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 By Brian Varela    News    December 5, 2019

Borough in talks to continue maintenance of Ernie Haugen area

The borough is in the process of renewing an agreement with the state to receive $6,200 annually for the maintenance of the Ernie Haugen public use area, according to Public Works Director Chris...

 

Morrison manages Kake SOS Value-Mart pending future purchase

Since spring of this year, Barry Morrison, General Manager at The Trading Union, Inc., has been managing the SOS Value Mart in Kake and hopes to purchase the retail business and its real estate by...

 

Letters to the Editor

Heed vaping warning To the Editor: As of November 13, 2019, 2,172 cases of e-cigarette, or vaping, product use associated lung injury have been reported to CDC from 49 states (all except Alaska), the...

 

To the Editor

Concern for housing unit To the Editor: I attended the Borough Assembly meeting Monday to pass on some public safety committee support and concerns and my options for paying for the EMT/fire person an...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    October 31, 2019

Fundraising for Sandy Beach playground underway

The Petersburg Rotary Club is leading fundraising efforts to replace the playground at Sandy Beach Park with a larger, more modern playground that would appeal to children of all ages. The goal is to...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    October 24, 2019

Assembly open to maintaining Greens Camp with PIA

The borough assembly held a discussion at their meeting on Monday on the idea of the borough partnering with the Petersburg Indian Association to take over the maintenance of Greens Camp from the...

 

To the Editor

To the Editor: As someone who appreciates smoke-free indoor workplaces and public places, I want to say thank you to everyone in our community for supporting the Alaska Smokefree Workplace Law in our beautiful town. I am thrilled to see that our...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    August 15, 2019

PIA to introduce new paratransit program this fall

The Petersburg Indian Association will begin offering a paratransit service to all seniors and those with disabilities to fill a need in the community starting this fall. "I'm excited because...

 
 By Laine Welch    Dockside    June 27, 2019

Alaska Fish Factor: New Alaska law has turned thousands of AK fishing vessels into lawbreakers

A well-intended new Alaska law has gone awry from a botched roll out that has turned thousands of Alaskan fishing vessel, tender, barge and sport fish operators into lawbreakers. Since the start of 2019, all vessels over 24 feet are required to be...

 

Clarification:

A photo on page 15 of last week’s issue of the Petersburg Pilot showed Public Works employees removing a metal grate from around a tree stump near North Boat Harbor after the trees had been cut down. As a point of clarification, it was the... Full story

 

Police report

April 3 — Juan Gallardo, 36, was issued a citation for driving without a valid driver’s license. A police patrol was requested on S. Nordic Dr. A vehicle was illegally parked on school grounds. Authorities were requested at a location on Howkan D...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    February 14, 2019

Assembly, public mull over recycling program

The borough assembly held a work session on Feb. 6 where public works director Chris Cotta gave a brief overview of the solid waste and recycling programs and answered questions from assembly and community members. In 2014, the borough started a...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    January 3, 2019

2018: Year in Review

January The borough assembly received a proposed update to its zoning code that would introduce a new form of affordable housing, an expansion of the historical and industrial districts and the end...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    December 6, 2018

Residents caught in Anchorage earthquake share their stories

Although Friday's earthquake in Anchorage was too far away to be felt on Mitkof Island, Petersburg resident John Havrilek and members of the Petersburg Indian Association were in Anchorage when the...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    November 29, 2018

PIA members caught in Anchorage earthquake

Although this morning's earthquake in Anchorage was too far away to be felt in Petersburg, members of the Petersburg Indian Association were getting ready to leave Anchorage after attending a Bureau... Full story

 

To the Editor

Context needed To the Editor: Context was missing from the article about the visitor industry information meeting (November 7). For example, we had approximately 9,000 cruise ship visitors this summer, down from a peak of 18,000 in 2006. And now...

 

Herman-Sakamoto earns Girl Scout Gold Award

Juliette Low, the founder of Girl Scouting once said. "Scouting rises within you and inspires you to put forth your best." That quote was especially fitting on Sat., Nov. 11 as the local Petersburg...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    November 1, 2018

Sealaska, PIA to teach sea otter skin sewing class to strengthen cultural identity

Sealaska and Petersburg Indian Association are holding a sea otter skin sewing class from Oct. 31 through Nov. 3 to give native Alaskans the opportunity to become closer to their roots. "Alaskan...

 

Police report

September 26 — Chellsey Musewski, 26, was arrested on charges of probation violation. Suspicious activity was reported on Howkan St., but individuals were gone when authorities arrived. Loud music on S. Nordic Dr. was turned down. September 27 ...

 

Post office reopens following week long shut down

After mercury leaked out of a package at the Petersburg Post Office and closed the facility for just over a week, the post office reopened last Friday. "[Post office staff] handled it great and they...

 

Petersburg post office may reopen this Friday

United States Postal Service officials estimate the Petersburg Post Office will reopen this Friday, Sept. 20. Officials had previously expected the post office to resume normal retail and PO box...

 

Knowledge, bonding & storytelling:

Knowledge, bonding and storytelling are the words used by the organizers to describe the First Annual Fall Adult Culture Festival that took place at Sandy Beach Park Sept. 7-9 in conjunction with the...

 

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