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The blooming road

Purple lupines were in bloom along Snake Ridge Road this past weekend....

 

Yesterday's News

June 17, 1921 R.L. Clifton, for the past three years principal of the Valdez Schools has been offered the position as principal and teacher of the High School by the Petersburg School Board. The offer was made on the recommendation of Territorial...

 

Fire truck lift

Motor Pool Department employees lifted up a Petersburg Volunteer Fire Department truck on Wednesday while training with their new column vehicle lift. The lift was purchased for $54,952.47 in...

 

Healthy snack

A porcupine picks at a bush on June 9 near Frenchy Creek Rd....

 

Artifact Archive

The Journal of Agnes Johnson Steberg Agnes Johnson Steberg taught in Petersburg around 1914. In 1916, she married and moved to town, living here until 1922. In 1915 she took a month-long steamship...

 

Scenery at Scenery Cove

A rainbow stretched over Scenery Cove in Thomas Bay on June 5....

 

Yesterday's News

June 10, 1921 Last Sunday between 130 and 150 people from town enjoyed the hospitality of the Petersburg Moose at a big picnic held at Sandy Beach. The gas boats started running at an early morning hour, and until late in the afternoon were kept...

 

Playground completed

Petersburg Rotary Club and other organizers and volunteers of the Sandy Beach Park playground project gathered together on Wednesday for a ribbon cutting ceremony that has been three years in the...

 

First place jump

Aiden Luhr runs with the Alaskan flag on the Diamond High School track at State after placing first in the high jump with a distance of 5 feet, 8 inches....

 

Yesterday's News

June 3, 1921 Plans are being laid by the Petersburg Fire Department for the celebration of the 4th of July this year in Petersburg. Tentative plans have been made, but nothing definite can be announced until the finance committee has called upon the...

 

Rest stop

A pair of fawns were seen cuddled up for warmth on Woodpecker Rd. early Tuesday morning. Their mother was watching them just inside the tree line....

 

Summer sailings underway

The National Geographic Quest was spotted sailing north through the Wrangell Narrows on May 25. Viking Travel cofounder Dave Berg said the cruise ship was on its way to Juneau to begin preparing for...

 

Distant stare

An eagle stares off into the distance on the shore of Wrangell Narrows on Sunday....

 

Snack time

A pair of bald eagles take a break to enjoy a snack on a sunny day in May....

 

Survival Day 2021

Fourth grade students from Rae C. Stedman Elementary School spent the morning of May 20 at Green's Camp utilizing survival skills the classes have been practicing this school year. Kids were able...

 

On the team

Petersburg High School senior Mattias Volk, left, and sophomore Jack Engell, right, made this baseball season's Southeast Alaska region All-Conference Team. PHS baseball team Head Coach Jim Engell...

 

Artifact Archive

Fog horn Navigating in poor visibility has long been the bane of a mariner; and navigating by sound is a familiar situation to many. Fog and layers of cold and warm air can cause sounds to deflect...

 

An investment

Tim Koeneman sits behind the wheel of his fully restored Shelby GT 350 he took to the Lower 48 to sell this week....

 

Yesterday's News

May 27, 1921 George H. Canfield, of the Geological Survey and B. F. Heintzelman of the Forestry Service inspected the water power site at Crystal Lake, Blind River recently and will make a report on the project to the Water Power Commission, which...

 

Law Day

Third graders at Rae C. Stedman Elementary School took a trip to the Petersburg Courthouse earlier this month for Law Day. Judge Carey, who will be retiring in Feb. 2022, was present and spoke about...

 

Graduation

After accepting their diplomas, the Petersburg High School Class of 2021 joyously threw their caps into the air....

 

Mayfest artshow

Local photographer Carey Case stands before her photo titled "Winter Blue 2" at an art show hosted by FireLight Gallery and Framing on May 14. The show featured photos of landscapes taken by Case in...

 

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