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 By Ben Muir    News    December 21, 2017

Assembly approves D.C. trip to lobby Petersburg priorities

The borough assembly on Monday approved a trip to Washington, D.C., where two Petersburg representatives will advocate for its federal priorities....

 By Dan Rudy    News    August 24, 2017

Belgian canoer missing on Stikine River

WRANGELL - Wrangell emergency responders took part in a search for a missing canoer on the Stikine...


Littleton not in need of rescue

On Aug. 1 at approximately 12:52 p.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report from the International Response Coordination Center (IRCC) regarding...

 By Dan Rudy    News    July 27, 2017

The World bypasses Petersburg

WRANGELL – Wrapping up a visit to Wrangell over the weekend, cruise ship The World was on its way...

 By Ben Muir    News    July 20, 2017

Coast Guard cutter visits

One of the newest United States Coast Guard fast response cutters, the John McCormick, made a stop...


Yesterday's News

July 20, 1917 – Joseph Maddock, manager and A.G. Pritchard, president of the Glacier Fish Company expressed themselves as well pleased with the...

 By Ben Muir    News    July 13, 2017

Northwest Passage sailer describes her 22,000-mile voyage

A 73-year-old woman from England who sailed the Northwest Passage was at the Petersburg Library Wedn...


Kake man found dead off Point Macartney

On July 2, at about 1:10 p.m., the Alaska State Troopers were notified that a boat had ran aground in Herring Bay on Admiralty Island and one of the...


Coast Guard: Fatal boating accidents double in Alaska

KETCHIKAN, Alaska (AP) – A report by the U.S. Coast Guard shows that fatal recreational-boating accidents in Alaska have doubled over the last...

 By Ben Muir    News    June 15, 2017

Petersburg Coast Guard changes command

The United States Coast Guard change of command ceremony was Thursday at Sandy Beach Park where...

 By Dan Rudy    News    June 15, 2017

Wrangell boat race to return after 30 years

WRANGELL – An updated schedule for next month's Independence Day festivities was put out this...

 By Ben Muir    News    June 8, 2017

Petersburg budget approved, tax increase remains

The Petersburg Assembly unanimously approved its budget last week for the upcoming year that starts...


Letters to the Editor

Extremely proud To the Editor: It is not too often that we hear about the accomplishments of our PHS graduates. We are extremely proud of Joseph...

 By Ben Muir    News    June 1, 2017

Class of 2017 graduates Tuesday evening

The Petersburg High School Class of 2017 ended their K through 12 tenures at a commencement...


Murkowski: Omnibus bill yields benefits for Alaska

Last week the United States Senate passed an omnibus bill to fund the government through the end of Fiscal Year 2017. A member of the Appropriations C...

 By Dan Rudy    News    April 13, 2017

Tempers flare during constituency visit

Petersburg was paid a visit by longstanding United States Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska) on Monday, part...

 By Jess Field    News    January 5, 2017

Petersburg news highlights for 2016

January Public Works rolled out the borough's highly anticipated blue cart recycling program. The...

 By Laine Welch    Dockside    July 7, 2016

Fish Factor

The United Kingdom’s recent exit from the European Union – dubbed Brexit — has turned seafood trading on its head. For 43 years the UK has been...


Yesterday's News

June 3, 1916 – The Border Line steamer Despatch was in port southbound yesterday afternoon, having made the trip north on the west coast. The...

 By Dan Rudy    News    April 14, 2016

Plane crashes on Admiralty; three dead, one survives

WRANGELL - A passenger plane based out of Wrangell crashed on Admiralty Island April 8, during a... Full story

 By Laine Welch    Dockside    April 7, 2016

Fish Factor: Few fishermen are hooking into the Coast Guard direct SOS lifeline

Alaska fishermen can send an SOS call directly to the Coast Guard, but many are not hooking up to the new lifeline. Digital Selective Calling (DSC)...


2015 Year in review July - December

July Paine & Partners, LLC of San Francisco entered into agreements with two different groups... Full story


2015 Year in review

January-June January Petersburg School Superintendent Lisa Stroh resigned from her position citing... Full story


Obituary, Fr. Thomas Lee Weise, Jr., 46

The Reverend Thomas Lee (Joseph) Weise, Jr., 46, a priest of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Juneau,... Full story

 By Dan Rudy    News    November 19, 2015

Wrangell fisherman found dead; vessel still missing

WRANGELL - At 2:18 pm on Wednesday, following a search by the United States Coast Guard and Alaska...


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