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Rollercoaster of emotions To the Editor: Last week was one of many different emotions for me. First was the excitement I felt after a phone call where I was directed to show up at 11:50 for a vaccine...

 

Editorial: A job well done

We applaud the work of the entire Petersburg Medical Center staff and everyone that worked with them to get over 350 COVID vaccinations into the arms of residents last Thursday. The vaccination...

 

To the Editor

Thank you To the Editor: Thanks to you my wonderful friends and family of Petersburg for being there throughout this last month of 2020. Words cannot describe the feelings that I am going through and...

 

Guest Editorial: Alaska needs to do better for ferry system

Predictability and dependability. More than anything else, that's what the communities served by the Alaska Marine Highway System need. The communities need to know the schedules further in advance...

 

To the Editor

Thank you Petersburg To the Editor: Thank you, Petersburg, for helping us all get through the 2020 salmon season safely and nearly COVID-19-free! Now it is winter, our selling season, and with every...

 

Editorial: Money is circulating

Overall, Petersburg doesn't look like a town in distress. We've seen what happens in "down" years, and there is no resemblance. Charitable giving is generally up and local businesses appear to be...

 

Editorial: Health consequences

It's clear that the actions of Petersburg's Emergency Operations Center, the Petersburg Medical Center staff and the State Public Health Nurse have played a huge part in keeping the Covid-19 virus at...

 

Letters to the Editor

Maybe the reality of math has changed To the Editor: I just read a recent opinion that reality is what you see and not what you think you see. I thought to myself, "I see." But I guess I think I see b...

 

To the Editor

Cite reports and references To the Editor: After reading Marc's letter, I have some questions. First, "... 99% of which are most likely over Age 75+ with serious other health problems." Please cite yo...

 

To the Editor

PIA met need To the Editor: Mt. View Food Services would like to generously thank Petersburg Indian Association for applying for the CDC Grant which was geared to keeping senior citizens fed a...

 

Editorial: Bring me your newspapers

I'm a newspaper addict. I can't help myself. I love reading newspapers, printed on newsprint, in color or in black and white. Smaller community newspapers, like the Petersburg Pilot are of more...

 

To the Editor

Concerns not resolved To the Editor: Dear Senator Murkowski, You may recall my question at your rally at the Sons of Norway hall in Petersburg some time ago. I questioned the wisdom of drafting...

 

To the Editor

I feel blessed To the Editor: Thank you to so many of you for being a part of making my birthday so special. It's been an amazing life...in my 95 trips "around the sun." Since 1925, in those many... Full story

 

To the Editor

Schools doing extraordinary things To the Editor: I want to publicly thank the teachers and staff at Stedman Elementary for all they did to contain the Covid exposure earlier this month. My son was...

 

Editorial: Mask use protects us all

Petersburg joined Wrangell and other Alaskan communities by imposing a mask mandate. As Covid-19 cases skyrocket across the state, Governor Dunleavy left it up to communities statewide to take action...

 

Editorial: Don't revise history

Alaskan natives, particularly the Alaska Natives Without Land, have every right to petition the federal government for additional lands, but it's imperative that history is accurately portrayed in the...

 
 By Ron Loesch    Opinion    November 5, 2020

Editorial

We’re glad the borough assembly cut through drawn out discussions and approved the continuation of work on the Sandy Beach Park playground project. The park improvement proposal received plenty of publicity over the past two years, so the work...

 

Guest Commentary

Last week, the Alaska Marine Highway Reshaping Group released a report it had been working on for several months throughout the pandemic. Even though this group has finished it’s task, I will continue to work to find ways to increase ferry service...

 

To the Editor

Thank you to the community To the Editor: The Muskeg Malerier Rosemalers would like to thank all who attended the 44th Annual Oktoberfest Art Share this past weekend. The shoppers, the many vendors,...

 

Letters to the Editor

Students need your help To the Editor: Since I got into High School the one thing I look forward to every year is volleyball season. For some it might be E-sports, swimming, wrestling, basketball, and...

 

Letters to the Editor

Time for tougher garbage requirements To the Editor: Every fall, it's the same story: bears wandering around town and getting into garbage. It's time for the borough to adopt tougher requirements to...

 

Guest Editorial

Covid-19 has created a crisis throughout the world. This crisis has produced a test of leadership. With no good options to combat a novel pathogen, countries were forced to make hard choices about...

 

To the Editor

Thank you To the Editor: Coach Eddy, the Viking runners and I want to express our thanks to the community for its support last week during the Region V Cross Country Championships. Parents, staff members, bus drivers, administrators, coaches,...

 

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