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Pilot wins 3 Alaska Press Club awards

Named top weekly for three consecutive years


April 27, 2017

For the third year in a row the Petersburg Pilot was named top weekly newspaper by the Alaska Press Club. The Wrangell Sentinel was also named a top weekly, placing 2nd while the Pilot took third place. The Homer News was named first place weekly by contest judges.

Jess Field took first place in business reporting with a story about disappearing landlines and phone books in Petersburg. That story was published on Feb. 6.

Ron Loesch took third place for best editorial calling for the protection of industrial zoning that appeared in the Oct. 6 edition.

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