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Proposed Pebble Mine blocked over environmental worries

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency took an unusually strong step Tuesday and blocked a proposed mine heralded by...

 
 By Caroleine James    News    February 2, 2023 

State board approves elk hunt on Zarembo for next year

The state Board of Game has approved a proposal to reopen an elk hunt on Zarembo Island, though the odds that a local could nab a tag and take a bull...

 
 By Lizzie Thompson    News    February 2, 2023 

Regional art show arrives at Clausen

Clausen Museum Director Cindi Lagoudakis and local artist Suzanne Fuqua are both participants in the...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    February 2, 2023 

State ferry system will get $284 million from federal treasury

The federal ship has come in for the Alaska Marine Highway System, carrying more than $284 million for upgrades to old vessels, money to help pay for...

 
 By James Brooks    News    February 2, 2023 

Report shows Alaska has almost eliminated its backlog of untested sexual assault evidence

Alaska’s backlog of untested sexual assault examination kits has all but disappeared after a five-year, multimillion-dollar effort, according to a... Full story

 
 By James Brooks    News    January 26, 2023

USDA will restore the 'roadless rule' in the Tongass

The Biden administration will ban new logging roads and most development in much of Southeast Alaska’s Tongass National Forest, the U.S. Department... Full story

 

Crime in Petersburg hits a five-year low

The Petersburg Police Department released its annual report last week, which includes an array of...

 

Alaska Marine Highway System awarded $285 Million in infrastructure funding

Washington, DC — U.S. Senators Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan, both R-Alaska, announced Wednesday that the Federal Transit Administration is...

 
 By Jake Clemens    News    January 26, 2023

How does wastewater work?

The Alaska Rural Water Association (ARWA) has named Petersburg Alaska's Wastewater System of the...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    January 26, 2023

Ferry system says it has enough crew to run summer schedule

Other than still needing crew if it is to put the Hubbard into service for the first time since it was built a few years ago, the Alaska Marine...

 
 By MARK THIESSEN    News    January 26, 2023

Polar bear emerged unseen from snowstorm to kill mom, son

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) – Summer Myomick bundled her baby against the freezing winds whipping off the Bering Sea and stepped outside into a blur of...

 

Assembly approves housing needs assessment

During Tuesday's meeting, the Petersburg Borough Assembly voted 4-2 in favor of conducting a...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    January 19, 2023

Matanuska out of service; Columbia coming back; no ferry until Feb. 17

The state ferry Matanuska will not return to service from its winter overhaul as scheduled next month and will require millions of dollars more of...

 

Fire, EMS, and SAR volunteers save borough over $700,000 annually

The Petersburg Volunteer Fire Department released its year end report last week, which shed light...

 

Borough seeks "cost sharing arrangement" for Papke's Landing

The Petersburg Borough is pursuing the possibility of constructing a new float and dock at Papke's...

 

Local Emergency Planning Committee back in business

The Local Emergency Planning Committee held its first meeting since April 2020 last Thursday where...

 

Kake seeks to use Forest Service facility as cultural healing center

The Organized Village of Kake is looking into using a U.S. Forest Service facility at Portage Bay as...

 

Flames engulf home near 4.7 Mile Mitkof Highway

The Petersburg Volunteer Fire Department responded to a house fire near 4.7 Mile Mitkof Highway on W...

 

Unofficial 2023 PIA election results: Incumbents reelected, one vacant seat

The Petersburg Indian Association held its annual election on Monday, which saw Tribal Council...

 

Assembly approves increase to Assisted Living self-pay rates

During its Jan. 3 meeting, the Petersburg Borough Assembly unanimously approved an ordinance in its...

 

New federal funding could aid Alaska Marine Highway System

It’s past time for the Southeast and coastal Alaska communities to be heard regarding the collapse of our ferry system. It’s time to more...

 

Ketchikan Police chief charged with assaulting man at resort

AP KETCHIKAN — A police chief in Alaska pleaded not guilty on Dec. 29 to charges that he assaulted an intoxicated man while he was off-duty at a...

 

Dormer sings on a national stage

Petersburg High School graduate Brooklyn Dormer was one of the singers in the third annual PBS New...

 
 By Chris Basinger    News    January 5, 2023

Contract awarded for Blind Slough hydropower refurbishment

The Petersburg Borough Assembly unanimously voted during Monday's meeting to award the construction...

 

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