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Editorial: No personal accountability

The Petersburg Borough Assembly’s attempt to abate a public health crisis in Petersburg Wednesday night went nowhere. Creating an ordinance to bring the rule of law into play failed. With no enforcement there will be little change. Possibly, but...

 

COVID outbreak cancels PHS volleyball tournament

The Petersburg High School volleyball team’s North Seeding Tournament was canceled last weekend due to the high number of active COVID-19 cases in Petersburg according to Activities Director Jaime Cabral. PHS was set to host the tournament and...

 

Borough buildings close as COVID-19 active case count rockets to 48

The Petersburg Medical Center reported 12 new cases of COVID-19 Wednesday for a total of 48 active cases. Community spread is rapidly occurring, causing closures and staff shortages, and PMC is...

 

Borough Assembly approves transboundary salmon resolution

The Borough Assembly discussed a resolution during their October 19 meeting which seeks to protect transboundary salmon rivers between Alaska and British Columbia. Resolution #2021-11 asks for a...

 

Universal masking to continue in schools

The Petersburg School Board discussed COVID-19's continued impact on the school during Tuesday's meeting. The majority of students have returned to in-person learning according to Superintendent Erica...

 

Active COVID-19 cases fall to 16

The Petersburg Medical Center reported 16 active cases of COVID-19 Wednesday after several cases were cleared by Public Health. Seven new cases were recorded Monday, two of which were diagnosed in...

 

Active COVID-19 cases drop to 31

The Petersburg Medical Center reported 31 active cases of COVID-19 amid community spread, impacting all sectors of the Petersburg Borough. According to a PMC press release from October 1, none of the...

 

32 active COVID-19 cases in Petersburg

The Petersburg Medical Center reported Wednesday that community spread of COVID-19 is occurring and there are now 32 active cases. Eight cases were reported from September 28-29. None of the 29 resident and three non-resident cases are travel...

 

Seventeen active COVID-19 cases, community spread likely

The Petersburg Medical Center reported seventeen positive cases of COVID-19 Wednesday while several tests are currently pending. Contract tracing has been initiated by Public Health and it is...

 

Meet the Borough Assembly candidates

Paul Anderson Name: Paul Anderson Age: 76 What experience do you have? Petersburg City Council: elected 1987 to 1990, appointed May 1991 to October 1991, elected 1991 to 2000, Mayor Pro Tempore...

 

Assembly passes second reading of liens ordinance

The Borough Assembly voted in support of Ordinance #2021-16 Monday during its second reading. The ordinance would allow the borough to place liens on properties for the purpose of securing payment for...

 

COVID-19 cases climb to 20

The Petersburg Medical Center reported twenty positive COVID-19 cases as of Friday afternoon. The effects of community spread can be mitigated by testing early, identifying positive cases early, and... Full story

 

School Board amends mask policy

The Petersburg School Board voted to amend COVID-19 regulations set by the district's Moderate Risk Plan during Tuesday's meeting. The amendment eased the school's masking policy and made changes to...

 

Doctors warn Covid-19 continues to surge statewide

Medical professionals spoke at the Petersburg School Board meeting Tuesday night about the impact that COVID-19 is currently having on the state of Alaska. Dr. Jennifer Hyer with the Petersburg...

 

Eight active COVID-19 cases in Petersburg

There were eight active cases in Petersburg reported Wednesday according to the Petersburg Medical Center's COVID-19 Dashboard. All active cases are related to travel and community spread is not...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    September 2, 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

 

To the Editor

Me, Myself and I To the Editor: Millions of people are sick and dying of covid, or as the unbelievers, uneducated call it "the Sniffles." I can't understand with 99% of the medical community saying...

 

Eight active COVID-19 cases in Petersburg

There were eight active cases in Petersburg reported Monday according to the Petersburg Medical Center’s COVID-19 Dashboard. All active cases are related to travel and community spread is not curren... Full story

 
 By Chris Basinger    News    August 19, 2021

Assembly reviews school reopening plan

The Borough Assembly discussed the Petersburg School District's reopening plan during Monday's meeting. PSD released their moderate risk reopening plan Friday which includes a two week universal mask...

 

School district releases reopening plan

The Petersburg School District released its reopening plan Friday which outlines COVID-19 guidelines for the upcoming school year. The school district formed a moderate risk plan that includes a...

 

Eight non-resident cases identified in Petersburg

Eight non-residents on a private boat tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday after arriving in Petersburg according to the Petersburg Medical Center. The non-residents notified PMC of their symptoms...

 
 By Chris Basinger    News    August 12, 2021

Assembly relinquishes FAA site

The Borough Assembly unanimously voted to relinquish a parcel of land containing a Federal Aviation Administration site at Frederick Point during Monday's meeting. The FAA site, which measures 3.5...

 
 By Chris Basinger    News    August 12, 2021

School Board works to outline COVID guidelines

The Petersburg School Board held discussions about what protocols should be enacted for the upcoming school year during Tuesday's meeting. The talks were a continuation of those held during a work...

 
 By Chris Basinger    News    August 5, 2021

School board discusses COVID-19 guidelines

The Petersburg School Board had a work session Friday to outline preliminary ideas for COVID-19 guidelines for when students return. The board considered an assortment of measures ranging from...

 

Eight non-resident cases identified in Petersburg

Eight non-residents on a private boat tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday after arriving in Petersburg according to the Petersburg Medical Center. The non-residents notified PMC of their symptoms u... Full story

 

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