Coast Guard cutter forced into retirement

...Island-class cutters are named after American islands. Roanoke Island is off the coast of North Carolina and Sapelo Island is near Darien, Ga. Like the Kachemak Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, Sapelo Island is an estuarine reserve, with a small town...
Kathy Lynne Petersen

...Father Ron Holley, with brothers Jared and Jacob Holley. Her Mother Diane Mayer Pearson and Father Steve Pearson with brother Darien Pearson. Her in-laws Steve and Mary Lou Peterson, Jeremiah and Alaina Clinton and their two sons Malachi and Asher.A Memorial...
Kenai cabin could earn spot in National Registry

...Kenai knows it as Veronica's Cafe. Doug Darien, who lived in the cabin during the '40s...that built it did a fantastic job," Darien, 76, said. "He didn't use a during its 92 year life-span. Darien remembers hauling wood in for the fire...
Kodiak's Thomet places 15th at national meet

...20 Jesse Reiser, SR, Midwest, McHenry H.S., West McHenry IL9. 15:22 Alex Ostberg, SR, Northeast, Darien H.S., Darien CT10. 15:27 Conner Mantz, SR, West, Sky View H.S., Smithfield UT11. 15:28 Joshua Collins, SR, West...
Velma Melendy Leishman

...Chaplin) and Steven LeRoy Leishman; three grandchildren (Penny Pearson, Jason & John Leishman), five great-grandchildren (Darien Pearson, Tamara Lee, Johnny Lee, Tye, Cameron, and Max Leishman) and two great-great grandchildren (Ruby Verona and...
Larmon and DeMuth wed

Rebecca Larmon, of Darien, N.Y., and Christopher DeMuth were married July 28 at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center...couple will participate in Juneau's Golden North Salmon Derby. They will make their home in Darien, N.Y.
Consider gender parity: stand up for women

I would like to respond to Friday's (Oct. 22) letter by Darien Krauss in which she finds it perfectly acceptable that men now entirely represent our Juneau Assembly. Her letter ends with the...
Instead of a boycott, how about a 'wolf derby'?

As an Alaskan resident for 43 years, I would never try to tell the people of Darien, Conn. (headquarters for Priscilla Feral's, "Friends of the Animals"), the most efficient way to spay or neuter their...
A profane editor

Brandon Loomis' farewell to Taco Bell (Empire, Nov. 12) was poignant and cute. However, the interspersed profanity was unbecoming to someone of his editorial stature. Even editors need editors. Darien Krauss Juneau
Cap the capitol with an onion dome

The idea of a golden onion dome atop a new capitol (Loomis, Nov. 19) is so gloriously grand that if it should now not materialize, I will be forever looking at Telephone Hill with a sense of something having gone awry. Darien Krauss Juneau


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