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First Bank raises over $18,000 for PMC Foundation

Through a variety of methods, including a fundraiser July 27, First Bank has raised a total of $18,030 recently for the Petersburg Medical Center Foundation (PMCF). Attendees at the Friday evening fundraising event contributed $7,000. Due to that...


Impact of Petersburg Community Foundation

As the publicly-funded statewide community foundation, The Alaska Community Foundation (ACF) is proud to celebrate our local Petersburg Community Foundation for 10 years of commitment to strengthening the community through grantmaking, working with...

 By Savann Guthrie    News    May 31, 2018

A departing wave of blue exits PHS

There has been a huge wave crashing through the school district over the years according to High School principal Rick Dormer and that is the Class of 2018. He went on to say "based on the sheer size...


To the Editor

To your good health To the Editor: April 14th is the Petersburg Health Fair. The medical technologists performed testing on close to 600 people this year. Thank you to the laboratory personnel who more than quadrupled their workload over the past...

 By Ben Muir    News    March 29, 2018

Local man to be named Elks national president

A Petersburg man is slated to be named national president of a storied fraternal organization that has about 780,000 members. Mike Luhr is scheduled this July to be installed as national president,...

 By Ben Muir    News    March 22, 2018

Local library totem pole to be installed in mid-May

The library in Petersburg is about a month away from unveiling its 20-foot storyteller totem pole. The Petersburg Public Library is adding a roughly $40,000 red cedar totem pole called the...

 By Dan Rudy    Sports    March 8, 2018

Brian Gilbert fundraiser and golf tournament cancelled

WRANGELL — Wrangell Medical Center Foundation last month issued a letter to supporters informing them it would forgo its annual fundraiser weekend this year. For the past ten years the Brian Gilbert Memorial Golf Tournament and fundraiser dinner...


Mayor candidates: Cindi Lagoudakis

Name: Cindi Lagoudakis Age: 63 Experience: Currently mayor and have served as vice-mayor. Originally appointed to Borough Assembly since 2013, subsequently elected when original term was up. Other...

 By Ben Muir    News    August 17, 2017

Cindi Lagoudakis seeks mayor's post

Cindi Lagoudakis, the interim mayor of Petersburg, has decided to run for the permanent seat in October, retracing strong indications that she wouldn't. "A number of people had asked me to...

 By Ben Muir    News    June 8, 2017

Foundation awards given to nine nonprofits

The Petersburg Community Foundation gave $14,000 in grants to nine local nonprofit organizations during the 2017 Mayfest weekend, said Holli Flint, who is the program manager. Specific dollar amounts...


meet the Class of 2017

Kallie Caples Parents: Darcy Caples and Donny Caples Number of Years in Petersburg Schools: Thirteen years - Kindergarten through Senior. High School Awards or Honors: MoneySkill Completion (American Financial Services Association Education...


SEARHC-AICS merger completed

Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) has completed its acquisition of Alaska Island Community Services (AICS), with the transition formally taking effect on April 1. Started in 1975, SEARHC is a non-profit tribal health consortium...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 23, 2017

Assembly removes discount on moorage, and approves first cannabis application

The Petersburg Borough assembly unanimously voted to eliminate a prepayment discount on annual moorage rates in an effort to align with a rate study that recommended the borough increase harbor fees by 12 percent. Harbormaster Glo Wollen told the ass...


Community Foundation grants

The Petersburg Community Foundation announces that the 2017 grant cycle opened March 13. Our community foundation acts as a charitable permanent fund to support beneficial projects in Petersburg. Between $12,000 and $14,000 will be awarded to a...

 By Jess Field    News    January 19, 2017

Petersburg Medical Health executive director awarded sabbatical

Susan Ohmer was raised to work. She learned what it meant to work hard early in life, so the idea of taking months off work for a sabbatical is truly foreign to her. As the executive director for...

 By Dan Rudy    News    December 29, 2016

Klein named as SSE Senate delegation representative

WRANGELL – Alaska's two senators jointly welcomed a new addition to their Southeast team. Sens. Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan issued statements December 22 congratulating Chere Klein to serve at...

 By Jess Field    News    December 1, 2016

Auditorium gets multiple improvements

The Wright Auditorium recently received a few upgrades as part of an ongoing effort to improve the facility so many community members use. Dave Berg, Compass Theater board member, said the...


Obituary: Betty Ann Schmit, 87

Betty Ann Schmit 87, passed away Oct. 20, 2016 in Vancouver, Wash. Betty was born to J. Harrison and Minnie Bigelow, March 3, 1929, in Olympia, Wash. She was athletic and as a youth played basketball at Wrangell High School in Alaska. Betty and Pete... Full story


Guest Commentary:

To the Editor: Thank you for welcoming us into your communities. We are grateful to you for making time to visit with us to discuss the land exchange legislation and share your concerns about potential timber sales on Trust land near your community,...


Petersburg Borough manager's report

Petersburg Borough clerk Debbie Thompson gave the following Borough Manager’s Report during the assembly meeting on Oct. 18. Representatives of the Rasmuson Foundation and Alaska Community Foundation were able to visit the Children’s Center last...

 By Jess Field    News    August 4, 2016

2016 Paddle Battle in the books

The weather might have forced a couple participants to drop out of the postponed 3rd Annual Paddle Battle, but the number of paddlers undertaking the activity continues to increase. Last weekend, 28... Full story


Obituary, Diane Marie (Lund) Forde, 73

Diane Marie (Lund) Forde, 73, died peacefully at home in Mukilteo, Washington on July 12, 2016 after a courageous 5-year battle with cancer. Diane was born on March 14, 1943 in Petersburg, Alaska and... Full story

 By Jess Field    News    June 23, 2016

New feathered residents at Long Term Care

The recent addition of two bird cages filled with feathered friends for Petersburg Medical Center's Long Term Care (LTC) residents is all about combating loneliness, helplessness and boredom. The... Full story



In last week’s edition of the Petersburg Pilot it was stated, “The Rasmuson Foundation has also issued an $8,000 challenge for the Petersburg Community Foundation. If the PCF can receive $8,000 from new donors, Rasmuson will provide PCF with a...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 2, 2016

Community foundation awards 15K to local organizations

The Petersburg Community Foundation awarded $15,000 worth of grants this year to six Petersburg organizations. WAVE, KFSK, The Children’s Center, The Petersburg Arts Council, the Salvation Army and the Mitkof Dance Troupe were all beneficiaries of...


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