Local News

District stresses education, safety in wake of charges against former employee

Petersburg School Superintendent Rob Thomason is emphasizing the district’s mission of educating students and keeping them safe. That’s in the wake of child pornography charges being filed against the district’s former head of maintenance. KFSK’s Matt Lichtenstein spoke with Thomason Wednesday morning.

For downloadable, mobile-friendly audio, click here.

Recent News

Petersburg-Wrangell priest hospitalized after heart attack

The Rev. Thomas Weise, who serves Catholic churches in Petersburg and Wrangell, celebrates communion during an Easter Vigil. (Photo courtesy Diocese of Juneau)
The Rev. Thomas Weise, a Catholic priest who serves parishes in Petersburg and Wrangell, has suffered a life-threatening heart attack while visiting family in California. more

Appeals court upholds Petersburg murder conviction again

The Alaska Court of Appeals has upheld an 85-year-sentence for a Petersburg man convicted of murder. The case involved the stabbing death of another man in 2005 on Sing Lee Alley in downtown Petersburg. 43-year-old Anthony Haube was convicted of the crime in 2007 and later filed a civil challenge. more