Earlier this month, the U.S. Forest service celebrated the 50th anniversary of the National Historic Preservation Act with a picnic celebration at the Three Lakes Shelter near Petersburg. Abbey Collins made the trip out the road to see science, history and community come together in the woods.
Finkenbinder says as a Republican she'll have a better chance to make changes than her Democratic opponent.
Nearly 200 passengers were stranded in Petersburg this week, after a mechanical issue on one of Southeast Alaska’s main ferries caused it to stall there Wednesday morning.
Organizers say the weather forecast for this weekend is unsafe for paddlers.
Petersburg borough’s assembly was united in voting at Monday’s regular meeting. Everything they voted on ended with unanimous support including two ordinances on marijuana.
One of Southeast Alaska’s ferries stalled near Petersburg on Wednesday. The southbound Columbia ferry arrived in Petersburg early this morning and was scheduled to depart shortly after, but an unexpected delay left the boat parked in town all day.
Over 100 boaters visited town in Nordhavn yachts to share tricks of the trade and talk about what it takes to live aboard.
The Petersburg borough assembly approved the ballot question in response to a citizens initiative that gathered enough signatures for a vote. The question would ask voters if all sales and importation of marijuana should be illegal, including cultivation and testing.
It’s the middle of the summer, the time of year when many teenagers are on break from school and looking to make a couple extra bucks with a summer job. For a few Petersburg teens that means traveling around Mitkof Island lighting the side of trails on fire, tearing plants out of the ground… and getting paid for it. They’re stopping invasive plants in their tracks.
Petersburg's borough assembly meets Monday to consider marijuana proposals, a state income tax, and other issues in a regular meeting.