Articles from the June 30, 2022 edition

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 By Chris Basinger    News    June 30, 2022

Investigation following complaint from police chief finds no harassment by assembly members

An investigation by the borough into a complaint filed by Petersburg Police Department Chief Jim... Full story

 By Lisa Phu    News    June 30, 2022

Right to abortion in Alaska remains protected, but advocates say it's fragile

The U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade today, ending the federal right to abortion and... Full story

 By Chris Basinger    News    June 30, 2022

House District 2 Candidate Questionnaire, Part 2

If elected, would you work to improve access to affordable child care? Kenny Skaflestad: This is a p...

 By Larry Persily    Opinion    June 30, 2022

Guest Editorial

Election-year politics have a way of bringing bad ideas to the top — when they belong at the bottom of the settling pond. Yes, fuel prices are...


To the Editor

Roe v. Wade To the Editor: On 6-24-22 the Supreme Court made the decision to overturn the ruling in favor of Roe that gave the American people the...


Lighthouse Keepers Corner

"How do you do it?" People frequently ask me, shaking their heads incredulously. They said it when w...


Police report

June 22 – There is an on-going investigation into a hit and run on South Nordic. An officer responded to a report of a vehicle speeding through a Fr...


Court report

June 9: In the District Court at Petersburg Alaska, Magistrate Judge Rachel Newport presided over an arraignment hearing for Ariel Booker Eiler. The...

 By James Brooks    News    June 30, 2022

Spending rises, but so does savings, in new Alaska state budget signed by Dunleavy

Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy has signed a $14.4 billion state budget, the sixth-largest in state history, after vetoing about $400 million from a proposa...

 By Larry Persily    News    June 30, 2022

State ferry system still short of hiring needs

The Alaska Marine Highway System has enough crew to operate its summer schedule, though it still lacks a sufficient cushion to handle worker...

 By Chris Basinger    News    June 30, 2022

MS Roald Amundsen visits Little Norway

A ship named for one of Norway's most famed explorers has been visiting Petersburg for the first tim...



Sandy Ellis passed away peacefully at her home in Petersburg on Friday, May 13, 2022 with her... Full story


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