Petersburg Pilot places 2nd as best weekly newspaper
April 23, 2020
The Petersburg Pilot has again been named among the best weekly newspapers in Alaska according to the Alaska Press Club, which announced winners of its 2019 annual contest over the weekend.
The Cordova Times placed first in the category, Petersburg Pilot, second and Wrangell Sentinel, third.
Judges commented on Petersburg Pilot's best weekly award: "Local sports and opinion pieces/letters to the editor are essential for a community newspaper."
Brian Varela took third place for his sports photo of a PHS baseball player making a diving catch.
Varela placed third with his profile piece, featur...