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Articles from the March 13, 2014 edition

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 By Kyle Clayton    Sports    March 13, 2014

The Lady Vikings take home one win at regionals

After beating the Sitka Wolves in Juneau last Wednesday, the Lady Vikings fell to Sitka and Mt.... Full story

 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 13, 2014

Alaska and world seafood market expert encourages Petersburg to adapt

Director of the University of Alaska's Institute for Social and Economic Research Dr. Gunnar Knapp e... Full story


Yesterday's News

March 14, 1914 – Dr. Maud L. Dunn, a noted American lecturer now in London, in one of her lectures said that some women are always complaining,...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 13, 2014

Hospital board cuts raises and raises fees in effort to balance budget

In an effort to balance next year’s budget, the Petersburg Medical Center Board voted Tuesday to increase patient fees and reduce employee raise mec... Full story


What is PERS and why does it matter?

The topic of PERS and the strain it puts on State and local funding continues to crop up as news stories develop. The Public Employee Retirement...


EDITORIAL: Rebuild the hatchery

An early morning fire destroyed the incubation room and other infrastructure at the Crystal Lake Hatchery last week. The structural loss was valued...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 13, 2014

Science bowl students among top competitors in State competition

The Seas Masons—Petersburg High School’s Alaska Tsunami Science Bowl team—placed 4th out of the 18 teams from across Alaska that competed in...


Police reports

March 5 A caller reported a safety hazard from an individual feeding birds in the roadway. March 6 A caller spoke with an officer concerning assault....

 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 13, 2014

Green Dot intervention classes to begin next week

Petersburg Mental Health Services (PMHS) is looking for volunteers to sign up for its bystander training class that will be held next week as part of...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 13, 2014

Gov. Parnell talks State economy, local impacts

Gov. Sean Parnell visited Petersburg last week and spoke with Petersburg Pilot staff about regional issues as well as the future of Alaska’s...

 By Kyle Clayton    Sports    March 13, 2014

Vikings lose to Mt. Edecumbe at Region V Tourney

The Petersburg Vikings lost twice to Mt. Edgecumbe at the regional tournament games last week....

 By Brian O Connor    News    March 13, 2014

Totem, Elks, to join Rayme's as no-smoke zones

WRANGELL — Two prominent local taverns will join the ranks of the smoke-free in the coming weeks. Totem Bar & Liquor Store will go smoke-free...

 By Brian O Connor    News    March 13, 2014

Parvovirus reported in Wrangell

WRANGELL — A highly contagious and potentially fatal canine virus has been reported in Wrangell. Two cases of Parvovirus, symptoms of which include...


Tanner Crab fishery sees increased harvest, price

This year’s Tanner Crab season saw the highest harvest since the 2000/2001 season. Alaska Department of Fish and Game Lead Crab Biologist Joe...

 By Laine Welch    Dockside    March 13, 2014

40-day Lenten season means surge for Alaska's seafood products

Last Wednesday marked the start of Lent, a time of fasting, soul searching and repentance for hundreds of millions of Christians around the world....

 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 13, 2014

Crane Dock project to begin mid-September

Western Marine Construction was the solitary bidder for the Crane Dock approach-widening project. The construction company bid the construction costs...


Obituary, Bruce Hershel Jones, 78

Bruce Hershel Jones was born in Petersburg, Alaska in 1935, and went to be with the Lord on March... Full story


Holmgrain, Birchell to wed

Randal and Sarah Holmgrain of Petersburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Renee...


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