Articles from the May 11, 2023 edition

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 By Chris Basinger    Sports    May 11, 2023

Vikings storm Thunder Mountain

The Petersburg High School baseball team took a stunning series win against visiting Thunder...

 By Chris Basinger    News    May 11, 2023

Blind Slough refurbishment gears up for construction

Over five years of preparation is set to finally pay off at the Blind Slough Hydroelectric Plant as...

 By Chris Basinger    News    May 11, 2023

School board discusses funding uncertainties

With education funding undecided, Director of Finance Karen Morrison reported to the Petersburg...


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

May 11, 1923 – The big freighter Cordova was in port this week and discharged 100 tons of coal for local merchants. While here she took on 143 y...


Capitol Updates

­Dear Friends and Neighbors: Happy Teacher Appreciation Week! Thriving public schools are the...

 By Larry Persily    Opinion    May 11, 2023

Guest Editorial: Can't hide tax owie under bandages

The great debate in Alaska over taxes sounds similar to the age-old question of whether it is less painful to yank off the bandage quickly or peel it...


Police report

May 3 – An officer provided a courtesy transport to a person in need of assistance A driver on North 12th Street was issued a warning for an i... Full story

 By Yereth Rosen    News    May 11, 2023

Wastewater plants at Southeast sites likely to need upgrades to control bacteria

Alaska’s coastal communities are home to more than a third of the U.S. wastewater plants that are still allowed to treat their sewage at the lowest a... Full story

 By Chris Basinger    News    May 11, 2023

Getting the Wright sound

The Petersburg Arts Council recently installed a new wireless sound mixer at the Wright Auditorium t...


Play ball!


 By Klas Stolpe    Sports    May 11, 2023

Petersburg's Izabelle Ith honored with Hall of Fame selection

Athletes earn awards through excellence in competition. Athletes of distinction are feted for that...

 By Anna Laffrey    Dockside    May 11, 2023

Fishermen, state respond to judge's SE troll ruling

Tom Fisher, a commercial troll fisherman and the president of the board of the Southern Southeast Regional Aquaculture Association, has been catching...

 By Jake Clemens    News    May 11, 2023

Elks dinners support many local youth organizations, including first fundraiser for Kinder Skog

Since last September, the Elks Lodge has provided $25,000 in meals to support local youth...


Afterschool Superhero

The Alaska Afterschool Network has announced the Alaska Afterschool Superhero award recipients for... Full story


Obituary: Art Hammer, 101

Art Hammer was born on July 7, 1921 to John and Marie Hammer in Petersburg, Alaska. He was born at... Full story

 By Chris Basinger    News    May 11, 2023

Assembly approves adjustment for SEAPA shutdown

The Petersburg Borough Assembly unanimously approved a fuel adjustment charge for the annual...


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