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5% increase to harbor rates approved in first reading

During Tuesday's meeting, the Petersburg Borough Assembly voted unanimously, 7-0, in support of...

 

Governor proposes new program to replace cruise ship pollution monitors

Almost three years after pulling pollution monitors - called Ocean Rangers - from large cruise...

 

Yesterday's News

February 24, 1922 Big Firemens’ Mask Ball Huge Success. One of the largest and most successful masquerades ever held in Petersburg was given on Wedn...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 24, 2022

Citizen scientist looks to Lynn Canal for potential squid fishery

Haines-Lynn Canal fishermen might have an opportunity to diversify if a Juneau-based fishing charter...

 

Guest Editorial: Dunleavy's state-paid PR man does double duty as campaign PR man, an obvious misuse of state resources

Since he officially began his reelection campaign last August, Gov. Mike Dunleavy has spent nothing on personnel for his campaign. He’s paid for...

 

Alaska Supreme Court hears oral arguments in Estate of Molly Parks v. Petersburg Borough, et al.

The Estate of Molly Parks v. Petersburg Borough, et al. went before the Alaska Supreme Court for...

 

Police report

February 16 – Chase Martin, 27, and Gerriann Collins, 28, were charged with theft in the third degree. Officers conducted a welfare check on a...

 
 By Jess Field    News    February 24, 2022

A snapshot of Petersburg child care providers

The state of child care availability in Petersburg remains a central concern for the community....

 

Kreiss-Tomkins breaks leg in paragliding accident

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Petersburg's Representative in the State House has broken his leg after crashing a paraglider in Anchorage last weekend. Rep....

 

Mountain View Manor down to one active COVID-19 case

The Mountain View Manor Assisted Living Facility is reporting one active case of COVID-19 as of Wednesday according to Mountain View Manor...

 

State will provide financial aid for homeowners hurt by pandemic

Alaska's state housing agency has distributed more than $243 million in financial aid the past year...

 
 By Sarah Aslam    News    February 24, 2022

Federal grants will help Southeast mariculture efforts

A state and federally designated economic development organization for Southeast Alaska has...

 
 By Sarah Aslam    News    February 24, 2022

Documentary of Metlakatla's 2018 state basketball championship season coming to Petersburg next week

An award-winning film chronicling the Metlakatla boys basketball team's run to the 2018 state...

 

Lady Vikings win one and lose one in Wrangell

The Petersburg High School girls basketball team traveled south to Wrangell last weekend to take on...

 

Vikings fall to Wolves in non-conference matchups

After a short boat ride over to Wrangell last weekend, the Vikings took to the court twice against...

 

New king salmon sport fishing regulations for Petersburg and Wrangell

The 2022 sport fishing regulations for king salmon in Southeast Alaska and the modifications for...

 

Artifact Archive: History that is evolving now

Our patrons often expect us to focus mainly on the past, but what about history that is evolving...

 

Obituary: Roy Otness July 29, 1928 - February 14, 2022

Lifelong Petersburg resident, fisherman, educator, and line cook, Roy Otness passed away at age 93... Full story

 

Viking Swim Club dominates the waters in Fairbanks

The Viking Swim Club traveled to Fairbanks last weekend for the Age Group Championships which saw...

 

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