Articles from the November 16, 2023 edition

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 By Olivia Rose    News    November 16, 2023

Coast Guard helicopter crashes during rescue Petersburg emergency services respond, all 4 crew survive

Late Monday night, a Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from Air Station Sitka crashed on Read Isl...

 By Olivia Rose    News    November 16, 2023

Harbormasters seek increase to state matching grant

“The Municipal Harbor Facility Grant is the single most significant funding tool available to Alaskan Harbormasters to plan, maintain, and...

 By Olivia Rose    News    November 16, 2023

Updates on progress toward APEI recommendations

The borough’s human resources department provided a progress report about the municipality’s newly implemented safety measures during the Borough...

 By Orin Pierson    News    November 16, 2023

Police investigating four recent burglaries in downtown Petersburg

In the past three weeks, four downtown Petersburg businesses have reported burglaries. The Petersburg Police Department confirmed all four incidents...

 By Olivia Rose    News    November 16, 2023

Phil Hofstetter recognized as Alaska's "Community Star"

The National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH) named Petersburg Medical Center...

 By Olivia Rose    News    November 16, 2023

IBEW and Borough ratify new contract

The Petersburg Borough and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) agreed to increase wages for union workers in the most recent...


Yesterday's News

November 16, 1923 – What for a time looked like a serious accident occurred to the steamer Northwestern as she was pulling away from the Petersburg...


To the Editor

Thank you To the Editor: Thank you to Hammer & Wikan for re-establishing the footpath from the grocery store to the post office. Right now, the path i...


Police report

November 8 – An officer conducted foot patrols downtown. An officer conducted a security check at a business on North 1st Street. Petersburg Police...

 By Liam Demko    Sports    November 16, 2023

Viking Swim Club reigns at November Rain

The Viking Swim Club made sure to give the home crowd a show at their annual November Rain meet in...

 By Liam Demko    Sports    November 16, 2023

Petersburg wrestlers podium in Ketchikan tournament

Petersburg High School’s wrestling team traveled south last weekend for the annual Bill Weiss tournament in Ketchikan. Across the course of the two...


Lecture shares bombardment history, calls for formal reconciliation

WRANGELL — In a livestreamed lecture sponsored by Sealaska Heritage Institute, ethnohistorian Zachary Jones presented on the U.S. military’s 19th...


Advisory committee supports proposal to protect commercial king harvest share

WRANGELL — Members of the Wrangell Fish and Game Advisory Committee are concerned about the future of commercial salmon fishing as Alaska’s...

 By Yereth Rosen    News    November 16, 2023

Debate over Pebble mine in Alaska's Bristol Bay region moves to dueling Supreme Court briefs

The company trying to build a huge copper and gold mine in the salmon-rich Bristol Bay will keep fighting for the project, despite a decision by the... Full story

 By Yereth Rosen    News    November 16, 2023

Salmon returns to Alaska's Bristol Bay expected to drop to more normal levels next year

After recent years of record or near-record runs and harvests, Bristol Bay sockeye salmon numbers are expected to return to more average levels next... Full story


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