Petersburg Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. Celebrating clean waterRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2015 | Capital City Weekly

    ... world, and a big part of that is because we have such clean water here." "When they (people in Telegraph Creek, Petersburg and Wrangell) caught wind of what we were doing, they believed in the project of telling the story of the Stikine and they ...

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  2. B.C. OKs another mine near AK borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    ... limited operations at the Red Chris Mine. It's on a tributary of the Stikine River, which enters the ocean near Petersburg and Wrangell. SEACC, Rivers Without Borders and other Alaska groups are pushing for the projects to go before a U.S.-Canada ...

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  3. House OKs timber payments, but Alaskans can't count on itRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... to be a Medicare reimbursement rate bill," said Sachtleben. In Alaska, borough managers like Steve Giesbrecht of Petersburg aren't sure they can rely on Secure Rural Schools money. Petersburg, with a population of just over 3,000, is one of a ...

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  4. House OKs Timber Payments, But Alaskans Cana t Count on ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | APRN

    ... to be a Medicare reimbursement rate bill," said Sachtleben. In Alaska, borough managers like Steve Giesbrecht of Petersburg aren't sure they can rely on Secure Rural Schools money. Petersburg, with a population of just over 3,000, is one of a ...

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  5. How fish spotting turned controversial in AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | National Fisherman

    ... can be found in Pacific Fisherman, which carried a small note in 1940 under the headline "Plane Locates Fish For Petersburg Gillnetters." This "new use of airplanes" was organized by a local gillnetter and pilot to fly the "Stikine flats country" ...

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  6. David G. Sellars on the Waterfront: Second 164-footer built at...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2015 | Peninsula Daily News

    ... jargon for increasing the width of a vessel) Freedom, a 53-foot commercial fishing vessel that hails from Petersburg, Alaska. Increasing the vessel's beam will increase her stability and load-carrying capacity. The project began some months ago with ...

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  7. With fish spotting, aviation's relationship with fishing turned contentiousRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... can be found in Pacific Fisherman, which carried a small note in 1940 under the headline "Plane Locates Fish For Petersburg Gillnetters." This "new use of airplanes" was organized by a local gillnetter and pilot to fly the "Stikine flats country" ...

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  8. New cruiseRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2015 | Ketchikan Daily News

    The Alaska Marine Highway System and the Inter-Island Ferry Authority tried to serve a Coffman Cove, Wrangell, Petersburg loop.

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  9. Alaskan Sourdough Starter: 27 previoulsy published stories about life in the 'Last Frontier'Read the original story

    Mar 22, 2015 | PR Log

    PRLog - March 22, 2015 - PETERSBURG, Alaska -- Edward May Joins BookDaily.com Petersburg, Alaska March, 3, 2015 BookDaily.com is pleased to announce that Edward May will be featured on the popular book sampling site - joining the ranks of the most famous authors in the world. As a featured author, the first chapters of May's books are now available to thousands of readers to sample - free of charge.

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  10. Fish factor: Sitka, Petersburg rank 4th, 5th in commercial fishing participation statewideRead the original story

    Mar 11, 2015 | Capital City Weekly

    ... comes out on top. Cordova is the leading homeport for 704 vessels, followed by Kodiak at 685, Sitka at 661 and Petersburg is home to 596 fishing boat. Those are just a few of the findings in the latest seafood industry fact sheets provided by the ...

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  11. Alex Cobb named Honorary Starter for 2015 Firestone Grand Prix of St. PetersburgRead the original story

    Mar 11, 2015 | DRays Bay

    Alex Cobb is trading in his fastball for the fast lane to serve as the Honorary Starter for the 2015 Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, taking placeMarch 27-29. As Honorary Starter, Cobb will wave the green flag for the season-opening Verizon IndyCar Series race, which begins at 3 p.m. ET on Sunday, March 29. Cobb will also participate in the pre-race ceremonies for the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg.

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  12. Draft Southeast State Forest Plan available for commentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | DNR Public Notices

    ... to manage the 33 units of the 48,000-acre state forest. The forest units are located on 12 islands between Petersburg and Ketchikan, on the mainland in Bradfield Canal, and by Crittenden Creek east of Wrangell Island. The Alaska Legislature ...

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  13. Tonka Seafoods Tests Out The Shrimp MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | APRN

    Seth Scrimsher stands in one of Tonka's freezers with blocks of frozen pink shrimp. One of Petersburg's seafood processors is trying to make a go at shrimp.

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  14. City Council defers premium pay issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    ... community must sign off on documents to allow that. SEAPA provides hydroelectric power to Ketchikan, Wrangell and Petersburg through the Swan and Tyee Lake dams. Acteson says documents will be sent to the city soon for review.

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  15. VJax Named Grand Marshal for Grand PrixRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Tampa Bay Buccaneers

    Organizers of the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg have named Vincent Jackson, three-time Pro Bowl wide receiver of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, as Grand Marshal for the 2015 event, taking place March 27-29. In his role as Grand Marshal, Jackson will make the famous "drivers, start your engines!" call to start the Sunday, March 29, season-opening Verizon IndyCar Series race and will lead the Driver Parade around the track during pre-race ceremonies for the Firestone Grand Prix.

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  16. Fish Factor: Hot halibut permits, Chuitna, Seafood Symphony hat trickRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2015 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... a rush this year, but there are less quota shares available," said Olivia Olsen at Alaskan Quota and Permits at Petersburg. "We've had some good sales in Southeast (2C), and we're seeing very strong interest for halibut quota pretty much across the ...

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  17. Board of Fisheries keeps Southeast herring status quoRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2015 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... the recent federal decision to grab up more water, I'm going to support this," said board member John Jensen of Petersburg, though he later voted the proposal down. The board took the opportunity to consult with the Alaska Department of Fish and ...

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  18. Arti-Gras Arts and Music Festival includes Sitka's Wearable Art ShowRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2015 | Capital City Weekly

    Wearable Art has become something of a phenomenon in Southeast Alaska. Since it was first held in Ketchikan in 1986, the open-format, mixed-media, anything-goes art show has spread to Juneau, Petersburg and Sitka, among other communities.

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  19. Southeast power agency plans to bond for dam raisingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... bonds. The Southeast Alaska Power Agency, or SEAPA, sells electricity to utilities in Ketchikan, Wrangell and Petersburg. That organization wants to raise the height of a dam at Swan Lake near Ketchikan to boost the amount of water it can store ...

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  20. SEAPA makes case for Swan Lake expansionRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2015 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    A power agency in southern Southeast is floating plans to finance a project to increase its hydro storage capacity by selling bonds. The Southeast Alaska Power Agency, or SEAPA, sells electricity to utilities in Ketchikan, Wrangell and Petersburg.

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