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High school hoops host home tourney

Petersburg High School’s boys and girls varsity basketball teams have their first home games of the new season tonight. Teams from Cordova, Soldotna, Haines, Metlakatla and Thorne Bay are in town for the Little Norway Tournament.

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Petersburg pot committee hears proposal for borough dispensary

While some communities in Alaska this year are discussing a possible ban on marijuana businesses with the legalization of pot in the state, a committee in Petersburg heard last week about the possibilities for a dispensary run by the borough. more

New ferry advertises for start of service in Southeast Alaska

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A new independent ferry service is planning its first sailings in Southeast Alaska in June. The Rainforest Islands Ferry plans to offer a four-days-a-week connection between northern Prince of Wales Island, Wrangell and Petersburg by ferry and mini-coach vans. more