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 By Brian Varela    News    September 3, 2020

PMC net income over $310,000

Petersburg Medical Center started off the 2021 fiscal year by exceeding financial expectations, according to a financial report PMC Controller Rocio Tejera gave to the Board of Directors at their...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    September 3, 2020

Years in the making: Private hydro project to begin construction

After over a decade of filing applications, Doug Leen can begin building a micro hydro project this month on both private and federal property. The micro hydro project's turbine and powerhouse will...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    September 3, 2020

Assembly to award Ira II St. lot next week

Two bids were made for a vacant, borough owned lot at 705 Ira II St. in a virtual competitive bid hearing on Wednesday. Kathy Holtzinger placed a bid of $40,101 for the lot, and Tlingit-Haida...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    September 3, 2020

Harbor port of entry mandate extended

Vessels arriving in Petersburg Harbor with non-residents onboard will have to continue to seek approval from the borough public health officer before docking through Dec. 31 under public health...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    August 27, 2020

Summer camp presents science as career option

Despite the gloomy weather last week, nine students explored the natural world in this year's summer science camp. Every year, the University of Alaska Fairbanks Alaska Sea Grant and the Petersburg...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    August 27, 2020

Bears to be regular sight until winter

While the number of bear sightings made to the Petersburg Police Department have gone down, Petersburg Area Biologist Frank Robbins, with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, said bears will...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    August 27, 2020

No active cases of the Covid-19 virus in town

The most recent confirmed case of COVID-19 in the community was declared recovered last Friday, Aug. 21. At the COVID-19 community update on Friday, acting Incident Commander Sand Dixson anticipated...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    August 27, 2020

21 candidates in upcoming municipal election

Twenty-one residents filed for candidacy in the Oct. 6 municipal election before the deadline on Tuesday at 4:30 P.M. A total of twenty-six public office seats are up for reelection this fall, includi...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    August 27, 2020

Parks & Rec may change schedule

Starting this weekend, the Parks and Recreation Center could see a change to its schedule and availability, though Borough Manager Steve Giesbrecht, and acting parks and recreation director, said the...

 

M/V Matanuska sailings to resume Friday

The M/V Matanuska's sailings were cancelled through Aug. 20 after five passengers on board the vessel on Aug. 10 tested positive for COVID-19, according to a press release from the Alaska Department...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    August 20, 2020

One case of COVID-19 in town

The test result for a non-resident traveler came back positive on Friday, Aug. 14, according to a joint press release from the Petersburg Borough and Petersburg Medical Center. The individual has been...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    August 20, 2020

Assembly appoints attorney as meeting moderator

The Petersburg Borough Assembly chose Sarah F. Fine at their meeting on Monday as the moderator for the Sept. 10 community meeting to discuss the civil emergency provisions ordinance. The third...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    August 20, 2020

Parties have to bid on sought after Ira II St. lot

The borough assembly passed a resolution at their meeting on Monday that puts a parcel of borough land on Ira II St. up for a competitive bid after two parties expressed interest in the property. The...

 

Rae C. Stedman Elementary Class Lists

*To register a new student, please stop by the office at 303 Dolphin Street by August 28th *You will need to bring current vaccination record and birth certificate (legible copy ok) *Current students...

 

Kake access road project construction pushed back

Construction on the Kake Access Road project was expected to start in early to mid-July, but Joseph Kemp, Alaska Department of Transportation engineering manager for the project, said one last permit...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    August 13, 2020

Lack of food brings bears into town

The Petersburg Police Department received over 30 calls in the past week from residents reporting bears in garbage cans or on their property. Petersburg Area Biologist Frank Robbins, with the Alaska...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    August 13, 2020

MMS, PHS to meet in-person every other day

The Petersburg School Board approved schedules for Mitkof Middle School and Petersburg High school at their meeting on Tuesday that includes alternate days of in-person instruction at the start of...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    August 13, 2020

Traveler tests positive for COVID-19

A traveler tested positive for COVID-19 on Aug. 4 after previously testing negative for the virus, according to a press release from the Petersburg Operations Center. The traveler arrived in town at...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    August 13, 2020

Slow start for elementary school students

Starting Aug. 31, students will return to Rae C. Stedman Elementary School under a schedule that splits the student body into two groups to avoid the possible spread of COVID-19 among students and...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    August 13, 2020

Eighteen local election seats vacant

This year's municipal elections will be held in person at the Parks and Recreation Center on Oct. 6 and some residents have already filed for candidacy. Twenty-six public office seats are up for...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    August 13, 2020

Alaska behind in 2020 Census response

Alaska is ranked last among the 50 states in its response to the 2020 United States Census, as of Tuesday, Aug. 11. Only Puerto Rico is behind Alaska in its response to the census, according to...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    August 13, 2020

PMC needs $1 million in COVID funds

The Petersburg Medical Center Board of Directors agreed to request $1,004,638.50 at a special board meeting on Friday from the Petersburg Borough's COVID-19 fund should grants from the state fall...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    August 13, 2020

White orca seen in Frederick Sound

Passengers onboard Dennis Rogers' charter boat, Northern Song, were treated to a rare surprise last Thursday, Aug. 6, when they witnessed a white killer whale hunting with two other orcas near Kake. "...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    August 6, 2020

Troopers: Driver may have lost control of vehicle

Alaska State Troopers continue to investigate a fatal accident that claimed the lives of four seine boat crewmembers sometime after 10 P.M. on Monday, July 27. A Ford Excursion driven by Siguard...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    August 6, 2020

Recycling program to up rates over five years

Public Works Director Chris Cotta presented the assembly with a summary of the findings of a recent rate study on the borough's recycling program at their regular meeting on Monday that suggested...

 

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