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Whale Watching and LeConte Glacier Tours based out of Petersburg Alaska

Editorial: Cruise ship visitors


November 1, 2018

Don’t miss the Tues., Nov. 6 meeting in the Assembly Chambers to discuss the impacts of cruise ship passengers on our community at 5:30 p.m.

Petersburg has welcomed summer visitors since the 1960s and before that hunters and sport fishermen made less frequent visits to the ‘burg.

Even today, Petersburg attracts guests because we’re, “off the map,” and are able to maintain our small working-town atmosphere.

Despite the laments of a few, Petersburg businesses have grown the visitor industry into a viable part of the local economy.

We all benefit from infrastructure created, in part...

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