Former PHS teacher, Bill Neumann and PHS Sophomore, Sebastian Davis may come from different generations but they share a common interest: creating something from scratch in shop class.
Another local artist opens her first solo show in Petersburg Friday, October 21st. Kellii Wood will be showing 22 drawings and paintings in India ink and acrylic paint.
The event, happening at the Community Center 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., features over 50 vendors of handmade crafts and homemade food.
Southeast Alaska has seen a nearly 500 percent increase in the rate of young adults with Hepatitis C in the last five years. Hepatitis C is the most common chronic blood-borne infection in the U.S. An estimated three and a half million people are infected in the U.S.
A total of 112 moose were harvested in the local hunt near Petersburg, Wrangell, and Kake despite a below average harvest on the Stikine River.
Petersburg’s borough assembly hopes to make some decisions about taking over three state-owned docks in the borough, possibly as soon as next month.
The state Department of Transportation has offered to turn over the three remote facilities along with some money for maintenance work.
The Petersburg High School shop class has a new table saw this year and it’s one designed for safety. Students on Friday videoed a test of the district’s new SawStop, installed in the woodworking shop in August.
Petersburg High School’s varsity volleyball team won the silver bracket of the Juneau Jive tournament Friday and Saturday. PHS had losses to Mt. Edgecumbe and Juneau-Douglas in pool play. After pool play Petersburg coach Jaime Cabral said his team matched up against Sitka for a chance to make it into the gold bracket with the larger Southeast schools.
Petersburg High School’s wrestling team started off their season with the only home meet of the year against all the other high school teams in Southeast visiting. Petersburg’s 15 wrestlers each had around five matches apiece between Friday and Saturday.
State Representative Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins and challenger, Sheila Finkenbinder and Senator Bert Stedman take student questions during a candidates forum at Sitka High School Monday, Oct. 17 … more