salmon return to Frederick Sound near Petersburg is gathering local support. Proponents gave presentations during Monday’s City Council meeting and Saturday’s meeting of the Petersburg’s Fish and Game Advisory Committee. Matt Lichtenstein reports:

King Salmon, KFSK file photo

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Petersburg schools open Monday with enrollment up

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Students head back to class Monday, August 29 in Petersburg as the new school year gets underway. Enrollment numbers have increased in two of the three schools and the district welcomes several newcomers to its faculty. more

Court battle continues, two years after Petersburg home demolished

Homeowners Karen Ellingstad and Fred Triem took down the home at 1011 Wrangell Avenue in 2014.
The legal battle continues over a demolished home on Wrangell Avenue in Petersburg. The structure was taken down in 2014 after the borough declared it a dangerous home. The owners of the home are appealing last year’s court ruling in favor of the Petersburg borough and have filed another suit challenging borough staff visits to the property in preparation for demolition. more