By Ben Muir 

About 15 volunteers help repaint 'Our Town' mural


Ben Muir / Petersburg Pilot

Elisa Teodori adds the final touches to the Our Town mural on Friday.

A 15-year-old, fading mural in Petersburg is getting about four coats of paint added by volunteers in town.

The Our Town mural, which hung above the parking lot across the street from the

Wells Fargo bank since 2003, currently sits on the second floor of the Petersburg Indian Association Hallingstad-Peratrovich building. The 40-foot painting is broken into 11 plywood panels, and about 15 volunteers have been working in groups of three or four since January to layer heavy duty paint.

Pia Reilly-Rodgers, an artist who was involved with the Petersburg Arts Council's inception of the mural, is...

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