Rachel Cassandra, KFSK - Petersburg
Petersburg schools concerned about spreading trend of travel-fueled absenteeism
School administrators in Petersburg have been alarmed this year by how many families are taking extended vacations outside of school breaks.
Petersburg sees increase in fentanyl-laced pills
Southeast Alaska police often find fentanyl in counterfeit blue pills which are designed to look like the prescription opioid Oxycontin.
Petersburg schools scramble to pay for new Alaska READS Act requirements
Alaska schools are preparing to meet requirements of the READS Act this fall — a costly mandate amid flat state education funding.
Wrangell woman recounts surviving 24 hours on a tiny rock island after boat wreck
Kelsey Leak's boyfriend died trying to swim to help.
Man still missing, woman rescued after fishing boat runs aground in Southeast Alaska
The woman survived for 24 hours on a rock island with her dog before a passing boat picked her up.
‘Surreal’ and then ‘very frightening’: Petersburg residents recount Halloween landslide
Landslide researchers in Southeast Alaska are keeping tabs on Petersburg's Halloween landslide and others in order to better predict slides in the future.