Verle Eleanor Weisenberg

...born in a boxcar in a town that no longer exists Bordeaux , Nebraska on December 3, 1925. According to her, she may have also been born with a deck of cards in her hand. Up until the time of her stroke, in 2010, she had a passion for playing cards most...
Jamie McClary Parsons

...Recreation Department. In 1972, Jamie and Mary Beth drove the Alaska Highway in a Karmann Ghia to Juneau where Jamie had been hired to start the Capital City's first Parks & Recreation Department. Under his four-year tutelage, Juneau established...
Joe H. Satko

...Park, followed by a friends and family gathering at 2:00 pm in the Alaska Room at Juneau Int'l Airport. Free parking has been arranged in the airport parking lot. In addition, there will be a memorial mass on Wednesday, January 20th at the Cathedral...
Amanda Anne Ireland

...JDHS with the class of 1990. Once high school was over she worked many odd jobs and learned to fix almost anything. Mandy had been working for the State of Alaska for over 20 years. It wasn't unusual to see Mandy participating in something around town...
Frederick C. Shuler

...Chautauqua Choir in Sunday morning services.A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date. At his request, his body has been donated to the University of Buffalo for medical research.Memorials may be made to the Juneau Symphony, Juneau Lyric Opera...
Empire Editorial: Closing schools will shut down communities

There have been and will continue to be many discussions among lawmakers and the public as to how best shore up Alaska's...away. If lawmakers do insist on pursuing this option, it should be after all other alternatives have been exhausted.
Search called off for Ketchikan hiker

...was last spotted Wednesday trying to climb down a mountain has been called off, according to Alaska State TroopersTroopers spokeswoman...and the friend left to go get help. The friend said Nathan had been drinking during the hike and was intoxicated when they tried...
Juneau teacher named Alaska Teacher of the Year

...and Riverbend Elementary in the Juneau School District, has been named Alaska Teacher of the Year for 2016.Frances Roberts...High School in the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District, has been named Alternate Teacher of the Year.The Alaska award is given...
Search on for Wrangell fisherman

...the U.S. Coast Guard are searching for a Wrangell boater who embarked on a five-day fishing trip on Nov. 5 and hasn't been seen since.Trooper spokeswoman Beth Ipsen said the family of Kenneth Trammel reported him as an overdue boater on Sunday morning...
Second major oil company abandons Arctic exploration up on its oil and gas exploration in the Arctic Ocean north of Alaska. The reaction of the state's elected officials has been far different.On Tuesday, the company posted on its website that it "has decided to exit Alaska following recent exploration...


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