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 About Town    September 25, 2014 

Yesterday's News

September 19, 1914 – Anthon Eckern, president of the Bank of Petersburg, is in Juneau attending to the incorporation of his bank under the laws of the Territory of Alaska. The bank has been conducted as a private banking institution heretofore....

 
 About Town    September 25, 2014 

Bowhunter Certification Course

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) will be conducting a Bowhunter Education Course if enough individuals are interested in taking the course. An NBEF/IBEP bowhunter certificate is required in Alaska to hunt in “Bowhunting Only” areas...

 
 By Orin Pierson    About Town    September 25, 2014 

Home and Garden Edition, 2014

This year Scott and Rachel Kandoll and their three children moved into their dream home-a custom built 3,000 square foot, four bedroom, abode with a waterfront view. They bought the Littleton's lot...

 
 By Mary Koppes    About Town    September 25, 2014 

Home and Garden Edition, 2014

Just behind Rae C. Stedman Elementary School a large garden teeming with life offers students and community members a new classroom for learning. The School + Community Garden is comprised of a...

 
 By Mary Koppes    About Town    September 25, 2014 

Home and Garden Edition, 2014

The School + Community Garden that thrives behind the Rae C. Stedman Elementary School does so this year thanks in part to the first-ever Sprouts program. Five high-energy youngsters participated in...

 
 About Town    September 25, 2014 

Home and Garden Edition, 2014

The weeks between harvest and the first hard freeze are crucial for preparing your garden for the next growing season. The following checklist helps ensure a successful garden. • Remove remaining crops from garden beds. Enrich your compost with...

 
 By Mary Koppes    About Town    September 25, 2014 

Home and Garden Edition, 2014

When Father Thomas Weise returned to his apartment at Saint Catherine of Siena Catholic Church after a trip to Wrangell last winter, he was greeted by a chilly sight. "I came home from Wrangell and...

 
 About Town    September 25, 2014 

Home and Garden Edition, 2014

There was an old house on this lot built by the Gjerdes, some of Petersburg's earliest settlers. Hardtimes came two generations later and the bank took the house, which was run down and in need of...

 
 By Mary Koppes    About Town    September 25, 2014 

Home and Garden Edition, 2014

More Petersburg homes than ever will be warmed by heat pumps this winter. These appliances have been gaining popularity as rising crude oil prices in the past five years have motivated home and...

 
 About Town    September 18, 2014

Yesterday's News

September 12, 1914 – The Petersburg school began the term last Tuesday with a full attendance. Forty-eight pupils were enrolled, approximately ten more than attended last year. The addition of Miss. Edna Miller on the staff of teachers, is a great...

 
 About Town    September 11, 2014

Yesterday's News

September 12, 1914 – The Petersburg school began the term last Tuesday with a full attendance. Forty-eight pupils were enrolled, approximately ten more than attended last year. The addition of Miss. Edna Miller on the staff of teachers, is a great...

 
 About Town    September 4, 2014

Yesterday's News

September 5, 1914 – With the opening of the new restaurant the traveling public as well as the residents of the town will find a change for the better. Heretofore the lack of a proper restaurant has always been a drawback to this town. This...

 
 About Town    September 4, 2014

School News

University of Washington Julia Buschmann, a junior at the University of Washington in Seattle, Wash., was named to the Dean's List for Spring Quarter 2014....

 
 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

 
 About Town    August 28, 2014

Yesterday's News

August 22, 1914 – Of course, the council will hear dissatisfaction at the levy of one and one- half cent on the property. That much is to be expected. Yet if we consider that the expenditure of a large sum of money was necessary to supply a crying...

 
 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...

 

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