April 6, 2017
April 6, 1917 - Sergeant McLaughlin has asked the Signal Service Office at Seattle for a second operator at the Petersburg wireless station. The business here now has increased to such extent as to make it a difficult matter for one
man to handle it satisfactorily, and with the starting up of the canneries and herring fishing this spring the work at the
wireless station will undoubtedly reach a volume entirely beyond the capacity of one operator.
April 3, 1942 – The following proclamation designating the Territory of Alaska as a Military Area. “I Buckner, Jr., commanding general of t...