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Former Petersburg mayor resigned over reorganization

Petersburg’s former mayor Mark Jensen resigned this month following a disagreement over a proposed re-organization of department heads at the borough assembly’s last meeting. Jensen says he doesn’t have the energy to continue on as mayor with that proposal still a possibility.

Petersburg’s hospital turns 100

The first hospital in Petersburg was a large house that was purchased for $3,500 in 1917. It was run privately for a little while until the town took it over in 1922.

Petersburg salmon derby opens Friday

There’s a good weather forecast and more prize money for Petersburg’s 36th annual salmon derby, which opens Friday, May 26 and runs through the Memorial Day weekend.

Borough Assembly Meeting Archives

Borough Assembly meetings are now back in the municipal building on Nordic Drive - KFSK continues to provide live broadcast of these community meetings. Next meeting Tuesday, May 30th, 10am Find the Archive of past meetings here: KFSK Borough Meeting Archive

Invisibilia Returns to KFSK Saturdays, 9am throughout month of June

Invisibilia explores the unseen forces that shape human behavior -- things like ideas, beliefs, assumptions and emotions -- interweaving narrative storytelling with scientific research that will ultimately make you see your own life differently. The show is co-hosted by a trio of NPR's award-winning journalists, Alix Spiegel, Lulu Miller and Hanna Rosin, who have roots at This American Life, Radiolab and The Atlantic. Learn more here

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