Superintendent Erica Kludt-Painter says most of the damage happened at the middle and high schools.
The 43-year-old started work as an officer with the Petersburg Police Department at the end of last June.
The decision is a loss for Ketchikan’s winter economy and is leaving some feeling cut out of the decision-making process.
Local governments are allowed to opt out, but Petersburg’s assembly hasn’t made that decision.
Petersburg’s total number of cases since the start of the pandemic is now at 570, with three deaths.
More than 7% of Petersburg’s 3,000 residents got infected in November alone. On the front lines of this outbreak is a team of home health nurses going door-to-door treating patients.
Tracy Welch grew up in Petersburg and has a background in commercial fishing, gillnetting and long-lining.
The bill would grant just 23,040 acres of land that’s now national forest to each of the five new corporations.
Joseph Tagaban first learned he had a rare form of cancer known as acute myeloid leukemia, or AML, last year.
Eventually, the forests evolve into old growth with a healthy ecosystem that is better for wildlife. But it takes a very, very long time.