Local News

Bluegrass music camp winds up busy week

School’s out for summer but music is filling the halls of Petersburg’s middle school this week as a bluegrass music camp winds up a full week of lessons and performances. More than three dozen local youngsters have been honing their skills or getting to know a new instrument. Joe Viechnicki caught up with a few of the participants at the middle school and downtown.


For iFriendly audio, click here:
This is the first blue grass camp for kids in Petersburg and participants say it should be an annual summer event. The camp concert is Friday at 3:30 p.m. at the Wright Auditorium, free to the public.

Recent News

Borough assembly to vote on FY 2016-17 budget

dollar bills closeup
Today's meeting will be the first one in the conference room on the second story of the Hallingstad-Peratrovich building. more

Four Petersburg artists to show work in Anchorage

Wet Meadow Stream, oil painting by Beth Flor
The Rasmuson Art Acquisition Fund requested the art pieces owned by the Clausen Museum. more