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Duross displays a dozen new works

Petersburg artist Ashley Duross has been busy this past year. Along with teaching at the high school, she’s been pursuing a Master’s Degree in the summertime and, of course, painting. Duross is known for her abstract works. Since last June, she produced 12 new paintings in oil and acrylic that go on display tonight at the Clausen Memorial Museum. Matt Lichtenstein stopped by and asked Duross about her about her inspiration for the solo exhibit called “Work Shifts”.
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Ashley Duross’s solo exhibit of new paintings opens tonight at five with an artist’s reception at the Clausen Memorial Museum.

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Student glacier survey reports little change at LeConte

Kyle Hagerman, Skipper Erickson, Ian Fleming, Shalie Dahl, Aaron Murph and Chauncey Sandhofer surveyed the LeConte Glacier this month. (Photo courtesy of Victor Trautman)
A team of student surveyors from Petersburg High School just completed an annual visit to the LeConte Glacier on the mainland near Petersburg. This is the 32nd year for the program to record the position of the terminus of the southernmost tidewater glacier in North America. The students have found little change in the location of ice face, no big retreat or advance again this year. They were able to verify their work for the first time using a satellite image. more