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James O'Connor

...was a life-long Alaska resident except for short spell outside in Southern California. Jim grew up between Anchorage and Fairbanks but he and his family - father Charles "Jack" O'Connor, brother Jack and sister Edna moved to Juneau where...
Daylight saving compromise proposed in House

...state last significantly changed its time zones in 1983, it consolidated four into two, in part because having Anchorage and Fairbanks off the capitol's time zone created problems.With both sides raising concerns about elements of the current...
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Empire Editorial: Daylight saving time is a necessary inconvenience

...Southeast was on Pacific Time. Yakutat was on Yukon Time, one hour later than Pacific. The Railbelt, including Anchorage and Fairbanks, was on Alaska time, two hours later than Pacific. Western Alaska including Nome, Dutch Harbor and the Aleutians...
City extends city manager search

...will expand its "advertising and outreach efforts," which were originally limited to newspaper ads in Juneau, Anchorage and Fairbanks, and postings on "relevant job boards." City Manager Kim Kiefer, who was originally slated to retire by the...
14-year-old IDs hooded oriole in Juneau

...pile was a hooded oriole, she didn't believe him. Now, birders have traveled to Juneau from as far away as Anchorage and Fairbanks for a chance to see the bird. It normally lives in Mexico, California, and more southerly regions; it's...
'Compassionate' volunteers needed for homeless survey

...quit drinking in order to receive a bed to sleep in at night. It will be the first such facility for Juneau; Anchorage and Fairbanks already have them.As the Empire reported previously, a two-year study of these programs by the University...
Firefighters ask Juneau to 'fill the boot'

...other formal capacity. This is just a fun program to get out and meet people and support a good cause."The Anchorage and Fairbanks departments held their "Fill The Boot" events this past weekend. Ketchikan is holding theirs this coming weekend...
Art History: Sybil Davis and Ken DeRoux

...managed a visual arts exhibition program that brought significant exhibits from the Lower 48 to venues in Juneau, Anchorage and Fairbanks. The State Museum also managed its own program of smaller art exhibits that were sent out to communities around...
Empire Editorial: Airport's snow plan is too heavy a load for CBJ

...long-distance private traffic.Those jets need a place to refuel on flights across the Pacific, and while Anchorage and Fairbanks can do the trick, they're big and busy. Humble Juneau offers a quiet refueling stop away from the crowds...
Alaska gets help from Lower 48 states in fighting wildfires

...head to fires, Mowry said.In Willow, an unincorporated community spread out along the main road connecting Anchorage and Fairbanks, 12 square miles have burned, including 25 homes and up to 20 more structures. The 335 people assigned to fight...


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