Petersburg borough Mayor Cindi Lagoudakis has decided to try and continue on in that role beyond October. Lagoudakis has filed her paperwork with the borough to run for the mayoral seat in the October 3 election.
Conditions of release have not changed for a man charged with murder in the July 4, 2016, van wreck in Petersburg. The judge in the case against him, however, has changed. The defendant requested the case be heard before a judge other than William Carey, and it was assigned to superior court judge Trevor Stephens instead.…
Two men suing the Petersburg borough, a local police officer, a regional narcotics task force and state law enforcement are trying to broaden the lawsuit into a class action that would allow more plaintiffs to become involved.
Charging documents state that a seizure caused an accident that left two people dead July 4th last year. The driver in a van accident, Chris Allen, 24, is facing murder and manslaughter charges.
The Petersburg borough has rejected applications for the recall of four borough assembly members. The borough’s attorney has recommended against issuing recall petitions and defended the assembly’s decision to meet in May behind closed doors.
For almost 30 years, the remote village of Kake has been running its annual summer Keex’ Kwaan Culture Camp – a chance for kids and adults to practice and celebrate Tlingit traditions. It’s the longest running camp of its kind in Alaska. This year, two young women are taking over the reins from a cherished elder and are bringing more Tlingit language to camp and into Kake.
The driver of a van that crashed July 4, 2016, in Petersburg has been charged with murder and manslaughter for the deaths of two of young women in that accident.
A Juneau grand jury returned a five-count indictment Thursday against William Christopher “Chris” Allen, 24.
Four of the six people on the Petersburg borough assembly could be facing a recall election. A group of local residents has turned in applications to the borough seeking a recall petition for Assembly members Jeigh Stanton Gregor, Nancy Strand, Kurt Wohlhueter and Eric Castro.
A large timber sale on the Tongass National Forest is not as large as it was advertised. An environmental watchdog organization has uncovered a U.S. Forest Service document showing a 12-million-board-foot mistake on the Big Thorne timber sale on Prince of Wales Island in Southeast Alaska.
A caller told the Coast Guard he woke up and found the boat aground with his father no longer piloting the vessel.