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Local humpback obtains longest re-sighting record

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Local humpback obtains longest re-sighting record

A humpback whale that was first sighted in Lynn Canal in 1972 was re-sighted by researchers earlier this month feeding off Cape Fanshaw in Frederick Sound. The 44-year span between the two sightings...

PPD gets new officers and scheduling model

Staffing changes at the Petersburg Police Department (PPD) have led to a new scheduling model that will have police officers filling in on dispatch shifts as part of their weekly duties. Police Chief Kelly Swihart said that the idea for the new... Full story

Study of harbor financials yields 11 percent rate increase recommendation

A public comment period is currently underway for two draft documents released as part of the Comprehensive Plan process-a land use map and a document outlining the financial state of the Borough's... Full story

Yesterday's News

July 31, 1915 – John A. Einmo, for the Pacific Mildcure Company, on Tuesday purchased 182 barrels of herring from Louis Seiversen, of the seine boat John P., and 31 barrels from R. Enge. The price paid was $9.00 per barrel. The fish were repacked...

 
 
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