Mildred Bryson Tandy

Mildred Bryson Tandy, 95, was born on Valentine's Day 1920. 53 years after the purchase of Alaska from Russia, and died on the 4th of July 2015. She was born in Juneau, Alaska...
Juneau Empire Obituaries - Juneau, AK | Juneau Empire

...time of year again when we gather our mateys and say "Arrr!" Sept. 19 is the humorous holiday known as Talk Like a Pirate Day. But how much of what we associate with pirates is based on history? Take our true/false quiz and see if you can separate...
Mildred Post Boesser

...same sex marriage during Mildred's last week, she beamed and declared she knew then why her heart had kept beating another day! Although Mildred was often appalled by what human-made institutions of churches have done or failed to do in the name of...
Lawrence Charles Sommers

...father Lawrence C. Sommers, Sr., brother Dale Sommers and stepbrother Robert Schubert.Larry loved life and lived every day to the fullest. He has left a lasting mark on this world through his commitment to his family and friends, and to those who...
Rainy Day Reads: Finding myself in a book

...writing in books. And today I lost my journal so this is my substitute. July 2, 2005 a Saturday. Boiling Hot. Not the kind of day one wants to spend outside on your feet but that's exactly what I did."I don't go on to say what I did outside in the...
Jazz & Classics' Summer String Workshop runs Aug. 12-14

An intensive three-day workshop for violin, viola, cello and double bass students in to the public for audience of all ages.The fee for the three-day workshop, which runs from 9 a.m.-4 p.m., is $125 and scholarships...
Today In Sports History for July 30

1870 - Monmouth Park opens with a five-day race meet.1930 - Uruguay beats Argentina 4-2 for soccer's first World Cup in Montevideo.1932 - The 10th modern Olympic...
Anchorage artist plans suicide awareness sculptures

ANCHORAGE, - In October 2013, at the end of the school day, Anchorage science teacher Sarah Davies felt a familiar darkness closing in on her.For most of her life, she had experienced...
Around Town for Wednesday, July 29

Parks and Recreation Wednesday hike, 9:30 a.m., call for location. Details: 586-0428.Day of quilting, sewing and good fellowship, 10 a.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church. Quilts donated to Lutheran World Relief...
Quick, Umbs have another strong Olympic day

Juneau's CJ Umbs and Christine Quick continued to impress at the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games on Tuesday in Los Angeles. Umbs put in a heavy workload in the pool with three events, two of which garnished medals.


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