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Off the Beaten Path: Notes from the transboundary

...has been occurring from the Tulsequah Chief Mine, located on a tributary of the Taku River, since the mine closed down in 1957, despite repeated attempts to clean it up.David Chambers, president of the Center for Science in Public Participation...
Commentary: 'Yes' is the smart vote on Ballot Measure 2

...numbers, we must ask: Is it ethical for us to continue to arrest and jail people for an offense that doesn't offend?In 1957, the Alaska Territorial Legislature abolished the death penalty in Alaska. The danger was too great, legislators thought...
Alice J. Bennett

...husband Joseph C. Bennett, Sr. on November 3, 1936. Joe, Alice and their seven children moved to Juneau, Alaska in 1957, where they made their home. She is preceded in death by her parents, Charlie and Katherine John, Baby Girl Bennett...
What if?

...the Angels whole, as owner Walter O'Malley purchased the minor league Los Angeles Angels of the Pacific Coast League in 1957 to gain exclusive major league territorial rights that would allow him to move the Dodgers here a year later.The Dodgers...
Death Notice: Daniel Eldemar

Daniel EldemarDaniel Eldemar died July 1, 2014 at age 75. Eldemar graduated from Juneau-Douglas High school in 1957. He enlisted in the U.S. Army, the 82nd Airborne Division and was honorably discharged in 1960. Upon his return home, he...
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Today In Sports History

...14,219 fans on the night they become Brooklyn's first major pro sports team since the Dodgers left for Los Angeles in 1957.2012 - NASCAR and Fox Sports Media Group announce a $2.4 billion, eight-year extension that runs through 2022 and...
Maxine Lois Savland Johnson

...sanatorium. Maxine married John McNamara in 1955 and in 1956 moved to Chicago, Illinois with her husband and daughter Kathy. In 1957, the family moved back to Seattle where their second child Patrick was born in 1958. They stayed in Seattle for two years...
Jean Thorsteinson

...was employed by the University of Washington's Fisheries Research Institute where he was studying salmon in Alaska. In 1957, Fredrik accepted a position with the Bureau of Commercial Fisheries and they moved to Juneau where the family lived in...
Today in Sports History

...3) for her first Grand Slam title. Williams is the first black women's champion at Wimbledon since Althea Gibson in 1957-58.2006 - Amelie Mauresmo rallies from a set down to beat Justine Henin-Hardenne, 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 to win her...
Former Alaska territorial governor dies at 94

...served three terms in the Alaska Territorial Legislature in the 1950s before Eisenhower appointed him territorial governor in 1957 at the age of 38.Stepovich resigned a year later for an unsuccessful bid for U.S. Senate.Besides law and politics...


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