Passengers on the MS Amundsen described Petersburg as “the coziest of places.”
Although seniors lose the most money to fraud, people aged 18-30 get scammed the most often.
“My little dog woke me up and my whole cabin was on fire,” Douglas Browand said. “One cabin went off after another until all of them were lit up.”
The LeConte Glacier student survey was started in 1983 by Petersburg High School teacher Paul Bowen and has happened almost every year since then.
Through photographs shared by whale watchers, Happy Whale has recorded thousands of whales that travel to and from Alaska.
Tourist season is beginning in Southeast Alaska, which likely means around a half million people will be hoping to see whales.
The Petersburg assembly voted to send a letter opposing a bill that would create five new urban Native corporations in Southeast Alaska and transfer land from the Tongass National Forest to those corporations.
Over the years the Anacapa has responded to natural disasters, freed entangled whales, and searched for missing aircraft and hunters.
It’s one of the first sales to focus on second growth logging, following a federal plan to stop cutting down old growth trees.
Written public testimony has been overwhelmingly in support of keeping or even expanding independent oversight by the marine engineers.