The wooden planks come from the Colorado which sank in the Wrangell Narrows in 1901.
Voters will have a choice of candidates for mayor and for Borough Assembly in Petersburg this fall. The only two mayors of the Petersburg borough both filed to seek the mayor’s seat, Mark Jensen and Cindi Lagoudakis. Jensen resigned his seat in May with more than two years left to go in his term.
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.
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.
Petersburg’s mayor Mark Jensen resigned in a letter to the borough Thursday, but did not give any reason for stepping down.