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Petersburg chuch holds one of many vigils for Mackenzie Howard

A group of Petersburg residents gathered at the Salvation Army Church Friday Night for a candlelight vigil in memory of Kake teenager Mackenzie Howard and in support of her family. It was one of many such events around Alaska. You can listen to the Petersburg vigil below:
You can download or listen to an mp3 version here (It is a large file)

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Petersburg sole bidder on three Mental Health Trust parcels

Petersburg is the sole bidder on the three uppermost parcels toward the top of this image. (Image from the Alaska Mental Health Trust Land Office).
It looks like the Petersburg borough will be purchasing some land at Papke’s Landing, about 10 miles south of town. more

Federal commission cancels permit for Thomas Bay hydro plant

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The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is cancelling a permit for a Bellingham company to study potential for a hydro-electric power plant in Thomas Bay near Petersburg. It’s a site that has drawn interest from other companies in the past. more