Petersburg Pilot -

Petersburg Visitor Guide

Articles written by Ben Muir

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 323



 By Ben Muir    About Town    May 3, 2018

Home and Garden Edition: Something new, something blue and built for the view

The couches and loveseats inside Donna Martinsen's new home all face outward, toward Hungry Point,...

 
 By Ben Muir    About Town    May 3, 2018

Home and Garden Edition: Two of Petersburg character preservers The apartment and the net house

As a teenager in California, Wally McDonald watched the community he grew up in become...

 
 By Ben Muir    News    May 3, 2018

Home and Garden Edition: Vicks build culturally diverse home next to their grandkids

The essence of Theresa and Dan Vick's new house is its inside diversity, between her culture with...

 
 By Ben Muir    News    April 19, 2018

New Petersburg Medical Center CEO selected

A hospital administrator from Nome is slated to become CEO of the Petersburg Medical Center. Philip...

 
 By Ben Muir    News    April 19, 2018

­­Local Samaritan tends to man who swam halfway across Wrangell Narrows

A Petersburg Samaritan was clipped by an oncoming car on Sunday as he was tending to a distressed man in the middle of the road, who had just swum...

 
 By Ben Muir    Opinion    April 19, 2018

Headed back to Michigan

I’ll keep this brief since a reporter shouldn’t be near an op-ed page. I wrote a few stories for the Pilot over an 11-month period and now I’m...

 
 By Ben Muir    News    April 19, 2018

Borough land selection halts amid apparent miscommunication with DNR

For now, the Petersburg Borough won’t choose any state land it’s entitled to, coming after a string of emails that suggest a stunning...

 
 By Ben Muir    News    April 19, 2018

Young Wrangell artist has first solo show

A 23-year-old artist from Wrangell had her first solo show in Petersburg on Friday, where she was...

 
 By Ben Muir    News    April 12, 2018

PHS senior completes externship with AK Rep.

Alice Neidiffer, the student body president at Petersburg High School, recently spent a half week...

 
 By Ben Muir    News    April 12, 2018

Meteorologists say more dry days likely to come

March in Petersburg was the fourth driest on record, and meteorologists are predicting the summer could be more of the same. There were 2.74 inches...

 
 By Ben Muir    Sports    April 12, 2018

First Petersburg High School alumnus inducted into ASAA Hall of Fame

A Petersburg High School alumnus was selected to this year's Alaska School Activities Association Ha...

 
 By Ben Muir    News    April 12, 2018

Petersburg police sergeant accepted into FBI National Academy, one of two Alaska officers

A police sergeant in Petersburg was notified on Wednesday that he has been accepted into the FBI...

 
 By Ben Muir    News    April 12, 2018

Local police celebrate national dispatchers week

Currently the Petersburg Police Department is recognizing its dispatchers for National Telecommunica...

 
 By Ben Muir    News    April 12, 2018

Man charged in heroin investigation

A Petersburg man is facing controlled substance charges after police intercepted a package shipped...

 
 By Ben Muir    News    April 12, 2018

School staff to start administering alcohol tests

The Petersburg School District recently purchased a less invasive way than a breathalyzer to test...

 
 By Ben Muir    News    April 12, 2018

PHS track young but talented, coach says

The Petersburg High School track team is gearing up for the season and hoping to offset losing six seniors by using speed, relay races and young addit...

 
 By Ben Muir    News    April 12, 2018

Kake canoeing team preparing for Juneau voyage

A group in Kake is preparing for a canoe trip to Juneau in part to celebrate its Native culture, but a logistical setback has left them seeking help f...

 
 By Ben Muir    News    April 5, 2018

Petersburg Ranger District considers guide permit until community pushes back

The forest service in Petersburg was hardset on waiting to decide on a recent controversial guide permit for moose hunting issue, saying on Wednesday...

 
 By Ben Muir    News    April 5, 2018

Research biologist explains communication with humpbacks

Researchers at a lighthouse near Petersburg have been conducting behavioral studies of humpback...

 
 By Ben Muir    News    April 5, 2018

Southeast power agency CEO updates Borough assembly on savings, water levels

The CEO of Southeast Alaska’s wholesale power provider stopped by an assembly meeting on Monday to update Petersburg on its projects and financial...

 
 By Ben Muir    News    April 5, 2018

Herring fishery closes 8,330 tons short of guideline level

The Sitka Sound sac roe herring fishery closed Tuesday for the remainder of the 2018 season after two days and about 8,300 tons short of guideline...

 
 By Ben Muir    News    April 5, 2018

WAVE promotes 'Embrace Your Voice' for sexual violence month

A non-profit group's theme for sexual assault awareness month focuses on how to educate and talk...

 
 By Ben Muir    News    April 5, 2018

About 10 applicants for police chief position so far

The Petersburg Borough is a month into recruiting for a police chief, and about 10 applications have been submitted as of Monday, the manager said....

 
 By Ben Muir    News    April 5, 2018

Borough upgrades old response equipment

The Petersburg Borough recently installed two emergency sirens in the area while the EMS team is...

 
 By Ben Muir    News    April 5, 2018

About 15 volunteers help repaint 'Our Town' mural

A 15-year-old, fading mural in Petersburg is getting about four coats of paint added by volunteers...

 

Page Down

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2021