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Articles from the January 27, 2022 edition

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Sitka Sound sees largest ever herring forecast

This year's mature herring biomass in the Sitka Sound is expected to be the largest ever with a fore...

 

Middle school robotics gears up for state tournament

The Mitkof Middle School robotics team is making their final preparations for the upcoming robotics...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    January 27, 2022

Coastal legislators disapprove of governor's spending plan for ferries

Though they say the level of funding for the state ferry system in Gov. Mike Dunleavy's budget for t...

 

Yesterday's News

January 27, 1922 Chas. Mann, who is always up to date and looking for something new, announced today that he will receive on the next boat, a shipment...

 

New substitutes step in to prevent classroom closures

Rae C. Stedman Elementary School called for aid, and Petersburg answered. The school was threatened...

 

Funding ideas floated at ARPA work session

The Petersburg Borough Assembly held a work session Monday afternoon to brainstorm ideas for how fun...

 

To the Editor

A well deserved recognition To the Editor, This letter is recognition of Sammy Parker and Lee Newton who announced the retirement of Petersburg...

 

Police report

January 19 — A medical transport was provided from Fram Street. Icy road conditions were reported on Kings Row. Public Works was notified and...

 

PMC reports 11 active COVID-19

According to the Petersburg Medical Center's COVID-19 Dashboard, Petersburg had an active case...

 
 By Sarah Aslam    News    January 27, 2022

Scholarship focuses on commercial fishing to honor Deckers

The scholarship fund created to honor the memory of Helen and Sig Decker is a little different from...

 

Hammer & Wikan Grocery to install self-checkouts

Hammer & Wikan Grocery is set to welcome four self-checkout stands in early February according...

 
 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...

 

Vikings crowned champs in Su Valley tournament

The Petersburg High School boys basketball team took home the winner's trophy after going...

 

Residents participate in pro-life march

About 50 people, some holding anti-abortion signs, marched along Nordic Drive on Sunday afternoon...

 

Lady Vikings take two of three in Su Valley tournament

The Petersburg High School girls basketball team traveled to Talkeetna for the Rally at Denali...

 
 By Marc Lutz    News    January 27, 2022

School day face mask protest attracts 14 Wrangell students

WRANGELL – The kids gathered atop the sledding hill across from Evergreen Elementary, next to a...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    January 27, 2022

Legislators cautious of overreliance on high oil prices

WRANGELL­– In a break from past practice, the Alaska Department of Revenue this year will provide monthly updates to legislators whenever...

 

Alaska Fish Factor:

Where do most Alaska fishermen live? Which Alaska region is home to the most fishing boats? The answers are in an economic report by the Alaska...

 

Obituary: Doris Gregg Smith, 101

Doris Gregg Smith passed away from Covid on December 25, 2021, Christmas Day, at North Cascades Heal... Full story

 

Artifact Archive

Sammy's Cafe boasted it was "The Best Place to Eat" in 1930's Petersburg. Sammy Nakamoto,...

 

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