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Headstone honors early Anchorage fire chief

...placed on what is believed to be the final resting place of Thomas Bevers.Bevers began as a volunteer fireman in Anchorage in 1921. By 1940, he had retired as the city's first fire chief, The Alaska Public Radio Network reported.Stories about...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-11-04/headstone-honors-early-anchorage-fire-c
State
Today in History

...S. Army's first airplane, Orville Wright flew himself and a passenger, Lt. Frank Lahm, above Fort Myer, Va.In 1921, Canadian researcher Frederick Banting and his assistant, Charles Best, succeeded in isolating the hormone insulin at...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-27
Local
'Dreams' and 'cabin fever'

...mention of a "Juneau-Atlin road" in a 1905 Daily Alaska Dispatch article. The first survey for the project started in 1921, decades before statehood (see sidebar).Going through document after document about The Road, the focus is always...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/dreams-and-cabin-fever
Local
Today in history

...Omaha, Neb.In 1914, scientist Robert H. Goddard received a U.S. patent for a liquid-fueled rocket apparatus.In 1921, Italian-born anarchists Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti were convicted in Dedham, Massachusetts, of murdering...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-15
Local
What was first effort to build a road out of Juneau?

...up the west side of Lynn Canal. It doesn't even start in 1921 with the first surveys up the Taku River.In fact, the...war.As for the Atlin road, $10,000 was appropriated in 1921. Much of that money was spent building a road from Juneau...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/what-was-first-effort-build-road-out-ju
Local
Homer debates where to place Asaiah statue

...practice of walking barefoot even in winter. It was the reason Brother Asaiah came to Homer in 1958. Born Claude Bates in 1921, Brother Asaiah got his name from Krishna Venta, founder of the Fountain. Venta led a group to Homer where they settled...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-27/homer-debates-where-place-asaiah-statue
State
Journalist 'Stroller' White liked a good joke - in print

...When White tired of the Yukon, it was back to Alaska again. In 1916, Stroller was editor of the Douglas Island News. In 1921, he moved the printing equipment to Juneau and linked the name of the News with a new partner, The Stroller's Weekly...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060204/nei_stroller.shtml
Neighbors
This Day in History

In Alaska In 1921, Scott C. Bone took office as the 10th governor of Alaska, appointed by President Warren Harding. In 1925, George A. Parks...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061603/loc_history.shtml
News
This Day in History

In Alaska In 1921, the Douglas Island News published its final issue, then moved to Juneau as Stroller's Weekly. In 1942, the U.S. Army...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062404/sta_history.shtml
News
This Day in History

In Alaska In 1921, the Douglas Island News published its final issue, then moved to Juneau as Stroller's Weekly. In 1942, the U.S. Army...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062405/sta_20050624016.shtml
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