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 By Brian Varela    News    November 22, 2018

ESSA designation shows PSD above state average

The Petersburg School District received its first score from Alaska’s system of school success, as required by the Every Student Succeeds Act, which shows all three schools scoring above the state average. “We are above average, which is often...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    November 22, 2018

Borough holds second public meeting for updated development code

The borough assembly held a second public hearing on Monday to allow the community to share feedback on Ordinance #2018-18, which will provide an updated development code for the borough. Two community members were present to give their opinions on...

 

Groups protest plans for possible lease sale in Beaufort sea

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Federal regulators are preparing an environmental review for a possible offshore lease sale in Alaska’s Beaufort Sea and environmental groups are calling foul. The legality of Arctic Ocean offshore lease sales is the...

 

Yesterday's News

November 22, 1918 The outbreak of Spanish Influenza in Petersburg is practically under control. No new cases have been reported to the health board for the past several days and it is thought there will be no more. The doctors report that at least...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    November 22, 2018

Assembly awards local company with dock project bid

At the recommendation of Harbormaster Glo Wollen, the borough assembly awarded Tamico, Inc. a bid amount not to exceed $188,500 for the demolition and the reconstruction of the timber dock adjacent to the Harbor Office. The base bid is $187,500 and...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    November 22, 2018

Borough assembly blocks ordinance to clarify Marine Passenger fee

The borough assembly vote unanimously not to pass an ordinance that would clarify language in the Marine Passenger Fee at an assembly meeting on Monday. "At this point, I'd like to just kind of see it go away," said assembly member Jeff Meucci....

 

To the Editor

Felt truly blessed To the Editor: I recently stopped in Petersburg to visit my son after attending the wedding of my granddaughter in Anchorage. However, due to a medical emergency, my visit was extended for a short while longer than was planned....

 
 By Brian Varela    News    November 22, 2018

Hospital board approves strategic plan for the next five years

The Petersburg Medical Center board of directors passed its strategic plan for the 2019-2023 fiscal years at a board meeting on Tuesday after the document failed to pass at last month's meeting due to clarity issues. The strategic plan had been updat...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    November 22, 2018

PMC holds forum to receive community feedback

On Thursday, the Petersburg Medical Center held the first in a series of “community cafes” to inform residents on trends affecting the hospital with residents giving feedback on what they expect from PMC. At the beginning of the forum, PMC CEO...

 

Police report

November 14 — A theft on Chief John Lott St. is involved in an on-going investigation. An alarm was activated at PFI, but the system was just being tested. Vandalism was reported in the City Pit behind the Petersburg Airport. A suspicious vehicle w...

 

PHS volleyball team places third at regions, won't go to state

At the Region Five tournament over the weekend, the Petersburg High School varsity volleyball team came in third place, just one place short of attending the state championship tournament in...

 

Alaska nets $28M at annual oil, gas lease sale

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska netted $28.1 million from its oil and gas lease sales in the North Slope and Beaufort Sea. The Alaska Journal of Commerce reports the state received bids on 133 tracts in the North Slope covering about 350 square...

 

UAS literary journal calls for submissions from Southeast Alaskans

The University of Alaska Southeast has called for all residents of Southeast Alaska to submit their creative talents to this year’s edition of “Tidal Echoes,” the college’s literary and art journal. The journal seeks to showcase and support...

 

Governor's Christmas tree coming from Wrangell

WRANGELL - Students at Evergreen Elementary School have spent the past few days making Christmas ornaments. Some students drew pictures of Alaskan wildlife, others made miniature wreaths, and another...

 

Alaska Fish Factor

More shipping containers filled with plastic fishing nets, crab lines and other gear left Dutch Harbor last week for recycling plants in Europe, and two more will soon follow from that port and Kodiak. “We’re accepting trawl and crab line and...

 

Weak pink salmon harvest predicted in 2019

The Southeast Alaska (SEAK) pink salmon harvest in 2019 is predicted to be in the weak range with a point estimate of 18 million fish (80% confidence interval: 15–26 million fish). The categorical ranges of pink salmon harvest in SEAK were...

 

Dungie fishing closes

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game announces that the season for the commercial Dungeness crab fishery in Registration Area A (Southeast) will close in most areas by regulation at 11:59 p.m. on Friday, November 30, 2018, consistent with 5 AAC...

 

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