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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...
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.
'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...
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.
Juneau resident seeks girlfriend, finds jail cell

...He moved to Alaska, got a job at an electrical supplies plant and fell in love with a former chef at the Alaska Governor's Mansion. But he was arrested and re-admitted to the Oregon prison system Wednesday after he tried to drive from Alaska...
Group formed for restoration of governor's residence

The Governor's House needs a makeover, according to first lady Nancy Murkowski.


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