Stuart Sliter reflects on her 80th birthday as well as her time as the first Miss Alaska, Wednesday, May 29, 2019. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)

Stuart Sliter reflects on her 80th birthday as well as her time as the first Miss Alaska, Wednesday, May 29, 2019. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)

Long live the queen: Upon turning 80, the first Miss Alaska reflects on her ‘Cinderella story’

Here’s how a young woman from Douglas found herself in New York City meeting Dick Clark

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Small rally protests Juneau’s ‘landgrab’ of parts of Admiralty Island

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The intersection of Stephen Richards Memorial Drive and Mendenhall Loop Road on Wednesday, June 11, 2019. The Department of Transportation and Public Facilities plans to build a roundabout at the intersection. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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In this Feb. 20, 2015 photo, Alaska Cannabis Club CEO Charlo Greene prepares to roll a joint at the medical marijuana dispensary in Anchorage, Alaska. (Mark Thiessen | Associated Press File)
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