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 By Larry Persily    News    March 18, 2021

Legislators, governor differ on ferry system advisory board

Gov. Mike Dunleavy wants to create a new state ferry system advisory board with one state official...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    March 18, 2021

Pink salmon run expected to increase state's salmon harvest

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game is predicting an increase to the total statewide salmon harve...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    March 18, 2021

Local student fights cancer in Seattle

About a week before Christmas, Joseph Tagaban, 13, started experiencing a toothache in the lower...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    March 18, 2021

COVID-19 case count down to 10

Petersburg's COVID-19 case count remained at 10 on Wednesday, as no new cases of the virus were...

 

Yesterday's News

March 18, 1921 Four fires occurred within the past week all of which were extinguished by the Fire Department in short order. Only one house, that of...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    March 18, 2021

Medical experts layout local COVID-19 outbreak

State health officials held a town hall meeting via Zoom on Wednesday to give an overview of the...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    March 18, 2021

State sells fast ferries to Spanish operator

After spending almost $1.1 million to keep the vessels out of service to save money and safely tied...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    March 18, 2021

Residents urged to be cautious of scammers

The Petersburg Police Department is warning the public to be on their guard as scammers look to...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    March 18, 2021

Salmon harvest takes hit in 2020

The overall 2020 salmon harvest in Southeast Alaska was down by about 56 percent compared to 2019,...

 
 By Ron Loesch    Opinion    March 18, 2021

Editorial

The Alaskan Republican Party's censure of U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski for voting to convict former Pres...

 

To the Editor

Ferry system needs to be own entity To the Editor: Governor Dunleavy's AMHS Reshaping Work Group...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    March 18, 2021

COVID-19 vaccines reach over 1,000 residents this month

Approximately 250 residents were vaccinated at Petersburg Medical Center's COVID-19 vaccination...

 

Police Report

March 9— An inebriated female was observed at the 200 block of Haugen Dr. Extra patrols were requested on N. Nordic Dr. March 10— Authorities...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    March 18, 2021

Concerns continue over access across future native lands

Six people addressed the Borough Assembly at a work session on March 10 to express their support...

 
 By Brian Varela    Sports    March 18, 2021

Mitkof Middle School students place at Native Youth Olympic games

Three sixth graders at Mitkof Middle School have placed in the statewide 2021 virtual Native Youth...

 
 By Laine Welch    Dockside    March 18, 2021

Alaska Fish Factor

Alaska’s salmon harvest for 2021 is projected to be a big one, with total catches producing a haul that could be 61% higher than last year, due...

 

Southeast Alaska Sablefish tag recovery drawing winners

Each year the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) rewards all persons who return an ADF&G sablefish tag with a tag reward (e.g., hat or...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    March 18, 2021

Active cases of virus drops down to 13

Petersburg's COVID-19 case count continued to fall on Thursday. With three new cases identified and... Full story

 

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