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Ketchikan swimmer takes on the Wrangell Narrows

Navigating the Wrangell Narrows can be tricky, if not treacherous, depending on the vessel size and time of year. On June 14, Britta Adams of Ketchikan became the first known individual to swim the... Full story

Yacht rendezvous coming to Petersburg

Petersburg is hosting the largest gathering of Nordhavn yachts ever seen in an Alaska harbor. The Nordhavn Northwest Rendezvous will take place July 8-10, and the event is attracting yacht owners...

Lutheran Church says goodbye to pastor

The Petersburg Lutheran Church pastor Mike Schwarte and his family are leaving town this week to pursue a new life in Alabama. He was assigned to Petersburg's Saint Catherine of Siena Catholic Church ...

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Obituary, Steven Delbert Erickson, 67

Steven Delbert Erickson, 67, died on June 22, 2016 after a long battle with health. He was born on June 2, 1949 in Auburn, Washington to Pete and Irene Erickson and attended Auburn schools. He was... Full story

Obituary, Richard Bert Hansen, 85

Richard Bert Hansen, 85, passed away June 20, 2016 in Palm Springs, California. He was born in Cordova, Alaska on December 8, 1930 to Grace and William Hansen. Richard grew up in Cordova and Juneau, Alaska loving sports, particularly basketball.... Full story

Fish Factor: Tidal Vision turning crab shells into every day products

Turning crab shells into every day products is becoming a reality for the Tidal Vision team of eco-entrepreneurs from Juneau. The products are derived from chitin in the crab shells, the second most abundant biopolymer on the planet after...

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