Articles from the October 6, 2022 edition

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 By Chris Basinger    News    October 6, 2022

Jensen reelected, Newman and Marsh win assembly seats

The long-awaited unofficial results of the 2022 municipal election were released Wednesday evening...


Community meeting addresses impacts of child care crisis

Saturday morning a group of concerned Petersburg residents met at the Wright Auditorium to... Full story

 By Chris Basinger    News    October 6, 2022

PMC selects firm for new facility project

The Petersburg Medical Center Board unanimously voted to select architecture firm Bettisworth North... Full story


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

October 6, 1922 – On the evening of September 30th practically everyone in Petersburg was a guest of the Petersburg Igloo, Pioneers of Alaska at...


To the Editor

To the Petersburg community To the Editor: Thank you for supporting the Friends of Petersburg Libraries Used Books and DVD Sale on October 1st. It...

 By Chris Basinger    News    October 6, 2022

14 appointed to Housing Task Force

The Petersburg Borough Assembly unanimously voted to appoint 14 people to the Housing Task Force...


Police report

September 28 – An alarm activated at pump station #5. Water Wastewater (W/WW) was notified and responded. An officer conducted foot patrols on...


Court report

September 21, 2022 Magistrate Judge Rachel Newport in the Petersburg District Court presided over a minor offense trial for Paul Winje. The defendant...

 By Chris Basinger    News    October 6, 2022

Borough FY23 budget adjustment passes first reading

The Petersburg Borough Assembly approved an ordinance which would adjust the FY23 budget for known...

 By Chris Basinger    News    October 6, 2022

Assembly proposes dialogue with Wrangell on possible extension of ferry service

The Petersburg Borough Assembly voted unanimously to send a letter to the Wrangell Borough Assembly...

 By Chris Basinger    News    October 6, 2022

Assembly seeks estimates for subdivision development

The Petersburg Borough Assembly voted to spend $20,000 to find out the estimated costs to develop multiple subdivisions during its Sept. 19 meeting...


HIP fundraiser coming up at the Sons of Norway

This Saturday evening Humanity In Progress (HIP) is hosting Empty Bowls, a fundraiser working to...

 By Jake Clemens    News    October 6, 2022

Dr. Mark Tuccillo plans to retire after nearly 30 years practicing in Petersburg

Dr. Mark Tuccillo has practiced family medicine in Petersburg since 1993 and soon plans to taper...


Petersburg women's cross country team places second in region, men take third

The Petersburg High School cross country team booked its ticket to the state championships after a...


PHS swim competes in home meet

The Petersburg High School swim team hosted the Petersburg Invite last weekend which saw teams from...

 By Larry Persily    News    October 6, 2022

Wrangell left off list for final federal pandemic assistance funds

WRANGELL—“Not happy” was how Borough Manager Jeff Good described his mood last week when he received word that Wrangell was left off the list...


Wrangell Public Works urges residents and restaurants to dispose of grease properly

WRANGELL — It is tempting to imagine that toilets, shower drains and kitchen sinks are domesticated black holes, transporting our waste to some...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 6, 2022

Entomologists searching to learn more about bumblebees in Alaska

Haines—A couple armed with bug nets wading through roadside fireweed were searching for bumblebees in the Chilkat Valley north of Haines last month...

 By Lisa Phu    News    October 6, 2022

Sitka assembly member and former Hoonah mayor compete for House seat long held by Kreiss-Tompkins

A Sitka assemblymember and a former Hoonah mayor are competing for the Alaska House of Representatives seat being vacated by five-term Sitka Democrat... Full story


Sitka Sound herring winter bait test fishery announcement

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) is soliciting bids to conduct a test fishery harvesting food and bait herring with purse seine gear in...


Moose harvest numbers 77

The RM038 moose hunt is staying on a steady pace with 77 moose harvested as of Oct. 5 according to H...

 By Yereth Rosen    News    October 6, 2022

At Kodiak fisheries debate, Gara and Walker find common ground while Dunleavy is a no-show

At a forum on fishery issues held in the seaport town of Kodiak, two of the leading gubernatorial contenders spent time focusing on a man who was not... Full story


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