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 About Town    July 2, 2015 

Yesterday's News

July 3, 1915 – The Mariposa, which passed through the Narrows, south, Sunday, is said to have carried the most valuable cargo ever taken out of Alaska. It included 1,200 tons of copper ore, valued at $840,000; raw furs from the interior, $60,000;...

 
 About Town    July 2, 2015 

Clarification

The June 25 edition of the Petersburg Pilot stated that Jacob Sturgeon had received a charge of misconduct involving a controlled substance in its Court section. That charge was dismissed due to a lack of probable cause. The Pilot regrets the...

 
 About Town    June 25, 2015

Yesterday's News

June 26, 1915 – The council met in regular session Monday evening. President: Mayor Pryer; Councilmen Brennan, Hogue, Jorgensen, Bruce, Duryea. On motion, the clerk was instructed to write to the district attorney regarding the matter of...

 
 About Town    June 25, 2015

School News

University of Alaska Southeast Krissa Davis has been named to the Chancellor's List for Spring Semester 2015 at the University of Alaska Southeast....

 
 About Town    June 18, 2015

Yesterday's News

June 19, 1915 – The cannery pile-driver has completed trap work and was towed in Thursday. There are already some fish coming into the traps, and canning is expected to start next week. H. S. Finch, who has been buying fish for the Packing Company...

 
 About Town    June 18, 2015

Borough manager report

Borough Manager Steve Giesbrecht gave the following report at Monday’s assembly meeting: The Middle Harbor waterline is back on. Crew from Rock N Road assisted the Harbor maintenance crew over the last week as the line was lengthened and laid...

 
 About Town    June 18, 2015

School News

Gonzaga University Carolyn Kvernvik and David Marifern were named to the President's List at Gonzaga University for spring semester 2015. University of Alaska Fairbanks The University of Alaska Fairbanks College of Natural Science and Mathematics...

 
 About Town    June 11, 2015

Yesterday's News

June 12, 1915 – The territorial secretary has received a reply from the Secretary of Commerce Refield to the “fish-trap” memorial passed by the Alaska legislature. Mr. Redfield says: “I will take this opportunity to express my belief that...

 
 About Town    June 11, 2015

PHS Honor Roll

2014 - 2015 Petersburg High School Honor Roll and Academic Excellence Highest Honor Roll 12th Grade: Joshua Andrews, Nicholas Larson, Evan Marsh, Aaron Murph, Tayla Wilson, Ben Zarlengo. 11th Grade: Kelly Engell, Stuart Medalen, Chauncy Sandhofer,...

 
 About Town    June 11, 2015

MMS Honor Roll

2014-2015 Mitkof Middle School Q4 Honor Roll and Academic Excellence Students achieving highest honor roll with academic excellence of straight As for all four quarters for the 2014-15 School Year. 6th Grade: Lydia Martin 7th Grade: Brooklyn Dormer,...

 
 About Town    June 11, 2015

Stork report

Liv Nancy Gillen was born to Caryn (Flint) and Todd Gillen on May 3 in Eugene, Ore. She weighed 8 lbs, 8 oz....

 
 About Town    June 4, 2015

Yesterday's News

June 5, 1915 – An advanced copy of the revenue law passed by the late territorial legislature was received this week. The following items in the act cover business and industries subject to tax or license in this vicinity: Attorneys, doctors and...

 
 About Town    June 4, 2015

Road Construction Update:

As part of his bi-monthly report to the Assembly, Borough Manager Steve Giesbrecht gave updates on the road construction projects happening around town. SECON and Rock N Road are making slow but...

 
 By Dani Palmer    About Town    May 28, 2015

PHS students measure LeConte Glacier movement

Despite a mild winter, LeConte Glacier really hasn't receded or advanced much. Six Petersburg High School (PHS) students traveled by skiff and helicopter to survey the glacier on May 12 and mapped...

 
 By Dani Palmer    About Town    May 28, 2015

Petersburg graduating 32 seniors next week

This year, 32 graduating seniors will be walking across the stage to collect their diplomas. Petersburg High School is holding its graduation ceremony on Wednesday, June 3, at 7 p.m. in the high school gym. Senior Adviser Ashley Lohr said this...

 
 About Town    May 28, 2015

Petersburg Community Foundation awards $11,000 to local nonprofits

The Petersburg Community Foundation (PCF) awarded six grants totaling $11,000 to area nonprofits in an award ceremony on May 16. Several special guests and donors were present for the ceremony...

 
 About Town    May 28, 2015

House paint art show

Artist Ashley Lohr in front of one of her pieces on display at the Clausen Museum during Friday's opening reception. Lohr used commercial house paints in her recent work, which is also influenced by...

 
 About Town    May 28, 2015

Students of the month and year

Nominated by students, and selected by a committee made up of students, this year's Elks Students of the Year were Kelly Engell and Skipper Erickson, presented with their award during an Elks dinner...

 

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