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 By Chris Basinger    News    August 4, 2022

Assembly sets capital project priorities for FY24

The Petersburg Borough Assembly voted 5-0 to approve a list ranking its top capital projects for FY24 during Monday’s meeting. Mayor Mark Jensen...

 

Two COVID-19 cases at Long Term Care

The Petersburg Medical Center has reported two positive cases of COVID-19 among Long Term Care residents over the past week. The first case was...

 
 By Jess Field    News    July 14, 2022

Spring black bear popular with nonresidents

Hunting guide Logan Canton has been working all over the state since 2008, including conducting...

 
 By Chris Basinger    News    July 7, 2022

Dixson retires from the Petersburg Volunteer Fire Department

After leading the Petersburg Volunteer Fire Department for 14 years, Fire/EMS Director Sandy Dixson...

 
 By Chris Basinger    News    July 7, 2022

Hospital Board passes "creative" FY23 budget

The Petersburg Medical Center Hospital Board unanimously approved its FY23 budget during last...

 
 By Dr. Anne Zink    Opinion    July 7, 2022

Guest Commentary

In early 2020, at the beginning of the pandemic, we knew almost nothing about COVID-19. How did it spread? Who would get sick? How could we protect...

 
 By Chris Basinger    News    June 30, 2022

Investigation following complaint from police chief finds no harassment by assembly members

An investigation by the borough into a complaint filed by Petersburg Police Department Chief Jim... Full story

 
 By Chris Basinger    News    June 30, 2022

House District 2 Candidate Questionnaire, Part 2

If elected, would you work to improve access to affordable child care? Kenny Skaflestad: This is a p...

 
 By Chris Basinger    News    June 30, 2022

MS Roald Amundsen visits Little Norway

A ship named for one of Norway's most famed explorers has been visiting Petersburg for the first tim...

 

Alaska ferry service returns to Prince Rupert

Alaska state ferry service between Ketchikan and Prince Rupert, British Columbia, resumed on Monday...

 

Pride art show in Petersburg

The deadline to drop off submissions for this year's Pride art show came and went with the beginning...

 
 By Jess Field    News    June 16, 2022

Chelan closes after 44 years of selling fresh produce

It all began after Dave Kensinger's buddy started an organic apple orchard in Eastern Washington...

 
 By Chris Basinger    News    June 9, 2022

Assembly narrowly passes new budget

The Petersburg Borough Assembly passed its FY23 budget by a 4-3 margin in its third and final reading on Monday with Assembly Members Dave Kensinger,...

 
 By Chris Basinger    News    June 9, 2022

Candidates for Fire/EMS director visit Petersburg

Two candidates who are up for the Fire/EMS director position visited Petersburg this week. Stephen...

 
 By Sarah Aslam    News    June 9, 2022

Wrangell dancers lead at Celebration

For the first time in four years, Celebration, the largest gatherings of Southeast Alaska Native peoples to celebrate their culture, is being held in...

 
 By Chris Basinger    News    June 2, 2022

Health Fair returns this Saturday

The Petersburg Medical Center Health Fair is returning for the first time in four years this...

 
 By Chris Basinger    News    June 2, 2022

PMC reports rising cases following festival

Petersburg Medical Center staff discussed how a surge of COVID-19 cases in Petersburg has affected h...

 
 By James Brooks    News    June 2, 2022

Ahead of filing deadline, almost a third of the Alaska Legislature isn't seeking re-election

Months before Alaska’s state elections, the Legislature is set for major turnover. At least 17 of the Legislature’s 60 members will be in a new... Full story

 
 By Chris Basinger    News    May 26, 2022

National Geographic-Lindblad allows passengers into Petersburg businesses

After a meeting last Tuesday, National Geographic-Lindblad Expeditions is allowing passengers and crew from their ships to go ashore and inside...

 

Graduation ceremony back to normal for the Class of 2022

32 students in the Class of 2022 will graduate next Tuesday in a ceremony which will run similar to...

 
 By Chris Basinger    News    May 19, 2022

New principal visits Petersburg last week

Ambler Moss, the Petersburg School District's new secondary school principal, and his wife Thandar...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    May 19, 2022

Columbia's return nowhere on the horizon

The largest of the state ferries, the 499-passenger Columbia, was still listed as inactive on the Transportation Department website as of Monday,...

 
 By Chris Basinger    News    May 12, 2022

PSD offers contract to new secondary school principal

The Petersburg School District has made a contract offer to a new secondary school principal which w...

 

Alaska Seafood Processors Pandemic Response Relief Program deadline extended

On May 4 the Alaska Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development (DCCED) announced an updated deadline for the Alaska Seafood...

 
 By Chris Basinger    News    April 28, 2022

PHS principal to leave after 13 years in Petersburg

Petersburg High School and Mitkof Middle School Principal Rick Dormer announced that he will be leav...

 

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