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Empire Editorial: It's time for sustainable logging

...July will be celebrated as the anniversary of one of the most important events in the territory's history," B. Frank Heintzleman, then-governor of the territory wrote of the dedication of the Ketchikan Pulp Company. "This is not only the...
October First Friday Art Walk

...artist DeArmond, who died in 2006, moved to Juneau from Sitka in 1953 when her husband, Bob, took a job under B. Frank Heintzleman, then the Governor of Territorial Alaska. DeArmond eventually became the director of the Juneau City Library from...
The extraordinary lives of ordinary objects

...mayor of Juneau, a seat in the Territorial House of Representatives, Secretary of State under Territorial Gov. Frank Heintzleman and Acting Governor (his photo is also on view at the city museum in the "Juneau Melting Pot" exhibit). As Darlin...
This Day in History

In Alaska In 1954, Gov. B. Frank Heintzleman announced the estimated population of Alaska was a record 221,000 people. In the nation In 1851, Isaac Singer was granted a...
Noted Southeast historian dies as part of the Digital Bob Project, sponsored by the museum. He also worked for Alaska Territorial Gov. Frank Heintzleman and served on the Sitka City Council. For more on the Digital Bob Project, visit he2p0L...
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This Day in History

...excavation started for the concrete Messerschmidt Building, now the Silverbow Inn, in Juneau. In 1953, B. Frank Heintzleman took office as the eighth governor of the territory of Alaska, appointed by President Dwight Eisenhower. In 1959...
Gastineau Channel Little League pennant races begin

...Cashen, Mex Issak, Holley Saunderson, Earl Bland, Donney Bland, Butch Swanson, Waino Hendrickson, Governor B. Frank Heintzleman.The GCLL was incorporated in 1957 in the Territory of Alaska, a corporation that transferred with statehood...
Mendenhall Glacier Recreation Area: Juneau's magnificent playground

On May 14, 1947, Regional Forester Frank Heintzleman designated 5,815 acres of the Mendenhall Glacier foreland as a recreation area, closing it to all occupancy and use other than...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Memorial Building was the first building in Alaska to be specifically constructed as a library. It was headed by B. Frank Heintzleman, regional forester of Alaska. Funds for the building were raised by community donations from a population base...
This Day in History

...1869, William H. Seward, former U.S. Secretary of State, delivered a speech in Sitka. In 1954, Gov. B. Frank Heintzleman announced the estimated population of Alaska was a record 221,000 people. In 1966, four out of five gubernatorial...


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