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Photo: Becoming a common sight

A Sitka blacktail deer and her two fawns pause Sunday along the Mitkof Highway on Mitkof Island near Petersburg. Blacktail deer are so common in the community that they are often seen walking through town, bedding down in front lawns, and eating flowers from planters.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071608/sta_304740695.shtml
Petersburg: Troopers remove man from property

...when Ray Olsen 76, was evicted from disputed property owned by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court at mile 3.5 of the Mitkof Highway. Olsen and police negotiated for several hours on the phone and through the door of a trailer on his former property...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051202/sta_peterstandoff.shtml
News
Southeast DOT crews battle mudslides

...down at mile point 5.4 of the Mitkof Highway. That mudslide littered the highway...additional slide covered part of the Mitkof Highway after midnight Tuesday at mile...the road. A second slide struck Mitkof Highway at about 5 a.m. Tuesday at...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092309/reg_496357515.shtml
The swans have returned to Southeast Alaska

...announcing, "The swans are back." The Blind Slough/Blind River drainage is about 20 minutes south of Petersburg along Mitkof Highway. This is a major stopover area for trumpeter swans during spring and fall migrations and, according to Forest Service...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111702/out_swans.shtml
Outdoors
Crews to replace culvert in Petersburg

...According to the Petersburg maintenance station foreman, Ted Sokol, the work took place at mile marker 10.2 of the Mitkof Highway at the Papkes Landing Road intersection. It was expected to be completed by 6 p.m. Sokol said that replacing the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082609/reg_486139614.shtml
SE road projects drop off state's priority list

...million project for its Sawmill Creek Road pushed back indefinitely. Petersburg officials were not happy that the Mitkof Highway work was not included. "So much for the promise that DOT would upgrade the roadway in conjunction with the construction...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111805/sta_20051118027.shtml
News
My Turn: Mental Health Trust, look at potential Mitkof timber harm

...of the first things a visitor or community member sees when traveling north or south along the Wrangell Narrows or Mitkof highway is the hillside that the Mental Health Trust is planning to log. If logging is done and the hillside is destroyed...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020206/opi_20060202007.shtml
Opinion
Briefly

...a vehicle accident, authorities said. Robert McDonald, 20, was ejected from the vehicle in an accident on the Mitkof Highway, Petersburg Police said. Three other people, all from Petersburg, were taken to the local hospital with injuries...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090800/Loc_Briefly.html
Local
Petersburg: A lifetime of photography

...the island, which Joseph plans to sell. There's a shot of a rusted out truck which motorists pass every day on Mitkof Highway. The truck is slowly and irrevocably being swallowed by plants and the ground itself. Says Joseph, "Every time...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082502/sta_peters.shtml
News
My Turn: Remembering the battle of Dry Straits

...Commissioner Richard Downing, who, along with Gov. Bill Egan, supported the Cordova and Petersburg projects. So Mitkof Highway out of Petersburg was extended to Dry Straits. Areas for bridge approaches were cleared on each side of the strait...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032402/opi_myturn.shtml
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