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Yesterday's News

August 5, 1921 From Petersburg to Seattle, from there to St. Michaels and there on river steamer to Iditarod, its destination, will be the route covered by a shipment of 1000 feet of clear spruce lumber which left here on the steamer Jefferson on...

 

Sailing along

The Anne, built in the Netherlands and registered in the Cayman Islands, anchored off Hungry Point Monday before heading down the Wrangell Narrows....

 

Fireweed at Dry Bay

Fireweed was blooming on Friday at Dry Bay, located north of Thomas Bay. Fireweed is known for its purplish pink color....

 

Havin' a great time

Brad Taylor and his crew aboard the Silver Spur enjoying their time on the water....

 

Yesterday's News

July 29, 1921 A petition has been prepared and will be forwarded to the Surveyor General of the Territory as soon as signed asking that a tract of land located between the Standard Oil and Turn Point be subdivided and platted as a townsite to be...

 

Glacial outwash

Baird Glacier's large glacial outwash could be seen last Sunday. People can no longer climb onto Baird Glacier from the terminal moraine as flooding has broken up the terminus. Small rafts must be...

 

Artifact Archive: PHS moccasins

These handmade moccasins are made of buckskin, with delicate blue beading of forget-me-not flowers and the letters "PHS". They were donated to the Museum by Karen Garst. While the Museum records...

 

Scenery Cove creek

During low tide at Scenery Cove Creek the beach is covered with seaweed and the meadows are full of wildflowers during summertime. Bainbridge Peak and Treble Peak are in the backgr...

 

Richards & Carey to wed

Beth and Allen Richards announce the engagement of their daughter Lynsey to Nathan Carey. He is the son of Carol and Esteban Barela. The couple plan to marry August 23 in Anchorage,...

 

Baird Glacier

Baird Glacier's large glacial outwash could be seen on Sunday, consisting of ice, gravel, and sand. The outwash supports plant and animal life in the ecosystem according to the United States Forest...

 

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 freighter Redondo arrived from the south and unloaded several hundred tons of Nananimo coal for loca...

 

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 in charge of the land. H. P. Crowthert, civil engineer, arrived from Ketchikan on a recent boat and...

 

Art acquisition fund grant

The Clausen Memorial Museum is a Rasmuson Art Acquisition Fund Grant recipient to purchase David Beebe’s acrylic panel mount of “LeConte Ice Fall.” The image depicts gull feeding in close proximity to ice fall from the glacier; and presents an...

 

A new champion

Susan Erickson was unable to hold onto her title of womens' logrolling champion. This year Anna Early (a summer worker with the Forest Service) rolled Erickson into the water and became the new...

 

Off kilter

As the visiting yacht "3C" was settling onto the grid in the south boat harbor Saturday afternoon, the vessel tipped over as the tide was going out. The harbor crew responded and used lift bags to...

 

Jessie Jean

The Jessie Jean sat aground on Kupreanof Island on Tuesday awaiting assistance from the Darcy which will tow the vessel to the haul out ramp for a trip to the baler facility for disposal. The 38-foot...

 

Celebrating America

The fireworks on July 3 as seen from the top of Raven's Roost at about 11:45 p.m. To the right are trails of light from a barge coming into the Narrows and another one from a seine or crab boat...

 

Celebrating freedom

Shirley Yip drives the Mountain View Manor van during the 4th of July parade this weekend....

 

Moving Music Concert series

Brian Richards, center, and Fax Christensen, perform an improvised song about peace at the request of Mike Schwartz, left, during the Moving Music Concert series on Sat., June 26....

 

Passing a milestone

Art Hammer, born in 1921, celebrates his 100th birthday Wed., July 7 at the Sons of Norway Hall. In the front row, Art sits with his wife, Jeannine, and family, (back row) his granddaughter Kelsey...

 

The Fun Guys of OBI

"The fun guys of OBI" Ed Volk and Jeff Randrup throwing Icicle hats to the crowd during the 4th of July parade this weekend....

 

School News

Alice Neidiffer graduated from the University of Utah with a Bachelor of Political Science degree on May 6....

 

Happy 4th of July

The 4th of July fireworks lit up the sky on the evening of July 3 in Petersburg....

 

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