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Dee Longenbaugh wins "Contributions to Literacy" award

Juneau's Dee Longenbaugh, known to many as the long-time owner of The Observatory bookstore...Here's more information about this year's recipients.When Dee Longenbaugh opened The Observatory in Sitka in 1977, it was the first rare...
Alaska literacy advocates honored

...has bestowed this honor to 70 people and organizations statewide. This year's recipients are Juneau historian Dee Longenbaugh, Barrow novelist Debby Dahl Edwardson, educator Edna McLean and the Alaska Spirit of Reading program.Longenbaugh...
Book review: 'Compliments To The Bear'

"Compliments to the Bear: Adventures of an Alaska Prohibition Agent," by Judith Ripley.
Letter: Planned Parenthood's mission

...allowed in evermore States. So, raise high the flags and let us march together. See, sex is only part of being human, and isn't that what we all are? Just add respect for others and we're practically there.Dee Longenbaugh Juneau
Rare Shakespeare book to visit Juneau in 2016

...Our new SLAM building will be open, and we'll have that over there," said Claire Imamura of the state library.Dee Longenbaugh, who owns The Observatory bookstore in downtown Juneau, is an antiquarian specializing in Alaskana, maps and books...
Sitka artist carries forth Dale DeArmond's teachings

...years repairing them in Sitka. She traces that passion back to childhood boat trips with her aunt, Juneau resident Dee Longenbaugh, owner of Observatory Books."My aunt Dee and her husband had a 1930s wooden cruiser ... They kept it up nice...
Valuable lessons learned in Neighbors

...about food, about keeping culture alive, about dance or their work, but here are some more dedicated souls.Dee Longenbaugh can be found most days (and most of the time) in Observatory Books, surrounded by books and maps. When she decided...
Letter: Misrepresentations of miminum wage workers

The My Turn published Wednesday on minimum wage cites the danger to those who want to increase the minimum wage in Alaska of being replaced by machines. I dislike calling any earnest opinion silly, but it's hard to find a synonym here.
Book review: 'Two Old Women'

Editor's note: Dee Longenbaugh wrote this review at the request of a local group in celebration...the people themselves. We can only hope the idea spreads.? Dee Longenbaugh is the owner of Observatory Books.
Letter to the Editor: Admirable job, Admiralty Construction

...I especially want to thank the workers for putting up with my lame jokes and coming up with a few of their own. It's a joy to have a company so skilled and responsible that we are proud to say they're local.Best Regards,Dee Longenbaugh


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