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Commentary by Mike Schwartz – Petersburg Creek, A Place Without Measure

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Petersburg couple invite Norwegian monarch to Alaska’s Little Norway

Al and Sally Dwyer wore traditional Norwegian garb to see King Harald V in Anchorage (photo courtesy of the Dwyers).
Petersburg residents Al and Sally Dwyer attended two events in Anchorage last week with King Harald V of Norway. The Norwegian monarch was visiting Washington state and Alaska. In Anchorage he attended a conference of oil and gas companies, toured a museum exhibit and visited the Sons of Norway lodge in Alaska’s largest city. more

Petersburg assembly wonders about plan B for police building

MRV Architects produced this  drawing of the proposed remodel of the police station and municipal building.
Several members of Petersburg borough assembly this week questioned the borough’s plan for repairing or replacing the town’s failing police building and jail. Borough staff say the architects eventually will be reporting back with a cost estimate for the borough’s top capital project priority. However some assembly members want to look at scaling down the project because they don’t expect any more state grant money for construction. more