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 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 29, 2014

Woman wins derby with some 'kelp' from her husband

Karen Malcom won this year's King Salmon Derby after battling a 46.4-pound Chinook last Saturday... Full story

 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 29, 2014

School board approves balanced budget

Despite fears this winter of dipping into its reserves, the Petersburg School Board unanimously approved a balanced budget for the 2014/2015 school ye... Full story

 By Kyle Clayton    Sports    May 29, 2014

Freshman Izabelle Ith takes first in two events at state track meet

The Petersburg girls track team placed higher than any other Petersburg team in history during last... Full story

 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 29, 2014

2014 seniors to graduate next week

Petersburg High School seniors are graduating next Tuesday in the high school gym. Petersburg School District teacher Sue Harden is retiring this...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 29, 2014

WWII Vets honored in Washington D.C.

Three Petersburg WWII veterans returned from Washington, D.C. earlier this month where they toured...


Yesterday's News

May 30, 1914 – The construction of a water system for the town has actually been started. The new council has taken hold of the work with energy...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 29, 2014

Local artists' work to be displayed in International Museum

Local resident and painter Beth Flor will have 45 of her paintings on display and for sale in a...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 29, 2014

PHS students record LeConte Glacier movement

Last week, the Petersburg High School LeConte Glacier survey team tracked the latest movements of the tidal glacier after surveying its terminus...


Police reports

May 21 Caller reported a civil disagreement with a neighbor. May 22 Officer gave warning for lighting requirements. Caller reported vehicles parked...



May 22 Tonya Gallant appeared before Magistrate Judge Burrell on a charge of Driving Without a Valid License. The court entered a not-guilty plea on...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 29, 2014

Vikings lose two away games, head to regionals this week

The Petersburg Vikings lost two games to Thunder Mountain and Sitka in Juneau last week. Head Coach Jim Engell said despite the loss to Thunder...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 29, 2014

Assembly to discuss changes to sales tax code, exemptions

The Petersburg Borough Assembly will discuss changes to the borough’s sales tax code after Sue Flint, Sales Tax Committee Chair, presented it's reco...


Community Foundation awards grants

The Petersburg Community Foundation awarded its annual grants on May 17, 2014. The grants, valued...


Plans underway to restore burned hatchery

KETCHIKAN (AP) — The operator of a state-owned salmon hatchery near Petersburg says it is moving forward with plans to rebuild the portion of the fa...

 By Laine Welch    Dockside    May 29, 2014

Fish Factor: Companies are still selling last year's pinks

Salmon season is just getting underway, but seafood companies are still selling last summer’s record catch of 226 million pink salmon - and it has...

 By Brian O Connor    News    May 29, 2014

Tlingit hat from Wrangell sells for $365,000

WRANGELL - According to news reports, a Tlingit hat sold for $365,000 on the auction block at...


Trans-Alaska pipeline assessed at $10.2 billion

FAIRBANKS (AP) — Oil companies that own the trans-Alaska pipeline will have 30 days to appeal a State Assessment Review Board decision to set the va...


School News

Gonzaga University Carolyn Kvernvik has earned placement on the Gonzaga University President's List for spring semester 2014. Students must earn a...


Obituary, Jerry P. Wollen, 58

Gerald "Jerry" Patrick Wollen, 58, was born in Aberdeen, Washington on June 14th, 1957 to parents... Full story


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