Articles from the February 18, 2016 edition

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 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 18, 2016

Police apprehend escaped inmate on Lumber St.

Petersburg Police apprehended Jacob Sturgeon Friday afternoon, Feb. 12, after he escaped custody ear... Full story

 By Jess Field    News    February 18, 2016

Elizabeth Peratrovich Day Parade an emotional affair

Rain drops falling upon the Elizabeth Peratrovich Day Parade is nothing new for those who march in... Full story


Yesterday's News

February 19, 1916 – Mr. and Mrs. James Allen, with the forestry launch Ranger 2, returned from Ketchikan, where they had been for several weeks....

 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 18, 2016

Petersburg woman wins regional business competition

Petersburg entrepreneur Mindy Anderson won $40,000 in the Path to Prosperity competition that aims... Full story

 By Jess Field    News    February 18, 2016

Rainforest Islands Ferry to resume in April

The Rainforest Islands Ferry operations between Coffman Cove and Banana Point will resume April 15. The North End Ferry Authority board of directors d...

 By Jess Field    News    February 18, 2016

Found objects helping fill void in library

Shortly after the newly constructed Petersburg Public Library opened its doors a couple years ago, l...


To the Editor: Volunteer of the Year Nominations

Across Alaska, there are many dedicated volunteers whose helping hands and caring hearts positively impact the lives of others. The First Lady’s...


Police reports

February 10 A caller reported a flash and being out of power. A caller reported possible drug paraphernalia found at Wrangell Narrows beach. A caller...



February 17 Iralee Galaktionoff appeared before Magistrate Judge Burrell for a charge of false information or report. The court entered a not guilty...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 18, 2016

State lawmakers talk budget at Chamber dinner

State Sen. Bert Stedman talked about how well the community would weather the state budget deficit during Petersburg’s annual Chamber of Commerce...

 By Jess Field    Sports    February 18, 2016

Lady Vikings sweep Wrangell homecoming

The Petersburg High School girls basketball team took on Wrangell last weekend, taking both games wi...

 By Jess Field    Sports    February 18, 2016

Vikings go 1-1 against Wrangell

The Petersburg High School boys basketball team made the short trip south to Wrangell last weekend, but the result of the two-game set was not what Vi...


Fish Factor: New documentary focuses on challenges facing small-scale fishermen

Fishing lives and fishing wives are set to be showcased for a national audience; one as a documentary and the other, on reality television. The...


Obituary, Linda M. Abbott, 73

Linda M. Abbott, 73 Linda M. Abbott, 73, passed away Jan. 23 in Anchorage, Alaska. Linda was born... Full story


VFW service officer visiting

VFW State Service Officer Lisa Robinson will be in Petersburg Feb. 25 at the Tides Inn from 12:30 – 5:00 pm. Lisa will be available to answer...


School News

Montana State University Hugh Fleming (High Honors), Hillary Hunter (Honors), and William Jensen (Honors), received diplomas at Montana State...

 By Jess Field    Sports    February 18, 2016

Learning mental toughness on the mats

Last year, the Mitkof Middle School wrestling team came in second at regions behind Ketchikan....

 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 18, 2016

AK Air rep speaks at Chamber banquet

Petersburg Chamber of Commerce members sat down at their annual banquet last Saturday evening at the Sons of Norway Hall. Halibut and prime rib were...


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