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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
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
From the Arts desk

...wolves of the Alexander Archipelago, winter caretaking in Warm Springs Bay, Tlingit elder Paul Marks, and the late Alaska historian Pat Roppel, as well as columns on topics from beer to salmon fishing to writing.With this week's issue, we bring you...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-02-11/letter-editor
Art
China's biggest public political event - but is it relevant?

...people's representatives, but have come to Beijing simply to attend a study session for 10 days or so," said Beijing-based historian and independent commentator Zhang Lifan.Since Premier Li Keqiang delivered the report at the opening of the congress on...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-03-13/chinas-biggest-public-political-event
Not For Web
Off the Beaten Path: In the shadow of Vitus Bering, part II

...though a Dane enlisted in the service to Russia, was called "the Russian Columbus" by explorer James Cook. Orcutt Frost, a historian wrote: "What Columbus started in the Caribbean, Bering finished in Alaska." His bones remain on the island where he died...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-04-03/beaten-path-shadow-vitus-bering-part
Outdoors
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
Fireside chat: Mendenhall River Bridges

Local historian Jim Geraghty will speak on the Bridges of Mendenhall River for this evening's Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center's Fireside...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-01-16/fireside-chat-mendenhall-river-bridg
Outdoors
Death Notice: Clovis M. Bowles

...worked as a state planner and retired as an attorney. Clovis always considered Alaska his home and visited often. He was a historian, an avid animal lover, a cook and stubborn when he needed to be, but he was always willing to help when he could. Clovis...

http://juneauempire.com/death-notices/2015-01-28/death-notice-clovis-m-bowles
Death Notices
Ketchikan man making replica sail for museum ship

...Mariner Sails. He's also an internationally published author, an accomplished sailmaker and a dedicated sail and naval historian.Bartos and Carrlee had previously worked together on preserving a piece of an old sail researchers had sent to him to analyze...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-09/ketchikan-man-making-replica-sail-museu
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-10-19/alaska-living-history
Local | 100 Anniversary

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