George Vernon Hardin Jr.

...They all spent a lot of time together at family events. He graduated High School with his sister DeAnn in Stites, Idaho in 1959.While serving in the Army he started his career in electrical work. He worked in South Idaho for a short time before...
Today in history

...later the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs).In 1949, the U.S. Senate ratified the North Atlantic Treaty.In 1959, the NS Savannah, the first nuclear-powered merchant ship, was christened by first lady Mamie Eisenhower at Camden...
Edna Elizabeth Spickler

...1949 in Tacoma, Washington. They began their married life in Chehalis, WA, later moving to Seattle and then to Juneau in 1959. Betty & Les moved to Olympia in 2003. Betty worked for the State of Alaska Departments of Education & Corrections...
LeRoy H. Coon

...California to their new home in Fairbanks, Alaska. While there, he had the privilege of voting for Alaska Statehood. In 1959 their first child. Daniel was born. The three of them moved the following year to Long Beach, California so LeRoy could...
Empire Editorial: No more second chances: Build the gas pipeline an 800-mile, 42-inch natural gas pipeline from the North Slope to Nikiski.We've heard this before - Gubik in 1959, Yukon-Pacific in the 1990s and the Alaska Gasline Inducement Act in 2007. This time is different. There are no more...
Pure Sole: Looking down, looking up

...unless it is you looking up as the lift passes by.I never talked to Robert Janes or Ronald Dippold.When I was born in 1959, the two already had more than 40 years of service.And I guess that is a good thing for me as a skier, but it is a...
My Turn: Bristol Bay Salmon - Alaska's chance for an enduring resolution

...and watershed. Every governor - Republican, Democrat and Independent - fought and worked for this goal from statehood in 1959 until 2002. This all worked until 2005 when a new state management plan for the state land located at the very heart of...
Who are our heroes?

...swing, you get eaten.Team strategy had to change pretty quickly, as did uniforms and equipment.I, however, was born in 1959. I wore hand-me-down KEDS sneakers, which mom threw into the laundry with a dash of Clorox and a ladies-stocking...
People make up the state; strike down House Bill 77

...Gruening's landmark book, "The State of Alaska." Gruening was a three-term territorial governor of Alaska and, in 1959, was appointed the first U.S. Senator of our newly established state. Major sections of his book have as titles...
Opinion 1950, where her father served as minister for Chapel by the Lake. She graduated from Juneau-Douglas High School in 1959 and attended the University of Oregon. She wed high school sweetheart Herbert Swick on June 29, 1963. She was a mother...
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