A last second steal, full court dribble and buzzer-beating lay up gave Petersburg a 62-60 win over the visiting Kayhi Kings of Ketchikan Thursday night before a fired up crowd of Petersburg fans.
Petersburg’s school board Tuesday approved next year’s calendar after having a discussion about Christmas holiday and spring breaks. The school district has considered a calendar without a spring break week in March and an earlier end to the school year. But that option was not supported this year. The board also approved the first reading of a new policy on payment for school meals.
A popular weekend workshop on making Native canoe paddles is returning to Petersburg at the end of this month. Two carvers from the One People Canoe Society will be teaching the multi-day course that is open to the public but has limited spots.
Police Kelly Swihart says they want to be out of the old work space by Feb. 27.
The Alaska legislature is considering a bill to allow members of the Board of Game and Board of Fish to deliberate on topics even after declaring a potential conflict of interest.
Four women from Kake were found on a logging road outside that Southeast Alaska town Saturday, February 11 after their vehicles slipped off the icy road.
A Coffman Cove resident is trying to start up a marijuana cultivation business in the Prince of Wales Island community. But first he needs the support from the town’s voters.
An audio series that records stories from Petersburg residents and archives them at the library is being started back up by volunteer, Julie Hursey.
Legislation that would boost the amount of the Petersburg borough’s state land grant moved out of committees in both the Alaska House and Senate this week. Supporters of those bills are making the case that additional state land would help make the new borough more self-sufficient.
The first fisheries of the year for many Southeast fishermen are about to get started. That’s the Tanner and golden king crab fisheries, which open February 17. Managers are predicting a healthy harvest for Tanners and another slow year for king crab.