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Dear Petersburg To the Editor: About three years ago we decided to move our family back to Petersburg after both being away since graduating from...

 
 By Larry Persily    Opinion    December 1, 2022 

Guest Editorial:

More people moved out of Alaska than moved in every year between 2015 and 2021. If not for a healthy birth rate, the state population would have...

 

To the Editor

Thank You To the Editor: We would like to express a heartfelt THANK YOU to the community of Petersburg and all the volunteers that made November Rain...

 

'Goodbye, not goodbye' Leader of the Rasmuson Foundation, Alaska's largest philanthropy, reflects on end of tenure

It was nearly 30 years ago that Ed Rasmuson recruited me to be his partner in the creation of what...

 

To the Editor

November 8th is our State Election; don’t forget to Vote! To the Editor: Mark and I are supporting Rebecca Himshoot for State House representing...

 

THANK YOU for everyone's fast response and hard work following Monday's landslide

Thank you — to the Petersburg Police and PVFD first responders who ensured no one was hurt and the scene was safe enough for work to commence,...

 

Editorial: On Ballot Measure 1: vote No

Alaska’s midterm general election is underway. Early and absentee voting has begun, and election day is less than two weeks away. There are many...

 

To the Editor

HIP to be Kind To the Editor: Humanity in Progress would like to give a huge thank you not only to all of the amazing humans who joined us Saturday...

 

To the Editor

Dear Petersburg To the Editor: Early Childhood Education needs the community to engage in developing pragmatic solutions: usable space, workforce...

 

Guest Editorial

Workers, families and retirees are not the only Alaskans squeezed by inflation, rising interest rates and tumbling investments. The state is in the...

 

To the Editor

Good on Hankins To the Editor: I had the good fortune to attend a class given by Aaron Hankins. He inspires confidence. He was an excellent...

 

Editorial: Persily joins Peltola's staff

Mary Peltola has made history as the first Alaska Native to serve in Congress and as the winner of Alaska’s first ranked choice election. She is...

 

To the Editor

Unapologetically Grounded on Conservative Principles To the Editor: I am running for borough assembly because the course of the current governing...

 

Lighthouse Keepers Corner

Goodbyes are hard. I suppose that is evidenced by my need to write one more time after already signing off for the season. One thing COVID taught us...

 

To the Editor

Thank you! To the Editor: Petersburg, you have an awesome group of people at your medical center. My husband and I came to town and we became very...

 

To the Editor

It takes teamwork To the Editor: Your Petersburg Volunteer Fire Department would like to thank those businesses that allow our members to leave work...

 

Lighthouse Keepers Corner

The world around us is changing fast now, with each day shorter than the last. We arrived at Five Finger Lighthouse in Spring to fiery skies splashed...

 

Editorial

One of my favorite unofficial holidays is right around the corner: Petersburg Municipal Election...

 

To the Editor

Why I’m running for mayor To the Editor: Greetings, I am running for the office of mayor in the October 4th election and I would appreciate your...

 

Editorial : By popular demand the Pilot adds comics

"Yes! Finally, I will get to read the paper!" said third-grader Libby Taiber. She and her mom Molly...

 

Guest Editorial

Lust for a supersize Alaska Permanent Fund dividend and giving the government a larger role in dictating personal choices are about as miserable a...

 

Lighthouse Keepers Corner: Making Five-Finger Lighthouse accessible

Part of our mission is to make the Five-Finger Lighthouse accessible to the public and to share its historical importance. It’s somewhat like...

 

To the Editor

To the Editor: The Borough position of Director of Fire/EMS/SAR is vacant. The date of when Sandy Dixson, the previous director, would retire was...

 

Lighthouse Keepers Corner

“How can you describe this to someone?,” my friend asks incredulously, “It’s like trying to describe heaven to us on earth.” It’s early...

 

Lighthouse Keepers Corner

Today is a cool and blustery grey day at The Light. But I am reminded that big blubbery whales don’t mind the cold at all. One such whale is...

 

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