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What's happening this week

...m.? 5:30 p.m., Saturday, May 23, Allen Marine. Sitka whale biologist Jan Straley and other naturalists and historians will lead a cruise to some of the richest marine habitat in the world. These waters support large numbers of humpback whales...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-20/whats-happening-week
Art
My Turn: From sea to Soboleff Center, Juneau shines

...the building. It will be a place where Native people will tell the Native story." There is space for resident artists and historians to study important cultural objects. For visitors, there is an exhibit space and an opportunity to observe traditional carving...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-05-17/my-turn-sea-soboleff-center-juneau-sh
Opinion
New bridge for Last Chance

...donating the manpower to actually execute the job. At the helm is Jerry Harmon, a longtime Kensington employee and local mining historian. He has been working on projects like this one for the mining museum since the 1980s when he moved to Juneau, he said...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-15/new-bridge-last-chance
Local
Egan introduces bill to name SLAM after Native historian

A bill introduced Friday aims to name Juneau's new state library, archives, and museum after an Alaska Native historian.Sen. Dennis Egan, D-Juneau, sponsored on the Senate side legislation that would name the building, currently under...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-27/egan-introduces-bill-name-slam-after-na
State
Off the Beaten Path: The mysteries of Yakobi Island, part II

...packetboat, that they had either treated our people on shore as enemies, and either killed or detained them."Today most historians believe the interaction was the opposite - that the Yakobi people were attempting to warn the St. Paul of vicious currents...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-05-01/mysteries-yakobi-island-part-ii
Outdoors
Alaska Science Forum: An oasis on the Seward Peninsula

...land with no trees. Both buildings supporting the owls are part of the Catholic mission started there in 1919.Alaska state historian Michael Kennedy documented the known history when he got Pilgrim Springs on the National Register of Historic Places in the...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-05-01/alaska-science-forum-oasis-seward-pe
Outdoors
Facelift coming downtown

...break it into smaller pieces to have as little impact as possible on downtown businesses and property owners.Walsh and local historian Marie Darlin mentioned restrictions since the proposed reconstruction area overlaps with the Downtown Historic District...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-01/facelift-coming-downtown
Local
Off the Beaten Path: The mysteries of Yakobi Island, part I

...coastline a wide berth, before reaching latitude 58 and sighting an inlet the captain believed offered a suitable landing. Many historians believe this inlet or bay to belong to Yakobi Island, likely Surge Bay or the southern entrance of Lisianski Strait. Chirikov...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-04-24/beaten-path-mysteries-yakobi-island-
Outdoors
Sen. Egan introduces bill to name the SLAM

A bill introduced Friday aims to name Juneau's new state library, archives and museum after an Alaska Native historian.Sen. Dennis Egan, D-Juneau, sponsored on the Senate side legislation that would name the building, cunder construction...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-01/sen-egan-introduces-bill-name-slam
State | Local | AK legislature
Historians gain some ground in fight to keep records in Alaska

Alaska's archivists and historians are gaining ground in a fight to...million less than this year.State historian Jo Antonson is among the Alaskans...as a step backward," said state historian Jo Antonson at Wednesday's meeting...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-04/historians-gain-some-ground-fight-keep-
State

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