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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...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-03-10/gold-medal-bracket-previews
Sports
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-11-10/new-hatchery-project-planned-southeast
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-10-28/magazine-readers-choose-petersburg-nati
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-12-20/ring-holidays-audubon-christmas-bird
Outdoors
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-07-28/warm-weather-blamed-king-salmon-die
State
New road to help Kake's chances for hydropower

...according the department, though the route has yet to be decided.A small shuttle ferry would connect the road to Mitkof Island, on which downtown Petersburg is located. Transportation engineers are going to use the Environmental Impact Statement...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-07-26/new-road-help-kakes-chances-hydropower
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-12-18/petersburg-borough-approved-voters
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-01-04/petersburg-incorporates-alaskas-19th-bo
State
Photos: Historic 1961 Gold Medal Champions Metlakatla And Petersburg

...Metlakatla, returned to their home base with the first place award. Juneau citizens cheered lustily for the lads from Mitkof Island since the "Little Norway" entry was led by Richard "Itchy" Hansen one of Juneau high's all-time great players...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-02-19/photos-historic-1961-gold-medal-champi
Sports
Budget bill has money for fast ferries, roads

...build one high-speed ferry to run between Juneau and Petersburg and another to run between Ketchikan, Wrangell and Mitkof Island. Sen. Robin Taylor, a Wrangell Republican who has opposed building the high-speed ferries, removed the $68 million...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052103/sta_legbudget.shtml
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