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Whales Tails to be auctioned off Friday

...colored glass and beads, her piece was sponsored by North Pacific Erectors. Board Members for the whale project are Bill Overstreet, Kathy Kolkhorst Ruddy, Laraine Derr, Kay Diebels, Sharon Kelly, Nancy DeCherney and Jim ClarkTickets for the...
Letters from USS Juneau sailor could come to city

...Juneau's sinking approaching next month, Wanamaker and several other members of the community, including former Mayor Bill Overstreet and Port Director Carl Uchytil, are working toward a fitting remembrance for the ship and its crew in the city for...
Caught in the act

...but in Neighbors, it's overwhelmingly positive news. I have gotten to interview local celebrities like the late Bill Overstreet, the most adorable award-winning baker Denali Schijvens, inspirationally hard-working and positive youth like...
Overstreet leaves a legacy as Juneau champion

Ask anyone in town, Bill Overstreet was beloved and admired by all, even those he argued with. The Empire once named him one of 25 people who had the most impact...
Former mayor Overstreet dies Monday

Former Juneau mayor and advocate for keeping the Capitol in Juneau Bill Overstreet died Monday at around 4 p.m., six weeks after suffering a stroke, Laraine Derr told the Empire Monday evening. Born in 1926...
One of his many legacies

Mayor Bill Overstreet was always on the lookout for ways...donation. The first donors were Bill Overstreet and Jeff Wilson, publisher of the...soon followed. This is but one of Bill Overstreet's contributions to his community...
Juneau's whale awarded grant the park still needs to be planned and the park where it will sit has not yet reached completion. Former Mayor Bill Overstreet championed its construction for 17 years.In a celebration of life, Overstreet will be remembered on July 8 at Centennial...
Overstreet remembered for perennial service

...What more could be said about Bill Overstreet, the man who will be"Everyone knows that Bill Overstreet had a wonderful sense of humor...Schools."Less than 20 words from Bill Overstreet changed our lives forever...
U.S.S. Juneau enthusiasts dream big for memorial

...rescue teams recovered them more than a week later. None of the five Sullivan brothers were among those who lived.Bill Overstreet was sworn into the Navy that same day, he told members of a planning committee for the U.S.S. Juneau memorial...
The abridged Overstreet, Part II

Part one was printed Sept. 30 and is available online at mayor Bill Overstreet has a reputation for being a Juneau champion. Once he and Jean, his wife, had decided Juneau was the place for them, both were...


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