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 By Ben Muir    News    February 22, 2018 

Police chief discusses recent internal investigations

In the months before Kelly Swihart announced he would retire as police chief in mid-2018, the depart...

 
 By Ben Muir    News    February 22, 2018 

School administrators on 'rough week in our community,' discussion on active shooter protocol

School administrators in Petersburg are using recent student incidents to spark conversations and...

 

Mumps hits Juneau for first time in 20 years

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) – Doctors confirmed the presence of mumps in Juneau for the first time in more...

 
 By Ben Muir    News    February 22, 2018 

Local man charged with consecutive vehicle thefts

It took police officers less than 10 minutes to locate two vehicles that were allegedly stolen on...

 

May 2017 sexual assault charges against local man dismissed

A prosecutor last week dismissed sexual assault charges against a Petersburg man who was accused...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    February 22, 2018 

SEAPA greenlights big maintenance projects at hydro plants

The Southeast Alaska Power Agency governing board earlier this month approved moving forward with a...

 

What does a bear do in the Alaska woods? Disperse seeds

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- A study of bears and berries has determined that the big animals are the...

 
 By Ben Muir    News    February 15, 2018

Borough hired consultant to investigate workplace bullying in police department

The Petersburg borough attorney hired a consultant last year to conduct an investigation into...

 
 By Ben Muir    News    February 15, 2018

Local teens charged after video shows vehicle hitting 2 deer

Alaska Wildlife Troopers filed charges against two Petersburg teens who allegedly hit multiple deer...

 

Juneau considers new rules for anchoring in city waters

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Juneau officials have decided to review ordinances on anchoring boats in...

 

Juneau considers new rules for anchoring in city waters

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Juneau officials have decided to review ordinances on anchoring boats in...

 

Alaska troopers say fentanyl overdoses are growing concern

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The synthetic opioid fentanyl is an escalating problem in Alaska, and it...

 

PFD reports strong returns, value of $64B

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Alaska Permanent Fund Corp. reported strong returns and a total...

 

Senate leaders urge Walker to re-evaluate pick for seat

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska Senate leaders on Tuesday urged Gov. Bill Walker to go back to the...

 
 By Ben Muir    News    February 15, 2018

Local artist unveils "We Are One" photo display at the Library

The Petersburg Public Library is featuring a...

 
 By Ben Muir    News    February 15, 2018

Two PHS teams compete in ocean sciences bowl

Two high school teams from Petersburg competed in Seward last weekend in a state competition focusin...

 
 By Ben Muir    News    February 8, 2018

Assembly moves along with electrical reorganization

The Petersburg borough assembly on Monday was nearly split when it voted in favor of a plan to...

 
 By Ben Muir    News    February 8, 2018

2018 salmon derby canceled due to depleted salmon stock

The Petersburg Chamber of Commerce voted Thursday...

 
 By Ben Muir    News    February 8, 2018

Borough nearing approval on senior tax exemption fee, marine passenger fee

The Borough assembly at a meeting on Monday heard...

 
 By Ben Muir    News    February 8, 2018

Boat hauler ditches permit for ramp construction, tries leasing it

A Petersburg boat hauler has been recommended by two borough boards for approval to self-fund a...

 
 By Ben Muir    News    February 8, 2018

Former electrical superintendent speaks against borough reorganization, officials comment

The former Petersburg Municipal Power and Light superintendent addressed the assembly on Monday to...

 

Marijuana tax collections in Alaska tumble again

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Marijuana tax revenue in Alaska fell for the second straight month in...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    February 8, 2018

New Wrangell water plant a better option than renovation

WRANGELL — Wrangell appears to be closing in on a solution to its water filtration worries after...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    February 8, 2018

Fish and Game releases anticipated sport orders

WRANGELL — Late last week the Alaska Department of Fish and Game issued a group announcement...

 

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