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AK cruise season winds down

As the 2012 visitor season nears an end, cruise lines large and small have been making their last trips of the year through Southeast Alaska. Lindblad Expedition’s National Geographic Sea Lion recently made one more stop in Petersburg, where Matt Lichtenstein chatted with passengers on the dock:

The National Geographic Sea Lion on a stop in Petersburg, early September 2012.

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Farragut Farm goes gaga for garlic

Bo Varsano and Marja Smets stand in front of their crop of gourment garlic.(Joe Sykes)
Making a living out of a lifestyle is many people’s dream. At Farragut Farm, Bo Varsano and Marja Smets live off the grid, 4 hours by slow boat from Petersburg. It’s a good life but it’s hard to make money … more

Rotary exchange students share stories from South America

One new student at Petersburg High School this year hails from Brazil while one returning student spent last year in Chile. Both students took part in Rotary Youth Exchange, a cultural exchange program through Rotary International. more