LaVerne Bruce

...also the college educations of their three grandchildren.After arriving in Juneau on a dark and rainy September night in 1959, LaVerne quickly realized that Juneau was a lot more of a frontier town than she had expected. For example, the network...
At National Guard reunion, veterans reminisce, swap stories

...immediately deployed for the next month and spent most of our time in this very building (the JACC building was built in 1959 and originally housed the National Guard Armory), assisting the FBI and other federal agencies identifying bodies of...
Mildred Post Boesser

...delight in the world, and love of God. This took them from Mt. Airy, North Carolina to League City, Texas, and in 1959 brought them to Holy Trinity church in Juneau, Alaska, where they served for 13 years. When their last daughter graduated...
NTSB: 2 killed when F-16, small plane crash; jet pilot safe

...The smaller plane was a Cessna 150, according to the Federal Aviation Administration, a two-seat plane that debuted in 1959 and remains one of the most common single-engine planes in the U.S.The Cessna 150's maximum altitude is about 15...
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Peggie Joan Ward

...Alaska. The Wards were very involved in the community and actively participated in and celebrated Alaska's statehood in 1959. The family moved to Juneau in 1966 where Bob began a career in State government. Peggie and her family enjoyed hunting...
Empire Editorial: Location doesn't matter when lives are at stake

...handful are in Juneau.It's hard to negotiate when no one is in the room.The first Alaska Legislature knew this. Back in 1959, one of the laws approved in that first state Legislature set the rules for how the Legislature or the governor could...
Egan speaks at Chamber, would rather be working

...Matanuska in 1963, as well as the Malaspina in 1961, and his father, late Gov. Bill Egan, created the ferry system in 1959 upon statehood.)? $25 million in Federally-authorized funding for the Juneau Access Road, which Egan supports but...
JDHS senior receives the Bill Ruddy Memorial Scholarship

...President from 1994 to 1995. Rudy achieved numerous successes in his life. Not only did he graduate from Yale University in 1959 and Yale Law School in 1962, he also served in the U.S. Army in its intelligence branch, spent a summer working for...
My Turn: Alaska saves pennies by axing values

...the system is expensive to operate, but Egan's right. In 1959, the people of Alaska voted to establish a state-owned...and passenger fares would cover the cost of operations. In 1959, the Matsu Valley population was less than 3,000. They...
Juneau's future, seen in sepia

Juneau's triumphs since Alaska gained statehood in 1959 are found in baby steps instead of giant bounds. The first recorded economic development plan still in city archives dates back...


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