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 By Brian Varela    News    December 3, 2020 

Town's tree lighter survived 1946 ship wreck

In February 1946, the S.S. Yukon ran aground near Seward. The passengers on board were thrown into cold, oily water as they waited to be rescued. One of those passengers was Art Hammer, this year's Ch...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    December 3, 2020 

Five candidates eye P&R director position

Borough Manager Steve Giesbrecht will be narrowing down the list of finalists for the Parks and Recreation Department director position from five candidates to two or three candidates this week, with...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    December 3, 2020 

PHS Sophomore rebuilds antique Jeep

Devon Guthrie is fascinated by cars, but never understood how they worked. Then he saw a picture of an old 1951 CJ-3A Willys Jeep sitting in a lot in Skagway. Now it sits in the Petersburg High...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    December 3, 2020 

COVID-19 weekly update:

EOC cautions public ahead of Thanksgiving weekend November 20 Incident Commander Karl Hagerman asked the public at the COVID-19 community update on Nov. 20 to practice prevention protocols during... Full story

 
 By Brian Varela    News    November 26, 2020

The 24 hour ramp

Petersburg High School students in David Owens' shop classes came together last week to build a ramp for a student at Rae C. Stedman Elementary school who will be wheelchair bound for the next few mon...

 

PHS Volleyball team takes 2nd at Regionals

The Petersburg High School volleyball team runners up in this year's Region V Regional Tournament on Nov. 21. During a normal school year, the team would have advanced to State, marking their first...

 

Yesterday's News

November 19, 1920 Alaska will soon be made a separate forestry district by the Secretary of Agriculture, according to word received from Col. W. G. Greeley, the chief Forester, by Gov. Thomas Riggs, Jr. At the present time and heretofore, Alaska has...

 

Volleyball ends season with two wins against WHS

The Petersburg High School volleyball team won two matches against Wrangell last weekend, just one week before a modified regional tournament is set to take place. Nov. 13 saw the kick off of...

 

Obituary: Phyllis (Bright) Kimbal

Phyllis (Bright) Kimbal was born in a log cabin in Winder, Idaho to Charles Leland and Sarah (Kendall) Bright. She worked as a Civil Service examiner, legal secretary, and a resource specialist for... Full story

 

Obituary: Sharon Lee Smith, 55

Sharon Lee Smith, 55, died on Oct. 28, 2020 at Petersburg Medical Center. She was born on March 15, 1965 to Wendel O'Neal Smith and Emma Louise Atchley Smith in Camden, New Jersey. She graduated from... Full story

 

New MS teachers see benefit of online tools

Sixth grade teachers Bridey Short and Casey Gates are the two newest additions to the teaching staff at Mitkof Middle School. Both teachers signed a one year contract with the district, but while Shor...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    October 29, 2020

Classrooms set to reopen today

Petersburg School District is expected to reopen their doors today, Oct. 29, after a positive case of COVID-19 was confirmed at Rae C. Stedman Elementary School on Tuesday that resulted in a...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    October 29, 2020

School Board: Block classes to remain unchanged

The Petersburg School Board held a work session on Tuesday to address some students' concerns over Petersburg High School's block classes, but ultimately, the board decided not to take any action due...

 

PHS volleyball team defeats WHS 3-1

The Petersburg High School volleyball team traveled to Wrangell on Oct. 24 and came home with their second win against Wrangell High School this season. By the end of the first game, the Vikings were...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    October 22, 2020

School board to address block classes

Petersburg High School students are struggling to keep up with their semester long block classes, and to address their difficulties, the Petersburg School Board will be holding a work session next...

 

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 22, 2020

Enrollment down at Petersburg School District

Enrollment in the Petersburg School District was at 429 students as of last week, but Superintendent Erica Kludt-Painter said at a Petersburg School Board meeting on Oct. 13 that the district had...

 

Positive COVID-19 case shuts down schools

A positive case of COVID-19 was identified this morning in Mrs. Potrzuski's fifth grade classroom at Rae C. Stedman Elementary School, resulting in a district-wide school closure, according to a... Full story

 

Yesterday's News

October 15, 1920 Petersburg for the greater part of the week has been a lightless and waterless town. The light and power plant shut down entirely on Tuesday while Robert Allen and his force of men were relining the generator and the old engine with...

 

Letters to the Editor

Time for tougher garbage requirements To the Editor: Every fall, it's the same story: bears wandering around town and getting into garbage. It's time for the borough to adopt tougher requirements to...

 

Volleyball team wins first match of season

The Petersburg High School volleyball team went 3-0 against Wrangell in their first exhibition match of the season on Saturday, Oct. 10. "It was a great way to start off somewhat of a competition...

 

PHS swims past WHS in first in person meet

The Petersburg High School swim team welcomed Wrangell High School to the Parks and Recreation's aquatic center on Saturday for both team's first in person swim meet of the season. It was just the two...

 

ASAA cancels fall state championships due to COVID-19 concerns

The Alaska School Activities Association announced on Tuesday the cancellation of all 2020 fall state championship events due to the increasing case counts of COVID-19 in Anchorage and around the...

 
 By Brian Varela    Sports    October 8, 2020

PHS swim take 3rd in season's first meet

The Petersburg High School swim team had their first meet of the season on Sept. 25, and while it was held in the Parks and Recreation aquatic center, swimmers were able to compare their times with...

 
 By Brian Varela    Sports    October 8, 2020

PHS runners take 2nd at Regions

The Petersburg High School boys cross country team placed second in the Region V Division III Regional Championships held at Greens Camp last weekend. Uriah Lucas and Michael Durkin took first and...

 

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