Local News

Marian Call to play Petersburg Saturday

What do Alaska, science fiction, and Jane Austin have in common? They inspire some of the original songs from Juneau singer-songwriter Marian Call. She plays a concert in Petersburg tomorrow night. Call says she fell in love with Alaska after she moved here in 2003. She tours nationally and internationally. At times playful, at times more serious, some of Call’s lyrics pay tribute to her adopted state but they also transcend physical location to address more universal themes. Matt Lichtenstein spoke with Marian Call by phone after previewing her latest album “Something Fierce”:

Photo credit: Brian Adams, http://baphotos.com/


Marian Call plays upstairs at the Sons of Norway Hall in Petersburg Saturday Night with guitarist Seth Boyer. The doors open at 6:30 and the concert starts at seven. The event is sponsored by the Petersburg Arts Council and there’s a suggested donation of 15 dollars at the door.

Recent News

Petersburg case challenges civil seizures, search warrants

Police shield
A lawsuit filed in Petersburg is challenging the seizure of personal property by local, regional and state law enforcement along with the search warrants that led to that property seizure. The plaintiffs are also arguing to expand the civil suit to include law enforcement agencies statewide. more

Buzzer beater pushes Vikings past Kayhi Kings

Petersburg's Mark Neidiffer plays defense against Ketchikan's Jake Smith.
A last second steal, full court dribble and buzzer-beating lay up gave Petersburg a 62-60 win over the visiting Kayhi Kings of Ketchikan Thursday night before a fired up crowd of Petersburg fans. more