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Articles from the April 28, 2016 edition

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 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 28, 2016

Downed tree causes three communities to lose power

Petersburg power went out Tuesday morning after a rotten tree fell into lines in Ketchikan. “Our outage resulted from a large tree in the Ketchikan... Full story

 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 28, 2016

Petersburg man sentenced in heroin and meth case

Lawrence (Lori) Christiansen was sentenced this week after admitting guilt for charges related to the distribution of heroin and methamphetamine. The... Full story


Yesterday's News

April 29, 1916 – The pipe line in the north end of town is again in working order, having finally thawed out last Monday. It had been out of...

 By Jess Field    News    April 28, 2016

Hungry Point and City Creek trails getting improvements

Petersburg Parks and Rec is finally getting to upgrade portions of the City Creek Trail and Hungry... Full story


Humane Assoc. open house April 30

The Petersburg Humane Association will host an Open House on Saturday, April 30 from 2-4 p.m. to celebrate the grand opening of the new cat...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 28, 2016

New PSD teacher shares diverse background

Incoming Petersburg School District teacher Rowan Beraza is headed to town this June to teach...


Police reports

April 20 A driver was given a warning for speeding. A caller reported a receiver being stolen from a truck the prior night. A caller reported...



April 26 Garitt Johnston appeared before Magistrate Judge Burrell for a charge of driving while license is cancelled, suspended or revoked. The...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 28, 2016

Local business owner applies for retail cannabis license

A local restaurant owner will be expanding her business and plans to open The 420, potentially...

 By Jess Field    Sports    April 28, 2016

PHS track and field starts season in Ketchikan

The Petersburg High School track and field team kicked off their regular season schedule last...

 By Jess Field    Sports    April 28, 2016

Vikings hit the diamond in Juneau

The Petersburg High School baseball team took the field for their first games of the season last Monday night in a doubleheader against...

 By Jess Field    News    April 28, 2016

Cancer survivor Kyle joins the battle of the bald

Kyle Hagerman's father, Karl, likes to refer to him as "well adjusted." Kyle is soft-spoken, humble... Full story

 By Laine Welch    Dockside    April 28, 2016

Fish Factor: Budget cuts continue to affect Alaska fisheries in all regions

Cuts affecting Alaska’s fisheries will be spread across all regions and species, depending on the final budget that is approved by state...


Pilot named Best Weekly in Alaska again

Along with a slew of other awards, the Petersburg Pilot won best weekly newspaper in Alaska at this year’s Alaska Press Club awards... Full story


Filleting and de-heading of Lingcod, King and Coho Salmon, and Nonpelagic Rockfish is prohibited

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

 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 28, 2016

Borough staff moves out, workers move in

Petersburg Borough staff is moved out of the municipal building and construction workers from MCG Constructors/DCI are ready to move in as the $6.8...


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