Articles from the March 28, 2024 edition

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 By Olivia Rose    News    March 28, 2024

Project at Scow Bay to receive $4.1 million from Congress

Petersburg is closer than ever to developing the infrastructure at Scow Bay. Congress passed an...

 By Olivia Rose    News    March 28, 2024

Community discusses fishing future in Blind Slough and salt waters

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADFG) preseason forecast estimates 1,400 adult Chinook...


Yesterday's News: News from 25-50-75-100 years ago

March 28, 1924 – The Glacier Sea Food Company bought from the Olympic Fisheries a floating cannery on March 15. A scow which is at present located n...


To the Editor

A huge thank you! To the Editor: Humanity in Progress (HIP) would like to give a huge thank you to our Local Moose Lodge #1092 for choosing HIP to...


Guest Editorial: Tax credits no substitute for state responsibility

Tax credits have long been popular, growing more so every year. Supporters push them to provide government backing for new initiatives or ongoing...


Police report

March 20 – An officer responded to a disturbance. An officer responded to a report of a disabled vehicle. The owner was notified and moved the v...

 By Olivia Rose    News    March 28, 2024

Assembly amends and passes both land disposal ordinances

The Petersburg Borough Assembly passed two ordinances in their final readings on March 18. The ordinances amended two different sections under...

 By Olivia Rose    Sports    March 28, 2024

Phil Hofstetter places third in 2024 Iditarod Trail Invitational

Most of the racers in the Iditarod Trail Invitational reach the finish line in McGrath, Alaska and...

 By Larry Persily    News    March 28, 2024

Ferry ridership still not back to pre-pandemic numbers

The state ferry system carried 181,000 passengers in 2023, still short of the pre-COVID numbers in 2019 and down substantially from almost 340,000 in...

 By Larry Persily    News    March 28, 2024

Crew shortage continues to limit operations at state ferry system

The Alaska Marine Highway System’s ongoing crew shortage has eased up for entry-level steward positions but remains a significant problem in the w...

 By Liam Demko    Sports    March 28, 2024

Vikings baseball springs into action

Spring weather is warming up fast, and so is the Petersburg High School Baseball team. The team is...

 By Claire Stremple    News    March 28, 2024
Rep. Rebecca Himschoot during a session of the Alaska House of Representatives.

To attract more teachers, lawmaker proposes repealing Alaska law that caps comp for out-of-state experience 

When Carol Mooers came to Alaska to teach, she was not compensated for all of her previous teaching... Full story


Emergency fisheries assessments sought after 105,000-gallon tailings spill at Kensington Mine

Emergency federal government assessments are being sought for a spill of more than 105,000 gallons of tailings slurry at the Kensington Mine that occu...


Federal budget bill includes money to buy a Coast Guard icebreaker to be based in Alaska

Money to purchase an icebreaker for the U.S. Coast Guard to be based in Juneau is in a pending federal defense bill more than a year after similar... Full story


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