Petersburg Pilot -

Whale Watching and LeConte Glacier Tours based out of Petersburg Alaska

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News from 10-20-30


Photo courtesy of the Michael Nore collection ©

Kathryn and Tony Schwann pose for a picture on the pontoons of their floatplane in 1939.

February 24, 1982 - The new Petersburg Ferry Terminal opened Tuesday, and Monday was moving day for the office crew. Boxes of office supplies sat outside the new ticket counter area which is surrounded by a plush, roomy waiting area for ferry travelers. The new ferry terminal is about 3 times the size of the old facility.

February 27, 1992 - The U.S. Forest Service is trying to find out if local residents and agencies are interested in a proposed road that would connect Sandy Beach and Cabin Loop Roads in the northern part of Mitkof Island.

The four-mile road would roughly run parallel to...

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