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Yesterday's News News from 25-50-75-100 years ago

May 23, 1924 – The first Fordson tractor for Farragut Bay for J.O. Wallace pioneer rancher there, arrived this week from the outside. Mr. Wallace t...

 
 By Orin Pierson    About Town    May 23, 2024 

Petersburg's Class of 2024 sets the bar high

Graduation has arrived for the class of 2024. Commencement events kick off on Tuesday, May 28 with...

 

Introducing the Class of 2024

Cheyenne Steele How many years did you attend school in Petersburg? 13 years. What subjects or classes did you enjoy the most, and which ones...

 

Yesterday's News

May 9, 1924 – Petersburg needs more houses for rent. It needs more rooms and apartments. It needs more hotel accommodations, especially for the s...

 

Artifact Archive

This Bibelen på Norsk, or a bible translated for Norwegians, was published in 1910 and likely...

 

Yesterday's News: News from 25-50-75-100 years ago

May 9, 1924 – When asked about the shortage of bait at Petersburg for halibut fishermen, Earl N. Ohmer said, “The shortage of bait is due to the fac...

 

AMSEA's Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor Training in Petersburg

The Alaska Marine Safety Education Association (AMSEA) will offer a Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor Course in Petersburg on May 11, 2024 from 8:30 a.m....

 

Alaska On-Board Crew Training in Petersburg June 1-3

Alaska On-Board Crewmember Training will take place June 1-3 in the John Hanson Sr Community Hall. The three-day workshop provides hands-on training...

 

Yesterday's News

May 2, 1924 – Herman Papke, rancher and homesteader on Wrangell Narrows just below Scow Bay, is doing wonders in propagation and crossing of s...

 

MDT presents Myths & Legends

One hundred and one local youth performed in Mitkof Dance Troupe's spring recital Myths & Legends...

 

Artifact Archive

The Norwegian bunad is a traditional costume worn on special occasions such as confirmations,...

 

Locals in red March for Education

Taking action in support of public education in Alaska, which continues to be flat funded by the...

 

Yesterday's News

April 25, 1924 – There is no settlement in sight for the strike of the Alaska fishermen. Alarm is expressed that if the strike is not ended soon it w...

 

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