Derby winner recounts nerve-racking battle Derby winner recounts nerve-racking battle

Derby winner recounts nerve-racking battle

This year’s winner of the Petersburg salmon derby says he had a long, nerve-wracking fight with the prize winning 50.9-pound fish. Photo courtesy of Glorianne Wollen Scott Stafford went to high school in Petersburg but lives in Rochester, Minnesota and is a doctor at the Mayo Clinic. He says he started fishing Petersburg’s derby in 2006 onboard the fishing vessel Odin. That boat was nearby when … more

Petersburg salmon derby totals 364 kings Petersburg salmon derby totals 364 kings

Petersburg salmon derby totals 364 kings

Here’s the list of salmon weighed in during the 2015 34th annual salmon derby May 22-25: WEIGHT NAME DATE TIME AGE 1 50.9 Scott Stafford 23-May-15 10:52 AM A 2 45.8 Madison Whitethorn 22-May-15 1:28 PM Y 3 45.4 Stephanie Sell 23-May-15 8:20 PM A 4 36.2 Vern Craig 23-May-15 9:59 AM A 5 36.2 Steve Burrell 23-May-15 3:43 PM A 6 36.0 Rick Dormer 24-May-15 8:06 PM A 7 35.3 Troy Larson 22-May-15 … more

PHS track teams first, second at regional meet PHS track teams first, second at regional meet

PHS track teams first, second at regional meet

Petersburg High School’s boys track and field team took first in the region for 1A-2A and 3A schools, while the girls team finished second behind Sitka. The regional meet was held in Juneau over the weekend. Photo by Vicki Lee McIntosh courtesy of Petersburg Viking Track and Field Two PHS athletes, River Quitslund and Izabelle Ith, were named male and female outstanding athlete of the region … more

Chautauqua visits Southeast Alaska next month Chautauqua visits Southeast Alaska next month

Chautauqua visits Southeast Alaska next month

A large group of traveling performers and educators is visiting seven communities in Southeast Alaska this summer. The New Old Time Chautauqua will be holding parades, performances and workshops and encouraging residents to participate. http://www.kfsk.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/22CHAUTAUQweb.mp3 The New Old Time Chautauqua was founded in 1981 and is made up of volunteers. It goes on tou … more

Warm weather logging restrictions lifted Warm weather logging restrictions lifted

Warm weather logging restrictions lifted

The U.S. Forest Service has lifted restrictions on logging companies on the Tongass National Forest because of a drop in forest fire danger over the weekend. The agency issued a notice Friday May 22nd placing the Craig, Thorne Bay and Wrangell ranger districts on “Hoot Owl” restrictions. That meant loggers couldn’t cut or yard trees, blast or weld during the warmer hours of the day, from noon to … more

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Derby winner recounts nerve-racking battle

Photo courtesy of Glorianne Wollen

This year’s winner of the Petersburg salmon derby says he had a long, nerve-wracking fight with the prize winning 50.9 pound fish. more
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Petersburg salmon derby totals 364 kings

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Here's the list of salmon weighed in during the 2015 34th annual salmon derby May 22-25: more
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PHS track teams first, second at regional meet

Photo by Vicki Lee McIntosh courtesy of Petersburg Viking Track and Field

Petersburg High School’s boys track and field team took first in the region for 1A-2A and 3A schools, while the girls team finished second behind Sitka. The regional meet was held in Juneau over the weekend. more
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Chautauqua visits Southeast Alaska next month

Photo by Michelle Bates courtesy of the New Old Time Chautauqua

A large group of traveling performers and educators is visiting seven communities in Southeast Alaska this summer. The New Old Time Chautauqua will be holding parades, performances and workshops and encouraging residents to participate. more
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Warm weather logging restrictions lifted

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The U.S. Forest Service has lifted restrictions on logging companies on the Tongass National Forest because of a drop in forest fire danger over the weekend. more
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Sealaska Plaza is the location of the regional Native corporation's Juneau headquarters.  Shareholders are casting ballots to fill five board of directors seats.  (File photo/KTOO)

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Sitka derby leader wouldn’t mind a bigger fish

Derby leader Bert Edenso says his king didn't behave like a big one. "There wasn't much of a battle." (SSA photo/Eric Jordan)

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