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 By Brian Varela    News    April 9, 2020

51 negative COVID-19 tests, one positive

As of April 7, the Petersburg Medical Center has sent out 62 test samples to be tested for COVID-19...

 

The year the Little Norway Festival didn't happen

The Petersburg Chamber of Commerce has officially cancelled this year's Little Norway Festival due...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    April 9, 2020

Hand washing stations appear around town

Several hand washing stations have been set up throughout town to provide residents with basic...

 

Clarification

Last week’s issue of the Petersburg Pilot featured Noelle McPherson of Petersburg Medical Center’s Long Term Care facility on page 3. The photo...

 

Senators explain CARES Act

Senators Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan held an electronic town hall meeting last week to talk...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    April 9, 2020

Assembly takes action to help local economy

The borough assembly established a local emergency disaster fund in response to the COVID-19...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    April 9, 2020

Parks and Rec. board to be reinstated

In a 4-3 vote, the borough assembly passed an ordinance in its third reading that would establish a...

 

Four PHS students make all-state team

Four Petersburg High School basketball players were named to Alaska Association of Basketball...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    April 9, 2020

SEAPA board approves operating plan and budget increases

WRANGELL – The board of directors of the Southeast Alaska Power Agency held a teleconference meeti...

 

Alaska fishing industry plans for salmon season amid virus

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP)– Alaska government officials and fishing industry professionals are making plans to ensure the state can have a strong...

 

Alaska residents urged to complete census online, by phone

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP)–An Alaska official trying to promote participation in the national census has urged residents to file their forms online and...

 
 By BECKY BOHRER    News    April 9, 2020

Dunleavy cuts budget, says federal aid can help offset brunt

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) – Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy announced wide-ranging budget vetoes Tuesday amid a collapse in oil prices, citing expectations...

 

Alaska enrolls students in Florida-based virtual school

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) – Republican Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s administration has launched a new virtual school for Alaska students in partnership with...

 

To the Editor

Don't feel helpless To the Editor: In this sci-fi "reality" we are immersed in currently, I want to...

 

Police report

April 1- A sex offender registered with the Petersburg Police Department. April 2- Authorities helped settle a property dispute at a location on S. No...

 

Court report

March 3 – Lloyd Bennet stood before Judge Stephens in a felony first appearance. The defendant was released on $2,500 cash performance bond. A jury...

 

Trooper report

April 1: Delbert Kadake entered a guilty plea in the District Court at Sitka. Kadake was fined $6000 with $2000 suspended, ordered to forfeit the...

 

Sunset paddle

Matt Pawuk finishes out the day in style by taking advantage of the beautiful sunset on Tuesday,...

 

Yesterday's News

April 9, 1920 Andy Anderson, the local fur buyer, reports that the trappers of the Petersburg section have enjoyed the best season in history and that...

 

Bald eagle and Petersburg Mountain

A bald eagle turns its back to snow copped Petersburg Mountain last Tuesday morn...

 

Happy Birthday from the road

On Amelia Pilcher's second birthday, friends and family drove by holding signs and wishing her a...

 

Signs of the Times

The online world has been using humor to deal with the anxiety around COVID-19. Psychologists say...

 
 By Laine Welch    Dockside    April 9, 2020

Alaska Fish Factor: State of Alaska wants input by April 10 on plans to distribute nearly $24.5 million in federal disaster relief funds for 2018 Gulf of Alaska cod crash

The State of Alaska wants input on plans to distribute nearly $24.5 million in federal disaster relief funds for stakeholders and communities hurt by...

 

Spanish Influenza

Glo Wollen recently posted two news clippings from the Petersburg Weekly Report. In the notice on...

 

Sport Fishing for Slope Rockfish opens in Southeast Alaska

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Division of Sport Fish announced today that opportunity for slope rockfish species will be open April 3, 2020...

 

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