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 By Jess Field    News    June 16, 2022

Chelan closes after 44 years of selling fresh produce

It all began after Dave Kensinger's buddy started an organic apple orchard in Eastern Washington...

 By Jess Field    News    June 9, 2022

Wittstock retires from school district

School got out last week, but Bridget Wittstock still had one week to go until she ended her final...

 By Jess Field    News    May 19, 2022

Decades of Viking shenanigans

Forty-five years ago, Kathi Hammer was helping Carol Hall at a concession booth downtown, during...

 By Jess Field    News    May 12, 2022

One survivor's story: How art can help others

As part of the Working Against Violence for Everyone (WAVE) anniversary celebration at the end of...

 By Jess Field    News    May 5, 2022

Thompson steps back and two new women captains step up

When Kate Thompson was small, her father Harold made a perch in the wheelhouse of the St. Lazaria, s...

 By Jess Field    News    May 5, 2022

Lighthouse keeper couple returns to Five Finger

A husband and wife have come back to spend their summer taking care of the Five Finger Lighthouse....

 By Jess Field    News    April 28, 2022

Walking the Circle of Life with Cindy Rodgers

A couple days leading up to the event, Cindy Rodgers began saying, with a hint of concern, "It...

 By Jess Field    News    April 14, 2022

WAVE turns 40 this month

Forty years ago, Marlene Cushing was working as the community public health nurse when she attended...

 By Jess Field    Sports    March 31, 2022

After the last game of a high school career

As a junior, Ines Larson helped the Lady Viking's basketball team reach the state tournament. Going...

 By Jess Field    News    March 24, 2022

Ukrainians working in Petersburg share their experiences

When Russia invaded Ukraine last month, it didn't shock Serhii Dudnichenko, a proud Ukrainian....

 By Jess Field    News    March 17, 2022

Celebrating St. Patty's without alcohol

St. Patty's Day used to be the perfect excuse for Nicole McMurren to get "bombed," almost as if her...

 By Jess Field    News    March 10, 2022

Paying for childcare

There were multiple accounts with outstanding balances when Sharlay Mamoe took over as director of...

 By Jess Field    News    February 24, 2022

A snapshot of Petersburg child care providers

The state of child care availability in Petersburg remains a central concern for the community....

 By Jess Field    News    February 17, 2022

Grant funded program helps keep elders CAPABLE of aging in place

A local doctor initially spoke to Paul Bowen about a new program aimed at allowing older community... Full story

 By Jess Field    News    February 10, 2022

A hard-earned record setting caribou hunt

Claira Sallenbach had talked with friends about making her first hunting trip to caribou country thi...

 By Jess Field    News    February 3, 2022

Séet Ká Festival debuts in Petersburg

Attendees to the upcoming Séet Ká Festival in town should leave with a wealth of knowledge...

 By Jess Field    Sports    January 27, 2022

Running outside during winter

Lower back pain, that's what made Dave Thynes start running one fall, almost a decade ago. He'd...

 By Jess Field    News    January 20, 2022

Getting to know Humanity in Progress

Having tough conversations at work is part of what Ashley Kawashima signed up for when she became a... Full story

 By Jess Field    News    January 13, 2022

Removing lots and lots of snow

Leaving his warm house and family behind at 2:30 a.m., during winter months in order to plow snow...

 By Jess Field    News    January 19, 2017

LID approved by assembly in its first reading

The Petersburg Borough Assembly held the first reading of an ordinance designed to amend municipal code regarding the local improvement district (LID)...

 By Jess Field    News    January 19, 2017

Petersburg Indian Association board election results delayed due to candidate challenge

The Petersburg Indian Association held board elections earlier this month, but it took until Tuesday for the results to be certified because of a...

 By Jess Field    News    January 19, 2017

Trading the Mexican border for Mitkof Island

David Plagens worked as a police officer in west Texas on the border of New Mexico and Mexico prior...

 By Jess Field    News    January 19, 2017

Navy veteran joins police department

After spending four years with the U.S. Navy working military police, Luis Waechter is looking...

 By Jess Field    News    January 19, 2017

Mitkof Island warm and dry in 2016:

The average temperature for Petersburg last year was 46 degrees, the warmest on record, and it also...

 By Jess Field    News    January 19, 2017

Whooping cough confirmed in community

The Petersburg has one confirmed case of Pertussis or whooping cough, according to a notice sent out by Superintendent Erica Kludt-Painter on Tuesday...


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