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Remote winters

...Baranof's winter caretakers; they're there from October to May. They've lived remotely for years, off and on, in Port Alexander and Thorne Bay, "so an opportunity to be even more remote was a welcome choice," they wrote in an email. "Just...
Eyak's sinking leaves Port Alexander isolated

...get mail, fuel and freight to Port Alexander, a small community of 45 people...bunch," said Debra Gifford, Port Alexander's mayor. "It changes things...available."Gifford has lived in Port Alexander since 1976, before the Eyak began...
Brown winter is abnormal but no record

...far above normal for this time of year. On Dec. 15, Petersburg, Klawock, Craig, Point Baker, Coffman Cove, Port Alexander, Ketchikan, Hoonah, Pelican, Juneau and Haines all either tied or set record-high temperatures. In Craig...
Untangling Southeast Alaska's fisheries

...finagled a ride on a supply helicopter heading south to Baranof Island, where, at a remote salmon hatchery near Port Alexander, she interviewed its nine-person staff about their jobs, their lives, and their relationships, all carried out...
Thank you from Herring Hop

...returned with a beautiful painting to donate to the auction; Harris Aircraft Services for the one way ticket back to Port Alexander; Mike Mayo, f/v Coral Lee, the stainless circle hooks, former board member and longstanding supporter Kari Johnson...
Coast Guard medevacs woman in Port Alexander

...woman reportedly suffering from complications associated with a lower back injury aboard the fishing vessel Annie B in Port Alexander on Sunday.An Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew hoisted the injured woman and transported her to...
The ABC's of "rudderless travel," Part II

...great bear viewing bay and scenic wonderland with, again, the ruins of a cannery and saltery.The peaceful inlet of Port Alexander was once a booming fishing community with hundreds of fishing boats and vessels of Hollywood stars docking. There...
State: 3,203 in Petersburg as of 2010 Census

...merged into the Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, which covers much of southern Southeast Alaska."Kake and Port Alexander are the only communities in the remains of the Petersburg Census Area not part of the new borough," Sandberg wrote...
Dixie Hood

...Piper in Bellingham, Wash. Granddaughters Ember in Port Alexander, Ceanne in Mt. Vernon, Wash., teenaged great-granddaughters...1980s. Marc was also a commercial fisherman out of Port Alexander and Sitka. His name is on the Alaska Commercial Fishermen's...
Couple opens a bigger Hot Bite

...over the years," said Kim Luedke from her home in Port Alexander, on the southern tip of Baranof Island, where her...ready to move on." The Luedkes record the weather in Port Alexander for the National Weather Service and the Federal Aviation...


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