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School physicals law could affect districts

JUNEAU - School officials in Petersburg want clarification on a decades-old law their attorney reads as leaving districts responsible for the cost of school entrance physicals, an interpretation that could have financial implications for school districts statewide.The issue was raised by parents, prompting Petersburg school officials to seek an attorney's opinion. "He said, Yep, they're right," superintendent Robert Thomason said.
Seniors in title showdown

Juneau's Gastineau Channel Little League All-Stars may have lost the in-game home run derby to the Stikine Pilots, but Juneau won where it counted as the GCLL All-Stars claimed an 18-6 victory Monday in the District II Senior (age 15-16) Little League Baseball Championships in Petersburg. Stikine, which is a combined team from Petersburg and Wrangell, hit four homers in the game to Juneau's three as both teams took advantage of the short, 270-foot temporary fence at Mort Fryer Field.
Petersburg Pilot publishers purchase Wrangell Sentinel

The Petersburg Pilot and the Wrangell Sentinel, two weekly newspapers serving central Southeast Alaska, are now under the same ownership. Pilot publishers...
Papers have been publishing for a century in Nome and Wrangell

...told the Journal shortly before she announced on Dec. 1 the sale of her paper to Ron and Anne Loesch, owners of the Petersburg Pilot. Management operations of the two papers will be merged, but they will maintain their current staffs and offices...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Southeast Alaska State Fairgrounds in Haines. Home>Archives> Chilkat Valley Olympics begin in Haines Feb. 5 The Petersburg Pilot Prince of Wales Island to host first marathon Plan now to join other teams and individual runners in the first-ever...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...present. Instead, the issue will be discussed during the board's regular meeting in March. Brian F. Johnson The Petersburg Pilot Trail of '98 dog race Champions from the Iditarod and the Yukon Quest will be at the starting line today for the...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

Inside out THE JUNEAU EMPIRE Burgers and lies The Petersburg Pilot served up a hot and juicy story March 30. According to the front page article, a multi-national fast-food chain was buying...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

Even though she's going to need a lot of work and may never fly again, local aviation enthusiasts can't wait until Dixie, a ditched Douglas DC-3, hops a barge from Petersburg and heads north to Juneau.
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Little Norway Festival Vikings are experiencing what organizational types call a leadership crisis, according to the Petersburg Pilot newspaper. King Fundar the Frivolous announced his retirement during last month's festivities, and couldn't...
Empire wins 10 awards at Alaska Press Club

...Southeast journalists won awards in the small newspaper and radio categories too, with honors going to staffers at the Petersburg Pilot, The Skagway News, Ketchikan Daily News and KFSK in Petersburg. Juneau Empire FIRST PLACE Best education story...


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