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Body of missing Petersburg pilot found near Admiralty Island

...on Admiralty Island. "He was comfortable and relaxed (on the radio)," said his best friend, Lee Gilpin, a Petersburg pilot and commercial fisherman who coordinated an exhaustive civil aircraft search when Howell went missing. "I think...
School physicals law could affect districts

...nurse can provide. She said physicals comprise a small piece of the workload for school nurses in the district.The Petersburg Pilot first reported on the new questions raised about the exams.Rep. Beth Kerttula, D-Juneau, said she plans to...
Whales are labeled hazard to aircraft

If Petersburg pilot Rod Judy had taken off from Keku Islands seconds later than he did on a recent trip, he might have collided in mid-air with...
Petersburg Pilot publishers purchase Wrangell Sentinel

The Petersburg Pilot and the Wrangell Sentinel, two weekly newspapers serving central Southeast Alaska, are now under the same ownership. Pilot publishers...
Empire wins 10 awards at Alaska Press Club

...honors going to staffers at the Petersburg Pilot, The Skagway News, Ketchikan...picture story: Klas Stolpe, Petersburg Pilot. Government or political reporting...picture story: Klas Stolpe, Petersburg Pilot. Best feature photo: Ron Loesch...
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State Briefs

Search for missing plane continues JUNEAU - The search continued today for a Petersburg pilot, Lawrence "Smokey" Howell, 32, who did not return from a hunting trip to Admiralty Island on Friday. Howell's cream and...
State Briefs

Search continues for missing pilot JUNEAU - Searchers continued today to look for a Petersburg pilot and his floatplane that went missing Friday while he was on a solo hunting trip near Admiralty Island. Friends of Lawrence "Smokey...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

Inside out THE JUNEAU EMPIRE Burgers and lies The Petersburg Pilot served up a hot and juicy story March 30. According to the front page article, a multi-national fast-food chain was buying...
State ferry strikes Ocean Beauty's Petersburg dock

...dock belonging to Ocean Beauty, said Jeremy Woodrow, a spokesman for the Alaska Department of Transportation.The Petersburg Pilot reported the face of the Ocean Beauty concrete dock was heavily damaged, dock pilings were broken and a crane was...


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