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 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 14, 2016

Truth hurts: How saying 'I don't love you anymore' saved one couple's marriage

A little more than a year ago on a cold winter morning, not unlike many Petersburg couples, Meggan a... Full story

 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 7, 2016

State budget and testing complications rattle district

The State of Alaska Department of Education and Early Development (ADEED) cancelled statewide testing assessments last Friday. Multiple interruptions... Full story

 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 7, 2016

Health fair kicks off Saturday morning

The Community Health Fair is kicking off this Saturday, April 9 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m at the Petersburg Community Gym. Around 30 vendors will set up... Full story

 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 7, 2016

Assembly to advance marijuana ordinance, seeks input on docks

The Petersburg Borough Assembly will begin approving a draft version of a marijuana ordinance at its first meeting in May after Assembly Member Eric C...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 7, 2016

Long-term residents go green in the solarium

Petersburg Medical Center long-term care residents last month expressed an interest in increasing...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 7, 2016

Borough budget stretches in all directions

Petersburg Borough Assembly members face tough decisions when it comes to funding local community service organizations, especially amid concerns...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 31, 2016

Proposed Senate bill burdens small communities, leaders say

The Senate Finance Committee introduced a bill, SB 209, that would raise local government and school retirement contributions from 22 percent to 26.5... Full story

 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 31, 2016

The Leggings Movement: PHS students want to change policy, not clothes

A group of Petersburg High School students organized a protest last Friday and started a petition... Full story

 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 31, 2016

Petersburg student competes in state poetry recitation contest

Petersburg High School senior Kylie Wallace won a top spot in the region and went on to place in...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 31, 2016

Borough releases 2015 building report, decrease in public projects

Petersburg building overall project valuation decreased slightly in 2015 compared to 2104. However residential and commercial building construction...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 31, 2016

Two Petersburg youngsters compete in state spelling bee

Two Petersburg students participated in this year's Scripps Spelling Bee at the performing arts...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 24, 2016

Borough assembly members question PMHS financial needs

The Petersburg Borough Assembly unanimously voted to approve this year’s budget in its first reading including a change to its community services...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 24, 2016

One voice can make a difference:

Petersburg Parks and Recreation Director Donnie Hayes helped save Petersburg shoppers’ money this year after voicing his opinion during this...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 24, 2016

Assembly rescinds advisory vote amendment in comp plan

The Petersburg Borough Assembly rescinded an amendment made by assembly member Bob Lynn earlier this month that would provide an advisory vote to...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 17, 2016

Municipal, Police remodel bid awarded, project to begin soon

The Petersburg Borough Assembly unanimously approved a $6,639,300 municipal building remodel project bid award to McG Constructors/DCI Joint Venture.... Full story

 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 17, 2016

Commercial marijuana testing regs pose challenge to local industry

The Cole memo is a memorandum written by U.S. Deputy Attorney General James Cole and it provides guidance regarding federal marijuana enforcement....

 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 17, 2016

Tobacco prevention advocate asks assembly to change ordinance

Petersburg Indian Association’s tobacco prevention specialist asked the Petersburg Borough Assembly March 7 to ban electronic cigarettes and vapor...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 10, 2016

Petersburg Republicans miss out on primary vote

Petersburg Republicans couldn’t vote in town last week during the Presidential Preference Poll because no one volunteered to run the caucus. The... Full story

 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 10, 2016

Zoning fears prompt hour-long public comment

A flood of public criticism washed through the Petersburg Borough Assembly chamber Monday afternoon... Full story

 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 10, 2016

Assembly requests financial info from non-profits

The Petersburg Borough Assembly is asking for an increase in financial information from organizations requesting community service grants from the bor...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 3, 2016

State budget deficit halts Kake Access project

The state is closing out the Kake Access road project and will be looking for other ways to improve access to the village. Residents from Kake,... Full story

 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 3, 2016

Local high schooler sits in on legislative session

Petersburg High School sophomore Helen Martin returned from a trip to the legislature last month... Full story

 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 3, 2016

State subcommittee report misleads actual cuts to local public radio stations

A state finance legislative subcommittee's proposal to cut 100 percent of state operating grants to...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 3, 2016

Borough facing shrinking tax base in FY 2017

Petersburg Borough Finance Director Jody Tow presented the borough's FY 2017 budget proposal before...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 25, 2016

Assembly, community to start deciding on local marijuana regs

As Petersburg Borough administrators draft a local marijuana ordinance, borough manager Steve Giesbrecht asked questions for the Borough Assembly,... Full story


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