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 By Orin Pierson    News    November 24, 2022 

Petersburg resident's remains to be rocketed into space

"When I first met him, his bumper sticker was, 'Beam me up, Scotty! There's no intelligent life...

 

THANK YOU for everyone's fast response and hard work following Monday's landslide

Thank you — to the Petersburg Police and PVFD first responders who ensured no one was hurt and the scene was safe enough for work to commence,...

 

Editorial: On Ballot Measure 1: vote No

Alaska’s midterm general election is underway. Early and absentee voting has begun, and election day is less than two weeks away. There are many...

 

Editorial

One of my favorite unofficial holidays is right around the corner: Petersburg Municipal Election...

 

Editorial : By popular demand the Pilot adds comics

"Yes! Finally, I will get to read the paper!" said third-grader Libby Taiber. She and her mom Molly...

 

Home Edition: Planning for light and long-term accessibility

"We were back and forth and back and forth about the wisdom of building," says Sharon Hunter. "It...

 

Home Edition: A playhouse built to last

"It started with a free slide we got from our day care," said Alesha Jabusch. The Jabusch family -...

 
 By Orin Pierson    Opinion    April 28, 2022

Editorial: Gratitude for the Anacapa

The US Coast Guard Cutter Anacapa invited the community on board for tours on Monday. The occasion was to bid thank you and farewell to Petersburg, wh...

 

Editorial:

After closing for the day last Friday, the team at the newspaper gathered around two boxes of pizza and celebrated our first week with yours truly as...

 

Editorial: An introduction

I was nineteen when I first rode the M/V Columbia up to Petersburg, back in 2003, and I had no idea what I was getting myself into. I parked myself...

 

Sailin' on

The visiting Nordhavn yachts treated Petersburg residents to a parade as they departed the Wrangell...

 

Family-built and made for having fun

It all started on a bar napkin. After purchasing their corner lot on 14th Street, Kyle Roundtree...

 

Nostalgia meets efficiency in Knight's design

Upon entering Casey Knight's newly built home, visitors are greeted with a flood of natural light...

 

Lady Vikings open the season strong

The lady Vikings started the season strong with two wins at home against the Juneau-Douglas Crimson Bears last weekend. The Vikings topped the Bears...

 

Petersburg boys battle hard but fall to Kayhi

The boys basketball team played hard in their season opener away against Ketchikan last weekend,...

 

Home and Garden Edition, 2014

This year Scott and Rachel Kandoll and their three children moved into their dream home-a custom...

 

'Super Six' remain undefeated

Over 200 runners, teams from 15 communities across Southeast, stampeded into Petersburg for last... Full story

 

Vikings hold their own against seasoned Braves

Vikings volleyball faced some serious competition last week when the very experienced Mt. Egecumbe...

 

Vikings cross country runners take second in Metlakatla

Petersburg Vikings Cross Country teams, both the boys and girls, took second place at Saturday's...

 

Vikings dominate first home swim meet

Vikings Swim and Dive team started the season with a home meet, hosting Thunder Mountain and Sitka...

 
 By Orin Pierson    News    September 4, 2014

Vikings size up the competition at Jamboree

Southeast Alaska's high school volleyball teams took to the court last weekend for the season opener at Ketchikan's Region V Jamboree. This year...

 

"Super Six" girls team upsets the competition

PHS Cross Country is off and running with a new head coach. Vikings Head Coach Tom Thompson has led...

 

Petersburg girls dominate conference track meet

The Petersburg High School girl's track team won the conference track meet division wide in... Full story

 

Petersburg hosts first ever derby scrimmage

Petersburg's Ragnarøk Rollers hosted the Wrangell's Garnet Grit Betties and Ketchikan's Rainforest... Full story

 

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