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96 years later, small ceremony still recalls Alaska's worst maritime disaster

...place at the joint gravesite of Walter Harper and Frances Wells, newlyweds who were...story as a child when she came across the Harpers' grave while playing in Evergreen Cemetery...lone dog that made it to shore).The Harpers were traveling aboard the Sophia en route...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-27/96-years-later-small-ceremony-still-rec
Local
My Turn: Alaska cannot afford to miss this opportunity

...compete in the global economy, by lowering taxes, cutting red tape and encouraging entrepreneurship," Prime Minister Stephen Harper said. In other words, the global race to develop LNG projects is real. And one of the places Canada - and the rest of the...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-05/my-turn-alaska-cannot-afford-miss-opp
Opinion
The Pacific Northwest Bestseller List

...Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher by Timothy Egan MASS MARKET1. American Sniper by Chris Kyle2. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee3. 1984 by George Orwell4. 2312 by Kim Stanley Robinson5. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn6. A Game of Thrones by George R...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-02-18/pacific-northwest-bestseller-list
Art
State Briefs

...Troopers charged with 17 hunting violations has agreed to a plea deal and must serve 39 days in jail. Brad A. Short, 22, of Harpers Ferry, W. Va., pleaded no contest last month to seven of the 17 violations he was charged with in September in exchange...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020703/sta_stbriefs.shtml
News
Alaskans can help save Civil War sites

...consortium of investors wanted to build a casino gambling complex at Gettysburg, and developers illegally dug up parts of Harpers Ferry to lay water and sewer pipes to a planned housing development. For more information on saving the 208-acre "Slaughter...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060407/let_20070604011.shtml
Opinion
FYI

...Kevin John Zagrodnik and Sharon Louise Michelz, both of Milwaukee. Mark Aaron Johnston and Carla Jane Petrucci, both of Harpers Ferry W.V. David Robert Boulware and Greta Bertina Chen, both of Minneapolis. Jason Corey Lucas and Danea Marie Burns...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072304/nei_fyi.shtml
Neighbors
2015 'I-Did-A-Detour' start moved to Fairbanks

...Safety - 55 / 957 / 22.Safety to Nome - 22 / 979 / 0.2015 Iditard roster:(Musher, Sex, Home, Status)1 - Benjamin Harper, M, Wasilla, Rookie.2 - Dallas Seavey, M, Willow, Veteran.3 - Kristy Berington, F, Kasilof, Veteran.4 - Gwenn...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-02-12/2015-i-did-detour-start-moved-fairbank
Sports
'The Mountaintop' opens Friday

...Perseverance to design the set and guest artist Elisheba Ittoop designs Sound. Perseverance company designers include Kathleen Harper on props, Joshua Lowman for projections and costumes by Val Snyder. Performances of The Mountaintop are 7:30 p.m. Thursday...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-01-08/mountaintop-opens-friday
Art
The Pacific Northwest Indie Bestseller List

...Stanley Robinson7. The Wise Man's Fear, by Patrick Rothfuss8. American Gods, by Neil Gaiman9. To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee10. Dune, by Frank HerbertThe Pacific Northwest Indie Bestseller List is based on reporting from the independent booksellers...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-01-28/pacific-northwest-indie-bestseller-list
Art
This Day in History

...opposing European expansion in the Western Hemisphere. ? In 1859, militant abolitionist John Brown was hanged for his raid on Harpers Ferry, Va., the previous October. ? In 1927, Ford Motor Co. formally unveiled its Model A automobile, the successor...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120208/sta_362705573.shtml

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