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Fish disposal in harbors now prohibited
The Petersburg Borough Assembly unanimously approved an ordinance prohibiting the disposal of fish scraps in the harbors during its regular meeting... Full story
USCGC Anacapa has a new commanding officer
The United States Coast Guard hosted a change of command ceremony Monday afternoon to honor the... Full story
Thompson speaks out to PMC Board
Former Petersburg Medical Center Business Officer Manager Ramona Thompson read a letter into the record during the regular meeting of the PMC... Full story
Plane wreckage still not recovered from crash site
On Tuesday, June 4 a Pacific Wings deHavilland Beaver crashed into mountainous, tree-covered terrain about 14 miles east of Petersburg resulting in...
Council nixes purchase limits for manager & dept. heads
Petersburg Borough staff drafted proposed changes to the language of Ordinance 2013-10 regarding purchasing during the regular meeting of the...
Fourth festivities begin on Tuesday
The Petersburg Chamber of Commerce will kick off the 2013 Fourth of July events from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday with a retirement party for Judy Forgey, who... Full story
Board approves home school students participating in high school activities
The Petersburg School District Board approved a policy allowing home school students to participate in activities at the high school without being... Full story
Biker rides 12,000 miles around the country
David Gill, of Staveley in Cumbria, United Kingdom, made a stop in Petersburg as he rides his... Full story
Redistricting plans can be viewed at Borough offices
The seven new redistricting plans which were developed by the Redistricting board and four plans...
First year for local Bluegrass Camp for Kids
Bluegrass music could be heard all around town over the last week during the first Bluegrass Camp...
PIA to offer new recycling services
The Petersburg Indian Association has been working hard to expand its recycling program and has unveiled a few new services recently. PIA Tribal... Full story
Library construction enters final chapter
The new Petersburg Public Library construction work is entering its final chapter. “Work on the... Full story
Assembly to take a position against herbicides and pesticides
Petersburg resident Barry Bracken, brought a problem to the Petersburg Borough Assembly regarding the spraying of herbicides and pesticides on public... Full story
Rock-n-Road wins bid award
The Petersburg Borough Public Works Department recommended the bid for a crushed rock contract be awarded to Rock-n-Road Construction. The Public...
Borough recycling program brings in 1,100 pounds in first week
Petersburg Borough Manager Steve Giesbrecht reported to the Petersburg Borough Assembly at its regular meeting Monday evening on several topics...
Assembly meeting time to change for July 1
The Petersburg Borough Assembly meeting time will change for the noon July 1 meeting to 1 p.m. that...
Assembly asks for consideration of Option A in redistricting plan
The Petersburg Borough Assembly unanimously voted to send a letter to the Alaska Redistricting Board requesting consideration of Option A during its r...
Nordic Drive paving to begin between Gjoa and Fram
The Petersburg Road Improvement Project is moving better than scheduled due to weather and ability t...
PMC accused of Whistleblower Act violation
Former Petersburg Medical Center Business Office Manager Ramona Thompson has accused PMC administration of violating the Alaska Whistleblower Act alon... Full story
New police officer sworn in Monday afternoon
Newly sworn Petersburg Police Officer, Jim Kerr, arrived in Petersburg from Arizona June 3 and is... Full story
Tonka timber sale to benefit local projects
The Tonka Timber Sales Logging Project was contracted in September 2012 and the work commenced on two projects in Feb. 2013. “Two different...
First Art Walk of the season a success
Despite the road construction, and mess in downtown the first First Friday Art Walk of the season...
Rain Game Classic is in full swing
The Petersburg Chamber of Commerce has sponsored the new Rain Game Classic for residents to predict the correct annual rainfall in Petersburg....
Mountan View Manor's Senior Senior Prom loads of fun
The second Annual Senior Senior Prom was a huge success Friday evening with music and dancing for...
Six survivors and one dead in LeConte Glacier plane crash
Between 3:30 and 4 p.m. Tuesday afternoon a Pacific Wings deHavilland Beaver, carrying a pilot and... Full story