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Borough says ‘no’ to local contractor’s offer to settle harbor bid issue

The Petersburg Borough Assembly this week denied a local contractor’s request that they be reimbursed for the money they spent on their bid for the North Harbor replacement project in exchange for dropping their appeals over the contract award. Matt Lichtenstein reports:
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He’s a little like Ollivander. Pointe shoe wizard comes to Southeast

Philip Broadbent measures first time pointe shoe customer, Lydia Martin's, feet. (Joe Sykes)
There aren’t any specialist ballet stores in Southeast Alaska. That means it’s hard for young ballerinas to find the right fitting shoes. So every summer, just before school starts Phillip Broadbent comes to town. He’s a master pointe shoe fitter … more

Heavy rainfall damages fish weir and road on POW

Sandy Beach Road near Coffman Cove on Prince of Wales Island eroded from recent rainfall. Photo courtesy of U.S. Forest Service
A forest service road eight miles South of Coffman Cove is closed indefinitely due to erosion. more