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 About Town    December 1, 2016 

Yesterday's News

December 2, 1916 – Halibut reached record figures in Petersburg this week, the highest price paid by local buyers being 12 ½ cents per pound and the lowest 11 ½ cents. Seventy boxes of halibut and two barrels of shrimp were shipped south during...

 About Town    November 24, 2016

Yesterday's News

November 25, 1916 – The Daughters of Norway are making extensive preparations for a bazaar, to be held in Sons of Norway hall next Friday and Saturday, Dec. 1 and 2 to commence at 4:30 o’clock each evening. They will have on sale hand-embroidery...

 By Jess Field    About Town    November 17, 2016

Record dry October Confirmed

NOAA has confirmed a new record low for precipitation last month. The official amount of rain for October collected by the Petersburg Co-op Station was the same as the airport reported with 3.07...

 About Town    November 17, 2016

Yesterday's News

November 18, 1916 – Chris Keay and Louis Kay, who have been in Petersburg for several weeks in connection with resuming of operations by the Garden Shrimp Company, which has been reorganized and incorporated, leave for Seattle on the Admiral Evans....

 About Town    November 17, 2016

Women's health clinic

A Woman’s Health Clinic will be held at the Petersburg Public Health Center, Wed., Nov. 30-Fri. Dec., 2. This is for teens and women through age 29 who do not have health insurance or have other barriers to accessing care. A fee will be charged...

 About Town    November 17, 2016

AMHS Releases 2017 Summer Schedule

The Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) has released its 2017 summer schedule. Reservations are now available for booking at, by calling 1-800-642-0066, or visiting ferry terminal staff throughout the system. The AMHS summer schedule...

 About Town    November 10, 2016

Yesterday's News

November 11, 1916 – “Gee, but Sunday was an ideal day for ducks!” It wasn't a duck that emitted the exclamation, however, but one of a party of eight who spent the day hunting somewhere in the vicinity of Thomas Bay. They made the trip on...

 About Town    November 3, 2016

Yesterday's News

November 4, 1916 – A special meeting of the council was held with all members present except Councilman Gauffin, to consider the sewer question and to raise funds to meet outstanding obligations and current expenses. The clerk was instructed to...


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