Wallace M. Olson

...his death was unexpected. Wally, as he was known to family and friends, was born in Breckenridge, Minnesota, to Melvin C. Olson and Anna Mae Connolly. He grew up in Wahpeton, North Dakota, graduating from grammar and high school there. In 1950...
Joseph Washington Betit

...technical sergeant and was platoon sergeant of the Third Platoon, C Co., 1st Ba., 345 Infantry Regiment, 87th Division. Serving...of Social Welfare Joseph W. Betit on his 80th Birthday (H.C.R.40). Joseph had always wanted to see Alaska, and to that...
Loretta Lou Penrod

...They spent the next 48 years together enjoying life on the Fritz Cove Road in Juneau with work related stints in Washington D.C. and in Saipan in Micronesia. They retired to Salem, OR before settling in Anacortes in 1996. Loretta had a career in Personnel...
Frederick C. Shuler

Frederick C. "Fred" Shuler, a 32-year resident of Juneau, died Monday (January 11) at the age of 80 at Brooks Memorial Hospital...
Crystal Worl honored with Native artists in Washington, D.C.

Crystal Worl honored with Native artists in Washington, D.C.Juneau resident Crystal Kaakeeyaa Worl was one of five Native artists honored at a reception in Washington, D.C. late last month hosted by Vice President Joe Biden and his wife...
4 killed, 14 hurt in fiery crash near D.C.

...authorities said.The accident occurred around 5 p.m. Sunday on a road in Hyattsville, just northeast of Washington, D.C.Fire department spokesman Mark Brady said in a phone interview that three people from the church van were killed, as was the...
Nation and World
Sara B Peterson Roulston

...time she earned a Doctorate of Education from the University of Pacific. In 1990 she returned to Alaska as Principal of the Ann C. Stevens Elementary school at Adak, then was appointed Prinicpal of McNeil Canyon School in Homer. She retired in 1996.While...
Walker downsizes state's Washington office

ANCHORAGE - There will be fewer people staffing the state of Alaska office in Washington, D.C.The Alaska Dispatch News reported the lobbying office for the state will be reduced to two positions.Gov. Bill Walker says...
Alaska Air rated most efficient airline in U.S.

Alaska Airlines ranks No. 1 in fuel efficiency among U.S. Airlines, according to a report issued by the Washington D.C. think tank, the International Council on Clean Transportation.This is the fifth consecutive year Alaska Air has been No...
My Turn: Can B.C. protect Southeast?

...recently met with Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott, B.C. Mining Minister Bill Bennett and other...the result of Alaskans' resistance to B.C.'s aggressive mining agenda and the risks...promised more meetings and information about B.C.'s mine review process; he also mentioned...


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