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January 12, 1983 – Alaska Airlines took a DC – 9 Super 80 for a test drive Jan. 5 through Southeast Alaska and made a stop in Petersburg.

Alaska Airlines is “looking at the next generation of airplanes,” Kenneth F. Skidds, vice president of services for Alaska Airlines said.

Skidds said the airlines is trying to keep the fleet under seven years old. The Super 80 is just one airplane the company is looking at to buy.

January 14, 1993 – Some merchants were cheered by increased retail sales in Petersburg during the Christmas shopping season, hoping there were signs of a break in th...

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