Local News

Celebration, remembrance at Petersburg’s class of 2013 graduation

39 students graduated from Petersburg High School this (last) week, with hundreds of parents, teachers and friends packing the high school gymnasium to celebrate. KFSK’s Robbie Feinberg was at the ceremony and produced this audio postcard.

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Principal Dormer speaks to students at Petersburg’s graduation

We heard from Principal Rick Dormer, Salutatorian Patricia Jackson, Valedictorian Mizani Rawhani , and Social Studies Teacher Jim Engell, who addressed the graduating seniors.

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Renovated municipal building opens in Petersburg

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City hall has received a major facelift. Petersburg borough employees and the local police department this month have been moving into the newly renovated municipal building on Nordic Drive and will be open for business at that site on Monday, February 27th. more

State cuts bring changes to SE commercial fisheries

This super cub at Eliza Lake allows biologists to track pink escapements. Photo courtesy of Troy Thynes
Commercial fisheries in Southeast Alaska have survived two years of state budget cuts but not without some changes. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game’s Division of Commercial Fisheries has cut some positions, ended some monitoring programs, and found some new funding sources. more