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One chance at Last Chance should be a standout event for the little museum at the end of Basin Road. The museum, which Renee Hughes and Gary Gillette have run for about 20 years, is presenting its first new exhibit in many years, Hughes said. "At 1 o'clock...
Aurora Harbor project awarded to Ore. company

...Assembly and the Docks and Harbors board.While the city has never done business with the company, city port engineer Gary Gillette said it has done work in Alaska before, mostly up north in remote villages. The Alaska Department of Transportation...
Statter Harbor to get boardwalk, pavilion

...goal is to make the boat launch and surrounding area more accommodating for its many user groups, city port engineer Gary Gillette said after a public meeting on Monday."There's a lot of congestion, and what we have there now doesn't accommodate...
Photo: Anniversary designs

Renee Hughes and Gary Gillette with their dog, Galena, stand next to a heart she made out of flour in the bus parking lot at Marine Park on Tuesday to celebrate...
An island of stories

...listen to sea lions, comb the shore for wild flowers or visit the three eagle's nests." Hughes and her husband, Gary Gillette, the president of Gastineau Channel Historical Society, obtained the title to Sentinel Lighthouse in 2004. The lighthouse...
Statter Harbor work to begin this fall

...the site that has filled in with silt and sand and isn't very strong to put structures on," city port engineer Gary Gillette said. "If we just built on it, in a couple years or so it could start sinking on us."In a procedure called a...
Memory cast in Stone

...history books, among many other things.One of the most interesting items is a brass bottle, museum co-director Gary Gillette said. Renee Hughes, the other museum director and Gillette's wife, said, "Wow, this is a pretty big flask...
Statter Harbor ribbon-cutting to be held

...Don D. Statter Harbor, the facility at Auke Bay that has been under construction since last fall.Port Engineer Gary Gillette told the board of directors for Juneau Docks and Harbors that the project is progressing on schedule.According to...
D&H Board discusses status of Statter Harbor project permit

...board meeting Thursday before it goes before the city Planning Commission next week for reconsideration.Port Engineer Gary Gillette presented a "possible way forward" with alterations to the plan that is before planners. Those alterations can't...
Juneau History Grant deadline is June 28

...the harbor is named. Other projects include a guide to the Last Chance Mining Museum, compiled by Mary Lou King, Gary Gillette and Renee Hughes; the Juneau Douglas Little Theatre's 50th Anniversary Artifacts Preservation Project; the Davis...


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