William Howard Ahrensfeld

...on December 29, 2015 at the Sitka Community Hospital at the age of 88. Born on November 19, 1927, and raised in New York City, he attended high school on the site of the current United Nations building. Bill joined the Army in 1945 and was stationed...
Jamie McClary Parsons

...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 its first downhill ski area, Eaglecrest...
Joseph Washington Betit

...and Gig Harbor, WA, Christina Betit-Deakins and her husband Raymond Deakins of Washington, VA, Suzanne Betit of Salt Lake City, UT, Raphael Betit and his wife Ana (Orihuela Silva) of Juneau, AK, Michele Betit of Woodbury, VT, Marlene Betit and...
Chapin Heumann

...the couple married on November 22, 1947. Chapin and Betty enjoyed 52 years of marriage during which they resided in Ellwood City and Ben Avon Heights, Pennsylvania, and Lake Bluff, Illinois before moving to Juneau in 1985. Their move to Juneau was prompted...
Joe H. Satko

...the General Motors dealer, then opening his own business on South Franklin Street, Joe's Body Shop, later renamed Capital City Auto. In business, Joe prided himself on his skill and integrity, and he had a strong work ethic. Joe spent the rest of his...
Phil Godfrey

...relatives, he completed Seattle's Lincoln High School as a City star athlete in both basketball and baseball. So good that life, but also others including the community areas of the City and Borough of Juneau. He left his wife Cheryl, his son Doug...
More cities are recognizing Native Americans on Columbus Day

...Peoples Day in at least nine cities for the first time this...Washington.Encouraged by city council votes in Minneapolis...made a push in dozens of cities in recent months to get...celebration Monday after the City Council recently issued...The shift makes the cities' resolutions and proclamations...
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Salt Lake City elects first openly gay mayor amid setbacks

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Former Utah lawmaker Jackie Biskupski...the first openly gay mayor of Salt Lake City, the capital of the conservative state...Becker."Serving as mayor of Salt Lake City has been the richest working experience...
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Bethel City Council drops protests against 2 liquor licenses

...decision last week to keep the protests in place.The Bethel City Council voted 4-3 to allow AC Quickstop and Bethel Native Corp...applicants a fair chance by withdrawing the protests."Bethel city code prohibits a liquor store within 300 feet of school grounds...
Five cities set to be in running for 2024 games

...from three former Olympic host cities - Los Angeles, Paris and Rome...officially announce a five-city field rounded out by Hamburg, Germany, and Budapest.All five cities have sent in letters to the...the IOC will release the host city contract and other documents...


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