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Harbor Board against zoning change

The Port and Harbor Advisory Board recommended against changing the zoning on waterfront parcels along Nordic Drive at its Friday meeting. The zoning change request is now before the Planning and...

Sea Lions not a problem for harbor - in winter

While not a line item on the harbor advisory board agenda, sea lion activity in the harbors was a board discussion item at the March 10 meeting. "There are not a lot of issues in the winter until the ...

Tenants displaced after safety issues shut down Juneau hotel

JUNEAU (AP) – Authorities escorted out the tenants of a century-old Juneau hotel and took the property’s manager into custody after identifying several public health and safety hazards. Bergmann Hotel was condemned after the owners failed to...

M/V Taku for sale through sealed bid

JUNEAU – The Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities (ADOT&PF) is selling the M/V Taku through a sealed bid sale. The minimum bid price is $1.5 million and interested bidders...

Correction:

The small claims case of Feb. 28 involved Dean Roundtree and Ken Olsen of K.O. Construction. A decision is...

Colette Peters named Fleet Manager at Trident

Colette Peters, 26, has been named Fleet Manager/Quality Assurance Manager at the Petersburg Trident Plant. She fills the position vacated by Nick Ohmer who is now managing the Trident Plant in...

Sitka men bare all for quilt guild charities

SITKA (AP) – On a cool spring day, Sitka veterinarian Burgess Bauder went down to the harbor and stripped down to his long underwear, socks and Crocs - all in the name of charity. With little more than a quilt covering his body, Bauder became a...

Group honors Sitka teens who rescued residents from fire

SITKA (AP) – A national group has honored a group of Sitka High School basketball players who last year helped pull residents from a burning building in Anchorage. The National Federation of State High School Associations announced Monday that...

Anan improvements to target outhouses and trailhead

WRANGELL – For visitors this summer to Anan Wildlife Observatory, trips to the restroom will become a bit less hectic. Up to the present, the oft-visited outdoor attraction's outhouse is sited...

The Trust Land Office to host Petersburg meeting March 22

The Trust Land Office will hold a series of public informational meetings in Southeast communities to discuss the proposed land exchange between the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority (Trust) and the United States Forest Service (USFS). The...

Viking boys are Region V champs

The Vikings capped off their season in Southeast with a championship title, after winning two games at Region V in Juneau last week. Coming off the high of homecoming weekend wins over Wrangell,...

Petersburg takes first in Shamrock Invitational

A team largely fielding Petersburg players took first in last week's Southeast Alaska's Shamrock Soccer Invitational in Juneau. The six-game tournament is part of the Capital City Soccer League...

Girls finish in 3rd place at regionals in Juneau

The basketball season comes to a close for the Petersburg girls, after placing third last week at the Region V Tournament in Juneau. “All of our games were definitely battles,” said girls coach Dino Brock. “All three of them, we played really...

Letters to the Editor

Rethink flouride To the Editor: I would like to request the Borough reevaluate its practice of adding fluoride to our water supply. It is time to investigate what the current research is on the safety of fluoride after so many years of public use....

Yesterday's News

March 16, 1917 – A letter from J. L. McPherson, manager of the Alaska Bureau of the Seattle Chamber of Commerce, gives details of the big excursion tour of Alaska being organized by the bureau-in commemoration of the fiftieth anniversary of the...

Community Foundation grants

The Petersburg Community Foundation announces that the 2017 grant cycle opened March 13. Our community foundation acts as a charitable permanent fund to support beneficial projects in Petersburg. Between $12,000 and $14,000 will be awarded to a...

MATCH program for SE Adults applications due Friday

MATCH is a new and free program that provides college and career counseling starting in each student's hometown, followed by a week of college and career awareness training in Juneau from April 10 -...

Whale Watching and LeConte Glacier Tours based out of Petersburg Alaska

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