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Petersburg School District to buy new fire alarm system for elementary school

Petersburg School District is replacing the fire alarm system in the Rae C. Stedman Elementary School. The $40,000 dollar unit was approved at the last school board meeting Tuesday night. KFSK’s Angela Denning reports on that purchase and new technology being used by custodians at the schools.

Hydro lake levels rebound, but not much

A couple days of rain and some warmer weather have slightly boosted levels of some hydroelectric reservoirs in Southeast Alaska. However, communities continue running diesel generators and are still asking customers to conserve electricity. Those reservoirs are still a long way from refilled.

Petersburg’s Esports team becomes official

It's official. Esports is a sanctioned sport in Alaska. At Petersburg's School Board meeting Tuesday night Activities Director, Jaime Cabral, announced that Esports has been sanctioned by the Alaska School Activities Association.

Petersburg borough budget due out in mid-April

Petersburg’s borough assembly plans to start their review of a borough budget for next fiscal year in mid-April. However, that initial spending plan may be just a place holder until the state government decides on funding cuts to municipalities.

Seiners still waiting for fishery to open

Seiners anchored in Sitka’s harbors on Friday (3-22-19) afternoon. (KCAW/Rose) It’s the end of the week one, and seiners and tenders remain moored in Sitka’s harbors, on two-hour notice, waiting for conditions to be right for...

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NPR’s Scott Simon talks about the Mueller Report with EmptyWheel.net’s Marcy Wheeler, an independent journalist covering national security and civil liberties.

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