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 By Brian Varela    News    July 1, 2021

Action packed weekend planned for 4th

Petersburg will be kicking off three days of festivities on Friday in celebration of the Fourth of July. The Parks and Recreation Center, Petersburg Chamber of Commerce and Petersburg Lighthouse...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    July 1, 2021

EOC disbands, emergency declaration ends

The Emergency Operations Center demobilized and dissolved at 11:59 P.M. on Wednesday, along with the repeal of the local Emergency Disaster Declaration. "Over the past sixteen months, our community...

 

Pronunciation of LeConte as told by a member of the family in 1962

Petersburg is divided on the pronunciation of the word LeConte, as in LeConte Bay and in LeConte Glacier. An article in the August 24, 1962 edition of the Petersburg Press sets the record straight....

 

Lapping at the doorway

Rising water on the Stikine River approached the entry stairs to Shakes Slough A-frame cabin on Sunday afternoon when the river level was at 26.4 feet. The river level stabilized at 26.8 feet on June...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    July 1, 2021

PMC sees increase in patient days

In April and May, Petersburg Medical Center reported a consistent number of patient days, which were higher than what the hospital had seen over the last fiscal year, according to financial...

 

Yesterday's News

July 1, 1921 Active work on the Petersburg Scow Bay road was started this week by a force of men under the direction of John Lanterman for the Bureau of Public Roads. Four horses arrived from the south on the scow early this week and the work of...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    July 1, 2021

PMC board approves budget

The Petersburg Medical Center Board of Directors approved the hospital's 2022 fiscal year operating budget and capital budget at their meeting on June 24. The operating budget pairs a $19,740,872 in...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    July 1, 2021

Borough seeks bond issuance counsel

The Borough Assembly agreed to engage with Stradling, Yocca, Carlson and Rauth (Stradling) for counsel services regarding a possible bond issuance that would fund upgrades to the Blind Slough...

 

To the Editor

Bridges skookum & handsome To the Editor: The P.I.A. Trail Crew really knows their business. Today I walked the William Musson Trail between Mountain View Manor and the ball fields. The two new...

 

Editorial: Noteworthy employees

The word is already out. Pilot reporter Brian Varela is leaving Petersburg this week. His 3-year Petersburg career is drawing to a close. He's moving up in the world and will write for the 45,000...

 

All aboard for Spain

The heavy-lift vessel Red Zed I resurfaces with the former Alaska Marine Highway System fast ferries Chenega and Fairweather on its back last Friday in Tongass Narrows in front of Ketchikan. The Amak...

 

Police report

June 23— Matthew Davis, 24, was arrested on a warrant for violating conditions of release. Trespassing was reported at an undisclosed location. A dog was reportedly left outside at an undisclosed location. Authorities responded to a report of...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    July 1, 2021

Construction begins on Mountain View Manor deck

Deck Out Our Deck organizers broke ground on the site of Mountain View Manor's covered deck on Tuesday after two years of planning with help from general contractor Ty Cummins and Reid Brothers...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    July 1, 2021

Hammer brothers row 360 miles in Washington race

The Race to Alaska, a 750 nautical race from Port Townsend, Washington to Ketchikan, was cancelled for the second year in a row due to the COVID-19 pandemic this year, but that didn't stop Hammer...

 
 By Laine Welch    Dockside    July 1, 2021

Fish Factor: Maritime economy growth double the entire US GDP in 2019

Blue pipeline booms - The nation’s maritime economy grew at pace that nearly doubled the growth of the entire U.S. GDP in 2019. GDP stands for gross domestic product and reflects the total market value of all finished goods and services in a...

 

Artifact Archive

A busy 1918 On July 4, 1918, the world was still engaged in the battles of WW1. The "Spanish Flu" pandemic had affected one-fifth of the world's population. The time zones and Daylight Savings Time...

 

School News

Lance J. Kittams was named to the Honor Roll at Oregon State University....

 

Alaska House reaches agreement to avert government shutdown

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Alaska House reached in dramatic fashion Monday an agreement that Gov. Mike Dunleavy said would avert a government shutdown. House Speaker Louise Stutes indicated the outcome was not assured when she called the House to...

 

Petersburg 4th of July Activity Schedule

Friday ★ July 2nd 6 PM - 8 PM Community Center Celebration and Ken & Sue Slavin Memorial BBQ Come to Parks & Rec for bounce castles, open swim and a BBQ. Free for the entire Family! Saturday ...

 

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