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 By Brian Varela    News    February 27, 2020

NSRAA generates millions for commercial fishing

Steve Reifenstuhl, manager of the Northern Southeast Regional Aquaculture Association, spoke at the annual Petersburg Chamber of Commerce Banquet on Saturday on the organization's presence and...

 

To the Editor

Kake/Kupreanof road To the Editor: The assembly will be considering a resolution on the Kake/Kupreanof road next week. No matter what happens some people will be upset at the final vote. Either way,...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    February 20, 2020

NSRAA manager to speak at chamber banquet

The general manager of Northern Southeast Regional Aquaculture Association will be speaking about the hatchery programs throughout Southeast Alaska this Saturday at the Petersburg Chamber of Commerce...

 

Yesterday's News

January 16, 1920 John Bruce is now engaged in taking the fourteenth census of Petersburg and district, having been appointed to that duty by Charles W. Hawkesworth, of the Bureau of Education. All facts as to the number of residents occupations,...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    January 2, 2020

2019: Year in Review

January Following the shutdown of the U.S. government on Dec. 22, 2018, the U.S. Coast Guard stated it would continue offering essential services. The borough assembly approved $600,000 for a new...

 

Yesterday's News

December 26, 1919 The Petersburg Volunteer Fire Department has been organized with an active and an inactive list. Those members whose business takes them from town, such as fishermen etc., have been placed on the inactive list. They are still...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    December 5, 2019

Brew and Stew Festival: Best in Show

Rachel Newport's Peruvian turkey soup and Bev Siercks' crabapple cordial were named best in show in this year's Brew and Stew Festival hosted by the Petersburg Chamber of Commerce and Petersburg...

 
 By Pilot Staff    News    November 28, 2019

Tamico fabricates Christmas street decorations

With the two-decades old lighted Christmas street decorations in tatters, both the Chamber of Commerce and the Petersburg Borough scrambled to find replacements this month. New decorations were...

 

Yesterday's News

November 14, 1919 Rasmus Enge, proprietor of the Variety Theatre, and one of Petersburg’s prosperous business men, has just completed the work of remodeling the theatre. Among the notable improvements are the comfortable chairs which have been...

 

Yesterday's News

October 10, 1919 The Petersburg Branch of the American Red Cross this week transmitted $887.87 to the Juneau Chapter. This money was what remained in the local treasury from collections, entertainment, and various other sources. As the Red Cross has...

 

Mayoral candidates answer questions at forum

A forum was held on Thursday to give representatives from KFSK, the Petersburg Chamber of Commerce and the Petersburg Pilot the chance to ask the two mayoral candidates questions on local issues....

 

Four assembly candidates take the stage at forum

A second forum was held last Thursday after the mayoral forum for the four assembly candidates running for two seats on the borough assembly. The candidates gave support for local issues and answered...

 

Yesterday's News

August 22, 1919 On last Saturday afternoon, the local committee which was investigating to find evidence of profiteering among the local merchants met and reported that they could find no evidence of anything in that line in Petersburg. In fact,...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    July 18, 2019

Le Soléal captain denies reports of dumping sewage

A fisherman reported raw sewage had been dumped into Frederick Sound near Le Conte Bay on the morning of July 10, but the cruise ship Le Soléal's captain, Erwan Le Rouzic, said any sewage found in...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    June 27, 2019

Borough manager establishes 13 goals

At their meeting last Friday, the borough assembly approved 13 goals and objectives for Borough Manager Steve Giesbrecht to work on in the upcoming 2020 fiscal year. The 13 items are a result of the m...

 
 By Dan Sullivan    Opinion    June 6, 2019

Guest Commentary

This past May was not my first visit to Petersburg as a Senator, but it was my first time attending the Little Norway Festival. And what a weekend it was! Little Norway is giving "Big" Norway a run fo...

 

And the winners are ...

The top Festival drawing winner of $1,500 was Svea and Brandt Burrell. The $2 raffle winners: Jess Peterson won two round trip tickets with Alaska Airlines, Jenny Martens won a $500 Chamber of...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    May 2, 2019

Tourism working group breaks for busy season

The Visitor Industry Working Group will continue their discussions on economic growth in Petersburg through tourism in September it was announced at their meeting on Monday. The group of 20 members...

 

Yesterday's News

March 14, 1919 One of the progressive firms of Petersburg now making ready for the increased business of the summer is the Petersburg Meat Company. Since the return of Cato Haarberg from the south with the new red delivery car, the interior of the...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    February 28, 2019

Borough manager to pursue issues discussed in work session

As a result of its planning for the future work session, the borough assembly approved a list of issues on Monday for borough manager Stephen Giesbrecht to pursue. The work session addressed 132 suggestions for economic growth submitted during three...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    February 21, 2019

Hospital CEO anticipates new facility or remodel

Phil Hofstetter, CEO of the Petersburg Medical Center, spoke about the future of the hospital as this year’s keynote speaker at the chamber of commerce banquet. Over the years, the hospital has been remodeled and received facelifts, and Hofstetter...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    February 21, 2019

Stedman speaks about Dunleavy's budget

Sen. Bert Stedman addressed Gov. Mike Dunleavy's proposed budget for Alaska's 2020 fiscal year at the annual Petersburg Chamber of Commerce banquet on Saturday. Dunleavy released his proposed budget...

 

Business of the year

Devren Bennett's Homeport Electronics was named 2019's business of the year by the Petersburg Chamber Commerce at their annual banquet last Saturday night. Bennett has been in the computer, marine...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    February 7, 2019

Borough manager to send out RFP for consultant

The borough assembly voted in favor of instructing borough manager Steve Giesbrecht to send out a request for proposals, or RFP, for the cost of a consultant for Mountain View Manor assisted living to determine if the facility is running...

 

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