Weather on Thursday’s centennial and the day of the Princess Sophia’s sinking shared a bit in common — but not to an eerie degree, said… Continue reading
I was saddened to read recently that the Presbyterian Church of Sitka was planning to close its doors after more than a hundred years.
Efforts of great-granddaughter lead to discovery of woman’s location, family history.
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
On March 13, 1987, Juneau Girls Scouts celebrated the 75th anniversary since the national program’s founding. The celebration included balloons, singing, a birthday cake and… Continue reading
On March 12, 1987, Alaska Supreme Court Justice Jay Rabinowitz defended the state courts when speaking before the Alaska House and Senate. In Juneau, claims… Continue reading
On March 10, 1987, the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly started reviewing the exemptions list for the municipal sales tax to see where changes… Continue reading
On March 9, 1987, University of Alaska President Donald O’Dowd said that although there would be massive adjustments made to the UA system, academic programs… Continue reading
On March 4, 1987, a small crew of eight Juneau residents, including three children, stood outside of the Dimond Court Building to advocate for longer… Continue reading
On Feb. 24, 1987, Former Gov. Jay Hammond defended the Alaska Permanent Fund Dividend at the Alaska Legislature Monday. Hammond, who was Governor from 1974… Continue reading
On Feb. 17, 1987, the Canadian precision aerobatic team, the Snowbirds, were set to perform over Juneau the weekend of May 8. Their seventh visit… Continue reading
On February 13, 1987, University of Alaska President Donald O’Dowd spoke from Fairbanks with Southeast Alaska educational leaders about merging Ketchikan and Islands (Sitka) community… Continue reading
On Feb. 23, 1987, Alaska House lawmakers voted 22-17 to transfer all of the $426 million from the Alaska budget reserve to the general fund… Continue reading
On Feb. 19, 1987, Gov. Steve Cowper and the Alaska Legislature formed a budget plan for the upcoming year. The House Finance Committee passed a… Continue reading