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 News    April 18, 2024 

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 By Olivia Rose    News    April 18, 2024 

Assembly approves tidelands sale to Island Refrigeration for $360,000

The Petersburg Borough Assembly approved the sale of a property on borough-owned tidelands to...

 By Olivia Rose    Dockside    April 18, 2024 

Winter troll fishery: 'amazing catch rates at good prices'

Days are long and arduous in January and February for trollers fishing Chinook salmon in rough...


Alaska judge strikes down state's cash payments to families using correspondence school programs

An Anchorage Superior Court judge on Friday struck down an Alaska law that allows the state to... Full story


Yesterday's News News from 25-50-75-100 years ago

April 18, 1924 – Boats which sold halibut to the Glacier & Deep Sea Food Company Tuesday for 9 and 5 were Audrey, 2,000 lbs; Irma, 500; Alfa, 500; G...

 By Olivia Rose    News    April 18, 2024 

School Board votes to join coalition likely to sue state

The Petersburg School District Board unanimously agreed to join the Coalition for Education Equity...


Capitol Updates

­Dear Friends and Neighbors: After roughly 24 hours of debate and consideration of 137 amendments, the House passed the operating and mental budgets...

 By Larry Persily    Opinion    April 18, 2024 

Guest Editorial

The Permanent Fund dividend is important to a lot of Alaska households, but so is education, public safety, ports and harbors, roads and more. The sta...


Police report

April 10 – An officer provided a courtesy transport on Dolphin Street. An officer responded to a report of suspicious activity on Excel Street and det...

 By Olivia Rose    News    April 18, 2024 

Catholic Church update

Last July, Petersburg was covered in smoke when the St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church caught fi...

 By Liam Demko    News    April 18, 2024 

PHS bring crowds to their feet at Music Fest

Petersburg High School's musical ensembles traveled to Stika last weekend for 2024's Southeast Alask...

 By Becca Clark    News    April 18, 2024 

Wrangell approves sale of hospital property to developer

WRANGELL — The Wrangell Borough Assembly approved the sale of the former medical center and six adjacent lots to property developer Wayne Johnson on A...

 By Rachel Becker    Dockside    April 18, 2024 

California salmon fishing banned for second year in row

In a devastating blow to California’s fishing industry, federal fishery managers unanimously voted on Wednesday to cancel all commercial and r... Full story


Silver Bay Seafoods buys Valdez fish plant

Silver Bay Seafoods will acquire the Peter Pan Seafoods plant in Valdez, and operate Peter Pan plants in Port Moller and Dillingham for the 2024...


Obituary: Patrick Joseph Sullivan, 76

Patrick Joseph Sullivan was born in Southern California on November 12, 1947 to Joy and Ray Sullivan... Full story


Artifact Archive

Between the cumbersome and hard to handle solid metal clothing irons of the 1800s, that had to be...



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Conn selected as Alaska Elementary Principal of the Year

Children and staff lined the halls of Stedman Elementary School Friday morning to celebrate...

 By Olivia Rose    News    April 11, 2024

Petersburg sends proposals to Board of Fish to change the Blind Slough King Salmon management plan

The Petersburg Fish and Game Advisory Committee(AC) met on April 8 to generate proposals to the...


Yesterday's News: News from 25-50-75-100 years ago

April 11, 1924 – H.J. Jorgensen already has a large number of signers for a roadway proposed to be built from the city limits to Sandy Beach. It is a...

 By Olivia Rose    News    April 11, 2024

Mental Health Trust Land Office might move on from subdivision plan

The Mental Health Trust Land Office (TLO) informed the Petersburg Borough that it will look into a feasibility study for constructing a road in the...


Guest Editorial

Who better to talk about education in Alaska than students. They could continue leaving it to school administrators, elected officials, their parents...


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