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 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 24, 2015

Icicle vessel runs aground

Icicle Seafoods' The Gordon Jensen struck rocks on Saturday and the U.S. Coast Guard had to escort the damaged vessel to Ketchikan for repairs. Coast Guard public relations Petty Officer Meredith... Full story

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 24, 2015

Final round of public review of com. development plans

The public has a final opportunity to review and comment on Petersburg Borough long-term planning objectives after the Borough Assembly approved a hearing schedule for the comprehensive and waterfront plans. The plans outline and recommend strategies... Full story

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 24, 2015

Local Rep. petitions for voter registration changes

Rep. Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins is visiting Petersburg over the next few days and is petitioning for signatures for the PFD Voter Registration initiative. The initiative would give Alaska residents the... Full story

 

Yesterday's News

December 25, 1915 – At the council session on Monday evening it was decided to purchase fuel oil in bulk for use in the light engines, the oil to be pumped by the steamer delivering it from the dock to a storage tank at the power-house. A...

 
 By Jess Field    News    December 24, 2015

PFI changed Petersburg 50 years ago

Petersburg Fisheries, Inc. or PFI celebrated its 50th Anniversary in June. The local giant is much more than a staple of the community, it's a vital brick that allowed Petersburg to continue building...

 

To the Editor

Shift in thinking needed To the Editor: The Alaska Marine Highway System is at a critical juncture. Since its first port of call, the Alaska Marine Highway has provided substantial economic growth and improved quality of life for Alaskans. It has...

 

Chamber names Decorating Contest winners for 2015

Winners of the 2015 Christmas Decoration Contest were announced by the Chamber of Commerce. Matt and Jennifer Bryner won the Home Category. The “Sparkling Sandy Beach” Neighborhood entry (Sally and Al Dwyer, Matt and Jennifer Bryner, Terri and...

 

Police reports

December 17 A caller requested extra patrols on Lumber Street. Icy road conditions were reported at the top of Lumber Street. A caller reported theft of personal property on Skylark Way. A caller reported identity theft. A caller reported stolen...

 

Courts

December 23 Gerriann Collins appeared before Magistrate Judge Burrell for a charge of Driving Without Insurance. The court entered a not-guilty plea on the defendant’s behalf. The defendant was ordered not to drive unless legally insured among...

 
 By Jess Field    Sports    December 24, 2015

Viking wrestlers gain valuable experience at State

Petersburg High School sent six wrestlers to State in Anchorage last weekend. Although the results were somewhat underwhelming the experience should help build the Viking wrestling program. The team consisted of a freshman, a sophomore, three...

 

Correction:

In last week's Pilot there was an editing error, and a picture of Ethan File was incorrectly identified as Mike File in the caption. The Pilot regrets the error....

 

Lady Vikings take first in tourney play at home

The Lady Viking's speed was a prominent reason for their three consecutive victories against Wrangell, Haines, and Cordova en route to a first-place tournament finish. The Vikings began Thursday's...

 

Vikings take second place in Little Norway

The Petersburg boys' basketball team bounced back after an early-tournament defeat to win their next two games and claim second place at the Little Norway Tournament. Thursday's game with Thunder...

 

Fish Factor: Alaska fisheries bypro ducts being converted into new income streams

Alaska crab shells are fueling an eco-revolution that will drive new income streams for fabrics to pharmaceuticals to water filters. And for the first time, it is happening in the USA and not overseas. The entrepreneurs at Tidal Vision in October...

 

Sport fish stocking plan comments being accepted

The Division of Sport Fish is now accepting public comment on its statewide fish stocking plan. The Division, with assistance from private non-profit hatchery operators, plans to release approximately 6.5 million fish into the waters of Alaska every...

 

Stork report

Ali'itoa River Tomlinson was born to Annica Tufele and Ryan Tomlinson on Dec. 14, 2015 in Juneau. He weighed 8 lb, 7 oz....

 

Christmas Bird Count results are in

Brad Hunter and a group of just under 10 volunteers spent Saturday morning and some of the afternoon participating in the Audubon Christmas Bird Count, the 75th in Alaska and 116th held nationwide since 1900. The group started counting at first...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 24, 2015

Assembly receives positive audit report

An external auditing firm representative reported positive financial health for Petersburg Borough finances. The Petersburg Borough Assembly heard from BDO Auditor Michelle Drew at its December 21 meeting. “We did issue an unmodified opinion and...

 

Santa's Mailbox

Dear, Santa i would like a Hachet, i would like a dirt bike to, and a psa game boy and a sky Drone and a pare of snow showes and some Fishing tackle and a pare of corce logeing Bootes. Senserliy,...

 

HOLIDAY GREETINGS 2015 by Sue Paulsen (to the tune of Here Comes Santa Claus)

No oil revenue, what are we to do...taxes coming soon? We'll have to plow the roads ourselves, but not all's doom and gloom The IFA will come someday and maybe a pretty new jail For now we'll use the...

 

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