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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 Chris Basinger    News    July 22, 2021

Paddle Battle surpasses $1,500 goal to support PMC staff education

The annual Paddle Battle raised over $1,500 this year which will go towards helping Petersburg Medical Center employees continue their education. It was a cool 54 degrees on Saturday when the 21 paddl...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    July 1, 2021

Construction begins on Mountain View Manor deck

Deck Out Our Deck organizers broke ground on the site of Mountain View Manor's covered deck on Tuesday after two years of planning with help from general contractor Ty Cummins and Reid Brothers...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    May 27, 2021

Assembly backs first steps of new hospital

The Borough Assembly passed a resolution at their May 17 meeting that supports Petersburg Medical Center Board of Directors and PMC staff as they take a phased approach to planning and building a new...

 

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...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    May 13, 2021

PMC seeks assembly support of new facility

The Borough Assembly and Petersburg Medical Center Board of Directors held a work session on May 5 to discuss the next steps in the hospital's goal of building a new facility. Following the...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    March 25, 2021

EOC moves community back to low risk of COVID-19

The Petersburg Emergency Operations Center reassessed the local COVID-19 risk level on Monday and lowered the community from a moderate risk to a low risk level. The decision comes as Petersburg recov...

 

Guest Commentary: Help keep our plant operating

By Patrick Wilson, retiring OBI Seafoods Petersburg plant manager and Nik Wendel, current OBI Seafoods Petersburg plant manager Petersburg Fisheries has been the cornerstone of the community since... Full story

 
 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    September 3, 2020

$600,000 needed by PMC for virus response

The Petersburg Medical Center Board of Directors agreed at their Aug. 27 board meeting to ask the Petersburg Borough to set aside $608,345.25 from its COVID-19 fund in the event the hospital can't...

 

Alaska Fish Factor: No limits imposed on Russian seafood coming into US despite nearly six year embargo on seafood imported to Russia

Lost in the headlines about the hits to seafood sales from the Trump Administration’s trade war with China is another international barrier with Russia that’s been going on far longer. In August of 2014 Russia placed an embargo on all U.S. food...

 

Alaska Fish Factor: Fish Factor's annual Fishing Picks and Pans for 2019

Every year since 1991 Fish Factor has selected “picks and pans” for Alaska’s seafood industry - a no-holds-barred look back at some of the year’s best and worst fishing highlights, and my choice for the biggest fish story of the year. Here...

 

Hospital Board candidates

George S. Doyle General Information Age: 66 Experience: Three years Medical Center Board Member Why do you want to serve on the PMC Board of Directors? Supporting a fiscally and professionally strong...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    August 29, 2019

Hospital completes first steps in master plan

Petersburg Medical Center introduced the early findings of its master plan to renovate the current hospital or build a new facility at a public meeting last week. NAC Architecture was awarded the requ...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    August 1, 2019

Grassroots group seeks $80,000 for deck at Mountain View Manor

A group of about 10 individuals have banded together to secure funding for an outdoor covered deck at Mountain View Manor so its residents have a place to sit outside in the sun. While there is a...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    July 18, 2019

Part 1: Fight between fishermen and sea otters

Sea otters are considered by many people to be an adorable animal, an important part of the ecosystem, and also a nuisance that is threatening other marine life populations in Southeast Alaska. In...

 

PCF grant cycle opens March 1

The Petersburg Community Foundation, an Affiliate of The Alaska Community Foundation, is opening their 2019 grant cycle on March 1, 2019. Up to $30,000 will be available for granting with individual awards up to $10,000. The Petersburg Community...

 

Obituary: Sherri Lynn (Green) Eide, 68

After courageously battling CREST Syndrome, an autoimmune disease, for most of her life. Sherri Lynn (Green) Eide, 68 went to be with Jesus on November 9, 2018 in Salem, Oregon. She was born June 10,... Full story

 

To the Editor

Felt truly blessed To the Editor: I recently stopped in Petersburg to visit my son after attending the wedding of my granddaughter in Anchorage. However, due to a medical emergency, my visit was extended for a short while longer than was planned....

 
 By Brian Varela    News    October 11, 2018

Beat the Odds race raises over $20,000

There were about 170 participants in the Beat the Odds race on Saturday morning, which raised over $20,000 to support local cancer patients. "A Race Against Cancer isn't just a race, but a race to...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    October 4, 2018

Beat the Odds race this weekend

The 19th annual Beat the Odds event offers residents the chance to walk or run in a 2.5 race against cancer this Saturday. "Our mission is to bring awareness and education and support to those...

 

To the Editor

MVFS misconception To the Editor: I want to address a small point in Glo Wollen’s letter this last issue. Thanking Glo for her fine support of Proposition 1, which I agree, she referred to a popular misconception as she described our quality of...

 

Assembly candidates

Bill Tremblay General Information Name: Bill Tremblay Age: 64 Experience: My past experience includes 9 years on the Petersburg City Council (1999-2007), and 2 1/2 years on the City Council for...

 

Obituary: Chris Jensen

James Christopher Jensen was born in Petersburg, Alaska on March 18, 1954. His parents, Gordon and Helmi Jensen, and his sister Sue welcomed him to his childhood home on Wrangell Avenue, a paradise... Full story

 
 By Brian Varela    News    August 9, 2018

Reusable bags sparks conversation at Assembly

To initiate a discussion about banning disposable plastic shopping bags in Petersburg, a sample ordinance was presented to the borough assembly on Monday. "They get into the garbage and the landfill...

 

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