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Sens Begich, Murkowski call for action on transboundary mines

...put mines that would not be such a risk to Alaskans and the sustainable fisheries.The Boundary Waters Treaty, signed in 1910, should protect Alaskan waters from pollution, Zimmer said. Begich said he will be working with the state department...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-20/sens-begich-murkowski-call-action-trans
State
Today in History

...physicist Anders Jonas Angstrom was born in Logdo.In 1846, the American flag was raised for the first time in Los Angeles.In 1910, Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing, died in London at age 90.In 1923, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk was...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-13
Local
An island of stories

Sentinel Island holds many stories. In 1910, the Princess May ran aground near the north end of the island. The ship, carrying 148 people and a shipment of gold, was overtaken...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-06-01/island-stories
Neighbors
Top stars to help at Fast Break camp

...coaching experience that I can share."The school began as a college prparatory school in 1876, became a laboratory school in 1910 for the study of applied teaching methods and is now a public school located on the college campus.Searles has also been...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-06-15/top-stars-help-fast-break-camp
Sports
Opinion: DOT's highways to nowhere

...River Delta for about 40 miles beyond the city's airport. It ends just after the historic Million Dollar Bridge. Built in 1910 to haul copper by rail from Kennicott to Cordova, it was converted to a highway bridge in 1958. One of the four steel...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-30/opinion-dots-highways-nowhere
Opinion
Family's memories uncovered after 50 years

...workers had pensions, it has records of when employees died. Gladys Kahler's name was in the railroad's files.Born in 1910, she had been the secretary to the superintendent of operations from 1950 to 1959. She died in 1960 in Anchorage. There...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-12-30/familys-memories-uncovered-after-50-yea
State
Nonprofit working to maintain Yates

...1905, the Episcopal Church built a clergy house just southeast of the church. The building was converted into a hospital in 1910 with $4,000 provided by a wealthy woman from Rochester, N.Y., in the memory of her father, Arthur Yates. Thus...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-11-25/nonprofit-working-maintain-yates
State
Climbers' descendants mark Denali centennial

...to the top," he said. "What the Alaska Native contribution was to that climb is a big deal."Two Fairbanks miners in 1910 reached the 19,470-foot north peak of Denali and left a spruce pole, which members of the Stuck expedition saw as...

http://juneauempire.com/node/26309
State
Historical Sports: 1940-41 JHS team and the Firemen

...George Endres and Irvine Fleek. Unfortunately the big Wurlitzer organ, installed by Julius Moehler, who operated the rink in 1910-12, in no longer available to furnish music.Sept. 6, Miss Margaret Maland of Moorhead, Minnesota, has been elected...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2012-11-06/historical-sports-1940-41-jhs-team-and
Sports | 100 Anniversary
As Legislature turns 100, Capitol gets a face-lift

...the 20th century. Planning for the Capitol started in the early 1900s and $200,000 was set aside for its construction in 1910. By 1923 the design process began. Six years later construction began on the Federal Territory Building. It was done...

http://juneauempire.com/node/26278
Local

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