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 By Ben Muir    News    September 21, 2017 

North End Ferry Authority seeks new ferry

The North End Ferry Authority in Prince of Wales,...

 

2017 PFD checks $1,100 each

The 2017 Alaska Permanent Fund checks will be $1,100. Eligible Alaskans can expect their checks to...

 

PMC board deliberates on relationship with Assembly

The hospital Board of Directors held a work session on Friday to further discuss its relationship...

 
 By Patrick Fowler    News    September 21, 2017 

Petersburg Fishing Report

King Salmon Due to conservation concerns, the retention of king salmon is prohibited in all...

 
 By Ben Muir    News    September 21, 2017 

Citizens weigh in on water fluoridation

Registered voters in Petersburg will be asked if the city should keep fluoride in its city water...

 
 By Ben Muir    News    September 21, 2017 

Harbor dredge study approved

The Petersburg Assembly approved a “groundbreaki...

 
 By Ben Muir    News    September 21, 2017 

Norway ambassador to visit

The United State Ambassador to Norway will be in Petersburg at the end of the month to talk about...

 
 By Ben Muir    News    September 21, 2017 

Petersburg law enforcement weigh-in on ATV ballot

Voters in Petersburg are going to decide on October 3 whether off-highway vehicles should be allowed...

 
 By Ben Muir    News    September 21, 2017 

20-year-old faces probation, $13,000 fine after 2015 shooting of bears

A man who pled guilty this week to illegally shooting two bears on Admiralty Island in 2015 was...

 

Hungry Alaska bears raid Ketchikan garbage

KETCHIKAN, Alaska (AP) — Hungry bears seeking garbage have been seen in much larger numbers than...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    September 21, 2017 

State cuts and poor harvests hampering SE economy

With Southeast Conference wrapping up in Haines this morning, municipalities, businesses and individ...

 

Winning bidder wants Taku for Oregon hotel

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The winning bidder for Alaska’s ferry Taku wants to turn the 352-foot...

 

Activist recommends rafts for walruses due to declining sea ice

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) – An environmental activist is calling on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    September 21, 2017 

Group to discuss transboundary mining issues

WRANGELL — Three years after a major tailings dam failure in Canada’s British Columbia...

 

Alaska sees 26% drop in health insurance rates

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) _ Some of the highest insurance rates in the nation just got a little bit...

 

Bowhunter certification course

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) will be conducting a Bowhunter Education Course if...

 

Alaska to pay $2.5M to settle claims about food program

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska will pay $2.5 million to the federal government to settle...

 

Attorney Triem removed from case

Attorney Fred Triem this week filed a motion for reconsideration on the appointment of class...

 
 By Ben Muir    News    September 14, 2017

Schools transition to toll-free one phone number system

The Petersburg School District wants to be clear to the public why it switched to a single phone...

 

Alaska seniors look to revive sales tax issue

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A group of Juneau seniors has registered as a special interest group with...

 
 By Ben Muir    News    September 14, 2017

Annual state test results for Petersburg students

Administrators gave a report to the School Board on Tuesday on the state assessment tests that...

 
 By Ben Muir    News    September 14, 2017

Brown bear eats shot black bear on Mitkof Highway

Alaska state troopers are asking for the...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    September 14, 2017

Wrangell bar to celebrate decade of libation

WRANGELL - One of Wrangell's watering holes will b...

 

2 Alaska nuisance bears relocated from panhandle community

PETERSBURG, Alaska (AP) — Two nuisance black bears that were lurking around Petersburg have been...

 

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