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 By Brian Varela    News    April 8, 2021 

COVID-19 weekly update:

Local COVID-19 travel mandate still in place April 2 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released guidance on Friday that recommends Americans who are fully vaccinated can travel freely... Full story

 
 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...

 
 By Laine Welch    Dockside    March 25, 2021

Alaska Fish Factor

Halibut prices for Alaska fishermen for 2021 have started out significantly higher than last year, despite sluggish demand and transportation logjams in some regions. The Pacific halibut fishery opened on March 6 and two weeks later only 80...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    February 25, 2021

Borough assembly updates health mandates

The Borough Assembly updated several local health mandates and an emergency directive at an emergency meeting Tuesday in response to the expiration of the state's emergency declaration. The health...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    February 18, 2021

Petersburg expects over 80 port calls this summer

The Canadian government issued an order on Feb. 4 to prohibit cruise ships in all Canadian waters until Feb. 28, 2022, but Dave Berg, cofounder of Viking Travel, said the restriction would only...

 
 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...

 

1st place business

Lee's Clothing won the business category in Petersburg Chamber of Commerce and Petersburg Municipal Power & Light's Christmas decorating contest. Entries were judged based on effort, originality,...

 

Yesterday's News

December 17, 1920 The Petersburg city council met in postponed regular session last Monday night and transacted routine business. The report of the town treasurer showed that the town had a balance of approximately $700 after all bills, amounting to...

 

Christmas tradition

Public Works staff set up this year's borough Christmas tree on Nov. 13. This year's tree came from 40,000 Rd., about four miles out Mitkof Highway, said Public Works Director Chris Cotta. The...

 

Yesterday's News

October 29, 1920 A rare treat was given to the lovers of the beautiful when the exhibition of the hand colored photographs of the various glaciers and other Alaskan scenes were placed on exhibition at Howel’s Camera Shop here yesterday. The...

 

Letters to the Editor

Students need your help To the Editor: Since I got into High School the one thing I look forward to every year is volleyball season. For some it might be E-sports, swimming, wrestling, basketball, and...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    October 8, 2020

Kensinger elected to assembly, Meucci, Thynes in close race

Unofficial municipal election results show David Kensinger taking one of two 3-year term seats on the Borough Assembly, with Assembly Members Jeff Meucci and Brandi Thynes in a close race for the...

 

Meet the Candidates: Assembly

Name: Brandi Thynes Age: 38 Experience: 3 yr term borough assembly 1 yr appointed school board Why do you seek public office? I enjoyed being on the assembly this last term and would like to continue...

 

Fish Factor: Kodiak to be first debate between candidates in Alaska's highest-profile political race: the U.S. Senate

Kodiak has again scored a first debate between candidates in one of Alaska’s most high-profile political races: the U.S. Senate. Kodiak has been hosting debates for congressional and gubernatorial hopefuls since 1999 with a single focus:...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    July 30, 2020

SEC survey shows bleak economic outlook

The Southeast Conference released the results of a business survey the organization conducted in June that shows all responding businesses, including those in Petersburg, reporting significant...

 

To the Editor

It's simple math To the Editor: Here is some simple math for the local folks who don't want to wear masks because of their constitutional "rights" and because a 1% COVID-19 mortality rate is no big de...

 

Happy 4th of July

About 1,000 pounds of shells were shot during this year's Fourth of July firework show on Friday, according to Assistant Fire Chief Dave Berg. The fireworks cost about $4,500 and were paid for by...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    July 2, 2020

Lopez takes on PCOC administrator role

Mindy Lopez has taken on the role of chamber administrator with the Petersburg Chamber of Commerce, a position she said allows her to support local businesses at a time when they may be reeling from...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    June 25, 2020

Fourth of July festivities scaled back

The COVID-19 pandemic was able to cancel this year's Little Norway Festival, but the community is still going to host the Fourth of July Festival, though it will look different from past years. This y...

 

Yesterday's News

June 25, 1920 The warehouse capacity of the Citizens Wharf is being considerably extended by the building of a 50 foot by a 100 foot addition to the present buildings. For some time the space on the dock has been crowded but with the new addition it...

 

Yesterday's News

June 11, 1920 The Petersburg Hospital Association has secured the services of two trained nurses and they are both now on duty at the local institution. Miss Nellie Thomas of Ketchikan and Mrs. Flower of Wrangell are the two who are on duty. Miss...

 

The year the Little Norway Festival didn't happen

The Petersburg Chamber of Commerce has officially cancelled this year's Little Norway Festival due to uncertainties over how long state health mandates to shelter in place and maintaining social...

 

Yesterday's News

April 9, 1920 The Board of Directors of the Petersburg Cooperative have leased the store building formerly occupied by the Deep Sea Fishermen’s Union in the Sunde Building and work will start at once making the necessary alterations to fix the...

 

Editorial

If you've got to ride-out a worldwide pandemic, there's no better place than in Petersburg. We're isolated on an island along the edge of the Pacific Ocean, giving us a lot of protection from the...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    March 5, 2020

Petersburg Rexall Drug survives 50 years

August of 1969 was an eventful time for the Worhatch Family. Max Worhatch III sold his house in Ohio, bought his family a house on N. Nordic Dr. and purchased Petersburg Rexall Drug. Fifty years...

 

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