An employee with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game from Petersburg was treated for a shotgun wound last week following an incident on the Stikine River involving another department employee.
Ruth W. Sandvik passed away July 29 in Seattle’s Kline Galland home in the comfort of her family. Ruth, 100 years old, fractured her hip at her assisted living in Petersburg then was air evacuated to Swedish Medical Center in Seattle. After a successful operation she suffered a stroke and didn’t ever fully recover.
Jo Ann Day built a little blue library in her front yard to encourage book sharing.
The deadline to file for elected office is Tuesday, Aug. 23 at 5 p.m. The necessary paperwork can be picked up at the borough office and is also on the borough’s website.
The pink salmon season in Southeast is supposed to be peaking right now. Instead, the run is actually slowing, harvests have been poor, and as KFSK’s Abbey Collins reports from Petersburg, many fishermen are wrapping up the season early.
The Stedman Elementary School renovation in 2014 and restructuring at the middle and high school has cut costs to the school district the last few years.
The State has issued a notice of pesticide spraying. The Petersburg Borough Assembly is sending a letter to the State asking for a comment period extension and a public hearing in Petersburg.
There used to be hundreds of canneries all along Alaska's coast line. The first ones opened in 1878 in Sikta and Klawock.
Stedman is running unopposed for Senate District R.
Al Dwyer was known as a community volunteer and "a good guy".