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Officials explain emergency ordinance in town hall

The Petersburg Borough held a virtual town hall on Sept. 10 to inform the public on the civil...

 

Salmon disaster: pink salmon run lowest since 1976

This year's pink salmon harvest came in at around 7 million, which is considerably down from the 35...

 

Meet Flora

The first stop along the Ephemeral Art Show route during the Rainforest Festival was Heidi Lee's...

 

Voluntary COVID-19 plan coming soon

On Friday, Sept. 11, Incident Commander Karl Hagerman said his voluntary community plan for preventi...

 

Yesterday's News

September 17, 1920 Last Friday evening about 6 o’clock was a red letter day for many Petersburg residents both young and old. At that time they...

 

Residents express contempt for emergency provisions

The community had the opportunity to speak out in support or against a permanent civil emergency... Full story

 

Guest Commentary: Protecting Alaska's fisheries

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Alaska has faced its share of monumental challenges. The testing...

 

Editorial: Approve the emergency ordinance

Borough staff presented appropriate justification for the borough assembly to approve an ordinance...

 

To the Editor

Voting information To the Editor: It is simple to get an absentee, or mail-in, ballot for the...

 

Most of Crystal Lake Hatchery funding to continue

Following the announcement last week that the Alaska Department of Fish & Game will be shutting...

 

Police report

September 9— Authorities responded to a report of a person yelling at a location on N. Nordic Dr.  Authorities were made aware of a bear on S. 3rd...

 

Absentee voting open this week

The Petersburg borough began holding in-person absentee voting for the Oct. 6 municipal election on...

 

A young team joins Petersburg high school swim & dive

At about two and a half weeks into the Petersburg High School swim season, Head Coach Andy Carlisle...

 

Viking runners take second in virtual meet

The Petersburg High School cross country team ran a 5k course near Greens Camp after school on Frida...

 

PHS volleyball begins season under protocols

This year's Petersburg High School volleyball team is about one week into their season, and like...

 

Moose season open until Oct. 15

Moose season opened Tuesday, Sept. 15 and according to Alaska hunting regulations for the area, the...

 

Up on top

Pictured is a popular ridge on Petersburg Mountain where hikers like to take a break. In the...

 

Wrangell school board reprimands superintendent, establishes improvement plan

The Wrangell School Board held a special meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 9, to continue their discussion of a formal reprimand and improvement plan for...

 

Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins public office hours Friday and Saturday

State Representative Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins will hold public office hours Fri., Sept. 18 from 1-2 p.m. and Sat., Sept. 19 from 9-10 a.m. at Salty...

 

Paintin'

Alan Mooney paints the side of Hammer & Wikan Hardware on Friday, Sept. 11....

 

2 drivers dead, 4 children injured in SE AK crash

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Two drivers are dead and four children were injured following a vehicle collision Thursday on southeast Alaska’s Prince of...

 

Most Alaska wildland fire crews fighting blazes beyond state

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Most of Alaska’s wildland fire crews are helping fight fires in the continental U.S., including western blazes that have...

 

Fish Factor: Bering Sea crabbers will soon know how much they can catch for upcoming season that opens Oct. 15

Bering Sea crabbers will soon know how much they can pull up in their pots for the upcoming season...

 

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