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Empire Editorial: Bars in our wake

...immigrants, the ferry is the first taste of Alaska.The shipboard bar is older than the ferry system. The Alaska Steamship Company and its predecessors operated bars aboard their ships. Stampeders popped champagne in the shipboard bars of...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-29/empire-editorial-bars-our-wake
Opinion
Residents recall Seldovia's colorful past

...Northern Commercial trading companies had a presence. The docks were busy with arrivals and departures of the Alaska Steamship Company. There was chrome mining in the Red Mountain area. And there was logging.In the 1930s, an eight-foot-wide...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-06-10/residents-recall-seldovias-colorful-pas
State
Accumulated Fragments: Gruening and Bartlett walk the long road to statehood

...the biggest shipping firm in the north, the Alaska Steamship Company and rail transportation, the Kennicott-Bonanza...benefitted Seattle-area interests such as the Alaska Steamship Company and the Northland Transportation Company, who...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2012-07-08/accumulated-fragments-gruening-and-
Neighbors
This Day in History

...enlisted men. In 1949, the validity of Alaska's income tax law was affirmed in a court decision against the Alaska Steamship Company. In 1959, the U.S. Air Force announced plans to build a satellite tracking station at Donnelly Flats near...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062404/sta_history.shtml
News
This Day in History

...enlisted men. In 1949, the validity of Alaska's income tax law was affirmed in a court decision against the Alaska Steamship Company. In 1959, the U.S. Air Force announced plans to build a satellite tracking station at Donnelly Flats near...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062405/sta_20050624016.shtml
News
This Day in History

In Alaska In 1954, the Alaska Steamship Company announced it would discontinue passenger service at the end of the 1954 summer season. In 1968, Bechtel Corporation, the nation's...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071904/sta_thisday.shtml
News
This Day in History

...From St. Michael, messages could be sent via telegraph to Canada and the southern states. In 1939, the Alaska Steamship Company freighter, Depere, hit a rock in Wrangell Narrows during thick fog and strong tides. It was patched and escorted...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080603/loc_history.shtml
News
This Day in History

...their doors at midnight under a new Alaska law. In 1947, the merger of Skinner and Eddy Corporation and the Alaska Steamship Company was announced. In 1975, U.S. District Judge James Von der Heydt banned large-scale timbercutting throughout...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/123106/sta_20061231031.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...his life. Ziegler left Alaska in 1923 when he was offered the chance to paint a series of large murals at the Alaska Steamship Company offices in Seattle. He and his wife Mary moved permanently to Seattle, and he also left the ministry at that...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051399/Ent_ziegler.shtml
History trumps rhetoric

...the only airfield in Southeast - Juneau. Times changed after World War II. New four-engine airliners drove Alaska Steamship Company out of the passenger business in 1954. Jets started serving Alaska in 1962. Some northern friends like to say...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022705/opi_20050227019.shtml
Opinion

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