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Representative visits

State representative Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins will be in Petersburg this coming weekend, Feb. 13-14. He will be holding public office hours from 4 – 5 p.m. on Sat. the 13 at Glacier Express and from 9 – 10 a.m. on Sun. the 14 at Java Hus. No...

 
 About Town    February 4, 2016  
 About Town    February 4, 2016

Yesterday's News

February 5, 1916 – The Windham Bay correspondent of the Daily Empire reports that Captain Wyman and Mr. Wenzel, who recently made the trip from Petersburg to that point on the Salmon Queen, are sampling the ore of the Alaska Peerless Mining...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    About Town    February 4, 2016

Coast Guard Appreciation Reception

Charlie Christensen's boat, the Angela Marie, sank on February 15, 1994. After hearing a recording of the mayday call, Christensen took to the podium. "That still leaves me a little shaky,"...

 
 About Town    February 4, 2016

Borough Manager's Report

Borough Manager Steve Giesbrecht gave the following report at Monday’s regular Assembly meeting: There has been increased homeless activity, with squatters in vacant or abandoned buildings. The public is reminded to secure outbuildings. An investig...

 
 About Town    February 4, 2016  
 About Town    February 4, 2016

School News

Gonzaga University Carolyn Kvernvik has earned placement on the Gonzaga University President's List for fall semester 2015. University of Minnesota Twin Cities Kristinn J. Thorsteinson, a junior at the Carlson School of Management, was named to the...

 
 About Town    February 4, 2016

2015 - 2016 Petersburg High School Honor Roll and Academic Excellence

Highest Honor Roll 12th Grade: Joshua James Andrews, Ruby M. Brock, Kelly S. Engell, Stuart H. Medalen, Chauncy Nicholas Sandhofer, Kylie G. Wallace. 11th Grade: Casey A. Bell, Alexandra K. Bless, Emma Irene Chase, Ethan Tell Cummins, Sydney R....

 
 About Town    January 28, 2016

Yesterday's News

January 29, 1916 – Sergeant Wardell received word yesterday morning that his successor, Sergeant Michael McLaughlin, from Fort Worden, Wash, will arrive here on the next steamer from Seattle. Mr. Wardell will probably leave for the south next...

 
 About Town    January 28, 2016  
 About Town    January 28, 2016

Correct Rep. Kreiss-Tomkin's survey URL

A 2016 fiscal and legislative survey was sent to constituents across District 35 soliciting input and feedback on the fiscal crisis and other issues Alaska is facing. The only problem is – the wrong link was in the survey. The survey erroneously...

 
 About Town    January 21, 2016

Yesterday's News

January 22, 1916 – The red-light buoy in the Narrows was broken away from its anchorage by ice the first of the week and drifted about to various locations. The mishap was reported by wireless to the proper authorities, and the tender is due here...

 
 About Town    January 21, 2016  
 About Town    January 21, 2016  
 About Town    January 21, 2016

Borough Manager report

During the January 19 Petersburg Borough Assembly meeting, Petersburg Borough Manager Steve Giesbrecht reported the following: Power & Light has completed the major re-write of our Emergency Action Plan required by FERC for our Blind Slough Hydro. A...

 
 About Town    January 21, 2016  
 About Town    January 14, 2016  
 About Town    January 14, 2016

Yesterday's News

January 15, 1916 – The engines for the lighting plant arrived on the Senator; also pipe for running fuel oil from dock to power-house, and the oil tank is due here next week. When the blue prints are received, concrete foundation for the engines...

 
 About Town    January 14, 2016  
 About Town    January 14, 2016

Juneau woman wins Petersburg's 2015 Rain Game Classic

Tiffany Foss guessed the exact amount of rain that fell in Petersburg over the course of 2015. According to NOAA data, 135.99 inches of precipitation soaked the streets and muskegs of Petersburg making 2015 the second rainiest year on record. The...

 
 About Town    January 14, 2016  
 About Town    January 14, 2016  

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