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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...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-04-11/looking-down-looking
Sports
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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-03-11/my-turn-bristol-bay-salmon-alaskas-ch
Opinion
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...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-03-10/who-are-our-heroes
Sports
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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-02-24/people-make-state-strike-down-house-b
Opinion

...in 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...

http://juneauempire.com/death-notices/2014-01-07
Death Notices
Homer News celebrates 50 years

...paper's name to the Kenai Peninsula Pioneer in 1955. Also published in the 1950s was the Cook Inlet Courier, founded in 1959 by Jim McDowell, with the motto "the only newspaper in the world that gives a damn about Homer, Alaska." Robert Norman...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-05/homer-news-celebrates-50-years
State
Salmon species other than kings thriving around state

...production in Alaska." Bruce said salmon numbers were not particularly strong around the time of statehood, which began in 1959. He cited 1975 as "possibly the worst year." "Then it started climbing and we've maintained it at a high level for...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-11-10/salmon-species-other-kings-thriving-aro
State
Alaska books roundup 2013

...biography of Dick Griffith, a quiet Alaskan wilderness explorer whose adventures include hiking across the Brooks Range in 1959. (Ember Press, March 2013)"Pilgrim's Wilderness: A True Story of Faith and Madness on the Alaska Frontier" by...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-12-12/alaska-books-roundup-2013
Art
Family seeks to name Kodiak Island creek

...the Bureau of Land Management to open land for private ownership in the area.That effort was successful after statehood in 1959.Galloway, now 60, said her quest to name the creek has been hampered by the fact that so many years have gone by since...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-12-02/family-seeks-name-kodiak-island-creek
State
Alaska salmon management: A unique process for a unique state

...a state.So when the state Legislature first convened in 1959, creating a plan for fisheries management was one of its...renamed the Alaska Department of Fish and Game in 1957. In 1959, the Alaska Legislature made it a state agency. That...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-12-01/alaska-salmon-management-unique-process
State

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