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 By Mary Koppes    About Town    October 16, 2014 

Locals get moving for a cancer cure

Runners and walkers turned out en masse for the 15th Annual Beat the Odds Race for a Cure on a drizzly Saturday morning. Marlene Cushing, co-chair of the Beat the Odds committee, said she estimates... Full story

 
 About Town    October 16, 2014 

Yesterday's News

September 26, 1914 – Mary A. C. Gibson, candidate for election to the territorial legislature left last Tuesday evening for Skagway where she will meet with her supporters for consultation and outline her program for the campaign. Mrs. Gibson will...

 
 By Erik LeDuc    About Town    October 16, 2014 

Seaweed for closeup

From left, Josie Prus, Clara Henriksen, Marie Giesbrecht and Abel Aulbach gather and bag masses of seaweed alongside other Petersburg High School students as part of a fundraising drive to send youth...

 
 By Erik LeDuc    About Town    October 16, 2014 

Clausen Memorial Museum recruits new director

Brittany Zenge landed in Petersburg on October's first Sunday, carting her worldly possessions off the ferry through the dark of night. A few days later, she was starting her new job, settling in as...

 
 By Dan Rudy    About Town    October 16, 2014 

Bountiful moose harvest reported as season wraps up

It appears to have been a successful month for moose hunters as the season came to an end yesterday. As of Tuesday morning, Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADFG) biologist Rich Lowell reported it...

 
 About Town    October 16, 2014 

Stork report

Evynne Michelle Thomas was born to Brandon and Heather Thomas, on September 28, 2014 at 10:00 p.m at Bartlett Regional Hospital, in Juneau. She weighed 6lbs 15oz and was 19.5 inches...

 
 About Town    October 9, 2014

Yesterday's News

September 26, 1914 – Mrs. Maude E. Gilson of Snohomish, is anxious for information in regard to her husband, Chris or C. E. Gilson, who disappeared from his home April 14, 1914 and left presumably for Alaska. He is 31 years old, 5 feet 8 or 9...

 
 By Erik LeDuc    About Town    October 2, 2014

Halfway around the world, Petersburg still looks like home

Clara Henriksen has relocated from her home in Denmark to Petersburg where she will live as a Rotary Exchange Student until July of next year. "It's almost the same, but we don't have as much rain as... Full story

 
 About Town    October 2, 2014

Yesterday's News

September 26, 1914 – The boys are home: Paul Lund, Jack Hanseth, Jack Wanberg, Tony Michaelburst, Chris Lange and the cook—Paul doesn’t know his name— all jolly and popular bachelors, who have spent the summer at their logging camp, returned...

 
 By Erik LeDuc    About Town    October 2, 2014

Connecting to history: Library to continue digital archive additions

Petersburg Public Library just finished the grant phase of a project to digitally preserve local Tlingit and borough history, according to Taralee Alcock, Library Director. The grant, obtained from...

 
 About Town    October 2, 2014

New Pilot reporter

Erik LeDuc joins the Petersburg Pilot as staff reporter. He joins Mary Koppes who also produces news reports and photos for the paper. LeDuc and his wife Caitlyn arrived last week from Las Cruces,...

 
 About Town    October 2, 2014

Municipal Election preview: Borough Assembly candidates

Cindi Lagoudakis Position sought: Assembly member, 3-year term Age: 60 Education: Undergraduate coursework, University of California, Berkeley; B.S. in Forest Management, Oregon State University;...

 
 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...

 

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