What a great town! So today my Petersburg Swedish got the best of me. I couldn't stop my cravings of being around fish so I stopped to visit Mike Erickson (and Bonnie and family) out at Alaska Glacier Seafoods and was lucky enough to get a tour. You have to love when a local guy does good, has a passion for what he does, and gives back to the community. And does it among fish! Plus I learned, and was reacquainted, with a few fishing scenes I had experienced growing up in Petersburg... the slime lines, the fish pumping, the crab unloading, etc., etc., etc.
Frank, who didn’t need a reason to run, was quoted as saying it was the only race he gave a damn about and, according to his widow Judith, “If runners are smiling at some point at the end of this race I think Frank would have liked that.”
I know Frank Maier would not have said, or liked, what I over heard recently.
Wow! So this is what 100 feels like. Never thought I would make it. And I haven’t really made it; I am just along for the ride here. From “Newsies” on the docks to digital democracy, from pasteboards to web content across the country, the Juneau Empire is turning 100 years old in November. Where did the time go? I already feel creaky.
Our hope in the Juneau Empire Sports is to bring out more community sports news. This requires a lot of input from the community. I would love to hear from locals about little league tid-bits from their past, present and future to include. Such as: