Around town for Friday, Feb. 27

...7 p.m., Glacier View Room, 221. Traditional Storytelling and oratory with Tlingit Language Speaker and Thunderbird Clan house leader David Katzeek and Juneau School District Tlingit language teacher Mark "Hans" Chester. Free.
Photos: Swim meet

Glacier Swim Club's Riley Traxler, Jamie Heidersdorf and Jenny Chester stay occupied between races.
Villanueva, Riutta marry the son of retired Coast Guard Vice Admiral Ernest R. Riutta, of Astoria, Ore., and Barbara Starr Kramer Riutta, of Chesters Springs, Pa. He is the brother of Ian Riutta. He is a graduate of T.C. Williams High School, in Alexandria, Va...
JSD plans to expand Tlingit education program to all students

...students. Glacier Valley Elementary School has started a Tlingit language enrichment class under new full-time teacher Hans Chester, who will replace recently retired cultural specialist Glenda Lindley.School board member Lisa Worl said she thought a broader...
Today in History for Monday, Dec. 15, 2014

...C. Marshall to the five-star rank of General of the Army and the nominations of William D. Leahy, Ernest J. King and Chester W. Nimitz as Admirals of the Fleet. U.S. forces invaded Mindoro Island in the Philippines, encountering little resistance...
Anchorage homes near Chester Creek see flooding

...with a problem usually seen in spring.The Anchorage Daily News reports a handful of residents are reporting flooding from Chester Creek.City hydrologist Jeff Urbanus says the cold snap caused water to freeze at the bottom of the creek and all the way...
The Forgotten Battle for Alaska: Part 2

...islands and the attack on Dutch Harbor a standing offense to America.Because of other naval actions in the Pacific, Admiral Chester Nimitz, chief of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, felt he could not spare the large force he believed he needed to recapture the...
The forgotten battle for Alaska

...something quite extraordinary happened. American cryptographers broke the secret Japanese naval code and as a result Adm. Chester Nimitz, the U.S. Pacific Fleet commander, was able to put his outnumbered forces in the exact position to devastate the...
Student artists Hans Chester's K-1 classroom's weaving project

Hans Chester, a K-1 teacher at Glacier Valley Elementary, has been making weavings...Susan Sealbach and Glenda Lindley, and have really enjoyed the project, Chester said. Today the class invited the Tlingit Culture Language and Literacy...
Emotions high over school curriculum

...white person," Miller read aloud. "Yet I am still the same inside. I hope my parents will be able to see that."Jessica Chester noticeably teared up while reading a short passage, then called on another attendee to continue."Visit" is a short piece...


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