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 By Suzanne Ashe Special to the Pilot    About Town    August 28, 2014 

Stedman Elementary gets a facelift

When students return to Rae C. Stedman Elementary School next week, they will experience a lot more than just a bump up in grade. The exterior walls of the 45-year-old building have all been replaced... Full story

 
 By Suzanne Ashe Special to the Pilot    News    August 28, 2014 

Eggs return to Crystal Lake Hatchery, as construction continues

There are new salmon eggs in the incubators of Crystal Lake hatchery, although the facility is undergoing reconstruction. The hatchery, which is located at the 17.5 mile marker of Mitkof Highway, suffered a devastating fire in March with the loss of...

 
 By Suzanne Ashe Special to the Pilot    About Town    August 28, 2014 

Dogs, people gather to raise funds for Petersburg Humane Association

Dozens of dogs and their human handlers gathered on a rainy Saturday morning over the weekend for the Doggie Dash, a fundraiser for the Petersburg Humane Association. The event, organized by Lanette S...

 
 By Suzanne Ashe Special to the Pilot    News    August 21, 2014

Staff and students readying for first day of school

Three Petersburg School Board seats are up for grabs during this year’s Borough election and all remain vacant, though the three incumbent board members said they would run for their seats again at Tuesday's meeting. Vice-President Sarah...

 
 By Suzanne Ashe Special to the Pilot    News    August 21, 2014

Debate continues over old legislation regarding pre-enrollment physical exams

The beginning of the new school year has brought an old debate to the fore, of whether or not school nurses could provide pre-enrollment physical examinations for students. During the Petersburg School Board meeting on Tuesday, Board President Jean...

 
 By Suzanne Ashe Special to the Pilot    News    August 14, 2014

Fate of Wrangell Ave house still pending

Attorneys in the Superior Court in Juneau recently argued over the fate of a collapsed house in Petersburg. The borough wants the house demolished, citing it is a dangerous structure, but the... Full story

 
 By Suzanne Ashe Special to the Pilot    News    August 14, 2014

Tongass transition to new growth begins with advisory group

For the next 10 to 15 years, the newly formed Tongass National Forest Advisory Committee (TAC), under the auspices of the Department of Agriculture, will advise the U.S. Forest Service's (USFS) timber sale management program in the transition from...

 
 By Suzanne Ashe Special to the Pilot    News    August 7, 2014

Second annual Bluegrass Camp highlights local talent

Musicians and singers, ages 8 to 18, attending the second annual Bluegrass Camp have been practicing at the middle school all week for performances today and Friday. Camp Organizer Dan Sullivan and...

 
 By Suzanne Ashe Special to the Pilot    News    August 7, 2014

Clausen Museum showcases works of Polly Lee

New Strata, a solo show by Petersburg artist Polly Lee opened Friday, Aug. 1 at the Clausen Museum with an artist reception that included about 100 attendees. "These aren't your usual flowers and...

 
 By Suzanne Ashe Special to the Pilot    News    August 7, 2014

Trauma survivors meet online in new support group

A partnership between Petersburg Mental Health and W.A.V.E. (Working Against Violence for Everyone) is sponsoring a trauma support group for survivors of sexual abuse and domestic violence, which uses an online video program that is specially...

 
 By Suzanne Ashe Special to the Pilot    News    July 31, 2014

Thomas Bay Power Authority transfer progresses

The Petersburg and Wrangell Boroughs are a few steps closer to completing the transfer of Operations and Maintenance of the Tyee Lake hydroelectric facility from Thomas Bay Power Authority (TBPA) to Southeast Alaska Power Agency (SEAPA) after a... Full story

 
 By Suzanne Ashe Special to the Pilot    News    July 31, 2014

Put your Xtratufs on and dance, dance, dance

Two dozen daring dancers braved torrential rains to participate in National Dance Day on Saturday at the ball field. The pitching mound may have been soaked, but the dancers scored a home run with... Full story

 
 By Suzanne Ashe Special to the Pilot    News    July 31, 2014

Abbott resigns from Petersburg Medical Center board

After 14 years on the Petersburg Medical Center Board of Directors, Tom Abbott tendered his resignation, saying that the hospital was "in a good place" and that he was ready to leave. Abbott, who has... Full story

 
 By Suzanne Ashe Special to the Pilot    News    July 31, 2014

Physical Therapy orders new equipment, offers new services

The Physical Therapy department at the Petersburg Medical Center has recently ordered new equipment that will assist in helping clients. An anatomical model of a shoulder was purchased with funds...

 
 By Suzanne Ashe Special to the Pilot    News    July 31, 2014

Summer Reading Challenge ends with a splash

Dozens of youngster challenged themselves to read books this summer. Dozens of local businesses donated prizes, and it all concluded at a big pool party at the community gym on Tuesday. More than 40 children participated in the public library’s...

 
 By Suzanne Ashe Special to the Pilot    About Town    August 22, 2013

Home and Garden Edition, 2013

Designer-builder, sailor, skier and mountain climber, Dieter Klose, has best left his mark on Petersburg in the form of distinctive architecture. From the cantilevered Troll Bridge of Sandy Beach Park...

 
 By Suzanne Ashe Special to the Pilot    About Town    August 22, 2013

Home and Garden Edition, 2013

Rexanne Stafford isn’t planning on retirement just yet, but she did plan, and build, her own home for when that time comes. The 62-year-old mother and grandmother recently moved into her new...

 
 
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