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Yesterday's News

November 4, 1921 Word has recently been received here to the effect that Mr. Jacob Otness has been appointed postmaster for Petersburg, to succeed J.C. Allen, resigned. Mr. Otness will resume office as soon as practicable. Mr. Otness, who has been a...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    July 1, 2021

Action packed weekend planned for 4th

Petersburg will be kicking off three days of festivities on Friday in celebration of the Fourth of July. The Parks and Recreation Center, Petersburg Chamber of Commerce and Petersburg Lighthouse...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    June 3, 2021

Emergency declaration to end on June 30

The Borough Assembly passed a resolution at a special meeting on Tuesday that will terminate the local Disaster Emergency Declaration at 11:59 P.M. on June 30, which will also bring an end to all the...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    June 3, 2021

Petersburg at one active case of COVID-19

One new case of COVID-19 was reported by Petersburg Medical Center on May 30 and is related to recent travel, according to a joint press release from the Petersburg Borough and PMC. The individual inf...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    May 27, 2021

No sign of major outbreak due to LNF

Two new cases of COVID-19 were identified by Petersburg Medical Center this week, according to joint press releasees from the Petersburg Borough and PMC. The first case was identified on Monday. The...

 

Little Norway fest kick-off

Derek and Julianna Allison click heels in the Hurry Scurry dance in the Mayfest parade. See more photos here ....

 
 By Brian Varela    News    May 20, 2021

Two positive Covid-19 cases in one week

Following the Little Norway Festival, Petersburg has reported two new cases of COVID-19, according to joint press releases from the Petersburg Borough and Petersburg Medical Center. The first...

 

Police report

May 12— A deer was struck by a vehicle at a location on Mitkof Highway and later salvaged. Kelsey McCay, 28, was remanded for probation violation. A parked vehicle was preventing equipment from being operated at an undisclosed location. A break-in...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    May 20, 2021

Pilots fly over LNF to remember Butch Williams

Just before the start of the Little Norway Festival parade at 4 P.M. on May 14, four pilots flew float planes over the downtown area in remembrance of aviation pioneer John "Butch" Williams, who...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    May 20, 2021

63rd Little Norway Festival

The winners The top Chamber of Commerce raffle winner of $1,500 was Sandy Volk. The second place prize of $500 went to Heidi Lee. Shopping cart race results: 10-13 year old bracket: Tyson Reid. 19-64...

 

Grads ride

The Petersburg High School class of 2021 rode aboard the Valhalla during the Little Norway Festival....

 
 By Brian Varela    News    May 13, 2021

Community at 4 cases of virus ahead of Mayfest

One new positive case COVID-19 was identified by the Petersburg Medical Center on Tuesday, bringing the local active case count to four, according to a joint press release from the Petersburg Borough...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    May 13, 2021

Some residents catch stomach bug

A local resident anonymously reported to the Pilot on Wednesday having experienced a gastrointestinal bug that was affecting at least four other people. The individual said the illness began with...

 

Yesterday's News

May 13, 1921 The Petersburg Packing Corporation will operate the Petersburg cannery full blast this summer and is making preparations for 90,000 cases of all classes of fish. Oscar Nicholson, superintendent of the cannery, arrived from the south on...

 

Correction:

In the story about Little Norway Festival in the May 6 edition of the Pilot, it was stated that Alaska Department of Fish and Game would be present to teach fundamentals of fishing at the Lil’ Fisk Derby. ADF&G will not be in attendance at the...

 
 By Brian Varela    Sports    May 13, 2021

PHS baseball wins first game of the year

The Petersburg High School baseball team saw their first win ever against Sitka High School, and their first win of the season, during a series of games that were held at home on May 7 and 8. "We've...

 

Public restrooms

The Petersburg Borough has set up two public restrooms in the Municipal Building parking lot ahead of the Little Norway Festival. The restrooms will be open from 8 A.M. to 8 P.M. and be cleaned twice...

 

Getting festive

Sam Caulum, with Petersburg Municipal Power & Light, hangs a banner on the lamp post at the corner of N. Nordic Dr. and Gjoa St. on Monday. Eighteen banners were hung along Nordic Drthe ., Harbor...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    May 6, 2021

The Little Norway Festival returns for 62nd year

After last year's festival was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 62nd annual Little Norway Festival is slated to begin May 13. "I think everyone can't wait for it to happen," said...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    April 22, 2021

Hammer & Wikan celebrates 100 years

Hammer & Wikan, Inc. kicked off a year's worth of celebrations on April 17 with their Founder's Day event to commentate the business's 100-year anniversary. The festivities began at the grocery...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    March 25, 2021

PCOC to host 2021 LNF

The Petersburg Chamber of Commerce has announced that it will be hosting the Little Norway Festival this year, but it will be taking precautions to prevent the possible spread of COVID-19. Chamber...

 

To the Editor

Little Norway Festival To the Editor: As we all know last year took us on a journey that we weren't expecting or even prepared for. With that, many events that we do had to be put on hold, Little...

 

Yesterday's News

January 21, 1921 Bishop Crimont returned from a trip to Petersburg on the steamer Jefferson, which arrived in port Thursday. He said that business conditions in Petersburg were excellent and that he believed “it was the richest little city of its...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    December 31, 2020

2020: Year in Review

January The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration proposed establishing critical habitat areas for humpback whales in three distinct population segments located off Mexico, Central American...

 

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