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Editorial

With the firing of Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation Executive Director Angela Rodell at the corporation’s quarterly board meeting, a full explanati...

 

Editorial

The October borough election brings clarity to both borough administrative staff and elected officials as they assess the needs for mandates and new...

 

Editorial: Vote No on proposition 2

We encourage a NO VOTE on Proposition #2, which seeks to remove the Frederick Point East Subdivision from Borough Service Area 1. Changes to Service A...

 

Editorial: PMC facility to be funded by outside sources

A new group of citizens are advocating in favor of SEARHC to provide for the future health care...

 

Editorial: Congratulations Joyce

We congratulate Joyce Cummings on her semi-retirement from her 35-year tenure at First Bank. We...

 

Borough continues abatement process over spilled sewage

It's been almost a year since the Petersburg Borough was made aware of raw sewage being dumped from...

 

Editorial: Noteworthy employees

The word is already out. Pilot reporter Brian Varela is leaving Petersburg this week. His 3-year...

 

Editorial: Land bill must give details

Despite the fact that there were specific reasons why the five landless communities of Haines, Ketch...

 

1967 Shelby GT 350: A high performance investment

Tim and Polly Koeneman were looking for a fun performance car, in 2003 when they decided to steer aw...

 

Editorial: Term limits not needed

A suggestion by Assembly member Taylor Norheim that term limits are needed for borough assembly...

 

Editorial: Changes not needed

Changes to Service Area 1 boundaries proposed under Ordinance 2021-08 are unnecessary and ill...

 

Editorial: Vaccine risk is low

We're getting closer to achieving the required herd immunity levels needed to abate the spread of...

 

Triem v. Alaska Airlines:

The Supreme Court of the State of Alaska ruled last month that Superior Court Judge William Carey...

 

Editorial: It's so preventable

It should be obvious by now that no amount of peer reviewed science or proven medical knowledge is...

 

Editorial: A milestone

Today (Feb. 11) will be a significant day for hundreds of Petersburg residents who head to the...

 

Editorial: A job well done

We applaud the work of the entire Petersburg Medical Center staff and everyone that worked with...

 

Editorial: Money is circulating

Overall, Petersburg doesn't look like a town in distress. We've seen what happens in "down" years,...

 

Editorial: Health consequences

It's clear that the actions of Petersburg's Emergency Operations Center, the Petersburg Medical...

 

Editorial: Bring me your newspapers

I'm a newspaper addict. I can't help myself. I love reading newspapers, printed on newsprint, in...

 

New testing tent erected at airport

A new 20-ft. x 40-ft. tent has been erected at the Petersburg airport to provide shelter for...

 

Editorial

The Aspen Daily News in Aspen, Colorado runs a statement every day on their front page Flag that states: “If you don’t want it printed, don’t...

 

Editorial: Accident was newsworthy

We’ve had phone calls from a handful of people about our use of the photo and page one coverage of last week’s fatal Mitkof Highway crash. It...

 

Editorial: Just lucky

2,132 Alaskans are reported infected with the Covid-19 virus along with 487 non-residents as of...

 

Editorial: Don't threaten

We love public comments. So do public officials, in both elected and administrative positions. It's...

 

Short-term mandates are ok

The following editorial was posted to the newspaper website on Monday, July 13. My goodness....

 

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