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Coffee & Collections Program: Historical Research for Dummies or call 586-3572.The Juneau-Douglas City Museum's Fall/Winter Hours are Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission is free during the month of February thanks to the Gastineau Channel Historical Society.
My Turn: Thanks, CHAMPs, for promoting the arts

...followed by the Alaska State Council on the Arts (on which I serve as chair), the Humanities Forum, and the Alaska Historical Society. There was even a little surprise music by some visiting Anchorage musicians.The only piece of legislation specifically...
Remembering Pat Roppel

...after Ketchikan, they moved to Sitka, and then to Wrangell. Pat was involved in and supported museums and historical societies in those towns, and she also served several terms on the Alaska Historical Commission.One of the books of which...
Five Good Reads for 2014

...1958, and I was reminded of it when I resolved to read the best 67 Alaska history books (as listed by the Alaska Historical Society in a 2006 publication). You probably know the vague history of the Klondike Gold Rush, but there's a reason...
Death on the Hill

...State Library and members of the Juneau Gastineau Historical Society were the first places to look for evidence. To...Hill." (Marie Darlin of the Gastineau Channel Historical Society corrected me after I called it Capitol Hill). Following...
One Heart and One Spirit

...Marjorie finally decided that it was time to acknowledge what had happened in 1942. Their first contact was Alaska Historical Society's Marie Darlin, who had kept a folder on the affected families and was just waiting for the opportunity to use...
Governor names Jensen to Alaska Historical Commission at the University of Alaska Kenai Peninsula College. Hawfield is appointed to a seat nominated by the Alaska Historical Society. Cole is the director of the University of Alaska Fairbanks Office of Public History. Cole is reappointed as a...
State Museum awards grants to 22 museums and cultural centers

...Science and Nature, Anchorage; Alpine Historical Society, Sutton; Alutiiq Museum, Kodiak; Anchorage...of Culture and Science, Nome; Cordova Historical Society, Cordova; Eagle Historical Society, Eagle; Hammer Museum, Haines; Hope...
An island of stories

...visit the three eagle's nests." Hughes and her husband, Gary Gillette, the president of Gastineau Channel Historical Society, obtained the title to Sentinel Lighthouse in 2004. The lighthouse sits perched on Sentinel Island, a small blip...
Scouts scan newspaper, one page at a time

...look far.In fact, he didn't have to look beyond his own family.His mother, author and Chugiak-Eagle River Historical Society board of director member Chris Lundgren, serendipitously mentioned the boxed copies of the Knik Arm Courier newspapers...


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