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A view of Petersburg’s school building in the 1920’s.

February 3, 1982 - Petersburg should have a new shooting range by fall if plans by the city and the Petersburg Rod and Gun Club run on schedule.

Using funds supplied by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, a basic range used by the Rod and Gun Club and located at mile 13 of Mitkof Highway will be upgraded and opened to the public. Plans call for the addition of an open shed equipped with benches to shoot from in adverse weather, a warming shed, bathroom facilities and two concrete trap shooting houses according to Kenneth Herrick, president of the Rod and Gun Club.

January 30, 1992 - The...

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