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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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Herring spawn surveyed near Petersburg

Thousands of scoters gather on the water, following herring spawn. 2007 Photo courtesy of ADF&G
The Alaska Department of Fish and Game is monitoring the herring spawn near Petersburg and Wrangell although there are no commercial fisheries planned. more

Petersburg committee to look at where marijuana can be used

pot plant
Petersburg is trying to figure out where marijuana use will and will not be allowed within the borough. more