Historians gain some ground in fight to keep records in Alaska

...of $377 million - $10 million less than this year.State historian Jo Antonson is among the Alaskans who have rallied in an attempt...through something I see as a step backward," said state historian Jo Antonson at Wednesday's meeting. "They're clearly...
More rain, less snow: what that means for SE

...really giving us more confidence. Scientists just want more data."A "Renaissance"Soil scientist David D'Amore, the "historian" of the group of collaborating scientists, said the concept of a coastal temperate rainforest was developed about 25 years...
Historical Conquest card game aims to occupy educational games market the project started with Edwards, he's now got a team behind him, including more than a dozen artists, a historian based in South Carolina, his brother and the editor who worked on the 300-page young adult novel he wrote to accompany...
Family follows footsteps of ancestor in Alaska

...Collections and Exhibits Jodi Debruyne and Head of Historical Collections Jim Simard to be very helpful. They also enlisted local historian Jim Geraghty to provide a walking tour of the Treadwell Mine ruins."It's so much more important to see it with your own...
"The Settling of the Mendenhall Valley" to be the focus of Saturday talk

Local historian, researcher and speaker Jim Geraghty will share his research into the people and events that shaped the settling of the Mendenhall...
Historian tells the story behind Alaska Day

Alaska Day is one of John Venables busiest days of the year.The area historian and re-enactor, who created the educational program Alaska Living History, receives requests to retell the story behind the...
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Governor's Awards for the Arts & Humanities to be celebrated tonight

...National Museum of Natural History. He formerly worked as the Dena'ina cultural historian for the Alaska Native Heritage Center and was the assistant historian for Cook Inlet Region Inc. ? Distinguished Service to the Humanities Award: William...
A time for carnival, cleaning and conversion

...seems to be what lies behind the celebrations of Carnival or Mardi Gras which lead up to the beginning of Lent. The English historian John Bossy notes that Carnival was not a holdover from the pre-Christian past but began as a sincere Christian folk custom...
Book review: 'Under The North Star' photographs. ? Dee Longenbaugh is the owner of The Observatory bookstore in downtown Juneau, as well as an historian and the author of numerous articles on the history of Alaska. Find out more here:
Governor's Award ceremony highlights power of art in shaping young minds

...of those who'd influenced them, others highlighted the impact those artists have had on others. Alaskan artist and art historian Kesler Woodward, who accepted Lifetime Achievement winner Senungetuk's award on his behalf, said Senungetuk has been a...


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