Petersburg (Alaska, United States)

Type: City
Name: Petersburg (Alaska, United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 56.8125
Longitude: -132.955994
population: 2,894
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Alaska News Nightly: September 16, 2014

September 16, 2014 - 5:06 pmStories are posted on the  APRN news  page. You can subscribe to APRN’s newsfeeds via  email ,  podcast  and  RSS . Follow us on  Facebook at alaskapublic.org  and on  Twitter @aprnDownload AudioSullivan Supports State Minimum ... [Published Alaskapublic.org - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Making Local Work: Petersburg fish smoker builds a reputation for quality

PETERSBURG - Thomas Cumps can tell just by looking at a fish how it was cared for after it was caught.He sees a lot of fish: with the exception of packing help from his wife Alice, Northern Lights Smokeries is a one-man operation.That means Cumps has ... [Published Capital City Weekly - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Petersburg's flowers blossom year-round

Story last updated at 9/17/2014 - 2:06 pmSUBHEAD>By Mary Catharine Martin | BYLINE1> Capital City Weekly BYLINE2>Petersburg has rosemal painting on the way to the aiport. There's rosemal painting along Nordic Drive. There's rosemal painting ... [Published Capital City Weekly - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Carrollton C. Coughlin Jr.

in Ann Arbor, MI , passed away peacefully surrounded by family on September 5, 2014 at age 85.Carl is survived by his 2nd wife Bernadette of 4 years, two daughters from previous marriage, Melonie Harris, Michele Coughlin and grandson James Harris. Sister-in-law ... [Published Watertown Daily Times - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Seafood.com News Summary Monday September 15, 2014

Louisiana shrimpers back on the water after three day tie up failed to raise pricesIn other news warming waters sent Fraser River’s sockeye farther north than usual, keeping the fish on the Canadian side of the border. This has shut out US fishermen and ... [Published Seafood.com - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Ferry System Plans For New Route In Southeast

The state ferry system is planning a new route in Southeast Alaska. It’s being done in conjunction with a new, privately run ferry.Download AudioThe new route will link unused ferry terminals south of Petersburg and on north-central Prince of Wales Island. ... [Published Alaskapublic.org - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Salvation Army to give coats away on Saturday

With the fireweed blossoms long gone and leaves turning yellow, it’s time to think about what’s around the corner: winter.With that in mind, the Salvation Army is holding a coat give-away for area youngsters at the Salvation Army’s Sterling Highway location ... [Published Homer News - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

From sea to stars

Petersburg’s seventh annual Rainforest Festival took residents and visitors from the scale of a dragonfly’s wings to the frontiers of outer space.When they first came up with the idea for it seven years ago, organizers Sunny Rice and Karen Dillman ... [Published Capital City Weekly - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Grand jury indicts Petersburg man in explosion

PETERSBURG, Alaska (AP) - A 59-year-old Petersburg man has been indicted by a grand jury after he was injured in an explosion at a rock pit in Petersburg. KFSK reports (http://is.gd/fe7VmC) the two-count indictment returned this month by the federal ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

From Alaska to Florida

For the past month or so, everyone here at the Trib has enjoyed the opportunity to see other small weekly community newspapers from throughout the country.Ohio newspaper consultant Ken Blum arranged this exchange program for newspapers with similar c ... [Published Wet Mountain Tribune - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Ice Bucket Challenge Splashes Into Petersburg

If you’ve spent any time on social media this summer, you’ve probably come across Youtube videos of the Ice Bucket Challenge. It’s a fundraising effort for ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease. Now, the viral sensation is popping up in communities around Alaska. ... [Published Alaskapublic.org - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Alaska News Nightly: August 21, 2014

August 21, 2014 - 5:30 pmIndividual news stories are posted on the  APRN news  page. You can subscribe to APRN’s newsfeeds via  email ,  podcast  and  RSS . Follow us on  Facebook at alaskapublic.org  and on  Twitter @aprnDownload Audio:Alaska Serial ... [Published Alaskapublic.org - Aug 22 2014]

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...He described the water system for this early operation: "A fair-sized creek cuts across the tract and empties into the bay immediately under the docks. From this creek the cannery draws its fresh waterwater supply for washing and cooking fish as well as domestic supply." The amount of stream flow was so small that electric power came from a stationary diesel engine
"We try to do a community project every year," Dwyer said. "It's kind of fun. We're all kind of into it. ... It's fun to create things from your heritage that people appreciate."
"What drives me is how beautiful the product is that we have around here" he said
suitable projects in her area. "We are pulling out all the stops to get funding"

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