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Yesterday's News

November 26, 1920 Much has been said in Petersburg and along the entire Alaskan coast relative to the oil supply for boats and the withdrawal of distillate from the market. The whole Pacific Coast is undergoing an industrial transformation with...

 

Covid supplies

Terry McGowen, in front, aligns the container of COVID-19 relief and supplies, destined for Petersburg Indian Association, on Tonka Toy Rentals' boom truck. Charles Davis, in the background, slowly...

 

Food assistance

Liam Jackson holds a bottle of apple juice. The Petersburg Indian Association's CARES Act food assistant program had its second distribution on Nov. 18. Food was provided to over 80 native families...

 

Brillant sunset

The sun sets over Kupreanof Island on Tuesday....

 

Yesterday's News

November 19, 1920 Alaska will soon be made a separate forestry district by the Secretary of Agriculture, according to word received from Col. W. G. Greeley, the chief Forester, by Gov. Thomas Riggs, Jr. At the present time and heretofore, Alaska has...

 

High tide at the troll bridge

Nate Olson on Sandy Beach's troll bridge on Saturday....

 

Stork report

Jacob Neil Hegar was born on Oct. 23, 2020 to Brie and James Hegar in Soldotna Alaska. He weighed 8 lbs. 8 oz. and was 20 inches long....

 

Christmas tradition

Public Works staff set up this year's borough Christmas tree on Nov. 13. This year's tree came from 40,000 Rd., about four miles out Mitkof Highway, said Public Works Director Chris Cotta. The...

 

Fresh powder

Fog covers the muskeg near the Twin Ridge Ski Trail last week....

 

Wading wolf

A lone wolf wades through the waters of Blind Slough near the Swan Observatory....

 

Artifact Archive: The Scow Bay Cannery

The C.W. Hume Company was founded in 1864, and initially had canneries in California. By 1922, they expanded to Union Bay and Scow Bay, Alaska.The Scow Bay cannery was originally Doyhof Fish...

 

Yesterday's News

November 12, 1920 Active preparations to engage in the shrimp and crab fishing business out of Petersburg are now being made by the Ness Fish Company a new co-partnership formed by Erick Ness former mayor of Petersburg and Carl Wold. The new concern...

 

Yesterday's News

November 5, 1920 The pupils of the 5th and 6th grades wrote original Halloween poems last week. The five best ones were put on exhibition. They were written by Anita Allen, Adolf Matheson, Hedvig Mjorud, Jonas Hallingstad, and Ruby Rodgers. On...

 

Artifact Archive

Castle Island Barium-Barite Mine was located in the Kupreanof Mining District from 1966 to 1980 and operated by three companies – Alaska Barite Co., Inlet Oil and Chromalloy America. Castle Island...

 

Plug-in Petersburg: advantages of electric vehicles (EVs) in small communities

Southeast Alaskan electrical vehicle owners are hosting a one-hour knowledge sharing session outlining the economic and environmental advantages of EV ownership, including saving money, supporting...

 

A dancing sky

The Aurora borealis lit up the night sky and gave a green tint to the Wrangell Narrows last week....

 

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