Articles from the June 8, 2023 edition

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 By Chris Basinger    News    June 8, 2023

'Being back home is just great' Joseph Tagaban makes surprise return to Petersburg

The last year has been filled with many trials for Joseph Tagaban, but with each step he is proving...

 By Chris Basinger    News    June 8, 2023

School receives $3 million in final borough budget

The Petersburg Borough Assembly unanimously passed the borough's budget for the next year in its...


Dozens evacuated from small cruise ship in Glacier Bay after engine room fire

JUNEAU - A fire in the engine room of a small cruise ship in Alaska's Glacier Bay National Park and...


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

June 8, 1923 – Work will be started this week by the Forest Service on the construction of a trail up Petersburg Creek from tide water to lake. T...

 By Chris Basinger    News    June 8, 2023

Borough creates utility assistant director position ahead of department head's retirement

The Petersburg Borough Assembly voted unanimously to create a new utility assistant...

 By Chris Basinger    News    June 8, 2023

APEI to conduct safety review of borough

The Petersburg Borough Assembly voted unanimously during Monday's meeting to accept a proposal from...


To the Editor

Trail nix To the Editor: The site preparation work for the expansion of the Hammer & Wikan grocery store is eating the wildly popular crushed rock...

 By Larry Persily    Opinion    June 8, 2023

Guest Editorial: Governor needs to think before he hires

People are growing increasingly cynical about government: How money is spent, how hiring decisions are made, and how it seems there are few...


Police report

May 31 – An officer conducted an extra patrol watch on Chief John Lott Street. An officer investigated suspicious activity on Mitkof Highway and f... Full story

 By Liam Demko    About Town    June 8, 2023

Gregg Kowalski retires from Stedman Elementary

After 22 years of teaching at Stedman Elementary School, Gregg Kowalski is heading into a whole new...

 By Chris Basinger    Sports    June 8, 2023

Petersburg baseball finishes sixth in state tournament

The Petersburg High School baseball team toughed it out through three games at the ASAA Division II...

 By Yereth Rosen    Dockside    June 8, 2023

Fishers harvesting abundant Bristol Bay sockeye could fill knowledge gaps about declining Chinook

In the Bristol Bay region, sockeye salmon runs have been booming while Chinook runs have dwindled. Now scientists are seeking to enlist fishing crews... Full story

 By Marc Lutz    Dockside    June 8, 2023

Wrangell king salmon fishing derby dates set for mid-June

The annual Wrangell King Salmon Fishing Derby has been set for two weekends in June. Rather than have the competition run over a full two weeks from...



Myra Arlene Sarber passed with her family by her side April 14th in Sunnyside Oregon. Myra was born... Full story


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