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Retiring from the mansion

...Alaska Governor's Mansion, for three executives and everyone from grandkids to ghosts. Her official title is executive residence manager and assistant to the first lady. The job duties include making sure Russian guests have vodka, that no white...
Photo: Trimming the governor's tree

...state's garden and grounds crew decorate a lodgepole pine Wednesday in the main room of the Governor's House. Executive Residence Manager Karen Newton said this is the first Alaska Christmas tree that has been put up in the 13 years she has worked...
Photo: Mansion restoration

...mansion, built in 1912, is undergoing an extensive window restoration project this summer. Erika Fagerstrom, executive residence manager, said the project is expected to be completed in August. Sound off on the important issues at
Northwest Digest

...Governor's Mansion on Calhoun Avenue "is the people of Alaska's house," said Erika Fagerstrom, the state's executive residence manager. She did not want to talk about where the window was located or what type it was - only that it was obviously...
What's up with that?

...rough tally of how many lights grace the Governor's House each holiday season. According to Karen Newton, executive residence manager and assistant to the first lady, the estimated light count is as follows: 10,000 white lights on the mountain...
This WeeK
Deck the halls: Mansion to welcome governor, public

...volunteers have decorated the house for Christmas, and holiday goodies will be served, said Erika Fagerstrom, executive residence manager. "It is a very nice time to have the house open," she said. Palin, inaugurated as Alaska's ninth governor...
Mansion readied for open house

...War II. In 1913, about 300 people attended the event. Last year, 2,324 people came to the open house, Executive Residence Manager Erika Fagerstrom said. "The theme for the decorations this year is a whimsical, eclectic children's Christmas...
Holiday Hospitality

...House. "I personally start planning for this by the end of August," said Erika Fagerstrom, Parnell's executive residence manager who also is assistant to the first lady. "I start calling entertainers and people who usually perform here...
What's up with that?

...article stated. Dianne Lindback of Juneau assisted in the design of the exterior lights in 1995. Karen Newton, executive residence manager and assistant to the first lady, said the current display has been largely the same every year since it debuted...
This WeeK
Record set at governor's open house set two benchmarks. The 3,204 attendees were the most ever, by more than a thousand people, said executive residence manager Karen Newton. And this was the first time the event has been offered statewide as a Web cast. Up to 60 people...


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