March 27, 2014 | Vol. 40, No. 13

Local scouts practice winter survival

Members of Petersburg Boy Scout Troop 24 slept in snow caves and igloos last week as they participated in the annual 'Frostbite Challenge' just across the Canadian border near Skagway, Alaska.

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Mike Medallen / Submitted Photo
Standing on their igloo are (top row) Stuart Medalen, Brandon Ware, Charlie Christensen (middle) Adam Ware, Britton Erickson, Anders Christensen, Van Abbott, Aaron Murph (bottom) Nico Larson, Skipper Erickson, Jeff Erickson (not pictured) Alan Murph, Charlie Christensen Sr.

Petersburg scouts dug two snow caves out of 10-foot ta...

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