Toy Darlene Campbell

...Minnesota and continued on to receive a certification as a lab and x-ray technician. She married Dr. Frank Campbell in 1959. Upon moving to Hot Springs, Montana, Toy and Frank ran the local hospital in addition to their quarter horse ranch...
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: The folly of Chenault's federal land grab

...and Chugach National Forests were already 50 years old. All but nine of the other 152 national forests existed before in 1959. Six were formed when Congress actually purchased private land under the authority of the 1911 Weeks Act. So it's quite...
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...
Today in history for Tuesday, Mar. 10

...also known as "Axis Sally," was convicted in Washington D.C., of treason. (She served 12 years in prison.)In 1959, the Tennessee Williams play "Sweet Bird of Youth," starring Paul Newman and Geraldine Page, opened at Broadway's...
Myrna Rae Orme Kinyon

...Myrna was born February 11, 1941 to Ethel and Homer Kinyon. She grew up in Joplin, MT and graduated from high school in 1959. She attended Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, WA where she met William Orme. They married on June 14, 1961...
Today in history for Tuesday, Feb. 10

...Arthur Miller's play "Death of a Salesman" opened at Broadway's Morosco Theater with Lee J. Cobb as Willy Loman.In 1959, a major tornado tore through the St. Louis area, killing 21 people and causing heavy damage.In 1962, the Soviet...


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