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Electrical fire extinguishes itself

A faulty connection between an extension cord and freezer onboard a vessel in South Boat Harbor caused a small fire on Monday afternoon. People were walking by the F/V Aleutian Dream at around 3:40...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    October 22, 2020

Breaker failure causes fire, brownout

The Petersburg Parks and Recreation Aquatic Center suffered a catastrophic failure to its boiler breakers on Oct. 16 at approximately 8:30 P.M. that resulted in a fire and a city-wide brownout,...

 

Kinder Skog ♥ PVFD

On Monday, the kids at Kinder Skog showed their love for the Petersburg Volunteer Fire Department and EMS by decorating the sidewalk in front of the fire station with chalk drawings and words of...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    August 6, 2020

Troopers: Driver may have lost control of vehicle

Alaska State Troopers continue to investigate a fatal accident that claimed the lives of four seine boat crewmembers sometime after 10 P.M. on Monday, July 27. A Ford Excursion driven by Siguard...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    July 30, 2020

Four dead in car crash

Four individuals died in a car crash that occurred late Monday night or early Tuesday morning on Mitkof Island when their SUV drove off the roadway near the 27 mile marker of Mitkof Highway at a high...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    July 23, 2020

Four dead in car crash

Four individuals died in a car crash that occurred late Monday night or early Tuesday morning on Mitkof Island when their SUV drove off the roadway near the 27 mile marker of Mitkof Highway at a high... Full story

 
 By Brian Varela    News    June 11, 2020

Fire Department douses trailer fire

The Petersburg Volunteer Fire Department responded to a trailer fire at the 5.3 mile mark of Mitkof Highway just before 8 A.M. on Saturday. Assistant Fire Chief Dave Berg said as of Monday afternoon,...

 

To the Editor

Precautions being taken To the Editor: The Petersburg Volunteer Fire Department is continuing to enforce its protection measures for its members and the public at the Fire Station. This is to... Full story

 

To the Editor

We are not done To the Editor: Until there is a vaccine or solid proof of acquired immunity we are not done. Being open requires participation in community safety. One cannot happen without the...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    March 26, 2020

Borough, businesses continue to up COVID-19 precautions

The Local Emergency Planning Committee held their second meeting in two weeks telephonically, as the borough and local businesses take further precautions to prevent a COVID-19 outbreak in...

 

Police report

March 4 — A disturbance was reported at a location on S. Nordic Dr. Authorities responded to a theft at a location on Chief John Lott St. Suspicious activity was observed at a location on Scow Bay Loop Rd. March 5 — Suspicious activity was...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    March 5, 2020

Study shows contaminates on Petro property

A phase two environmental study revealed the presence of some contaminants in at least two locations on the Petro 49, Inc. property that the borough would gain in a possible land swap with the oil...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    January 16, 2020

Fire department finds its EMS coordinator

The Petersburg Fire Department has filled its vacant EMS coordinator position about two months after the borough assembly authorized the department to hire a third staff member following uncertainty...

 

Yesterday's News

January 23, 1920 The Petersburg members of the Boy Scouts of America have offered their services to the Petersburg Fire Department to assist in keeping the crowds back from any fire which might occur and to maintain the fire lines. Their offer has be...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    January 2, 2020

2019: Year in Review

January Following the shutdown of the U.S. government on Dec. 22, 2018, the U.S. Coast Guard stated it would continue offering essential services. The borough assembly approved $600,000 for a new...

 

Yesterday's News

December 26, 1919 The Petersburg Volunteer Fire Department has been organized with an active and an inactive list. Those members whose business takes them from town, such as fishermen etc., have been placed on the inactive list. They are still...

 

Meet the Candidates:

Mayoral candidates Jeff Meucci General Information Age: 64 Experience: I served on the Petersburg Park & Recreation advisory board, the Petersburg City council and served two terms as the Petersbu...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    July 25, 2019

Vacant EMS coordinator position to remain vacant

The borough assembly voted against filling a vacant EMS coordinator position last week that would free up Fire/EMS Director Sandy Dixson's time to apply for grants, while designating an individual tha...

 

Letters to the Editor

Who benefits? To the Editor: How can it be that we are knee-deep in tourist effluent and Medicaid is being cut? Why isn't the State Treasury fat with income from the tourist industry? Southeast...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    June 6, 2019

Welde steps down as fire chief after 50 years

Doug Welde joined the Petersburg Fire Department in 1969 as a fire fighter and over the years he rose through the ranks and became fire chief in 2013. In February, Welde retired from the department at...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    May 16, 2019

Borough assembly approves FY 2020 proposed budget in first reading

The Petersburg Borough Assembly passed an ordinance adopting the borough's fiscal year 2020 operating budget after making several amendments to it at an assembly meeting last week. The proposed...

 

Sandy Beach kiosk

Parks and Rec groundkeeper Jesse O'Connor dumps a load of rock underneath a newly built kiosk at Sandy Beach on Wednesday. The kiosk was designed by the United States Forest Service, paid for by the...

 

Proclamation of Appreciation

Mayor Mark Jensen, left, presents a Proclamation of Appreciation to retired fire chief Doug Welde for his dedication to the Petersburg Volunteer Fire Department and Petersburg for over the past 50...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    April 18, 2019

Fire department petitions borough assembly to fill vacant EMS position

During Monday's borough assembly meeting, assistant fire chief Dave Berg presented a petition to the assembly requesting that they fill the vacant emergency medical services coordinator position. The...

 

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