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 By Brian Varela    News    August 5, 2021 

COVID-19 weekly update:

Breakthrough COVID-19 cases found in Alaska April 30 Between Feb. 1 and March 31, Alaska Department of Health and Social Services identified 152 positive cases of COVID-19 among people in the state... Full story


To the Editor

Thank you to the community To the Editor: The Muskeg Malerier Rosemalers would like to thank all who attended the 44th Annual Oktoberfest Art Share this past weekend. The shoppers, the many vendors,...


Oktoberfest Art Share

Residents were able to shop from about 35 different vendors on Oct. 24 at the 44th annual Oktoberfest Art Share. Polly Koeneman, one of the organizers of the event, said there was a steady flow of...


2020 Oktoberfest Art Share

Saturday, October 24...

 By Brian Varela    News    October 22, 2020

Local resident visited one or more bars while infected

The Emergency Operations Center is asking anyone who visited or worked in any of the local bars on Oct. 9 and Oct. 10 to call Petersburg Medical Center's COVID-19 hotline, after an individual...

 By Brian Varela    News    October 15, 2020

Oktoberfest scheduled for October 24

The Muskeg Maleriers are pressing forward with the 44th annual Oktoberfest on Oct. 24, though this year's event will look a little bit different because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Residents will still...

 By Savann Guthrie    News    March 14, 2019

Quilting in Petersburg: Rain Country Quilters

A quilt is a layer of batting or stuffing between two layers of fabric. Early American quilts were the result of patched together pieces of worn out blankets and clothing. Since fabrics had to be...


Yesterday's News

November 8, 1918 The proclamation issued by the Health Board is as follows: 1. In order to prevent the deadly disease known as the Spanish Influenza from spreading, every person must absolutely comply with the orders and instructions issued by the...

 By Savann Guthrie    News    June 14, 2018

PHS students travel to Costa Rica

Traveling is not new to most Petersburg High School students. They hop on a ferry for extended weekend sports, academic, and music competitions. They fly on planes when heading even further north or...

 By Ben Muir    News    November 9, 2017

Local quilting group continues veteran giveaways at Oktoberfest

Rain Country Quilters showcased about 40 quilts at its annual quilt show at the recent Oktoberfest event. Also included were antique quilts dating back to the Civil War. Rita Byrer, who's with Rain...

 By Ben Muir    News    October 26, 2017

Borough: Local businesses must collect sales tax if they sell at Oktoberfest

The Muskeg Maleriers are sponsoring the 41st Oktoberfest Art Share in Petersburg on Saturday, and a borough official said businesses have to charge a sales tax. The Oktoberfest craft fair Saturday at...

 By Mary Koppes    News    October 27, 2016

Oktoberfest celebrates 40 years of community

The community gym was bustling for the better part of Saturday as over 50 food, art and craft vendors set up booths and sold their wares at the 40th annual Oktoberfest Art Share. The event is coordina...

 By Jess Field    News    October 29, 2015

Oktoberfest produces good time and goodies for everyone

The 39th Annual Oktoberfest Artshare was held last weekend, and the theme this year was "Christmas Magic." Around 54 vendors participated in the event, and event coordinators Naomi Welde and Cathy...


Manager's Report

Petersburg Borough Manager Steve Giesbrecht reported the following information during the October 5 borough assembly meeting: Four Petersburg High School students are participating in this year’s Junior Firefighter Program. The annual Fire...

 By Mary Koppes    News    February 19, 2015

Water project connects Petersburg with Phu Kradueng, Thailand

For most of us accessing clean water is as simple as turning on the faucet, but this isn't so in every community around the world. It wasn't until last month that the school children in Phu Kradueng...


2014 Year in review

January More than 600 Petersburg residents signed up for the borough's recycling program. The Petersburg Land Selection Committee requested the borough pursue legislative action regarding the State's... Full story

 By Mary Koppes    News    December 11, 2014

Borough sees bump in tourist-related tax revenues for 2014

Summer 2014 was a busy one for Petersburg, with tourists bringing more charter business to town and spending more on hotels and retail than the previous summer. This summer the Borough collected over $35,000 in sales taxes from charter businesses,...


Borough Manager's Report

Borough Manager Steve Giesbrecht gave the following report to the Assembly at Monday's regular meeting: The library landscaping request for proposals is planned for mid-December through January. The...


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