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 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Adventure on a tugboat, and more trips

_ A tugboat might not be what you think of when you consider boutique cruising, but that's what Maple Leaf Adventures has in mind for the 2015 season. The company specializes in intimate cruises in British Columbia and Alaska. Joining the 92-foot schooner ... [Published Chicago Tribune - 2 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Tragedy At The Beach: Puerto Rican Soldier And Kid Daughter Killed By Piper Plane In Front Of Family

A perfect day at the beach turned into devastating tragedy for a family from Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, who was vacationing on the Florida Gulf Coast. Around 2:45 in the afternoon Sunday, a small Piper plane came down roaring and hit Ommy Irizarry and his ... [Published Fox News Latino - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Man Hit And Killed By Crashing Plane Hours After Posting Touching Anniversary Message To His Wife On Facebook

“I am very happy and can’t wait to see what the next 100 have in store for us.” Ommy Irizarry, a 36-year-old man from Puerto Rico, was killed on Sunday by a small plane that crash-landed on a beach in Venice, Fla., Associated Press reported . The ... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

List of applicants for fire and police chief growing

HARLINGEN — The fire chief post has drawn 12 applicants to date, while the list of applicants for the police chief position continues to grow and now includes 15.The applicants for both top public safety jobs in the city come from throughout the country ... [Published Valley Morning Star - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Recreation capital of the U.S.? It’s Cincy

The folks at WalletHub are at it again: crunching all kinds of numbers to come up with lists of the best and worst of just about everything.This time the subject is recreation. WalletHub compared the 100 largest cities in the country, using a ranking ... [Published PJStar.com - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

KSM MINE - Canadian prospect worries Southeast fishermen

Prospect involves open pit gold copper silver and molybdenum mine 19 miles from the Alaska borderShare thisPosted 07/25/2014by -Canadian government officials have released an environmental assessment which concludes that a proposed mitigation measure ... [Published Cordova Times - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Regulatory Commission Approves Major Rise in ENSTAR Rates

ANCHORAGE -More than a hundred people crowded into the Regulatory Commission of Alaska's hearing room Wednesday, to testify about the potential hardships they will face after a 48 percent increase in their bills from natural gas provider ENSTAR.ENSTAR ... [Published KTUU - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Troopers Investigating Reported Assault Aboard Fishing Vessel

ANCHORAGE -Alaska State Troopers are investigating an assault aboard a fishing vessel in Petersburg.Troopers were dispatched Wednesday around 8:05 a.m. following a report that the 28-year-old captain of the vessel Favorite grabbed a 31-year-old crew member ... [Published KTUU - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 2 reports

AK Beat: Judges named to Alaska Criminal Justice Commission

New Alaska Criminal Justice Commission members named:  Alaska Supreme Court Chief Justice Dana Fabe has appointed three judges to the Alaska Criminal Justice Commission. The 13-member commission created by Senate Bill 64 -- an omnibus crime bill passed ... [Published Anchorage Daily News - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 2 reports

Petersburg man injured in explosion at gravel pit

JUNEAU, Alaska — The Petersburg police chief says a man who was injured in an explosion detonated an explosive mixture in a gravel or rock pit owned by the borough.Chief Kelly Swihart tells the Juneau Empire (http://is.gd/mG28JG) there is no evidence ... [Published South Carolina Enquirer-Herald - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Petersburg Man Pleads Guilty In Federal Court To Distribution, Receipt, And Possession Of Child Pornography

July 09, 2014Wednesday AM(SitNews) Anchorage, Alaska - Tye Leif Petersen, 46, a resident of Petersburg, Alaska, pled guilty in federal court recently to distribution, receipt, and possession of child pornography.Judge Timothy M. Burgess, who took Petersen’s ... [Published Sitnews - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Two Men Found Dead After Skiff Capsizes near Petersburg

ANCHORAGE -Two men from Delaware and South Carolina aboard a capsized skiff near Petersburg Sunday night called police for help, but were found dead hours later after a major search according to the U.S. Coast Guard.Alaska State Troopers spokesperson ... [Published KTUU - Jun 30 2014]

Quotes

Rebecca's page showed a photo of her and her husband in the water, smiling for the camera. About 4 p m. Sunday, she wrote: "We need prayers, now! Please stop and pray for Ommy and Oceana."
...Asked about the issue at an event last week, Scott, who voted for the 2008 traditional marriage amendment, said: "In my case, I believe in traditional marriage. Also, I don't want anybody discriminated against."  Translation: PLEASE don’t ask me about this
"This is a rare issue that has united Southeast Alaska tribes, businesses, fishermen, elected leaders and conservationists out of concern for our water, fisheries and jobs" said Brian Lynch, executive director of the Petersburg Vessel Owners Association, a trade group representing a large number of the Southeast AlaskaAlaska...
...It was not until around 1973 that "relatively large numbers of anglers discovered that (Kenai River) chinook salmon were susceptible to harvest by bouncing terminal gear along the bottom from a drifting boat" according Alaska Department of Fish and Game Biologist Stephen Hammarstrom in the 1978 report Evaluation of Chinook Salmon Fisheries of the Kenai Peninsula...

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Adventure on a tugboat, and more trips [Published Chicago Tribune - 2 hours ago]
Changing sea chemistry will hit Alaska communit... [Published Seattle Times - 10 hours ago]
“Headlights On At All Times” Signs Coming to So... [Published Sitnews - 16 hours ago]
Tragedy At The Beach: Puerto Rican Soldier And ... [Published Fox News Latino - Jul 28 2014]
Man Hit And Killed By Crashing Plane Hours Afte... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Jul 28 2014]
Alaska Fish Factor: Shaping Alaska's Fisheries [Published The Fish Site - Jul 28 2014]
Florida Hearts Hillary [Published American Spectator - Jul 28 2014]
The Cruise Director: New cruise ships [Published Melbourne Age - Jul 26 2014]
List of applicants for fire and police chief gr... [Published Valley Morning Star - Jul 26 2014]
Recreation capital of the U.S.? It’s Cincy [Published PJStar.com - Jul 26 2014]
KSM MINE - Canadian prospect worries Southeast ... [Published Cordova Times - Jul 26 2014]
Russian watchdog seeks ban on Filet-o-Fish, oth... [Published Undercurrent News - Jul 25 2014]
5 Tips for Booking a Cruise at the Right Time [Published Condé Nast Traveler - Jul 25 2014]
The Chinook Tradition [Published Tundra Drums - Jul 25 2014]
How Putin's American Fixers Keep Russian Sancti... [Published Vice Magazine US - Jul 24 2014]
Troopers Investigating Reported Assault Aboard ... [Published KTUU - Jul 24 2014]
Southeast Communities Calendar [Published Capital City Weekly - Jul 24 2014]
Regulatory Commission Approves Major Rise in EN... [Published KTUU - Jul 24 2014]
Across Siberia, on a train — V [Published Daily Times - Jul 23 2014]
Karat Group in talks with McDonald’s Russia abo... [Published Undercurrent News - Jul 23 2014]
IMEX America Expects Increase in Exhibitors [Published International Meetings Review - Jul 21 2014]
Pacific States looks for EM participants, helps... [Published Alaska Journal - Jul 19 2014]
Beginner's Guide to Alaska [Published Yahoo! Shine - Jul 18 2014]
AK Beat: Judges named to Alaska Criminal Justic... [Published Anchorage Daily News - Jul 18 2014]
Police exes, county progress and mead made in Ybor [Published Tampa Bay Times - Jul 17 2014]
Significant rise in US exhibitors for IMEX Amer... [Published ETurboNews - Jul 17 2014]
AK Beat: Alaska's Irene Bedard rumored to be Wi... [Published Anchorage Daily News - Jul 17 2014]
Juneau Calendar [Published Capital City Weekly - Jul 17 2014]
Alaska News Nightly: July 16, 2014 [Published Alaskapublic.org - Jul 17 2014]
Petersburg man injured in explosion at gravel pit [Published South Carolina Enquirer-Herald - Jul 17 2014]
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“I am very happy and can’t wait to see what the next 100 have in store for us.” Ommy Irizarry, a 36-year-old man from Puerto Rico, was killed on Sunday by a small plane that crash-landed on a beach in Venice, Fla., Associated Press reported . The ...
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