April 26, 2012 | Vol. 39, No. 17

Yesterday’s News

News from 10-20-30 years ago

April 28, 1982 - Mr. L.J. Jackson, MSC Manager for Southeast Alaska announced April 20, the appointment of Jonathan Ness as Postmaster of the Petersburg, Alaska post office. The actual date of his installation as Postmaster will be forthcoming as soon as official word is received from our Headquarters office. Mr. Ness was selected through the Postmaster Merit Selection Program.

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Photo courtesy of the Michael Nore collection ©
This building housed Petersburg’s hospital back in 1938.

April 23, 1992 - Petersburg schools are trying to prevent drugs and alcohol use among teenagers. But they also accept donations from drinking establishments, whose names are then displayed in the high school gymnasiu...

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