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 By Chris Basinger    News    June 30, 2022 

Investigation following complaint from police chief finds no harassment by assembly members

An investigation by the borough into a complaint filed by Petersburg Police Department Chief Jim... Full story

 
 By Chris Basinger    News    June 30, 2022 

House District 2 Candidate Questionnaire, Part 2

If elected, would you work to improve access to affordable child care? Kenny Skaflestad: This is a p...

 
 By Chris Basinger    News    June 30, 2022 

MS Roald Amundsen visits Little Norway

A ship named for one of Norway's most famed explorers has been visiting Petersburg for the first tim...

 
 By Chris Basinger    News    June 23, 2022

Three charter changes advance to final reading

The Petersburg Borough Assembly voted 6-0 to approve three ordinances, which could amend the...

 
 By Chris Basinger    News    June 23, 2022

Alaska Airlines introduces new station manager and larger aircrafts

Boeing 737-800s are set to begin arriving in Petersburg on Friday on Alaska Airlines Flight 64...

 
 By Chris Basinger    News    June 23, 2022

Assembly meetings to remain on Mondays

A resolution that would temporarily move assembly meetings from Mondays to Thursdays failed after a 1-5 vote during Monday’s Petersburg Borough Asse...

 
 By Chris Basinger    News    June 23, 2022

House District 2 Candidate Questionnaire, Part 1

Two candidates have filed for candidacy in this year's election to fill Rep. Jonathon...

 
 By Chris Basinger    News    June 16, 2022

Parks and Rec reopens for summer, leisure pool remains closed

Parks and Recreation reopened on Monday following three weeks of cleaning and repairs to the...

 
 By Chris Basinger    News    June 16, 2022

Assembly and Hospital Board discuss potential sites for new building

The Petersburg Borough Assembly and Petersburg Medical Center Hospital Board met in the assembly... Full story

 
 By Chris Basinger    Sports    June 16, 2022

Devil's Thumb Shooters hit the mark at state competition

The Devil's Thumb Shooters competed in the 18th Annual AlaskaYESS State Championship in Chugiak last...

 
 By Chris Basinger    News    June 16, 2022

School Board approves conservative budget

The Petersburg School Board adopted its FY23 School Operating Budget at the final meeting of the school year Tuesday evening in a 4-0 vote with...

 
 By Chris Basinger    News    June 9, 2022

Mountain View Manor could merge with PMC

Borough Manager Steve Giesbrecht and the boroughs attorney are set to begin discussions with the...

 
 By Chris Basinger    News    June 9, 2022

PMC to begin surveying two potential sites for future facility

The Petersburg Medical Center is one step closer to "shovel ready status" following unanimous... Full story

 
 By Chris Basinger    Sports    June 9, 2022

Vikings baseball team runners-up at state championships

The Petersburg High School baseball team far exceeded their expectations in the ASAA Division II sta...

 
 By Chris Basinger    News    June 9, 2022

Assembly narrowly passes new budget

The Petersburg Borough Assembly passed its FY23 budget by a 4-3 margin in its third and final reading on Monday with Assembly Members Dave Kensinger,...

 
 By Chris Basinger    News    June 9, 2022

Borough moves toward ownership of Papkes Landing

The Petersburg Borough Assembly unanimously approved two items which will begin the lengthy process...

 
 By Chris Basinger    News    June 9, 2022

'Mug Up sheds light on life inside canneries

Amongst the sounds of churning conveyor belts, rolling carts, and running rivers, a high pitched...

 
 By Chris Basinger    News    June 9, 2022

Candidates for Fire/EMS director visit Petersburg

Two candidates who are up for the Fire/EMS director position visited Petersburg this week. Stephen...

 
 By Chris Basinger    News    June 2, 2022

Health Fair returns this Saturday

The Petersburg Medical Center Health Fair is returning for the first time in four years this...

 
 By Chris Basinger    Sports    June 2, 2022

Track and field closes season at state championships

The Petersburg High School track and field team ended its season strong with many students setting...

 
 By Chris Basinger    News    June 2, 2022

PMC reports rising cases following festival

Petersburg Medical Center staff discussed how a surge of COVID-19 cases in Petersburg has affected h...

 

Happywhale makes whale research accessible and fun

Ted Cheeseman, the co-founder of Happywhale, gave a presentation to the people of Petersburg last...

 
 By Chris Basinger    Sports    June 2, 2022

Petersburg baseball looks for glory in state tournament

The Petersburg High School baseball team will be competing in the ASAA DII State Championships this weekend after earning an at-large berth. The...

 
 By Chris Basinger    News    June 2, 2022

Drygas makes campaign stop in Petersburg

Heidi Drygas, the former commissioner of the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development, v...

 
 By Chris Basinger    News    May 26, 2022

$20 million in state budget allocated for new PMC facility

The Alaska State Legislature approved its budget at the end of the legislative session last week...

 

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