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Explosion rattles Petersburg

...questions to the police department.The lack of information has fueled speculation among residents in the small town on Mitkof Island south of Juneau, where it seems everyone knows one another."The rumor mill is zooming around," KFSK news director...
Off the Beaten Path: The bears, wolves of Kupreanof Island

...paddled into Sumner Strait, around the southern tip of Mitkof Island. With the tide running hard against the wind, we were...some thought if the majority of wolves were culled from Mitkof Island, Wodebok Island and the Lindenberg Peninsula of Kupreanof...
Off the Beaten Path: Exploring the Stikine Delta by kayak, foot

...wild ballet of emotion. By late evening, the wind had died a bit and we floated on the still waters of Ideal Cove of Mitkof Island looking for a camp spot. The following day we crossed Frederick Sound and, because we believe in a holistic approach...
New hatchery project planned in Southeast

...The fish that will be used are at Crystal Lake, which is an association-run king and coho hatchery facility on Mitkof Island, he said. "Come mid-April, we will transport those fish out to the site, rear them for approximately six weeks...
Magazine readers choose Petersburg for national honor

...of summers to explore Alaska, Wollen said.Petersburg is in the heart of the Tongass National Forest, located on Mitkof Island. Tourism opportunities include sport fishing, whale watching, hiking, sea kayaking and visits to nearby LeConte...
Gold Medal Bracket Previews

...and Yakutat and new edition Klawock.Petersburg is still not in the bracket and for the second year in a row the Mitkof Island boys have won the top bracket championship at the Mt. Edgecumbe Invitational.Thank God they kept Wrangell in the...
Ring in the holidays with the Audubon Christmas Bird Count

...the first Christmas Bird Count instance of a European House Sparrow outside of Ketchikan, with one reported from the Mitkof Island count. New birds for Alaska counts were a black guillemot (a seabird that usually winters in the Bering Strait region...
Petersburg Borough approved by voters

...question to 476 against it, a margin of about 10 percentage points.The boundaries of the Petersburg Borough take in Mitkof Island, part of Kupreanof Island, and coastline north to Endicott Arm.The Local Boundary Commission approved the Petersburg...
Petersburg incorporates as Alaska's 19th borough

...The biggest change in the borough incorporation for residents of Kupreanof and the formerly unincorporated area of Mitkof Island, part of Kupreanof Island and North American mainland north to Endicott Arm the borough encompasses, Giesbrecht said...
Warm weather blamed for king salmon die-off

...officials suspect the cause was warm weather.The fish died sometime last week at the Blind River rapids on southern Mitkof Island, south of Petersburg. The fish were returning to the Crystal Lake Hatchery, KFSK reported.Alaska Department of...


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