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Empire Editorial: Whale sculpture a worthy endeavor

...project was initiated by Juneau residents, the same people who wanted to build it as a way to commemorate the 50th anniversary of statehood. The project has missed that deadline, but it should be complete in time for the 150th anniversary of the Alaska...
Painting the town

...organize the project.Pechuzal was commissioned by the city of Seward in 2009 to create a mural for Alaska's 50th anniversary of statehood. Since then she has traveled to rural Alaskan towns organizing community murals under the Alaska State Council...
My Turn: Why historic preservation matters residence. These personal memories are connected to this building. For me, I will never forget the 50th anniversary of statehood ceremony of the raising of the statehood flag at our building on July 4, 2009. It was a triumph to bring so...
Honoring artistic Alaskans

...countless groups to put on spectacular events that delight the senses and expand the mind, ranging from the 50th Anniversary of Statehood to annual 4th of July festivities, and galas for organizations large and small. Schaff's firm Art Services...
One barnacle at a time

...Fisherman" sculpture of the brown bear across from the Capitol and state courthouse - is a tribute to the 25th anniversary of statehood. Thanks to whale charterers who donated trips: Allen Marine, Gastineau Guiding Company, Weather Permitting...
Jurors review capitol designers

...feel the passion and commitment." Juneau Mayor Bruce Botelho wants to dedicate the new capitol on the 50th anniversary of statehood on Jan. 3, 2009 Feiner said building a capitol is an appropriate way to mark Alaska's golden anniversary...
Alaska Digest

...interested in planning and volunteering for events to take place throughout 2008 and into 2009. Alaska's 50th anniversary of statehood will be Jan. 3, 2009. The newly formed eight-person board consists of Cathie Roemmich, Jane Lindsey, Romer...
Neighbors Digest

...United State. Now, as we approach the 50th anniversary of statehood, Alaskans statewide are planning events to celebrate...Those interested in helping plan Juneau's 50th anniversary of statehood celebration can meet at noon Friday in the second-floor...
Add dome to Capitol

A fitting project to commemorate the 50th anniversary of statehood would be to add a dome-like structure or sculpture to the top of our Capitol building - something in keeping with the character...
Local artists invited to make a splash with public art project

...around that time, it was subsequently put aside, but was resurrected last year as a way to celebrate the 50th anniversary of statehood.Ruddy said its especially fitting for Wallen to make the sculpture, as he created the Windfall Fisherman to...


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