A day in the life of: Kinkaduneek Paul Marks

...member of the Yeil house) has spent most of his adult life out of Juneau.It started when he was drafted into the Army in 1969, during the Vietnam War."I probably wouldn't have ever left Juneau if I hadn't gotten drafted," he said.He...

...Academy of the Little Flower at the Mission San Luis Rey near Oceanside, California. Christine married David Sampson in 1969. David joined the Air Force in 1978, and the military lifestyle suited the adventuresome part of Christine's spirit...
Death Notices
Sitka artist carries forth Dale DeArmond's teachings's note: This story has been updated to correct a previous inaccuracy. The Sitka Sentinel was founded by Harold and Ernestine Veatch in 1940. Thad and Sandy Poulson took it over in 1969.
Reviewing all the options, old and new

...road-building than that of the east side of Lynn Canal, but the project ran into land ownership issues that delayed progress. In 1969, the U.S. Congress passed the National Environmental Policy Act, which required major government projects to first...
Tustumena revamp now available for review

...million to build the ferry, and $13 million annually to operate it.The Tustumena was built in 1964 and refurbished in 1969. It serves the communities of South Central, Kodiak Island and Southwest Alaska, home-porting in Kodiak, and is one...
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Claude Kenneth Odell

...Vietnam era in the U.S. Army and after his honorable discharge, once again returned to Pelican with his new family. In 1969, he and his family moved to Sitka, AK. where for 10 yrs. he worked for Clear Creek Logging on the C-Lady. He became...
Today in Sports History

...crew members, however, died.)In 1945, Ho Chi Minh declared Vietnam an independent republic. (Ho died on this date in 1969.)In 1964, one of America's most decorated military heroes of World War I, Medal of Honor recipient Alvin C. York...
Southeast Unplugged

...the principal factor in at least 100 cable interruptions," wrote oceanographers Bruce Heezen and G. Leonard Johnson in 1969.Anchors dropped by fishing boats broke cables, fishing trawls broke cables, even whales rooting in the seafloor broke...
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Alaska Science Forum: Minto earthquakes then, now and tomorrow a site about 25 miles away known as Old Minto. Villagers moved from Old Minto to here above the Tolovana River flats in 1969. With the relocation, Bergman Silas said, they entered a world with electricity, TVs and telephones."Before, we...
'Dream team' of artists assembled for Soboleff Center

...grandson of Haida artist Charles Edenshaw, Davidson carved and raised the first totem pole in Massett in nearly 90 years in 1969, when he was 22. An apprentice of Bill Reid, Davidson is known for his carvings, sculpture and contemporary paintings...


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