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Health providers urge vaccination with measles case

Health care providers are renewing their recommendation for vaccination following the state’s first recorded case of the measles since 2015. The state’s division of public health on July 16th confirmed a case in an unvaccinated teenager from the Kenai Peninsula who had traveled to Arizona and Seattle. Alaska is the 29th state with a confirmed measles case this year.

Assembly OKs water, sewer borrowing ballot question in first reading

Voters in Petersburg this fall may decide on whether the borough should continue with repairs and replacements for the local water and sewer systems. State loans for up to eight million dollars would be repaid by utility customers and could lead to another increase in rates.

Assembly votes against filling public safety jobs

Petersburg’s borough assembly voted against filling two vacant public safety jobs last night. The positions in the police and fire department are in the budget for the borough this year. But concerns linger over future state funding cuts and their impact on the municipality’s ability to pay for these positions.

Petersburg Borough Report

KFSK's New Monthly call-in program with Borough Administration - the last Thursday of each month, 12:30pm. July 25th call-in focus on Public Works

PMC Live, first Thursday of the month, 12:30pm on KFSK

KFSK news and the Petersburg Medical Center have started up a monthly show called “PMC Live.” It’s airs during Midday Magazine the first Thursday of each month. The program shines a light on different departments, new programs or initiatives at the medical center. Next program Thursday, August 1

For Sentinel reporter, journalism is genetic

Ariadne Will stands in front of the Daily Sitka Sentinel (KCAW/Rose) The Daily Sitka Sentinel has been a cornerstone of Southeast Alaska print journalism for over 75 years, with the Poulson family at the helm for the last 50...

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