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Guest Editorial

I’m Ed Wood, and I’d like to discuss the recent completion of the Alaska Mental Health Trust/US Forest Service land exchange, and the impetus...

 

Artifact Archive

Fur buyer Andy Anderson traveled to trapping camps on buying trips around Southeast. In 1921, he...

 

USFS authorizes silvicultural treatments in Tongass

The US Forest Service announced on December 8 that it has authorized silvicultural treatments on...

 

Rare birds spotted during Christmas Bird Count

Birders canvassed Mitkof Island on December 18 as part of the National Audubon Society's annual Chri...

 

Yesterday's News

December 23, 1921 Mrs. W.J. Pigg, wife of Dr. Pigg, left for the south on the Spokane this week and will visit for several weeks before returning to...

 

USFS opens new cabin on Raven's Roost Trail

The new cabin at the end of the Raven's Roost Trail was opened for reservations on December 16 and h...

 

Lights out: Wrangell and Petersburg left without power after high winds

An unexpected, strong weather system sent high winds tearing through Wrangell, snapping three...

 

Improvements coming to Petersburg Ranger District

The United States Forest Service announced plans Monday to improve three sites within the Tongass Na...

 

Christmas tree to light up holiday season

Petersburg's annual Parade of Light and Christmas tree lighting ceremony will take place on Friday....

 

Guest Commentary

Former and current secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Thomas Vilsack, who was instrumental in reimposing the 2001 roadless rule on the...

 

How Frederick Point East's removal affects the borough

Proposition #2 passed during the October 5, 2021 municipal election, allowing the Frederick Point...

 

USFS proposes to merge South Tongass RACs

The United States Forest Service is proposing to combine three Resource Advisory Committees in the S...

 
 By Sarah Aslam    News    October 7, 2021

Hot tubs, bears and trails:

WRANGELL-The U.S. Forest Service got to most of its Wrangell-area work projects this past summer, with one big job pushed into next spring. The Anan...

 

Proposition 2: Future of Frederick Point East

Petersburg Borough's Service Area One boundaries could shift depending on how people vote on...

 

Assembly supports borough manager

Comments from Borough Manager Steve Giesbrecht's performance evaluation reflects strong support...

 

Mining company looks for precious metals in SE AK

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A Canadian mining company has been looking for precious metals on Chichagof Island in southeast Alaska. Millrock Resources, a...

 

Yesterday's News

September 2, 1921 The fall term of the Petersburg Public Schools will begin September 6, 1921. The Junior High School as organized, consists of...

 
 By Chris Basinger    News    August 19, 2021

Raven's Roost cabin construction under way

Construction on a new cabin along the Raven Trail is currently in progress according to Cabin and...

 
 By Chris Basinger    News    July 29, 2021

USFS closes comments for 2023 projects

The United States Forest Service has ended its comment period for 2023 outdoor project proposals....

 

Baird Glacier

Baird Glacier's large glacial outwash could be seen on Sunday, consisting of ice, gravel, and sand....

 

Yesterday's News

July 22, 1921 The coal famine, which has been in force in Petersburg since almost the first week of the steamer strike, was broken last week when the...

 

Yesterday's News

July 15, 1921 Buschmann’s first addition to Petersburg will be placed on the market within the next few weeks, according to John Thormadsater who is...

 

A new champion

Susan Erickson was unable to hold onto her title of womens' logrolling champion. This year Anna...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    June 24, 2021

USFS lease of fur farm land ends next summer

A lease the United States Forest Service holds on a plot of land near the 8 mile marker of Mitkof...

 

Yesterday's News

June 24, 1921 In the United States district court the jury in the case of Dr. George F. Dickinson against the Town of Petersburg brought in a verdict...

 

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