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Eileen Mildred Wheeler Forgatsch Casler's Men's Wear, then for many years at B.M. Behrends Department Store, and finally, at the Alaska Governor's Mansion, where she served as head housekeeper during the Sheffield and Cooper administrations. Eileen loved singing...
Carol Ann Dickerson

...attention to detail. Carol's originals and limited edition prints now hang in countless homes in Alaska, the Alaska Governor's Mansion in Juneau, across the Pacific Northwest, and around the world.Mrs. Dickerson was born Dec. 9, 1950, in...
'White House of the North' author to be featured at Saturday's Coffee and Collections

...Soul, the 39th book in the Chicken Soup for the Soul series. "White House of the North: Stories from the Alaska Governor's Mansion"was published with support from the Alaska Humanities Forum. Free coffee for this event is provided by the...
Gallery Walk

...Alaska Gov. Frank Murkowski, will sign copies of her book, "White House of the North: Stories from the Alaska Governor's Mansion." A third-generation Alaskan, Sturgulewski was born in Sitka and has lived in Ketchikan, Wrangell, Juneau...
Governor, first lady host holiday open house

...dining room and the library.The Friends of the Alaska Governor's Mansion Foundation also had a table to sell 100th anniversary...White House of the North: Stories from the Alaska Governor's Mansion." Proceeds will go toward renovation and upkeep...
My Turn: The Governor's House is having a birthday - and you're invited

I often hear from Juneau residents about how much they enjoy the Governor's House as an iconic feature of the Capital City skyline and symbol of our Capital.
An executive mansion or an Alaskan house?

Does Alaska's governor live in a house, or a mansion?The big white structure on Calhoun Avenue is big enough to be considered a mansion, and when Congress appropriated money for its construction in 1912 the funds were designated for an "executive mansion."But Gov. Sean Parnell, the current occupant, and First Lady Sandy Parnell, think the current usage of "Governor's House" might be the best way to go."We call it the Governor's House, but it started out an executive mansion," said Sandy Parnell.
Alaska Digest

...Murkowski attended the naming ceremony and signed the bill Tuesday. Juneau sites make endangered list JUNEAU - The Alaska Governor's Mansion and the Alaska Juneau Gold Mining Co. Locomotive Repair Shop are among 10 historic sites identified by the...
State of Disrepair problems and general rot, said Karen Newton, the executive manager of the home. The Friends of the Alaska Governor's Mansion Foundation, a nearly 2-year-old nonprofit organization, was formed to save the building. But Newton hopes...
Alaska's first ladies gather for documentary

When Alaska became a state more than 45 years ago, keeping house and home at the Governor's Mansion was a work in progress.


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