Petersburg Pilot -

Petersburg Visitor Guide

Vikings take 2A State championship

Petersburg High School came out on top at the state level over the weekend, with the boys beating all other comers in the 2A Alaska ASAA/First National Bank Basketball State Championship in...

Assembly removes discount on moorage, and approves first cannabis application

The Petersburg Borough assembly unanimously voted to eliminate a prepayment discount on annual moorage rates in an effort to align with a rate study that recommended the borough increase harbor fees by 12 percent. Harbormaster Glo Wollen told the...

Mitch Seavey becomes oldest, fastest musher to win Iditarod

ANCHORAGE (AP) – Mitch Seavey won his third Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race on Tuesday, becoming the fastest and oldest champion at age 57 and helping cement his family’s position as mushing royalty. The Seward, Alaska, musher brought his dogs off...

Resolution opposing federal land transfer to be rewritten

The Petersburg Borough Assembly tabled a resolution opposing H.R. 232—an act sponsored by Alaska Congressman Don Young that would transfer up to 2 million acres of Tongass National Forest to the the state of Alaska. The land that would go into...

Borough Manager's report

City Manager Steve Giesbrecht presented the following information to the Borough Assembly at Monday’s meeting. We have been getting a false alarm indication at the Main Street Sub transformer. We plan to replace the faulty switch during the...

New rockfish sport fishing regulations take effect this week

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game announced on Monday the bag, possession and retention regulations for this year’s nonpelagic rockfish sport season. For all Southeast waters, Alaska residents have no size limit, with a bag and possession...

Jabusch to retire from Wrangell manager's post

WRANGELL - After four decades of public service, Wrangell will bid farewell this month to its longtime finance director and recent borough manager, Jeff Jabusch. "It's going to be kind of strange,...

Senate PFD restructure to get hearing in House Finance

A bill that would rearrange how earnings from the Permanent Fund were used passed the Senate last week, with a version set next to be read by the House Finance Committee. The “Permanent Fund Protection Act” (SB 26) would arrange the Fund’s...

Norway tops global happiness report overtaking Denmark

HELSINKI (AP) – A global happiness report has made Norway's foreign minister, well, happy. Norway jumped to top spot in the World Happiness Report despite the plummeting price of oil a key part of its economy but researchers said it's the...

Officials to test Tsunami warning system in Alaska

NOAA’s National Weather Service, the Alaska Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management and the Alaska Broadcasters Association plan to conduct a test of the tsunami warning communications system on Wed., March 29 at approximately...

To the Editor

How much flouride is safe? To the Editor: How much fluoride can you safely allow your baby to drink? Or bathe or shower or swim in? I’m not talking about topical fluoride applied to teeth. I’m talking about what you ingest, and absorb through...

Yesterday's News

March 23, 1917 – Ole and Peter Knutsen arrived home on the Spokane, Monday, after a several months’ visit in Puget Sound cities. They are now getting their barrel factory in shape for the season’s operations. Although hoop iron is still a...

Whale Watching and LeConte Glacier Tours based out of Petersburg Alaska

Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2017

Rendered 03/23/2017 13:44