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


June 8, 1923 – Work will be started this week by the Forest Service on the construction of a trail up Petersburg Creek from tide water to lake. This trail will be between five and seven miles in length and will make easy access of one of the better known fishing streams in Southeastern Alaska.

June 4, 1948 – The halibut boat Cascade, skippered by Albert Strom, recently caught a record sebastodes huberrimus (red snapper to us) and has turned it over to the laboratory in Ketchikan. The fish was caught between Warren and Coronations islands on the west coast at a depth of about 600 feet....

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