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 By Shelly Pope    News    November 15, 2012

Library construction will continue through winter

The new Petersburg Public Library Building is a vision to behold as the roof and walls go up, and construction will continue through the winter with no foreseeable delays. ASRC McGraw Constructors... Full story

 By Shelly Pope    News    November 15, 2012

Bridge dedicated in honor of fallen hero

Despite the rain, veterans and residents gathered to pay their respects and honor to U.S Marine Donald “Harry” Kito with the dedication of the formerly known Falls Creek Bridge in Kito's memory... Full story


Yesterday's News

November 10, 1982: As dredging and parking lot construction for the new small boat harbor nears completion, Department of Transportation Project engineer John Edwards says the harbor may be operationa...


Police reports

November 7 Dian L. Bell, 52, was issued a citation for limitation on backup on N. First Street. A vehicle was reported continually speeding on N. Nordic Drive. Officer responded to a threatening individual on Skylark Way. November 8 Items were...


Petersburg’s newest officer

Petersburg Police Captain John Hamilton pins a Petersburg Police Department badge on Officer Randy Holmgrain at Holmgrain’s recent graduation from the Fairbanks Academy. Officer Holmgrain finished...


Letters to the Editor

Let’s Talk continues To the Editor: Imagine a community where your viewpoint is heard and where a variety of different opinions are valued and respected. Last Wednesday nearly 60 people took part in “Let’s Talk Petersburg: A Community...

 By Shelly Pope    News    November 15, 2012

Local theater hopes to convert to digital by Oct 2013

The Northern Nights Theater will come upon obstacles by the end of 2013 unless it is converted to a digital system. The organization has raised almost $30,000 of the $75,000 needed for the...

 By Shelly Pope    News    November 15, 2012

Proposed Borough: Candidates

Petersburg City Councilor and retired construction worker, Nancy Strand, has spent most of her life in Petersburg and hopes to serve the new proposed borough as a member of the assembly in much the... Full story

 By Shelly Pope    News    November 15, 2012

Proposed Borough: Candidates

Recently appointed Petersburg City Councilor, John Hoag, has placed his name in the running for a seat on the proposed Petersburg Borough. Hoag is a retired attorney who moved to Petersburg in 2006 wi... Full story

 By Shelly Pope    News    November 15, 2012

Proposed Borough: Candidates

Jean Ellis is a lifelong resident of Petersburg and is currently serving as president of the Petersburg City School District Board. She has now put her name in the hat as a candidate for school board... Full story


— Turkey Time 5k —

Petersburg Parks and Recreation is sponsoring a Turkey Time 5k, Nov. 17 at 9 a.m. Register at Parks and Rec through Thurs., Nov. 15. There is a fee. See the route map at No ipods, iphones, cell phones,...

 By Shelly Pope    News    November 15, 2012

Road construction shuts down for the winter

The downtown road construction project has shut down for the winter but will have to finish Phase I of the project when work begins again in the Spring. All of the curb and gutter work has been completed and the sidewalks for Phase I have been...


Middle School hoops in Wrangell

Chandler Strickland cuts around a Craig defender during the Stikine Basketball Tournament. The girls placed second to Craig and will play at home Thursday and Friday this week from 4 to 7 p.m. at the...

 By Shelly Pope    News    November 15, 2012

City to test CodeRED emergency system Friday

The City of Petersburg has contracted with the Emergency Communications Network to provide emergency notification services. This system will be tested at 10 a.m., Friday, Nov. 16. “If you have a public, published telephone number, you are...


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