District stresses education, safety in wake of charges against former employee
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Petersburg School Superintendent Rob Thomason is emphasizing the district’s mission of educating students and keeping them safe. That’s in the wake of child pornography charges being filed against the district’s former head of maintenance. KFSK’s Matt Lichtenstein spoke with Thomason Wednesday morning.
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Officials on the Tongass National Forest are restricting logging activities because of the hot, dry weather and some lightning strikes in the region. The forest has been placed on “Hoot Owl” restrictions, effective Friday, May 22nd. That means some logging work cannot take place during the afternoon and evening. The limitations are in place for the Craig and Thorne Bay districts on Prince of Wales Island along with the Wrangell ranger district. more
Artist Ashley Lohr Friday, May 22 opens a new exhibit of paintings and collage at the Clausen Museum in Petersburg. Lohr this year is finishing up a master’s program in fine art through the Maryland Institute College of Art. more