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School board plans to spend two-thirds of its reserves to make ends meet next year, plus cuts to Community Schools, middle-school shop program. Petersburg’s longest-serving firefighter dies.
Wildlife troopers shot and killed a brown bear sow and her two cubs in a Sitka neighborhood late this week (10/20/16). While it’s not the first report of an aggressive bear near downtown, the three were the first animals destroyed this year for public safety.