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 By Brian Varela    News    July 2, 2020

One new case of COVID-19 locally

A traveler coming into town through the James A. Johnson Airport has tested positive for COVID-19, according to a joint statement between the Petersburg Borough and Petersburg Medical Center released...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    July 2, 2020

Peratrovich mural to be unveiled

The Petersburg Arts Council and Petersburg Indian Association will be unveiling a mural of Elizabeth Peratrovich on Saturday at 10 A.M. that will hang in front of the Petersburg Courthouse. The...

 
 By Lori Thomson    Opinion    July 2, 2020

Is there a point to the police report? 

Editor's Note: Reprinted from the Petersburg Pilot in 1995. See letter to the editor on page 4. We at the Pilot and Sentinel admit to including the occasional pink-tutu sighting or pooch-on-the-loose...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    July 2, 2020

Pandemic brings son back to family business

Freddy Yip was on vacation with his family in Oakland, California in January when news of the COVID-19 virus spreading out of Wuhan, China began circulating. Yip said his family has historic ties to...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    July 2, 2020

Lopez takes on PCOC administrator role

Mindy Lopez has taken on the role of chamber administrator with the Petersburg Chamber of Commerce, a position she said allows her to support local businesses at a time when they may be reeling from...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    July 2, 2020

PMC board passes tight operating budget

The Petersburg Medical Center Board of Directors approved the hospital's fiscal year 2021 operating budget last Thursday that has a bottom line of $24,592. "We have come up with a very conservative,...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    July 2, 2020

PMC ends May with 343 days cash on hand

Petersburg Medical Center ended May with 342.9 days cash on hand, according to PMC Controller Rocio Tejera at the board of directors meeting last Thursday. The total days cash on hand is how many days...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    July 2, 2020

Home health services up at PMC, others remain flat

Petersburg Medical Center CEO Phil Hofstetter gave an executive report to the PMC Board of Directors at their meeting last Thursday, and noted that while most services offered by the hospital have...

 
 By Laine Welch    Dockside    July 2, 2020

Alaska salmon: Bristol Bay opens with Pebble Mine decision pending

The biggest red salmon run in the world is building at Bristol Bay. Up to 50 million fish could surge into its eight river systems in coming weeks, on par with past seasons. When it's all done, the...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    July 2, 2020

Questions remain around former Wrangell police officer

WRANGELL - In early June, the Wrangell Sentinel received several emails regarding one of the city's police officers, Paul Jay Huerta. One of these emails linked to a news article and video, alleging...

 

Three injured when boat, humpback whale collide in Alaska waters

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Three people on a recreational boat were injured, one seriously, after it collided with a humpback whale, authorities said Monday. The collision happened Saturday just outside Auke Bay, north of Juneau, National Oceanic and...

 

Yesterday's News

July 2, 1920 The big party of Shriners who are making the tour of Southeastern Alaska this week on the steamers Jefferson and Spokane were entertained by the people of Petersburg on their way north on Tuesday. The entertainment took the form of a lun...

 

To the Editor

Turbulent Times To the Editor: We live in turbulent times. Everywhere in the lower 48 it seems monuments and statues are being toppled. Even in Alaska I've heard talk of removing certain statues of...

 

The statewide count rises

While the Petersburg Covid-19 infection count remains at 4, the statewide count continues to increase. Alaskan resident cases increased by 38 yesterday, a new daily high. Statewide the cumulative...

 

Police report

June 24 — Sebastian Carroll, 20, was issued citations for driving without liability insurance, driving in violation of instruction permit, failure to transfer title/registration and violating conditions of release. Authorities responded to a...

 

Court report

June 22 – Dustin Delong entered a not guilty plea to a charge of theft in the 2nd degree. He was released O.R. with conditions. The court removed a PED supervision requirement for Jeffrey Allen Mitchell. June 23 – Robert Brooks was sentenced...

 

An ocean star

A starfish was spotted during low tide on Saturday just off the shore of Portage Bay....

 

Black bear lesson 101

A bear cub clings to the side of a tree Wednesday morning near Cabin Creek Rd. Out of the frame is its mama who is on the ground staring at photographer Jenny Annett Stocks....

 

Tami Jean Vincent & Drew Ralin Ware wedding announcement

Tami Jean Vincent, the daughter of Doug and Christi Burrows and Gene Vincent, was married to Drew Ralin Ware, the son of Doug and Shelley Ware on June 12, 2020 beside Petersburg Creek. The couple...

 

Stork report

Natalie Christine Sheldon was born on June 9, 2020 at 8:27am to Julie and Matt Sheldon. She weighed 7lbs 11oz and was 19.5in long....

 

Artifact Archive: Ancient Petroglyphs

Petroglyphs are always a fascinating find in Southeast Alaska, conjuring images of people and events that have been carbon-dated to at least 1,000 years old. Their exact meaning is not known but they...

 

School News

Nels Evens and Gillian Wittstock have earned placement on the Gonzaga University President’s List for spring semester 2020. UAS recently announced that for the 2020 spring semester, Petersburg residents Debra R. Eddy was named to the...

 

Fourth of July parade cancelled

With the second positive test result for COVID-19 in two days and a lack of participation, this year's Fourth of July parade has been cancelled, according to a joint statement between the Petersburg B... Full story

 

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