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 By Ron Loesch    News    December 5, 2019

Borough and Chris Allen dismissed from liability suit

Both the Petersburg Borough and former Parks and Recreation Department employee Chris Allen have...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    December 5, 2019

Borough assembly votes against supporting, repealing Roadless Rule

The borough assembly took a neutral position on the future of the Roadless Rule at Monday's assembly...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    December 5, 2019

Hoopie Davidson named this year's tree lighter

People in Petersburg know her has their school bus driver or driver's education teacher, but on...

 

Yesterday's News

December 12, 1919 Last Monday night the Sons of Norway Trading Union store was totally destroyed by fire. The blaze started about half past five in...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    December 5, 2019

Brew and Stew Festival: Best in Show

Rachel Newport's Peruvian turkey soup and Bev Siercks' crabapple cordial were named best in show in...

 

Police report

November 24 — An intoxicated individual was removed from Kito’s Kave. November 26 — An individual on 4.5 St. mistakenly reported a burn barrel...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    December 5, 2019

Borough in talks to continue maintenance of Ernie Haugen area

The borough is in the process of renewing an agreement with the state to receive $6,200 annually...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    December 5, 2019

French woman undertakes Northwest Passage

Leila Gharbi recounted her journey from Newfoundland to Port Townsend, Washington through the...

 

Vikings wrestle first home tournament

The Petersburg High School wrestling team invited Wrangell and Craig High Schools to town last...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    December 5, 2019

Local Coast Guard Auxiliary faces disbandment

Petersburg's Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla is down to zero members, and if at least five members...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    December 5, 2019

Rosemal-themed jewelry in time for holidays

After the tree lighting ceremony on Friday, Erin Kandoll, of Twisted Ginger Designs, revealed a...

 

Alaska Fish Factor

Lower catches for Pacific halibut are in the forecast for the foreseeable future. That was the message from the International Pacific Halibut...

 

2019 Pickled herring contest winners

Wednesday night, the Sons of Norway hosted their 45th annual pickled herring contest. Contestants su...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    December 5, 2019

Local student builds skiff from scratch

In a couple of months, Petersburg High School senior Kole Sperl has turned a pile of aluminum...

 

Climate change study targets problems in AK communities

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A new study of environmental threats to Alaska Native communities has found the greatest challenges include erosion, flooding...

 

Governor marks 1st year in office amid turmoil

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Last December, poor weather scrambled Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s inaugural plans, a bumpy start to a turbulent year marked...

 

Obituary: Lawrence E. (Lonny) Heiner August 24, 1938 - November 14, 2019

Former Petersburg resident Lawrence E. (Lonny) Heiner was born on 24 August 1938 in Grand Junction, Colorado, to Larry and Lola Heiner, and died on... Full story

 

Juneau Cub Scouts make toys for education birds

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Cub Scout Pack 10 came face-to-face with nature in the Harborview Elementary School cafeteria. After creating bird-enrichment...

 

AK redistricting planning committee set to begin meeting

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The committee that will plan Alaska’s redistricting that occurs every 10 years is set to begin meeting, officials said. The...

 

Fisherman sentenced for fishing in state research area

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A southeast Alaska commercial fisherman convicted of fishing in a state research area has been sentenced to 30 days in...

 

Artifact Archive

New York Restaurant was located on Sing Lee Alley where Helse is today. From around 1919 to 1927,... Full story

 

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