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  1. Alaska -- yes, tiny Alaska -- could break the record for outside spending in a Senate raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | The Washington Post

    U.S. Sen. Mark Begich, right, is seen through the windows of the Petersburg High School Library on Oct. 10 as he speaks at an open house he hosted to meet supporters and answer questions from voters in Petersburg, Alaska. The 2014 election has been decided, in large part, not by candidates or even national party committees, but instead by outside groups with ties to neither.

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  2. Petersburg opposes pesticide, herbicide regulation changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The State of Alaska is expediting a regulation change that will do away with permits for pesticide and herbicide spraying. The Petersburg borough assembly has already passed a resolution on the issue which was sent to the Governor's office.

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  3. Begich, Sullivan make closing arguments in Alaska's US Senate raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    In this Oct. 10, 2014 photo, Dan Sullivan, the Republican who is challenging U.S. Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska, for his senate seat, talks to guests at a luncheon held at the Elks Lodge Hall in Petersburg, Alaska. At this stop, the topic of discussion was health insurance and how President Obama's Affordable Care Act would affect Alaskans.

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  4. B.C. mines concern some-not all-candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... issues or the need for resource development. Take, for example, House District 35, which includes Sitka, Petersburg and many Southeast villages. There, Democrat Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins is running for re-election. "You've got to defend habitat and ...

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  5. Sullivan, Begich swing through Petersburg in hard-fought ground game in rural AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    In this Oct. 10, 2014 photo, Dan Sullivan, right, walks up a hill in Petersburg, Alaska, with his spokesman, Mike Anderson, left, after they made a stop at a coffee shop and worked on a speech over lunch. Sullivan, a Republican and former state attorney general, is challenging U.S. Sen. Dan Begich for his seat in the hotly contested race that some analysts say could tip the party balance of the U.S. Senate.

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  6. Kreiss-Tomkins holds a two-to-one fund raising edgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Voters in central Southeast Alaska next week will be choosing from one of two relatively young candidates for a new district in the Alaska House. House district 35 encompasses Sitka and Petersburg and 22 other remote island communities in the panhandle.

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  7. Alaska incumbent Sen. Mark Begich avoids even saying 'Obama'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    Democratic Sen. Mark Begich, right, jokes with Jimmy Maddox earlier this month at Kito's Kave, a bar in Petersburg, Alaska. Democratic Sen. Mark Begich, right, jokes with Jimmy Maddox earlier this month at Kito's Kave, a bar in Petersburg, Alaska.

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  8. Looking for votes door to door in Alaska whale-hunting Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | SFGate

    ... jokes with Jimmy Maddox, left, after Maddox challenged the senator to a game of pool at Kito's Kave, a bar in Petersburg, Alaska. Begich had stopped at the bar to get a late-night burger after a full day of campaigning. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) In ...

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  9. Photos: Alaska's Ground Game for SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | US News & World Report

    ... culture. Republican Dan Sullivan, left, leaves from a luncheon where Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell was speaking in Petersburg, Alaska, on Oct. 10. Some analysts say the former state attorney general could tip the party balance of the U.S. Senate. Sen. ...

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  10. Adventure is Out ThereRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | San Diego Zoo Weblogs

    ... and kayaking in some of America's wildest places. In the summer of my junior year I spent 28 days kayaking off of Petersburg, Alaska, in a region with more bald eagles, sea otters, humpback whales and black bears than anywhere else on earth. I love ...

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  11. Deer populations near Petersburg continue to struggleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Deer hunting is open in some areas in the Unit 3 islands near Petersburg. On the mainland in Unit 1-B, hunters can take two bucks.

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  12. Protesters block access to BC mine as it nears completionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... day," Quock said. The Red Chris copper and gold mine is in the Stikine River watershed, upriver from Wrangell and Petersburg. Groups on both sides of the border are worried its tailings dam might be too similar to the one that spilled contaminated ...

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  13. Southeast cities hot and cold on ballot measuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... construction projects during the Oct. 7 municipal elections. Here's a quick look at what passed and what didn't. Petersburg voters defeated a plan to phase out the borough's senior citizen sales-tax exemption. They also voted down a measure limiting ...

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  14. ANB/ANS Grand Camp convenes in PetersburgRead the original story

    Oct 8, 2014 | Capital City Weekly

    The 102nd Grand Camp of the Alaska Native Brotherhood and the Alaska Native Sisterhood will take place Oct. 8-11 in Petersburg.

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  15. Southeast Ballot Issues Cover Taxes, Infrastructure and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | APRN

    ... Clerk Kathy O'Rear says if that measure passes, only those 65 and older by the end of 2019 would be eligible. Petersburg sales tax committee member Lee Corrao is OK with residency requirements. But he's not fond of the overall approach, which will ...

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  16. SE ballots cover taxes, repairs and constructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... Clerk Kathy O'Rear says if that measure passes, only those 65 and older by the end of 2019 would be eligible. Petersburg sales tax committee member Lee Corrao is OK with residency requirements. But he's not fond of the overall approach, which will ...

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  17. Small-schools: Homer girls take state XC crownRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2014 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... re since day one. Team scores: 1. Homer, 29; 2. Seward, 68; 3. Grace, 108; 4. ACS, 126; 5. Mt. Edgecumbe, 143; 6. Petersburg, 158; 7. Wrangell, 188; 8. Barrow,

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  18. Alaska Airlines drops fares in annual PFD saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... (until next summer), it's nice of Alaska Airlines to cut the rate. Travelers in Kodiak, Bethel, Nome, Cordova, Petersburg and Dutch Harbor will also find reduced fares at AlaskaAir.com . Travelers in Anchorage and Fairbanks may wince at the price. ...

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  19. Southeast History: Historical tidbits shared by readersRead the original story

    Oct 1, 2014 | Capital City Weekly

    ... running his Blue Lake operation, pulling logs out of that Sitka lake after the dam was constructed. J&H moved to Petersburg in 1963 after purchasing some 60 million feet of timber from the USFS and additional millions from the state. Its operation ...

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  20. The votingest little town in SoutheastRead the original story

    Oct 1, 2014 | Capital City Weekly

    If patriotism is measured at the election box, the voting residents of Petersburg may be the most American town in Southeast Alaska. They have a total of 38 possible votes to cast this election.

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