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Kupreanof fossils paint picture of a warm and ancient Earth

...scientists has found fossils on Kupreanof Island that show signs of the plants...along with a film crew, went to Kupreanof Island in early summer of 2014 looking...57 million years old.While Kupreanof Island is proving to have significant...
Scientists investigate dead orca whale found near Petersburg

PETERSBURG - Scientists are investigating the death of an orca whale found on the shore of Kupreanof Island north of Petersburg.The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration responded to the sighting on Friday. Fisheries Spokeswoman...
The legend of Hosea Sarber

...ear. Another was missing most of its nose...and so on. In 1952, Sarber went missing, maybe on Admiralty or Kupreanof Island. He was 55 years old. Ralph Young, famous bear guide of Petersburg, wrote in his great book "My Lost Wilderness...
A few strange stories

...dynamite in case the animals attacked.From around 1917 to 1926, Colp homesteaded with his family at 5 Mile Creek on Kupreanof Island. He farmed foxes and fished for halibut. One old timer remembers that Colp used to fish halibut with a hand-line...
The second strangest story ever told

...ourselves as do our heroes.The following dawn, sodden clouds rippled across the black mountains of Mitkof Island and Kupreanof Island. Houses, stores, boatyards and marinas rose out of the gloom. A few days prior, during high winds and big tides...
Pure Sole: The hunt

...that a variety of things can burn in a fire, and if you are young enough and out with enough creative youth on a Kupreanof Island camping trip, you can become a genius among your peers.I can almost taste the crunchy goodness from an outing...
There be Dragons! And Kings to be Crowned!

...64-60 loss against the same team.The rematch started slowly with the Merchants holding a 27-15 advantage over the Kupreanof Island hoopsters.After shooting just four free throws (2-2) and making four shots from beyond the arch in the first...
Cleanup underway at Cold War radio site near Petersburg

...contractor is removing soil contaminated by fuel and debris at a Cold War mountaintop radio site near Petersburg.The Kupreanof Island site was a manned U.S. Air Force communications station, one of 18 built in Alaska in the 1950s that were part...
Off the Beaten Path: A query to Red Bull to sponsor my birding league

...March, while trekking through the wilderness of Kupreanof Island searching for the elusive Alexander Archipelago Sasquatch...squid phase. Last spring, after the incident on Kupreanof Island, I formed a birding competition with friends and...
Troopers investigate fatal hit-and-run

...aware that a vehicle may have been involved.Kake is located 90 miles south of Juneau on the northwestern coast of Kupreanof Island.? Contact reporter Emily Russo Miller at 523-2263 or at


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