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Mummers stage new spin on classic tale

Petersburg’s amateur theater group will perform a fresh twist on a classic tale this week. It’s called “Cinderella or the Story of Bigfoot” and the premiere is tonight at the Wright Auditorium. Matt Lichtenstein stopped by the Mitkof Mummer’s rehearsal and produced this audio postcard:
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Longtime Mitkof Mummer Irene Littleton plays “Bubba” the mouse in “Cinderella or the Story of Bigfoot”


The Mitkof Mummers perform “Cinderella or the Story of Bigfoot” tonight (Thursday), Friday, and Saturday at seven in Petersburg’s Wright Auditorium.

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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