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Author talk examines 1982 murders in Craig
Author Leland Hale spent years trying to find out what really happened in an unsolved mass murder, and this Friday he’s talking about his methods… Continue reading
‘History comes alive’: Treadwell preservation vision looks to balance education, recreation
The city adopted an updated plan for the area, but it might not mean much.
Local artist creates 25 pieces for ‘Princess Sophia Opera’
Laser projectors allow Dan Fruits’ works to serve as backdrops
‘Important and terrible’: Princess Sophia memorial brings attendees from near, far
Windy weather wasn’t enough to deter people from paying their respects.
Events commemorate Sophia’s centennial
Three major events are taking place Thursday.
Museum Day includes book signing, free admission
This Saturday, Juneauites can take a look into local history for free. Admission to the Juneau-Douglas City Museum is free all day Saturday in celebration… Continue reading
Former Alaska governor Bill Sheffield talks life, time in office and new book
Alaska’s fifth governor has his first memoir. Former Gov. Bill Sheffield, 90, has a new book, “Bill Sheffield: A Memoir, From the Great Depression to… Continue reading
Opinion: Salmon hatcheries support Alaskans, and feed the world
When the Good Friday earthquake shook Alaska in 1964, the damage wasn’t confined to buildings and homes. In some coastal areas, the land and ocean… Continue reading
Derelict no more: A Douglas neighborhood revitalization
Most people with a passing knowledge of local history know that the Treadwell Mine on Douglas Island played a pivotal role in the establishment of… Continue reading
Southeast in Sepia: Mollie Brackett’s lost photo album
Mollie’s album gives us precious glimpses into the past, like personal letters and diaries. They show us the forgotten faces of people who, without these pictures, might be lost to history.
Southeast in Sepia: The Dyea townsite
Dyea was one of the major towns to grow into prominence as a result of the Klondike gold rush.
A century later, woman who died in Juneau gets grave marker
Efforts of great-granddaughter lead to discovery of woman’s location, family history.
Alaska’s 150th anniversary: Juneau lab preserves historical documents
Everyone has enemies. Cats have dogs. Mice have cats. Dust mites have vacuum cleaners. Seth Irwin has Scotch Tape. For the past few weeks —and… Continue reading