Medical pros from across Southeast attend Petersburg conference

Petersburg hosted 117 participants in this year's Southeast Region EMS Symposium. EMS Director Sandy Dixon said this is the first year Petersburg has hosted the symposium and that the community... Full story

School board seeks two new members

The Petersburg School Board is seeking to appoint two new school board members to serve until the October elections after board members Dawn Ware and John Bringhurst resigned. Both Bringhurst and Ware are moving away from Petersburg. Bringhurst... Full story

School district presents draft budget

Petersburg School District Finance Director Karen Quitslund presented a bare bones draft budget in front of the school board Tuesday evening. Quitslund said next year’s school budget is the most challenging budget she’s worked on in her three...

Local girl wins college research award

Petersburg High School graduate Tessa Hasbrouck received the highest undergraduate research award given by the University of Wisconsin's College of Natural Resources (CNR). Hasbrouck received the...

Obituary, Lillian Hatlen Hagerman, 91

Lillian Hatlen Hagerman passed away on March 7, 2014 at the Petersburg Medical Center Long Term Care Unit. She was born on June 2, 1922 in Borgund, Norway to Karl and Magda Hatlen. Shortly after her ... Full story

Obituary, Don Leonidas Hicks, 91

Don Leonidas Hicks, 91, of Yakima, Wash. died April 10, 2014. Hicks was born in Kennard, Texas. He and his family lived in Petersburg from 1970-1986. He worked as a commercial fisherman, fishing the Thunderbird. After retirement, the couple moved... Full story

Fish Factor: 2014 total salmon catch predicted to be half of last year's record

Alaska's total salmon catch for 2014 is projected to be down by almost half of last year's record haul. State fishery managers are calling for an all species harvest of just under 133 million salmon, ...

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