Loesch wins national award for editorial
October 8, 2020
Pilot publisher Ron Loesch won a 2nd place award from the National Newspaper Association for his editorial supporting lifting of the Roadless Rule on the Tongass National Forest. The editorial appeared in the November 21 edition of the newspaper in 2019.
Judges commented: "Well written editorial commentary on how federal regulations affect a local population."
The Petersburg Pilot also received an honorable mention for its special investigative story about the airport terminal space squeeze caused by the TSA, passengers and increased parking needs. The 5-page section appeared in the June 13...