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Joshua Hall Blewett, 28 charged with kidnapping, rape and assault

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Joshua Hall Blewett, 28 charged with kidnapping, rape and assault

On Saturday September 10, Petersburg Police Department arrested Joshua Hall Blewett, age 28 of Petersburg, for one count of Domestic Violence related Assault. Following Blewett's arrest, officers... Full story

Petersburg girls win cross country region title

The Petersburg High School cross country teams took part in the Region V meet last weekend in Sitka, and the girls team ran away with the team championship. The girls will send seven runners to state in Anchorage this weekend, and they’ll be... Full story

Southern Alaska Fisheries earn victory in federal court

ANCHORAGE - A federal appeals court has ruled in favor of a state commercial fishing organization that challenged a decision to move several southern Alaska salmon fisheries from federal to state management. The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals...

Yesterday's News

September 30, 1916 – Owing to the soaking rains of the past week or two, the foundation under the engines at the power-house has become rather shaky. Ditches have been dug around the building, and other measures will probably be taken to overcome...

ARPA presents three annual awards to Petersburg this month

On September 16 The Alaska Recreation and Parks Association presented their annual awards. Local resident Sally Dwyer was presented with the Distinguished Service award, Outlook Park was given the Facility Excellence Award, and the Petersburg...

Obituary, Samuel Hudson Cornthwaite, 26

Samuel Hudson Cornthwaite passed away suddenly after falling ill to acute pancreatitis on September 6th, in a Beijing China hospital, with his sister Hannah by his side. Sam grew up in Petersburg,... Full story

Obituary, Kenneth James Hammer, 66

Kenneth James Hammer, 66, died September 23 in Petersburg, Alaska. He was born in Petersburg on September 6, 1950, the oldest of the five children born to his parents, Jim and Bev. Ken graduated from ... Full story

Whale Watching and LeConte Glacier Tours based out of Petersburg Alaska
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