Articles from the April 20, 2023 edition

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 By Sophia Carlisle    News    April 20, 2023

Iconic Alaskan Salmon Thirty Salmon takes its last flight

Early Monday morning, passengers in Seattle sat awaiting their flight to Ketchikan where their plane... Full story

 By Chris Basinger    News    April 20, 2023

Community members advocate for third-party investigation into fatal van crash

­The Petersburg Borough Assembly chambers were filled during Monday's meeting with members of the c...

 By Chris Basinger    News    April 20, 2023

Roberts appointed to hospital board

Jim Roberts was appointed to the Petersburg Medical Center Board by Mayor Mark Jensen with the...


Yesterday's News

April 20, 1923 – The big freight steamer Cordova was in Petersburg on Monday and unloaded coal for the local merchants. The Cordova broke her after...

 By Chris Basinger    News    April 20, 2023

Assembly sets FY24 budget work session, reschedules May meeting

The Petersburg Borough Assembly voted on Monday to hold a work session to discuss the borough's...


To the Editor

Not particularly for or against a new hospital To the Editor: Let me start by saying I am not particularly for or against a new hospital but there...


Guest Commentary: My report on Petersburg Borough human resources practices and procedures

In light of the recent ruling issued by the Alaska Supreme Court in the case filed by the family of Molly Parks, I think it is important to provide...


Police report

April 12 – An officer observed an unsecured door on South 3rd Street and followed up with the responsible party. An officer responded to a report of...

 By Chris Basinger    News    April 20, 2023

PHS takes the stage at Musicfest

The Petersburg High School band took the ferry down to Ketchikan last week to perform at Musicfest...


Vikings scrimmage in lieu of home opener v Sitka

The Petersburg High School baseball team held a scrimmage at the ballfield Friday afternoon, giving...

 By Jake Clemens    News    April 20, 2023

Lighthouse church celebrates 75th anniversary

The Lighthouse Assembly of God church is a well-loved landmark in Petersburg, both to those who...


National Library Week is a good time to check out your library

With its comprehensive slate of services and robust programming, the Petersburg Public Library is a...

 By James Brooks    News    April 20, 2023

Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy weighs a statewide sales tax amid broader push for fiscal plan

In a pair of closed-door meetings with members of the Alaska Legislature on Tuesday, Gov. Mike Dunleavy said he is prepared to introduce a statewide... Full story

 By James Brooks    News    April 20, 2023

House approves $6.4 billion proposal would cover state services for 12 months starting July 1 and includes a $2,700 PFD

The Alaska House of Representatives on Monday approved a $6.4 billion state operating budget for the 12 months that begin July 1, passing by a 23-17... Full story


Anita Bay Terminal Harvest Area fisheries announcement

The Anita Bay Terminal Harvest Area (THA) advisory announcement dated April 10, 2023, contained several incorrect dates. This announcement corrects...

 By Caroleine James    News    April 20, 2023

Stikine birding festival about to take off for 16-day flight

WRANGELL — Every spring when the eulachon spawn, the Stikine River flats are flooded with thousands of migratory shorebirds. And each year, the...


Obituary: Dennis Sperl, 79

Long-time Petersburg resident Dennis Sperl survived a near fatal stroke in March of 2015, but... Full story


Stikine closed for 7th year in a row to subsistence king fishing

WRANGELL SENTINEL —For the seventh year in a row, federal managers have closed the Stikine River chinook subsistence fishery to help preserve weak...


Filleting and de-heading of lingcod, king and coho salmon, and nonpelagic rockfish prohibited in Southeast Alaska sport fisheries

(Petersburg) - Marine boat anglers returning to ports where and when on-site ADF&G creel surveys are conducted will be prohibited from filleting, muti...


State approves 292-acre timber sale at Whale Pass

Prince of Wales Island Post — The Alaska Department of Natural Resource has approved the 292-acre Whale Pass Timber Sale. The sale, in the...


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