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IFA, sales tax, and land purchase propositions considered

Should Petersburg leave the Inter Island Ferry Authority? Should the city raise its sales tax cap? How about buying another 5 acres of waterfront property for the harbor department? Petersburg residents will decide those ballot questions in Tuesday’s local election. Matt Lichtenstein has a look at those issues.

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PHS swim team looks to improve for Regions

At the last home meet, Petersburg swimmers Molly Parks, Alyssa Guthrie, Isabel Ith, and Mariah Taylor check out swim details on paper as Coach Andy Carlisle looks on. Photo/Brad Taylor
Coach Andy Carlisle
Coach Andy Carlisle says the team performed well at the Juneau meet but has room for improving. more

Petersburg woman arrested for burglary

Brittany Martin, age 22, of Petersburg. Photo courtesy of Petersburg PD.
22-year-old Brittany Martin of Petersburg was arrested Tuesday for allegedly stealing money and valuables from Beach Bum Tanning Salon in downtown Petersburg. more