Articles from the December 21, 2023 edition

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 By Olivia Rose    News    December 21, 2023

Increased enrollment boosts school district budget

Student enrollment in Petersburg School District increased beyond initial expectations, providing a boost in revenues. Student enrollment in PSD incre...

 By Hannah Flor    News    December 21, 2023

"Landless" legislation passes Senate committee for the first time in history

"Landless" legislation passed a new milestone on December 14 after winning approval of the Senate...

 By Olivia Rose    News    December 21, 2023

Cedar Social Club: PMC's new adult day program launches in cozy temporary space

The Cedar Social Club opened Dec. 11 as Petersburg’s first adult day program. This four-hour day program provides personal care, social activity...


Guest Editorial: PFD the center of governor's budget universe

Gov. Mike Dunleavy is starting his sixth year as the state’s top elected leader. Sadly, he’s not providing much fiscal leadership, other than...


Police report

December 13 – Petersburg Police Department (PPD) received a report of a stolen vehicle. It was recovered. An officer spoke with an individual...

 By Liam Demko    Sports    December 21, 2023

Wrestlers grapple with difficult circumstances at state

With the end of their season in sight, Petersburg High School's wrestling team sent four...

 By Liam Demko    Sports    December 21, 2023

Lady Vikings warmup in Sitka

Petersburg High School’s Lady Vikings were able to pick up some valuable experience during their first games in Sitka last weekend. Over the course...

 By Liam Demko    Sports    December 21, 2023

Vikings get the ball rolling at tournament in Sitka

With only a few weeks of practice under their belts, Petersburg High School’s varsity boys basketball team started the season off with a series of...


Alaska Gov. Dunleavy's budget has millions for education, but no increase to funding per student

Gov. Mike Dunleavy said education is among his top priorities in the coming fiscal year. He proposed spending millions on education, but did not... Full story


No rate increase for wholesale power in Petersburg in 2024

Power rates in Petersburg will not increase next year, says SEAPA. The Southeast Alaska Power Agency (SEAPA) board voted to hold wholesale power...

 By Sean Maguire    News    December 21, 2023

Postal Service proposes new, higher-cost zone for Alaska and Hawaii

Alaskans could pay significantly more next year for mailing packages to, from and within the state with two price increases planned by the U.S....


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