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 By Brian Varela    News    July 29, 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

 By Brian Varela    News    June 24, 2021

PSD students see academic improvement

The results of the Petersburg School District's spring Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) assessment showed growth in language arts and math, but students didn't score as high as anticipated....

 By Brian Varela    News    June 17, 2021

SB sets 2022 operating budget

The Petersburg School Board adopted the fiscal year 2022 operating budget at their meeting on June 8 that has a total revenue that is below the school district's expenditures for the year. According...

 By Brian Varela    News    June 17, 2021

Community shifts to life after COVID-19

As the Petersburg Borough prepares to end its Local Disaster Emergency Declaration and disband the Emergency Operations Center at the end of the month, Incident Commander Karl Hagerman said during...

 By Brian Varela    News    June 10, 2021

Teachers to get 3% raise over three years

The Associated Teachers of Petersburg (ATP) will receive a one percent raise each year for the next three years as part of a new labor agreement between the teachers union and the Petersburg School Di...

 By Brian Varela    News    June 10, 2021

Assembly adopts FY 2022 budget

The Borough Assembly made five more amendments to the Petersburg Borough's fiscal year 2022 operating budget at their meeting on Monday before passing it in its third reading. The General Fund's...

 By Brian Varela    News    June 10, 2021

SB underlines requirement to attend PHS graduation

The Petersburg School Board updated Board Policy 5127 at their meeting on Tuesday to specify that students must be enrolled in the Petersburg School District to participate in the Petersburg High...

 By Brian Varela    News    June 3, 2021

Social studies teacher retires

Following a 26-year teaching career with the Petersburg School District, Ginger Evens turned in her keys to Petersburg High School on Tuesday, which marked the official start of her retirement....

 By Brian Varela    News    May 27, 2021

Class of 2021 graduates in traditional ceremony

The Petersburg High School Class of 2021 graduated on Monday, May 24 in an in-person ceremony before family and friends that was broadcast online in an event that was a return to tradition. Twenty-eig...


PCF awards $24,125 in local grants

The Petersburg Community Foundation (PCF) has recently awarded $24,125 in grants to local nonprofit organizations through its annual grant cycle, according to a press release. The 2021 grants were...



After accepting their diplomas, the Petersburg High School Class of 2021 joyously threw their caps into the air....

 By Brian Varela    News    May 20, 2021

Local youth receive Pfizer vaccine

Petersburg Medical Center CEO Phil Hofstetter said at the COVID-19 community update on May 14 that kids as young as 12 years old had received their first dose of the Pfizer vaccine at a small...

 By Brian Varela    News    May 13, 2021

SB OKs raise for classified staff

The Petersburg School Board approved a two percent salary increase over the 2020-2021 school year for classified staff returning for the 2021-2022 school year at their meeting on Tuesday. "It's been...

 By Brian Varela    News    May 6, 2021

Three cases of virus identified

Three cases of COVID-19 were identified within a single household over the course of two days this week, according to a joint press release from the Petersburg Borough and Petersburg Medical Center....

 By Brian Varela    News    April 22, 2021

Four active cases of COVID-19 in town

Five cases of COVID-19 were reported in the community in the last seven days, one of which has been removed from the active local case count, according to the Petersburg Borough's COVID-19 Dashboard....

 By Brian Varela    News    April 15, 2021

New policy will set boundaries between students, staff

The Petersburg School Board passed a board policy that outlines professional boundaries between staff and students in its first reading at their meeting on Tuesday. Board Policy 5141.42 identifies...

 By Brian Varela    News    April 8, 2021

PHS wrestlers place in first tournament

Just two weeks into the season, the Petersburg High School wrestling team has already competed in their first tournament this past weekend and will be competing in another tournament this weekend....

 By Brian Varela    News    April 8, 2021

Case count at lowest point since February

A case of COVID-19 was identified through testing at the James A. Johnson Airport on April 1 and reported on April 2, according to a joint press release from the Petersburg Borough and the Petersburg...

 By Brian Varela    News    April 1, 2021

Virus reappears after two weeks

The Emergency Operations Center will be scheduling a risk assessment meeting to discuss whether or not to increase the local risk level for COVID-19 from yellow to orange after seven cases of the...

 By Brian Varela    News    April 1, 2021

One more to the local COVID-19 case count

A case of COVID-19 was identified through testing at the James A. Johnson Airport on April 1, according to a joint press release from the Petersburg Borough and the Petersburg Medical Center. The... Full story

 By Brian Varela    News    March 18, 2021

Local student fights cancer in Seattle

About a week before Christmas, Joseph Tagaban, 13, started experiencing a toothache in the lower left side of this jaw. His parents, Ed and Je Tagaban, made an appointment with a local dentist after...

 By Brian Varela    News    March 18, 2021

Medical experts layout local COVID-19 outbreak

State health officials held a town hall meeting via Zoom on Wednesday to give an overview of the recent COVID-19 outbreak in Petersburg and answer any questions. Since Feb. 18, Petersburg has...

 By Brian Varela    Sports    March 18, 2021

Mitkof Middle School students place at Native Youth Olympic games

Three sixth graders at Mitkof Middle School have placed in the statewide 2021 virtual Native Youth Olympic games. Elias Anderson placed first in the Seal Hop with a distance of 81 feet and 10 inches....

 By Brian Varela    News    March 11, 2021

Local COVID-19 cases falls to 16

Sixteen infected residents were released from isolation on Wednesday, while just one new active case has been added to Petersburg's active COVID-19 case count, according to a joint press release from...

 By Brian Varela    News    March 11, 2021

User fees reset at P&R

The Borough Assembly approved an ordinance in its third reading on Monday that reinstates user fees at the Parks and Recreation Center and makes changes to the fee structure. Ordinance #2021-03...


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