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To the Editor: Southeast Alaska Farmers Summit 2022: Postponed

To the Editor: My wife and I, Marja Smets and Bo Varsano of Farragut Farm, are the founders and organizers of the Southeast Alaska Farmers Summit....

 

Guest Editorial

I’m Ed Wood, and I’d like to discuss the recent completion of the Alaska Mental Health Trust/US Forest Service land exchange, and the impetus...

 

Editorial:

After closing for the day last Friday, the team at the newspaper gathered around two boxes of pizza and celebrated our first week with yours truly as...

 

To the Editor

Why all purpose vehicles should be legal in Petersburg To The Editor: I’m 74 years old and live on Sandy Beach Road. In recent heavy snow and icy...

 

Guest Editorial: Reality in short supply among some legislators

Every year, before the Legislature convenes in Juneau, lawmakers submit their “pre-file bills,” a chance to tell the public which important...

 

Editorial: An introduction

I was nineteen when I first rode the M/V Columbia up to Petersburg, back in 2003, and I had no idea what I was getting myself into. I parked myself...

 

Letters to the Editor

Why not involve the Petersburg Harbor Board? To the Editor: My short testimony to the January 3, 2022 Assembly meeting concerning the Scow Bay project...

 

Editorial: Pilot swan song

It all began about 45 years ago on my second visit to Petersburg to seek bank financing for the...

 

To the Editor

Thank you for support To the Editor: The Five Finger Lighthouse Society would like to thank the supporters of our fundraising event during the months...

 

Editorial

With the firing of Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation Executive Director Angela Rodell at the corporation’s quarterly board meeting, a full explanati...

 

Guest Editorial

The state of Alaska has spent decades trying to predict, forecast and even guesstimate the price of oil in an ongoing effort to help the governor and...

 

To the Editor

Fearful from what if possibilities To the Editor: I have been wondering for quite a few years now but especially these last 2. When did we as a countr...

 

To the Editor

Thank you To the Editor: A heartfelt thank you to our EMTs, doctors, and hospital staff for all their kindness. Geneva Bishop and Family My turn To...

 

Guest Commentary

Sometimes, connecting the dots is the best way to learn. The first set of dots cost $87 million in federal pandemic aid money. That’s the price of...

 

To the Editor

On the mask mandate To The Editor: I wanted to take a minute to share my thoughts on the proposed emergency mask mandate. I believe at this point,...

 

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...

 

Guest Commentary

There has been a concentrated effort the past few years to develop a long-term solution to the many problems of our ferry system. The effort has been...

 

To the Editor

What’s wrong with this picture? To the Editor: Monday Petersburg had 67 Covid cases. Its winter population is probably around 2,500. Clallam...

 

To the Editor

Conspiracy Theory To the Editor: Let’s pretend that a country decided to find a way to cripple its foes physically and financially without using...

 

To the Editor

Ted will be missed To the Editor: We recently laid to rest an extraordinary lifelong Petersburg resident, Ted Smith. I worked for many years as a...

 

Guest Commentary

Former and current secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Thomas Vilsack, who was instrumental in reimposing the 2001 roadless rule on the...

 

Guest Editorial

Every kid should learn from their parents the modern way to avoid responsibility for misdeeds and missed homework. When you fail or do something stupi...

 

Editorial

The October borough election brings clarity to both borough administrative staff and elected officials as they assess the needs for mandates and new...

 

To the Editor

Continue to be amazed To the Editor: A few weeks ago I again passed through Petersburg while traveling on my small boat, Puffin. This was my 29th...

 

Guest Editorial

By any measure, the seemingly never-ending stream of vitriol at the Anchorage Assembly’s mask mandate debate over the past week was a depressing...

 

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