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Celebration of Life planned for Roppel on June 21 in Wrangell

...celebration of life for Wrangell writer and historian Patricia Roppel will be held Sunday...age 76, following a long career as a historian, author and adventurer. An Alaskan...Two books led to her being named Alaska Historian of the Year, in 1977 and 2006. She...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-06-17/celebration-life-planned-roppel-june-21
Art
Celebration of Life planned for Pat Roppel

...celebration of life for Wrangell writer and historian Patricia Roppel has been planned for...age 76, following a long career as a historian, author and adventurer. An Alaskan...Two books led to her being named Alaska Historian of the Year, in 1977 and 2006. She...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-06-03/celebration-life-planned-pat-roppel
Art
What's happening this week

...Details: Konrad Frank at konrad.frank@sealaska.com or 586-9167. WRANGELLCelebration of life for Wrangell writer and historian Patricia Roppel, 1 to 3:30 p.m., Sunday, June 21, Wrangell Elks Club Nolan Room. Snacks and a hosted bar will be...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-06-17/whats-happening-week
Art
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
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
Writers and artists retreat nearly complete in Dyea

...Alderworks founders Jeff and Dorothy Brady are both very well acquainted with the area's history - Jeff is a journalist and historian who has written a book on Skagway's history ("Skagway: City of the New Century") and Dorothy's roots go back generations...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-06-03/cabin-view
Art
Former China security chief sentenced to life for corruption

...top-ranking officials - along with the "flies" - or the low-ranking ones.But Zhang Lifan, a Beijing-based independent historian and political commentator, questioned whether Zhou was a true tiger, given that he already was retired and much of his influence...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-12/former-china-security-chief-sentenced
Not For Web
Seward sculpture work is in progress

...telling Seward's story in anticipation of the new sculpture, Becker said.She said the committee, which includes local historian John Venables, the original driver behind the project, was excited to enlist Rubin as the artist. Rubin previously created...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-27/seward-sculpture-work-progress
State | Local
Coffee & Collections Program: Historical Research for Dummies

The Juneau-Douglas City Museum will host a panel of local historians at its February Coffee & Collections program this Saturday, Feb. 21, from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Sandy Harbanuk, Jim Geraghty...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-02-18-2
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Alaska writer historian Roppel dies at 76

...canneries, pulp mills, and mining. She wrote columns through the fall of 2014.Two books led to Roppel being named Alaska Historian of the Year, in 1977 and 2006. She served numerous terms in the Alaska Historical Commission, was involved with museums...

http://juneauempire.com/ccwnews/2015-01-14-7
CCWNews | Art

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