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 By Olivia Rose    News    March 21, 2024

Health Fair events happening this weekend, and more

Hosted every other year to promote health and wellness in the community, the Petersburg Medical Cent...

 

Health Fair blood draws draw close to close

The second week of blood draw appointments for the upcoming 2024 Community Health and Safety Fair...

 
 By Olivia Rose    News    February 22, 2024

Flat state funding complicates ongoing teacher negotiations

The Associated Teachers of Petersburg (ATP) and Petersburg School District are negotiating the next...

 

State issues preliminary report of Nov. 20 landslides

WRANGELL — State geologists were able to more accurately measure the movement and damage from massive landslides that poured across roads in the m...

 
 By Olivia Rose    News    January 25, 2024

Can Petersburg build a landslide warning system like Sitka's?

In 2015, a deadly landslide occurred in Sitka. Anxiety swept the community as a result, and the...

 
 By Lary Persily    News    January 11, 2024

Wrangell's port commission recommends mandatory insurance for boat owners

WRANGELL — The port commission has recommended to the Wrangell Borough Assembly approval of an ordinance that would require owners who moor their v...

 
 By Olivia Rose    News    December 7, 2023

A review of Kinder Skog's first year under the PMC umbrella

During October's hospital board meeting, program facilitators presented a review of the PMC Youth Pr...

 
 By Orin Pierson    News    November 30, 2023

Burglary suspect in custody

An arrest has been made for the recent string of burglaries of downtown Petersburg businesses. Zachary Bray, 27, was taken into custody by Petersburg...

 

Sitka responded to fatal 2015 landslide with monitoring system

A series of landslides hit Sitka more than eight years ago during heavy rain, with the largest striking a new subdivision and killing three workers....

 
 By Olivia Rose    News    November 23, 2023

Free Youth Mental Health First Aid training happening soon

At the Fire Hall on Dec. 2, PMC's Community Wellness Specialist, Becky Turland, and Youth Program...

 

To the Editor

Thank you To the Editor: Thank you to Hammer & Wikan for re-establishing the footpath from the grocery store to the post office. Right now, the path i...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    October 5, 2023

Higher oil revenues will enable more spending on public needs

With high oil prices driving up state revenues, Southeast legislators say to expect a larger capital budget next year for public works projects, more...

 
 By Olivia Rose    News    September 28, 2023

APEI review presented to Borough Assembly

Three Alaska Public Entity Insurance (APEI) staff members from Juneau presented the findings and recommendations from their recent review of safety...

 

To the Editor

Do we really need a new hospital? To the Editor: When I first heard about the hospital project, like many of you, I had a lot of questions. Do we...

 

Public Safety Advisory Candidates Questionnaire

Stan Hjort Why have you chosen to run for Public Safety Board at this time? I have chosen to run for...

 

Funding our public schools

In the middle school where I teach, it’s now commonplace to have two or three classes report to the gym each day where they play basketball, read b...

 
 By Chris Basinger    News    July 27, 2023

Assembly raises department heads' salaries to stay competitive

The Petersburg Borough Assembly voted to implement a new pay schedule for the borough’s 14 department heads based on their longevity during last week...

 

Humpback calf disentangled near Juneau

NOAA Fisheries whale experts were on the water near Juneau most of Monday, July 17, disentangling a...

 
 By Claire Stremple    News    July 13, 2023

Dunleavy veto cuts Head Start increase as centers struggle to pay teachers, serve children in need

In Alaska, only a third of children meet the state’s goals to be ready for kindergarten. But the state’s share of funding for Head Start, a mos... Full story

 
 By Chris Basinger    News    July 6, 2023

'This fire can consume our building, but not our hearts'

The St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church caught fire Thursday afternoon, leaving much of the... Full story

 
 By Chris Basinger    News    June 8, 2023

APEI to conduct safety review of borough

The Petersburg Borough Assembly voted unanimously during Monday's meeting to accept a proposal from...

 
 By Chris Basinger    News    June 1, 2023

RAC funding at risk if South Tongass membership numbers are not met

The U.S. Forest Service is still seeking volunteers to fill out seats on the South Tongass Secure...

 
 By Chris Basinger    News    April 27, 2023

PMC makes headway toward new hospital

The Petersburg Borough Assembly approved an extensive resolution during its last meeting that will...

 
 By Jake Clemens    News    April 27, 2023

Meet one of Petersburg's new secondary school principal candidates

Brad King, the current principal at the K-12 school in Gustavus, visited Petersburg over the weekend...

 
 By Chris Basinger    News    April 20, 2023

Community members advocate for third-party investigation into fatal van crash

­The Petersburg Borough Assembly chambers were filled during Monday's meeting with members of the co...

 

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