Gorgeous aerial views of Frederick Sound

Gorgeous views of Frederick sound from the four Petersburg baseball fields in Petersburg Alaska. Little league this spring 2021 brought all the kids to the field to laugh, play and be together. Come see what Petersburg has to offer for kids — its a little secret with its award winning school system and small class count. Kids...

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Aerial view of Bind Slough/Crystal Lake Hatchery

Summer time and the living’ is easy! HOT HOT HOT last weekend in Southeast Alaska and we hit the water. Take a look at how beautiful the Bind Slough/Crystal Lake Hatchery is from the air this time of year. Salmon fry swim with the kids and bar-b-ques ablaze at the water’s edge. Gorgeous Southeast Alaska at its...

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Petersburg’s Mobile Music Festival

Petersburg’s Parks and Recreation worked with the Petersburg Arts Council to bring their first mobile music festival. It was a beautiful sunny day in southeast Alaska and people walked about to listen to 4 different musical groups pay along the Nature Boardwalk. Its days like this that make one never want to leave the...

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Baranof Warm Springs

Baranof Warm Springs is a wonderful quiet retreat 35 miles from Petersburg, Alaska. Traveling by boat, it would take you around 12 hours to reach this destination. It’s a small, seasonally occupied community located in the city/borough of Sitka, Alaska, on the eastern side of Baranof Island in the Alexander Archipelago. It is...

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Our Volunteer Fire Department’s Annual Family Activity Day

Petersburg Volunteer Fire Department, (PVFD) has a yearly Family Activity Day where they invite members of the community to bring the kids and explore the Fire Station and it’s three branches, Fire, Search and Rescue and EMS. They’re always looking for volunteers, so they also take the opportunity to ask people that show up to...

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Check out our Rubik’s Cube Mural of Martin Luther King

Our 5th grade students created a mural of Martin Luther King Jr. out of Rubik’s Cubes and displayed them in the window of the real estate office of Anchor Properties. This colorful puzzle toy which was created in 1974 was put to good use to pay homage to one of Americas great leaders in the Civil Rights movement. The students...

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60th Annual Syttende Mai Festival

Petersburg Alaska hosted the 60th annual Syttende Mai in its town this year. In addition to the usual festival events there was a musical addition of Ray Troll and the Ratfish Wranglers. Lots of singing, dancing, drinking, and Norwegian festivities for all were had during the festival week. Residents and visitors, young and...

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We are downtown and lookin’ good!

A little late with the post… come swing in and say hi at our new office in downtown Petersburg Alaska. I must give a personal shout out to my most amazing husband Patrick McGrath for his craftsmanship in transforming the place and in making my desk (honed from a sentimental redwood tree). Our front lounge area is set up...

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First Annual Pumpkin Patch in Petersburg, Alaska

Anchor Properties brought the first ever pumpkin patch to Petersburg residents. Anchor Properties believes in giving back to the community and personally connecting with the people of the island. The proceeds from the pumpkin patch went to benefit the local non-profit public radio station, KFSK. This pumpkin patch was a hit!...

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Petersburg Alaska’s Wearable Arts Show 2017

The last weekend of March found Alaska’s “Little Norway” fully entertained with their local performance of “Wearable Arts.” This annual event is put on by Petersburg’s award winning non-profit radio station, KFSK, and raises a lot of money for a great cause. This year’s theme was “Freaks of Nature” and exhibitors brought just...

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