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April 7, 1922 The gas boat Progress, in charge of ‘Spanish Joe’ was captured recently at Ketchikan with the entire crew aboardt. When taken into...

 
 By Chris Basinger    News    March 31, 2022

Vietnam War commemoration welcomes home veterans

The Alaska Department of Military and Veterans Affairs hosted a ceremony Tuesday in the Petersburg...

 
 By Chris Basinger    News    March 3, 2022

Petersburg likely to receive USCGC Elderberry replacement

During the February 21 Petersburg Borough Assembly meeting, Assembly Member Dave Kensinger gave a...

 

Assembly passes second reading of liens ordinance

The Borough Assembly voted in support of Ordinance #2021-16 Monday during its second reading. The or...

 

Petersburg commemorates 20th anniversary of 9/11

First responders, veterans, and members of the community memorialized the 20th anniversary of the...

 

A visit from the Blue Shark

Lt. Michael Gagen stands before the United States Coast Cutter Blue Shark on Saturday, June 19. The...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    June 24, 2021

Vessel collides with boat fishing for herring

A local Boston Whaler vessel crashed into a Hewescraft belonging to Island Point Lodge in the Wrange... Full story

 
 By Brian Varela    News    May 6, 2021

The Little Norway Festival returns for 62nd year

After last year's festival was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 62nd annual Little...

 

Navy rolls out new strategy for expanding Arctic operations

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The U.S. Department of the Navy released details of a new strategy for operations in the Arctic as competition for resources...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    January 7, 2021

USCG airlifts injured fisherman from Bering Sea

The United States Coast Guard medevaced an injured fisherman on board the F/V Magnus Martens 80...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    November 12, 2020

Elementary school hires six new teachers

Rae C. Stedman Elementary School brought on board six new teachers this year as the school looks to...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    July 30, 2020

Man overboard in Kah Sheets Bay

The United States Coast Guard transported two people, and two dogs, to Petersburg after their skiff...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    April 16, 2020

PPD officers describe their television appearance

On February 13, Petersburg and its law enforcement officers appeared in the season finale of Alaska...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    March 19, 2020

Five Finger Lighthouse group talks future plans

The Five Finger Lighthouse Society went into detail on their plans for the future of the Five...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    March 12, 2020

Petersburg Coast Guard flotilla to remain intact

Petersburg's Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla has been saved from disbandment thanks to the efforts...

 

AMHS vessel M/V Matanuska in Ketchikan to complete repairs

JUNEAU – The Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) vessel M/V Matanuska has arrived at the...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    February 13, 2020

Five Finger Lighthouse to be remodeled

The Juneau Lighthouse Association, which operates and maintains the Five Finger Lighthouse, has chan...

 
 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...

 
 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...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    December 5, 2019

Local Coast Guard Auxiliary faces disbandment

Petersburg's Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla is down to zero members, and if at least five members...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    November 14, 2019

Elks, Moose lodges throw Veteran's Day dinner

The Petersburg Elks Lodge and Emblem Club and the Petersburg Moose Lodge and Women of the Moose...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    October 17, 2019

Hunter recalls night the skiff capsized

Mike Payne, a local resident was part of a hunting trip last Friday when a skiff capsized in Duncan...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    October 10, 2019

Body of missing man found

The body of a hunter who went missing this morning after his skiff capsized in Duncan Canal has... Full story

 

Emergency flares set off false alarm in Farragut Bay

Over six emergency flares were fired into the sky just before 8 P.M. on Sunday in the area of Farrag...

 

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